The Boone County Fairgrounds has been losing money and is in need of a new management structure. The fair board and the county commission agree on that, but what's next for the fairgrounds remains to be seen.
Without level-headed parents and a strong, well-grounded educational system to guide the way, a lot of people got lost and drifted in and out of the good life.
It's exactly what the Jacksonville Jaguars expected when they selected the former Missouri quarterback 10th overall in April's NFL draft.
The Columbia School Board is considering two versions of the first collective bargaining policy for Columbia Public Schools. A vote is expected next month.
Following the House's vote on Monday, the Senate followed suit with last-minute debt legislation on Tuesday.
Eleven-year-old Luke Sherman placed fourth in the junior division nationally, and he's getting an all-expenses paid trip to San Diego to compete again — this time, at the world level.
Missouri artist George Caleb Bingham was known mostly for his prints, but his lesser-known works were portraits focused on women and children. Twelve of these works are on display this summer in "Women, Children, and George Caleb Bingham," the exhibit at the State Historical Society of Missouri at MU.
A vial of serial killer Ted Bundy's blood was found in a county clerk's office in Florida. The discovery could potentially solve cold cases from the 1970s.
Phillip Perry died in a car crash early Tuesday morning in Hannibal.
If the seats at Jesse Auditorium feel a little more comfy this fall, it's because they're new. So are the paint and the carpet.
Police served a warrant Tuesday to 4265 W. Bethany Drive after an investigation led them to believe there was a drug distribution occurring, according to a police department news release.
Paula Hertwig Hopkins' position as assistant city manager has been eliminated. She had held the job since March 2000.
Columbia's excessive heat warning is set to expire Wednesday at 7 p.m.
The city currently provides trash bags to residents but wants to determine if using roll carts would be a more efficient way to dispose of trash.
School supplies, electronics and clothing will be exempt from state sales tax Friday through Sunday. Columbia sales tax will still apply.
E. coli levels were found to be seven times over the recommended limit, but according to a health official, those who don't drink or swim in the water don't need to worry.
The founder of HeartStrong Inc., Marc Adams, is coming to the Unitarian Universalist Church on Wednesday. He plans to talk about issues surrounding the LGBTQ community as well as his new book.
U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth dismissed a lawsuit last week that dealt with federal funding for human embryonic stem cell research.
Several areas in the state have already approved a prescription for medications that contain pseudoephedrine, which can be used to make methamphetamine. Last year's proposal to require prescriptions state-wide did not pass. Chris Koster said he hopes legislation will pass next year.
Wray will take the place of John F. Carney III, who will retire at the end of the month.