BLUE RIDGE-OAKLAND: Oakland Junior High to kick off monthly Subway fundraiser

Fifteen percent of the food purchased between 4 and 8 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month at participating Subways will go to Oakland Junior High School. 

Garage at Sixth and Cherry streets closes for routine maintenance

The garage at Sixth and Cherry streets will be closed Wednesday through Friday for maintenance. The garage will reopen Friday night.

Proposed grant allows Columbia to understand benefits of urban forests

The Missouri Department of Conservation is offering Columbia a Tree Resource Improvement and Maintenance grant that would allow the city to collect and analyze data on the city's trees.

Unclaimed property auction offers assortment of items

Nearly 100 bidders turned out for the second annual Missouri Unclaimed Property Auction hosted in Columbia. The items for sale made up less than 1 percent of the $600 million worth of unclaimed property held in trust by the state.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Walgreens-Express Scripts account left misleading impression

Walgreens is still optimistic that it will extend its contract with Express Scripts, even with the misleading news to the contrary in a Sept. 13 article.

Honor Drive welcomes riders to take in the scenery for a fundraiser

This year's Honor Drive will go through towns such as Fayette, New Franklin and Boonsboro, taking a more scenic route than in past years.

Landmark Bank earns grant to lend money to small businesses

Landmark Bank in Columbia was one of 382 banks across the nation approved for a federal grant that will help the bank lend more money to local small businesses.

Police cancel Amber Alert for missing child but continue search

BLUE RIDGE-OAKLAND: Lange Middle School to host chili dinner, street dance

Teachers at Lange Middle School will compete in a chili cook-off. The annual event will also feature a street dance with a guest DJ this year.

UPDATE: Kansas City police searching for missing 10-month-old

An Amber Alert has been issued for a 10-month-old girl that disappeared from her Kansas City home Monday night. Police said they think the girl was abducted from her bedroom window.

Protests against Wall Street spread across U.S.

Protesters are taking their concerns about corporate spending to the streets all across the country in a movement that has grown exponentially in the last three weeks.

Powell's hat trick leads Rock Bridge soccer team to victory

Rock Bridge senior midfielder Austin Powell scored three goals in his team's 5-0 win over Helias Catholic on Tuesday night in Jefferson City.

Rock Bridge volleyball team earns another victory

The Rock Bridge girls volleyball team defeated Francis Howell Central 27-25, 25-17 on Tuesday to improve to 21-5.

Columbia College soccer team wins despite missed opportunities

The Cougars beat Bellevue 2-0 on Tuesday night, but missed several opportunities to expand the lead. Columbia College coach John Klein said it should have been 6-0.

City Council to hear public comment on Rainbow Softball Center improvements

The proposed $200,000 project includes improvements such as increasing the size of dugouts and adding scoreboards.

Missouri baseball team holds exhibition for Joplin relief

The Tigers will host the Iowa Hawkeyes in two exhibition games this weekend at Taylor Stadium to raise money for the Joplin Little League.

Missouri conservation officials consider rule to combat 'rock snot'

The invasive algae was probably spread by fishers' porous-soled waders, officials said. The Conservation Department approved a ban on such waders, though it still needs additional approval before it becomes effective.

Hickman girls volleyball team loses to Camdenton

The Kewpies fell to 2-14 with the loss.

Missouri tax revenues increase by 1.9 percent over 2010

Both Missouri's individual income tax and sales tax revenue increases in the current fiscal year.

Scholastic to close Moberly facility

The packaging facility will close early next year, and the city of Moberly will lose 135 jobs when it does. Some jobs are being added to the Jefferson City location.