Hickman soccer captain sets the tone for younger players

Alex Holliday has stayed positive even though his senior year hasn’t been as successful as he would have hoped.


Columbia College soccer player creates scoring opportunities for Cougars

Dylan Barduzzi loves playing with the ball — he follows it around when he's on the soccer field. But he also leads the team in scoring, and they'll need him as the postseason approaches.

Quiet rusher returns to Hickman's lineup against Troy Buchanan

Deven Larry doesn't say much, but he is an integral part of Hickman's backfield. After a concussion in practice kept him out last Friday, he'll be back against Troy Buchanan High School.

Missouri's deadliest summer temperatures in a decade kill 39

High heat and humidity led to the deaths of more than 60 people in Kansas and Missouri this summer.

PHOTO GALLERY: End of Gadhafi's reign celebrated beyond Libyan borders

Word of Moammar Gadhafi's death spread quickly throughout the Middle East on Thursday, prompting celebrations in Jordan and Egypt.

PARKADE: Fall Into Art educates community about art, music

Parkade Center will host Fall Into Art on Oct.29 to 30. The event allows local artists to show and sell their work, while educating the community.

BLUE RIDGE: Elementary school to hold math night Oct. 27

Each grade level will run one or two math games at the event, and pizza and ice cream will be served.

PHOTO GALLERY: Reactions to Gadhafi's death

Revolutionary fighters celebrated the capture of Sirte, Libya, on Thursday after revolutionary forces took the town. Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril confirmed Gadhafi's death on Thursday.

Former Sen. Bond starting Columbia-based private security firm

The former U.S. senator will team with a former federal marshal to assess security for corporations, hospitals, universities and more.

Gadhafi dies, leaving legacy of rule with warped vision

Libyan ruler Moammar Gadhafi was killed at the age of 69. Known as "Brother Leader," he was the modern Arab world's longest-ruling figure.

Freezing temperatures prompt preventive plant care measures

Temperatures are expected to dip below freezing Thursday night. The freezing temperatures mean that plant owners must take extra steps to prevent their plants from dying. 

GUEST COMMENTARY: Violent arrest at football game deserves penalty call

The tactics used to subdue a misbehaving fan at Saturday's game far exceeded what was necessary.

Columbia Area Career Center continues to teach students technical skills

School board members took a tour of the Columbia Area Career Center, which focuses on helping high school students earn college credits. “Our students are finding a passion here, and they’re finding their niche,” Linda Rawlings, the center's administrative director, said.

House urges for jet fighter funding in special session

Earlier this month, the House approved a different resolution urging Congress to fund the construction of a Lockheed Martin jet fighter.

Woman found dead in St. Louis hotel bathtub

The body was found at a Holiday Inn at Interstate 44 and Hampton Avenue.

Missouri's scorching summer leads to 40 heat-related deaths

In the Kansas City area alone, 2o deaths were related to soaring summer temperatures.