EcoArtFest celebrates cultural awareness of Missouri River region

The sixth annual EcoArtFest is being held Sept. 17 and 18 at Cooper's Landing. Participants will be able to enjoy local artists, musicians and vendors. 

Saturday morning crash leads to shooting investigation

A fatal crash on Blue Ridge Road has led police to investigate a shooting that happened prior to the incident.

Graduate Theatre Organization's third annual 24-Hour Play Festival this Saturday

Writers will have 12 hours to write their plays, and the actors will have 12 hours to learn their scripts before the performances begin.

Missouri lawmakers have full agenda for special session

The Missouri Senate began a special session Tuesday to debate topics such as the state's presidential primary and an overhaul of the state's business incentives.

Columbia to use smoke testing on sewers through October

Smoke testing continues throughout Columbia in an effort to prevent inflow and infiltration 0f the sanitary sewer systems.

Hickman soccer team overtaken at Jefferson City

After taking an early lead, the Kewpies lost to the Jays 4-1 on Tuesday in Jefferson City.

Frontier Trails Museum blazes toward expansion

The city of Independence hired a company to create a plan for the future of the museum, which highlights the Oregon, California and Santa Fe trails. 

Columbia College women's volleyball team wins AMC opener

The Columbia College women’s volleyball team beat Park 25-16, 25-18, 25-17 on Tuesday at Southwell Complex.

Rock Bridge girls' golf team wins Blue Springs tournament

The Rock Bridge girls' golf team beat Hickman, and eight other teams, at the Blue Springs Jaguar Invitational in Lee's Summit.

Hickman softball team defeats Kirksville

The Hickman softball team improved to 5-3 after beating Kirksville 8-5 on Tuesday night.

Stephens volleyball set for season-long Pink Out for the Cure

Instead of hosting just one pink-out game this season, the Stephens women's volleyball team plans to have events to raise awareness of breast cancer at all its home games.

Shepard Boulevard tennis courts undergoing renovations

The tennis and basketball courts on the east end of Shepard Boulevard are being renovated.The project should be complete by the end of this fall.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Apple's Steve Jobs is brilliant, but no Henry Ford

Steve Jobs' leadership at Apple helped transform the world as we know it today. Even so, comparisons to Henry Ford are a bit much.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Bears are back in Missouri, thanks to conservation efforts

The black bear has seen a significant increase in Missouri — so much so that the Missouri Department of Conservation wants to measure how much the population has grown.