Jorgenson lifts Rock Bridge past Hickman in district final

Rock Bridge guard Nick Norton drives the ball to the hoop during the Class 5 District 9 boys basketball championship at Smith-Cotton High School on Friday. Norton had seven points in the 70-49 win over cross-town rival Hickman.

Travis Jorgenson scored 22 points, including six 3-pointers, as the Bruins beat the Kewpies 70-49 in the Class 5 District 9 title game.

For Columbia, a model for community, student transit in Ames, Iowa

City officials visited Ames, Iowa, to ride buses and learn how the transit system works in the home of Iowa State University. Mayor Bob McDavid said the bus system is an exemplar for Columbia.

A look back at memorable Missouri-Kansas men's basketball games

Here are some video highlights of memorable moments in Missouri-Kansas basketball history, including wins, losses and a bench-clearing brawl in 1961.

UPDATE: Man arrested in connection with Boone County National Bank robbery

A man was arrested in the area of Old 63 and Ammonette Street.  

DEAR READER: Foreign correspondent Marie Colvin bore witness to tragedy in the making

Foreign correspondents are "our eyes and ears" in dangerous situations, providing us with "the kind of detail that only an eyewitness could provide."

Man robs Boone County National Bank on Paris Road

Police are investigating a robbery that occured around 2:30 p.m. Friday.

GENE ROBERTSON: Recognizing attachment to place is important

Place provides roots, predictability, relationships, nourishment and meaning for life.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge basketball teams dominate district championship

Rock Bridge High School girls and boys basketball teams claimed the district titles after winning the Class 5 District 9 championship Friday night at Smith-Cotton High School.

Rock Bridge beats Hickman to win boys basketball district championship

The Bruins led for the entire game after starting with a 13-0 lead.

Knights of Columbus' annual Lenten Fish Fry expects 1,100 attendees

The annual Knights of Columbus Lenten fish fry dinner will take place from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Friday.

Senior Mary Burke leads Missouri gymnastics to victory

Senior Mary Burke set her career high in the all-around at 39.475 as she led the Tigers to a 196.25-193.825 victory over Bowling Green.

Missouri sophomore takes diving title at Big 12 Championship

Columbia native and Missouri sophomore David Bonuchi was one of two Tigers to take home a Big 12 title Friday night as he won the championship in 3-meter diving.

Rock Bridge girls basketball wins districts behind freshman's performance

Rock Bridge beat Jefferson City 75-67 to win the Class 5 District 9 title. The Bruins' next game is at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Rolla.

Missouri baseball loses to San Francisco to start weekend series

Eric Anderson kept up with preseason All-American Kyle Zimmer until the eighth inning when San Francisco broke a 1-1 tie.

PHOTO GALLERY: Eagle-owl swoops into Columbia Public Library

Patrons of the Columbia Public Library had more to look at than just books Friday. Wings of Love Inc., brought an eagle-owl named Swoop to the library to help kick off the weekend in style. The owl was brought in to help celebrate the end of the library's Harry Potter exhibit.

Car salesman Orlyn "Wray" Homan also known as notorious prankster

Orlyn "Wray" Homan, Oct. 16, 1935 — Feb. 24, 2012, of Columbia

Columbia man arrested with 25 others in heroin bust

A Columbia man was arrested along with 25 other people from Jefferson City on drug charges. 

9th Annual Trivia Night to benefit Batten disease research

Lange Middle School will hold its 9th Annual Trivia Night and Silent Auction on Friday to benefit Batten disease research and help support the family of Austin Hein, the only person in mid-Missouri with the disease.

Financial reports show City Council candidates court business leaders, professors

Four of five City Council candidates filed financial reports with the Missouri Ethics Commission on Thursday. Thursday marked the 40th day before the April 3 election.