Exotic animals and games of chance are traditionally featured at county fairs, and it was no different Saturday as the Boone County Fair opened.
Bubbles, crowns, tangled hair and fancy dresses were part of the Girl's Baby Contest at the Boone County Fair on Saturday.
A lasting drought in the river's basin decimated the corridor's shipping traffic over the last decade. This year was supposed to be a big year on the Missouri, but widespread flooding could turn it into one of the industry's worst.
The Boone County Fair brought its parade to The District on Saturday morning.
Experience levels varied at the Show-Me State Games sporting clays competition.
Gov. Nixon has attended the past two Show-Me State Games, participating in the basketball skills competition.
Joplin leaders are looking to the Greensburg, Kan., tornado of 2007 as a guide for the future.
The Americans bounced back from a loss to Canada earlier in the day to secure a crucial win for their hopes of pursuing a fifth-straight World Cup title.
A pair of mid-Missouri representatives finish second.
The Audrey Walton Leadership Program offers outstanding high school students an opportunity to participate in the Games.
Jake Tanner was motionless as he concentrated, and his father recited the five fundamentals of shooting right behind his shoulder: B.R.A.S.S. — breathe, relax, aim, sight, squeeze.
Six classes of riders came out to the Grandstand arena on Saturday to compete for cash prizes in the Boone County Fair ATV races.
The woman's cellular phone was struck by lightning around 6 p.m. Saturday at Cosmopolitan Park.
Competitors showed off their best horses at the Boone County Fun Youth Horse Show on Saturday.
The pair of players were the youngest to compete in the Games handball tournament on Saturday.
Corbin Anderson excelled Saturday at the Show-Me State Games.
The committee assigned its requests into various tiers of urgency.
Faith Wright, Kassie Rankin and Nicole Shoop named winners at Boone County Fair Royalty Competition.
Sixteen-year-old Diamond Dunn returned home unharmed Saturday.
Look for a few more healthy restaurant items on kids' menus at local chain restaurants, starting soon.