Joplin tornado survivors keep area hotels at capacity

Demand for hotel rooms is four times greater than what is available.

Bullfrog and green frog-hunting season begins Thursday

The season begins Thursday and runs through Oct. 31. The daily limit for capturing frogs is eight, and the possession limit is 16.

Woman kidnapped in maroon Mercury Sable

Police were searching for Arthur C. Williams who is suspected of kidnapping a Columbia woman from her home Tuesday morning.