Downtown sales tax will not apply to vehicles purchased elsewhere

A spokesman for the Missouri Department of Revenue said Wednesday that the new tax would apply regardless of where residents of The District buy their vehicles. He discovered and corrected the error on Thursday.

Citizens Police Review Board won't review fired officer Sanders' appeal

The Citizens Police Review Board will not hear an appeal regarding the firing of the former Columbia police officer.

Discussion at Jefferson Junior High boundary forum shifts to poverty

Community members at the forum were concerned about the effects of poverty on a student's ability to learn; attendees were less focused on issues surrounding the district's boundary realignment.

Missouri tailback Henry Josey's natural talent showing through

Missouri tailback Henry Josey was raised not to draw attention to himself. Maybe that's why it seems like he has come out of nowhere to lead the Big 12 in rushing this season.

MYMISSOURIAN: Readers share stories about Boy Scouts, and other community events

Here's what you've been writing this week at, the arm of the Missourian dedicated to community members telling their own stories.

Missouri volleyball team sees improvement despite loss

The Tigers' freshmen stepped up on offense in a loss Wednesday night to visiting Iowa State.

One person attends Comprehensive Plan presentation in Second Ward

The Columbia Comprehensive Plan Task Force held its first of six community meetings at Parkade Elementary in the Second Ward on Wednesday. Only one person not directly involved in the plan attended the meeting.

Conference realignment not a concern for Missouri wrestlers

When Missouri’s long-awaited move from the Big 12 to the Southeastern Conference became official Sunday, one concern was what the Tigers wrestling team will do in a conference that has no other wrestling programs.


House committee seeks new tax on cellphones to support 911 call centers

Voters have rejected two previous attempts to implement such a tax. Currently, 911 call centers in Missouri are supported by a tax on landlines, which are becoming less popular.

Scout team big part of Missouri women's basketball team

The Tigers' scout team is made up of young men who played basketball in high school and are now enrolled at MU.

Columbia to launch online city information map

The new map will have information about city properties, local government, school districts and natural resources.

Columbia City Council to begin televising work sessions

Work sessions and meetings of the Citizens Police Review Board will be televised on the City Channel. City Council approved the idea Monday night.

Columbia shelter collects kitchen supplies, provides assistance for domestic violence victims

True North, Columbia's only domestic and sexual violence shelter, can house up to 25 women and children at a time.

DAVID ROSMAN: Personhood campaign would force religion on all citizens

Some organizations appear to be blurring the lines between church and state, which could have a major effect on citizens in Missouri and around the United States.

New excessive force lawsuit to be filed against Columbia police officers

The two men filing the complain said they were parked in an empty parking lot listening to rap music when three officers pointed guns at them, handcuffed them and searched their vehicle.

J. KARL MILLER: Woodstock minus the music and mud

The frustration over the flawed economy and lack of jobs is understood, but it's irrational for "occupiers" to think that the "99 percent" is entitled to the money of the wealthy.

Columbia man arrested in connection with three commercial robberies

Music Go Round, Play It Again Sports and Great Clips Hair Salon were all burglarized with 90 minutes on Tuesday night. The suspect was arrested after a police officer stopped a car matching a witness's description and saw stolen items in the vehicle.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Missouri doubles-down and joins the SEC

The Tigers' move to the Southeastern Conference will come with changes, challenges and costs in the short-term.

Comprehensive Plan Task Force begins community meetings

The Comprehensive Plan Task Force will hold meetings in each of Columbia's six wards over the next month to develop a vision for how the city should grow and where resources should be directed.

Boone Life: Teenagers enjoy youth duck hunt in McBaine

Two 15-year-olds, Katie Radel and Harper Wright, participated in their first duck hunt this October.