The lynching of James T. Scott in 1923 was reported on in radically different ways by Columbia's two newspapers, by an angry editor at the Tribune and two threatened student reporters at the Missourian.
Former Missouri defensive end Aldon Smith was the seventh pick and former Tigers quarterback Blaine Gabbert was the 10th pick of Thursday's NFL Draft.
Tornadoes ravaged Alabama on Thursday and killed at least 280 people in six Southern states. The governors of Mississippi and Georgia issued emergency declarations for parts of their states.
The memorial celebration that begins at noon in Second Missionary Church will be followed by a processional march up the hill to Columbia Cemetery for the unveiling of a new headstone marking Scott's grave and a reception in the Daniel Boone City Building.
If you like to move, you'll also enjoy potential changes to public employee pensions, which could also provide better payoffs than the current system.
Paxton-Keeley Elementary School was among the local participants in the multi-state Great American Shakeout Earthquake Drill.
Road projects are also a factor for the committee to consider because it found that a main concern of district parents is the safety of their children.
Mississippi and Louisiana governors issued flood warnings Thursday and declared states of emergency.
Storms and floods have been ripping through southeast Missouri and five southern states. How has the flooding affected you so far? Do you plan on aiding any of the affected areas? How?
At least 280 people have been reported dead following a storm system that spawned dozens of tornadoes in the Southern United States on Wednesday.
Missouri officials argued at a federal courthouse in Cape Girardeau that intentionally breaking the Birds Point levee would send a rush of water over a huge chunk of valuable farmland. The judge left the bench Thursday without issuing a decision in the dispute.
In a surprise pick, Missouri's Aldon Smith went to the San Francisco 49ers at No. 7, and Blaine Gabbert followed at No. 10.
Columbia College first-year softball assistant Joe Henderson has energized the Cougars with a fun-first mentality and deep passion for the game.
Former Hickman standout Tucker Bounds is starting to make a name for himself on the Missouri track and field team.
For the 18th straight time, the Rock Bridge baseball team came out victorious Thursday, defeating Kirksville 4-2 at Rock Bridge.
Several universities are trying to improve their diversity — but by income, not race.
The Rock Bridge boys golf team placed first at the district golf tournament in Lebanon.
As the Missouri legislature adjusts political districts for 2013, Columbia could get shuffled from the vanishing 9th District to similarly-rural District 4.
The Columbia Police Department honored employees today with its annual awards ceremony. Among the recipients was the 2010 Officer of the Year, Detective Joseph Jackson.
The program would funnel billions of taxpayer dollars into the coffers of insurance companies and eventually either increase expenses or reduce coverage for recipients.