Rock Bridge, Hickman high schools celebrate Homecoming with parade Friday

Traffic will be restricted on East Broadway during the parade, and parts of North Fifth Street will be closed while the parade disperses. The parade begins at 3 p.m.

Columbia's Fourth Ward councilman faces possible recall over reapportionment map

At a meeting Friday afternoon, Daryl Dudley defended his proposed amendments to ward reapportionment Trial D. Some residents of his ward have responded to his proposal for redrawing the city's ward boundaries with accusations of gerrymandering and plans to replace the councilman.

State revenue report shows corporate tax decrease

Missouri has seen a sharp drop in tax revenues on corporations and franchises so far this fiscal year, but revenue from individual income taxes has risen.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Free the college football market

College football powerhouses should stop kidding themselves about academic ideals, and athletes should be fairly compensated for their play.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Trial D is a divisive solution to ward redistricting

Trial D will disunite Columbia residents, and result in hostility between them and their neighborhoods.

GENE ROBERTSON: Foolish spending, predatory lending trap too many of us

Unsavory lending, borrowing and banking practices push vulnerable people further and further into debt. More protective policies and stronger truth-in-lending laws could help limit this, but perpetrators of such practices should be held accountable.

Kites to fly on One Sky-One World Day in Columbia

One Sky-One World has been going on across the country for more than 20 years. Columbia's event will be held at Cosmo-Bethel Park; it's free and open to all ages.

Columbia Public library to add drop boxes at banks

Businesses were contacted during the summer, and four banks have been chosen as sites for new library drop-off boxes.

Hickman football wins homecoming game

Quarterback Logan Fitch leads the Kewpies.

PHOTO GALLERY: Families join in on fun at Fairview Fever Festival

Students, parents and teachers participated in various activities at Fairview Elementary School's Fever Festival on Friday, including face painting, hair dyeing and a cake walk.

Boone County Art Show brings mid-Missouri art to downtown Columbia

The 52nd Annual Boone County Art Show opens Saturday morning, leaving volunteers and participants with less than 24 hours to transform Boone County National Bank into mid-Missouri's largest art gallery.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge, Hickman high schools celebrate Homecoming with parade

Rock Bridge and Hickman high schools prepared for their homecoming football games with a joint parade on Friday afternoon.

Columbia residents near home after river journey

A Columbia couple's monthlong trip down the Ohio, Mississippi and Missouri rivers becomes a time to reflect on their riverboating roots and to be with family.

Columbia expands apartment, commercial recycling programs

The city has received two grants totaling $10,000, which will be used toward the purchase of recycling bins for three apartment complexes and eight city office buildings.

Homeless veterans receive help from MU graduate students

MU graduate students have helped nonprofit organizations receive grants for financial assistance.

Play our Mizzou trivia Twitter contest to win football tickets

How's your knowledge of Mizzou trivia? Come play with us on Twitter (@CoMissourian), and your correct answers could net you four tickets to the Texas Tech football game.

VIDEO: Black animals wait longer to be adopted

Black animals make up about 40 percent of the "less adoptable" pets at the Central Missouri Humane Society.

Homecoming blood drive breaks national Red Cross record

The MU Centennial Homecoming Blood Drive breaks national record for four-day blood drives with 4,839 pints.

City accepting nominations for Columbia individuals, organizations promoting diversity

Nominations are due to the city's Division of Human Services by Nov. 29.

Cancer diagnosis doesn't keep Columbia triathlete from reaching her goal

Debi Hake was diagnosed with breast cancer in May 2010 and competed in a triathlon a year later. Although her training was difficult and revolved around her treatment schedule, Hake was determined to do her best.