Columbia Regional Airport to offer nonstop flights to Atlanta

Nonstop daily flights to Atlanta will be offered at Columbia Regional Airport beginning June 7.

Multi-jurisdictional effort in Columbia uncovers drug trafficking ring

Officers from the Columbia Police Department, the Boone County Sheriff's Department and the Drug Enforcement Agency uncovered a drug trafficking ring in Columbia that resulted in five arrests.

Online reaction is almost all positive to news of Columbia's flight to Atlanta

Columbia Regional Airport adds Atlanta as a destination beginning June 7.

Syracuse completes Missouri football 2012 schedule

Missouri's first football season in the Southeastern Conference will feature seven home games, including four conference match ups.

Jim the Wonder Dog up for Missouri's top dog

The dog, a Llewellyn Setter, is the stuff of Missouri legend for his ability to identify cars by their make, color and license plate numbers, species of trees and people by their clothing. He is memorialized in Marshall with a statue and a garden.

MU dean Michael O'Brien finalist for LSU provost position

Michael O'Brien, dean of MU's College of Arts and Science,cq is one of four finalists in the search for a new Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost at Louisiana State University.

DEAR READER: Meet the new members of the Readers Board

Twelve community members met Tuesday evening at the first meeting of the Missourian's new Readers Board.

First report of shots fired since establishment of proactive patrol

Columbia Police officers responded to shots fired early Friday morning at the intersection of Nifong Boulevard and Hermitage Road. These are the first reported shots since the Columbia Police Department began its proactive patrol on Feb. 20.

Columbia proactive patrol makes 41 arrests

The Columbia Police Department's proactive patrol has made 41 arrests around Columbia in response to a series of gang-related shots fired incidents. Still, several of those responsible have yet to be identified.

MU students campaign to keep rivalry with KU alive

More than 900 people have already signed the petition, but officials at the University of Kansas say it will not influence their decision about whether to continue playing Missouri in football and basketball.

Eleven speakers selected for first TEDxMU event

Of nearly 60 applicants, 11 were chosen to speak at TEDxMU. Under the theme "innovation through collaboration," they will be covering everything from autism to U2.

Coach Haith currently fourth in Infiniti Coaches' Charity Challenge

MU basketball coach Frank Haith is one of four finalists in the Infiniti Coaches' Charity Challenge. If he wins, the Boys and Girls Club of Columbia would receive $100,000.

Early morning fire in central Columbia injures one

A man was hospitalized for possible smoke inhalation after an apartment fire on Bass Ave.

Cougar women move to AMC final after win over Park University

In a game that grew hostile at times, the Columbia College women's basketball team defeated Park University 87-63 to set up a rematch with rival William Woods.

PHOTO GALLERY: True/False Film Fest fans participate in March March parade

Participants of True/False Film Fest's March March parade walked down the streets of downtown Columbia on Friday. The parade, which started at the Boone County Courthouse Square and ended at the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts, featured participants who wore various costumes such as robots, tie-dyed hula hoopers, disco dancers and more.

Missouri baseball drops home opener to Ball State

Starting pitcher Eric Anderson gave up five runs over 6 1/3 innings as the Tigers fell 5-2 in their home opener.


UPDATE: Columbia Regional Airport to offer nonstop flights to Atlanta

Among other benefits, travel agents highlighted the fact that mid-Missouri residents will have easier access to SEC country and the rest of the world. Flights to Atlanta will begin June. 7. 

Columbia woman chosen as Citizen Service Before Self Honors finalist

Because of her service to the Marines and their parents and families, a Columbia woman is among 20 finalists for a national award.

Fred Cervinka loved building, his family

Fred Cervinka of Ashland died Wednesday Feb. 29, 2012. He was 87 years old.

FROM READERS: Mizzou recognizes Unsung Heroes

The MU Student Union Programming Board hosts its annual Unsung Heroes Banquet.