Five Missouri men's basketball players receive Big 12 honors

Missouri guard Michael Dixon dribbles past Iowa State guard Tyrus McGee Wednesday at Mizzou Arena. Dixon was awarded the Sixth Man of the Year award in the Big 12.

Marcus Denmon, Michael Dixon, Ricardo Ratliffe, Kim English and Phil Pressey received Big 12 honors at the close of the regular reason. 

VIDEO: For True/False, Speed Levitch gives quirky tours of Columbia

Speed Levitch, an actor, tour guide, speaker and author, entertains True/False audiences on his free tours of Columbia with his offbeat personality and quirky remarks.

Ex-Boone County public administrator to run against her replacement

Connie Hendren, who was Boone County public administrator for 16 years, said she will run for the Democratic nomination against Cathy Richards, who Hendren endorsed for the job in 2008.

VIDEO: True/False fans enjoy concert at Mojo's

Mojo's hosted a concert as part of the True/False Film Fest and featured bands Cassie Morgan, Dark Dark Dark, Why Are We Building Such a Big Ship? and Believers.

PHOTO GALLERY: Q Queens, Kings help keep True/False moviegoers in line

Q Queens at the True/False Film Fest help keep people in line and pass out numbers to those waiting to get tickets for films. 

Columbia high school students participate in True/False through Hi-Def Academy

Students from Hickman High School, Rock Bridge High School and Douglass High School went behind the scenes of the True/False Film Fest.

Missouri baseball beats Ball State to win first home series

Sophomore second baseman Dillon Everett went 3-for-4 with two doubles as Missouri took the series from Ball State with a 9-2 win. 

THE WEEK IN MISSOURI SPORTS: Wrestling team wins first Big 12 title

The men's basketball team celebrated Senior Night and clinched the No. 2 seed in the Big 12 tournament with two more wins, and the football team finalized its 2012 schedule.

THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Free pancakes, basketball senior night and True/False in Columbia

The week's best staff photos featured Missouri basketball, a Kodiak bear and many images from the True/False Film Fest.

THE WEEK'S MOST-READ STORIES: A tornado in Branson and new flights to Atlanta

Stories about a tornado that tore through Branson on Wednesday, a new destination for Columbia Regional Airport and the world of competitive pizza eating were popular with readers last week.

Regency residents face lawsuits by property owner

Most of the remaining tenants in Columbia Regency mobile home park are being sued by the property owner, who demands unpaid rent, late payment charges and eviction of tenants.

Shooting at Eighth Street leaves one seriously wounded

Officers responded to shots fired near Eighth Street and Park Avenue in Columbia on Sunday afternoon. One victim has been transported to the hospital in critical condition.

Fire destroys mobile home on Rangeline Street

An early morning fire caused an estimated $12,000 damage to a trailer in the Colonial Village mobile home park Sunday.

Missouri softball team wins final two games at tournament

The Tigers beat Missouri State 3-1 and UMKC 6-0 on Sunday at the Missouri Coaches vs. Cancer Tournament at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Missouri politicians personify the state's diverse electorate

Missouri has been a swing state historically, with a fair share of staunch liberals and conservatives. Heading into the 2012 elections, it's clear that this time will be no different.

Putin claims controversial victory in Russia's presidential vote

Reports of widespread voter fraud, however, have incited massive opposition and may undermine Putin's victory if proven true. 

What's so super about Tuesday? 419 GOP delegates

Super Tuesday will dole out one-third of the delegates needed to win the Republican presidential nomination.

COMO YOU KNOW: Christian Fellowship School

Founded in 1981, Christian Fellowship School serves students in pre-kindergarten through high school. The school currently boasts enrollment of about 290.

COMO YOU KNOW: Boone County Planning and Zoning Commission

The Boone County Planning and Zoning Commission advises the county commission on matters of land use.

COMO YOU KNOW: Columbia/Boone County Department of Health and Human Services

The Health Department located at the Sanford-Kimpton Building provides multiple servicesto Columbia and Boone County residents.