On Saturday night, actors portraying Mary, Jesus and King Herod, among others, performed the story of Jesus' birth. Event organizers hope the positive response by community churches and residents will make the event an annual occurrence.
The 2011 Missouri State Shuffleboard Championship was held in Columbia earlier this year. The three-day event featured betting, drinking and a rematch between the top two shuffleboard players in the state.
Some commenters on possible new school boundaries submitted only a a line or two, such as "I like this scenario best." Others wrote essays, expounding for hundreds of words on exactly which streets would be affected by certain boundaries.
The town of Centralia went thousands of years back in time Saturday night as nine churches hosted a living Nativity tour. The event featured depictions of major events from the first Christmas as well as a cappella renditions of popular carols.
The men’s team, No. 10 in the AP poll, is off to a 10-0 start, while the women’s team has started 7-1. But despite the winning records, home game attendance has remained almost the same.
The community of St. James is still recovering from the death of a high school band student in a highway pileup caused by texting. The National Transportation Safety Board has cited the accident in its push to ban drivers from using cellphones.
Actor Robert Loggia and writer William Trogdon, MU alumni, spoke at the Honors Commencement ceremony on Saturday after receiving honorary doctorate degrees.
With 29 different departments, the College of Arts and Sciences is the oldest and largest academic division at MU.
The Tigers will have to stop freshman running back Giovani Bernard if they hope to slow down the Tar Heels in the Independence Bowl.
Since a group of adults and youth fought for its creation, the skate park at Columbia's Cosmopolitan Recreation Area has been quite popular, even receiving a visit from skate legend Tony Hawk.
Lenna Barker, 70, has been powerlifting for more than a year now. Her goal is to become a world champion.
The Hickman girls basketball team defeated Kansas City Southwest 70-29 on Saturday in Kansas City.
Savage River Farms plans to begin selling a new soy-based chicken substitute next year. The chicken substitute uses research that MU biological engineering professor Fu-Hung Hsieh has spent more than 20 years developing.