TIGER KICKOFF: 2010 Homecoming kick return a memory worth reliving

Missouri's Gahn McGaffie runs past Oklahoma defender Sam Proctor on his way to 86-yard kickoff return Saturday in the Tiger's upset victory over the Sooners.

A year later, the memories of Homecoming 2010 and Gahn McGaffie’s return of the opening kick still live strong. Coaches remember an important win, and fans treasure a special day.

Greektown gets ready for Homecoming with house decorations

The Homecoming grouping of Chi Omega, Farmhouse and Kappa Sigma has been working on campus decorations since Labor Day, but in a way, you could say they’ve been working on this for decades.


White-nose syndrome continues to threaten Missouri bats

Although no evidence of white-nose syndrome has been found in Missouri since spring 2010, all caves on federal or state land have been closed or had access restricted to avoid the possibility of humans accelerating the rate of the fungus being spread.

Rezoning amendment could delay Regency decision

An amendment to the rezoning of Columbia Regency mobile home park, suggested by the company that wants to buy the property, would require the city to give residents six months' notice and provide $1,200 to trailer owners. Some residents say that isn't enough.

War, flu canceled Missouri Homecoming, entire football schedule in 1918

If Homecoming started in 1911, why is this year's Homecoming No. 100? Rest easy, mathematicians. There's a reason for this. It has to do with the U.S. War Department and the Spanish flu.

Students, businesses jump into Homecoming weekend with Decorate The District

Members of student organizations decorated downtown businesses Thursday in advance of this weekend's Homecoming festivities.

PHOTO GALLERY: Students, businesses give downtown a dose of Homecoming spirit

Greek pairings, residence halls and student organizations participated in Decorate The District, an event to decorate the windows and storefronts of downtown businesses for MU Homecoming.

City replaces Columbia Regional Airport manager

Columbia Regional Airport manager Andrew Schneider was replaced on Thursday. Don Elliott has accepted an interim appointment to the job.

GEORGE KENNEDY: Trial E is the option that makes the most sense in ward reapportionment, Mr. Mayor

Trial E was the only map to win majority support on the citizens' committee. It shifts people into the undersized Ward 1 from the over-populated Ward 2.

Missouri judicial panel considers redistricting plans

The commission of Missouri appeals court judges tasked with redrawing the state's legislative districts reviewed several redistricting proposals Thursday. The commission does not know if it will base the final map off of proposals or create a new map.

MU to live stream Homecoming game online

When Missouri Tigers' television partners did not choose to air Saturday's game against Iowa State University, MU athletics chose to live stream through Mizzou All-Access, an online video network with a paid membership.

Good weather expected for MU Homecoming weekend

The forecast for Homecoming weekend looks quite promising. Clears skies and temperatures in the low 70s are expected for the football game on Saturday. 

Apartment fire temporarily displaces residents

No one was injured in the apartment fire, which caused $7,500 in damage. It originated in electrical wiring in the attic of the building.

TIGER KICKOFF: Prominent alumni share Missouri memories

Feelings for the University of Missouri don't end at graduation. Five Missouri School of Journalism alumni who now work at ESPN share their MU Homecoming memories.

TIGER KICKOFF: Five things about Missouri's Homecoming game

Missouri will take on Iowa State in its 100th Homecoming game on Saturday.  Here are five things to watch for in this weekend's game. 

Coal Free Mizzou plans to spread its message at Homecoming

Coal Free Mizzou, an organization working to securing a promise from MU to stop burning coal in the campus power plant, plans to participate in Homecoming activities to spread its message.

City Council to vote Monday on Regency Trailer Park

The council is set to vote whether the mobile home park will be displaced by a student apartment complex.

Homecoming makes hotel owners very happy

Every hotel in Columbia is completely booked for this weekend's 100th Homecoming celebration. The Convention and Visitors Bureau keeps a list of hotels outside of Columbia for visitors who have nowhere to stay.

Rock Bridge volleyball twins can't deny their close relationship

Although Rock Bridge volleyball players Chayla and Kayla Cheadle try to emphasize what makes them unique, they share a bond as twins both on and off the court.

Opponents of Trial D redistricting plan meet to organize Dudley recall effort

Columbia residents opposed to Fourth Ward Councilman Daryl Dudley's proposed redistricting plan met at two separate meetings Thursday to discuss a recall petition. Organizers hope to gather 2,000 signatures to place the recall initiative on the ballot and send a message to the City Council.