Throughout the week, many businesses in downtown Columbia prepared for the Living Windows Festival on Friday. The festival, which starts at 6 p.m., features people re-enacting holiday scenes in store windows.
Members of the secondary enrollment planning committee met at the district’s central office today to discuss how they would use community feedback to move closer to their objective of recommending two school boundary scenarios to the Board of Education.
It wasn't always easy for Tigers senior volleyball player Brittney Brimmage, who grew up in a single-parent household with her mother and two sisters, but she said her family is a big part of her success.
The Food and Drug Administration is considering tightening restrictions for the levels of arsenic allowed in apple juice after consumer groups pushed the agency to crack down on the contaminant.
The Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center held an early Kwanzaa celebration on Thursday. The event featured a presentation of the seven principles of Kwanzaa, a gospel choir and steel drum performance. Kwanzaa begins Dec. 26 and ends Jan. 1.
Boone County representatives see significant boundary changes as the Missouri Appellate Apportionment Commission filed new maps for state representatives and senatorial districts.
The back-up tight end on the Missouri football team practiced with the team on Wednesday. MU Athletics spokesperson Chad Moller said a decision has not been made if Jones will permanently be a member of the Tigers' men's basketball team.
The deal for an artificial sweetener factory to setup in Moberly has left a bad taste in local leader's mouths as the city plans to default on $39 million of bonds. This failure represents the mixed results of tax-credit programs aimed at job creation.
Tough love is a part of a new college life for Tigers freshmen Kyley Simmons and Morgan Eye.
One bill filed would require candidates for governor and lieutenant governor to run on the same ticket. The legislative session begins Jan. 4 and ends in mid-May.
The City Council works to promote the best interests of Columbia, but sometimes its policy ideas do the opposite.
r Home schooling has seen significant growth over the past two decades. Many families are going beyond traditional school curriculum, adding activities such as field trips and extracurricular classes and organizations to theichildren's education.
Kyra and Liam Fogle of Ashland are getting their education through home schooling. In addition to having traditional lessons in subjects such as math, the children also learn by playing music, caring for animals, exploring nature and other activities.
The winter farmers market will now be held at Parkade Plaza.
President Barack Obama is setting goals for getting more people access to life-saving AIDS drugs and boosting spending on treatment of the virus in the U.S. by $50 million.
The members of the Comprehensive Plan Task Force plans to reach out to residents to draw a bigger attendance at meetings for the next phase of the plan.
Randy Fletcher lit the Magic Tree on Dec. 1 for its 16th year. The lights moved to the Village of Cherry Hill in 2010.
Henrique Medeiros, the Cougars' senior point guard, said he won't let the team get down. Medeiros takes it upon himself to lighten the mood in the locker room and at practice.
Long-range planning and an ambassador program are among Amy Schneider's first priorities.
With three sets of sisters on the roster, the Rock Bridge High School girls basketball team truly has a family atmosphere.