Rock Bridge golfers in second after first round of state meet

The Rock Bridge boys golf team is in a two-way tie for second place after the first round of the Class 4 state championship Monday in Springfield, Mo.

Billy Kennedy introduced as new basketball coach at Texas A&M

About 150 fans were at Reed Arena's basketball complex for Billy Kennedy's introduction. Texas A&M Athletics Director Bill Byrne said he was seeking someone "who understands our culture here at Texas A&M."

BRAD CLEMONS: Neighborhood garage sales tell us about ourselves

What we learn about ourselves and our neighbors is not always pretty, either.

Power restored after outage in west Columbia

A transformer failure near Columbia Mall left about 2,000 city electric customers without power for about 20 minutes Monday morning.

City Council rejects East Campus upzoning request

The Columbia City Council voted to reject a request that would have allowed two East Campus houses to house four unrelated residents instead of three.

Rock Bridge girls soccer team advances to district championship game

The Rock Bridge girls soccer team defeated Hickman 2-0 in the semifinals of the Class 3, District 9 tournament Monday at Hickman.

Grass Roots Organizing heads to Ohio for JPMorgan Chase protest

Members of Grass Roots Organizing, including Columbia residents, are traveling to the JPMorgan Chase shareholders meeting to protest the federal government's support of the banking industry.

Public event coming to discuss signal at Nifong and Peachtree

The Columbia Public Works Department will hold an open house event regarding the proposed traffic light at the intersection, which has been the site of numerous accidents.

House fire south of Columbia kills nine baby chicks

A house on Bluebird Lane, near Route N, caught fire from a lamp providing heat for the young birds.

Home Affordable Modification Program rife with problems

Lost paperwork, lack of communication and wrongful rejections are just a few of the  problems that await Missouri homeowners who apply for aid from a federal program that lowers the monthly cost of mortgage payments.

Hickman baseball team falls in district opener

The Hickman baseball team lost 12-6 to Troy Buchanan on Monday in the opening round of Class 4, District 9 play Monday at Timberland High School.

Cherry tree planted to honor Columbia's sister city in Japan

Exchange students from 2008 helped plant one of three cherry trees meant to celebrate Columbia's sister city relationship with Hakusan, Japan, and commemorate Mitsuo Kado, Hakusan's former mayor.

LETTER: No more state assistance for pregnancy resource centers

Taxpayer money should not be used to subsidize propoganda.

Livingston County Jail has inmates making laundry detergent

Sheriff Steve Cox said he thinks the effort will save up to about $1,000 a year.