Missouri running back Henry Josey out for season

Missouri's Henry Josey winces in pain as he is put on the medical cart during the third quarter of the game Saturday. Josey did not return to the game where the Tigers beat University of Texas Longhorns 17-5.

Missouri running back Henry Josey will miss the rest of the season after tearing his patellar tendon and suffering tears to his MCL and ACL in his left knee.

School board to vote on funding new gyms for Hickman, Rock Bridge high schools

The total budget for the projects is $13.75 million, which would be taken from the $120 million 2010 bond issue's capital projects fund.

Alpine Park and Gardens is owner's footprint on society

Barry and Sherri Homan own the 42-acre Alpine Park and Gardens north of Columbia. The park is one of few outdoor wedding venues in mid-Missouri.

THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Veterans Day, a bow tie and free-falling pingpong balls

A patriotic remembrance, a Southern fashion statement and 11,111 pingpong balls dropped from the MU Student Center were subjects of the Columbia Missourian's best photos last week. 

GRAPHIC: Football ticket prices in Big 12 versus SEC

MU Chancellor Brady Deaton has announced Missouri will join the Southeastern Conference starting in July 2012.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia residents take advantage of warm weather

Some Columbia residents spent time outdoors because of the warm weather Sunday.

Missouri wrestlers pick up season-opening victory

The Tigers defeated Purdue 21-15 on Sunday at Hearnes Center.

Carl Edwards maintains lead in NASCAR Sprint Cup title chase

Kasey Kahne won the race Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway after 81-race losing streak. Carl Edwards finished second and Tony Stewart third.

NEWS ANALYSIS: Missouri's dog breeding debate continues

Humane groups have concerns that increased costs for state licenses of animal shelters could cause financial problems for those facilities.

Mental health funding takes huge hit in state budgets

A report from the National Alliance on Mental Illness found that 28 states and Washington, D.C., have trimmed a total of $1.7 billion in mental health funding from their budgets since FY 2009.

Penn State students, alumni moving forward after sex abuse scandal

As Penn State leaves a harrowing week behind and takes tentative steps toward a new normal, students and alumni alike wonder what exactly that means.

Police move in on Portland park; Occupy protesters remain

Police moved in shortly before noon and drove protesters into the street after dozens remained in the camp in defiance of city officials. Mayor Sam Adams had ordered that the camp shut down Saturday at midnight.

St. Louis Cardinals choose Matheny as La Russa's successor

The Cardinals will introduce former catcher Mike Matheny as their new manager at a news conference Monday.

THE WEEK'S MOST-READ STORIES: Asteroids and astronomically important SEC news

Although football and Missouri's SEC move dominated readers' attention last week, the most-read story on the website described an asteroid that passed between Earth and the moon Tuesday.

THE WEEK IN MISSOURI FOOTBALL: A rare win over Texas; SEC fallout

Football coach Gary Pinkel got his first career win against Texas (6-3), within a week after Missouri announced it will be joining the SEC in 2012.

Pedestrian dies in motorcycle crash

The man was pronounced dead at the scene Saturday night. The motorcyclist was transported to University Hospital and is in stable condition, said Sgt. Jill Wieneke of the Columbia Police Department.