TODAY'S QUESTION: Would you prefer a four-day school week for your kids?

To save the school district money, children in Harrisburg will have fewer school days but longer hours.

Rock Bridge's Michael Wang transforms social struggles into strength

Since he was diagnosed with autism at age 2, Rock Bridge senior Michael Wang has fought hard to overcome social and academic obstacles. Now, he's the guy at school almost everybody knows.

Rock Bridge soccer doesn't bemoan ending regular season with loss

The Rock Bridge girls soccer team played a strong game against one of Missouri's best in a 2-1 loss to Lee's Summit West.

Missouri baseball team gets boost from hitting streak

The Missouri baseball team is 7-5 in its past four Big 12 Conference series thanks to a long-awaited hitting streak that has included several home runs.

Missouri softball team's seniors balance Big 12 title chase with graduation

The Tigers have a chance to win the Big 12 Conference title if they can win their remaining three games.

KTRS will broadcast Missouri sports

The radio station will broadcast Missouri football and basketball games beginning this fall.

Former police information officer claims chief violated her privacy

Police Chief Ken Burton is denying an allegation by Jessie Haden that he violated her privacy by naming her as the woman involved in an affair with former Deputy Chief Tom Dresner.

Citizens Police Review Board discusses board ordinance

Members discussed the openness of board meetings and possible changes to its ordinance. The board is scheduled to meet again in June.

Stuart Ballingall confident about Missouri golfers' chances at NCAA regionals

Sophomore Stuart Ballingall has competed in tournaments all over Europe and has brought that experience back to Missouri's men's golf team.

Rock Bridge boys tennis team racks up another district title

The Rock Bridge boys tennis team met expectations with a 6-0 victory over Jefferson City on Wednesday at Cosmo-Bethel Park.

Missouri's Thomas named one of 10 finalists for national softball award

Sophomore pitcher Chelsea Thomas is the first Tigers softball player to be included among the 10 finalists for USA Softball's Collegiate Player of the Year Award.

Reports indicate cicadas are beginning to emerge

At least one website indicates cicadas have been reported in east Columbia. Entomologists expect them to be out in force in the next few weeks.

Continuance granted to man accused of crashing into Columbia church

Scott Andrew Robinson was arrested after his car crashed through a window at First Presbyterian Church on Hitt Street. His preliminary hearing was moved to June.

Hickman student's drawing selected for Battle High mascot

Duy Tran's drawing of a Spartan was one of five possibilities for the new Muriel Williams Battle High School mascot.

Rocheport Gravel, Patricia and Wilhite roads to see closures

The Boone County Public Works Department will close portions of three roads at certain times from Thursday through May 26.

State Historical Society to host reception for renowned wildlife photographer

Glenn Chambers will celebrate his longtime photography work from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Aspiring opera singer, a Hickman senior, to hold vocal and flute recital

Mary Kettlewell finds the thrill of singing and performing irresistible.

Truman Veterans Hospital nurse wins award

Faith Andrulot traveled to Washington to receive a national Excellence in Nursing Award for her work.

Mother and son arrested in traffic stop

The two were pulled over on U.S. 63 near Broadway early Wednesday morning. Both were arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance.

Bin Laden photos available to some lawmakers

Members of the House Intelligence Committee are among the congressional representatives who can see the photographs.