Hope of the Maasai tour to perform at Columbia churches

The En-kata Choir will perform on Tuesday and Wednesday, sharing music in their native languages.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: The humbugs are already out to spoil Christmas

SMITHTON: Tim Zimmerman and the King’s Brass to perform at local church

Band members play a variety of instruments, including the trumpet, trombone, tuba, keyboard and percussion. They will perform Nov. 20 at Evangelical Free Church.

Roaring River State Park offers autumn scenery

Fall foliage sets a beautiful scene this popular Ozarks park.

Archaeologists find ancient Native American sites

The Missouri Department of Transportation's Environmental Studies and Historic Preservation department has found Native American sites in the same area from two different time periods.

Missouri's Blunt backs bill on online sales tax

Roy Blunt is among several senators sponsoring legislation that allows states to collect sales taxes from online retailers and out-of-state businesses through a new system.

Family of influential math educator Lois Knowles announces scholarship

The $100,000 scholarship will be awarded to undergraduate and graduate students studying math at MU.

11-11-11 brings hopes of good luck around the world

Friday was good day to get married — at least, it looks that way, based on the number of weddings. Throughout the world, people celebrated the 11th day of the 11th month of 2011 with weddings and other observations. For some, however, the day brought heightened caution. 

Former Congressman Mel Hancock buried at State Veterans Cemetery

The Republican congressman, who served Missouri's 7th district for four terms, is best known for the Hancock Amendment, which limits state government spending and taxes. He died Sunday at the age of 82.

Missouri man charged with cashing dead mother's check

James Owens' 74-year-old mother died after being left in a vinyl chair so long her legs fused to it. He said he left her alone because she wanted to die at home.