With the cooler temperatures, reader John Hall knows summer isn't quite here yet.
Sharion Louise Shern, age 77, of Clark died Wednesday, April 4, 2012.
John Hall frequently photographs his mid-Missouri surroundings, and he has been sharing his images with the Missourian for several years.
The Russian Merchant of Death is sentenced to 25 years in prison on terrorism charges; Syrian forces attack the outskirts of the nation's capitol; Encyclopedia Britannica finds new life in its print edition; Sky News admits reporters hacked email accounts to serve the public interest.
Syrian forces launched a devastating attack on rebel forces on the outskirts of the nation's capital Thursday. The attack further diminished hopes that violence would end even though both sides agreed to a cease-fire for later this month.
Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout was sentenced to 25 years in prison on terrorism charges Thursday. Federal prosecutors had sought a life sentence for Bout, known as the Merchant of Death, and claimed that the arms dealer was involved in harming Americans.
In the intense world of college chess, it is not uncommon for a coach to jump to another school, taking along all of the elite team members.
Under new legislation endorsed by the state Senate, teachers in Missouri public schools would need to work longer before getting tenure..
To restore money to the blind benefits program, a Senate committee has backed cuts to the state's foster care system, offices that determine eligibility for social services benefits and staff training money in the Department of Social Services.
New census estimates as of July 2011 highlight a shift in population trends following an extended housing bust and renewed spike in oil prices. The annual rate of growth in cities and surrounding urban areas has surpassed that of exurbs for the first time in at least 20 years.
The temple located near Kansas City will be open to the public for two weeks before it is dedicated. After the dedication, only Latter-day Saints may enter.
Sky News, a British satellite news channel, said Thursday that some of its reporters hacked emails on two occasions in the public interest. Sky News is a part of Rupert Murdoch's media empire, parts of which have come under scrutiny and investigation for hacking by journalists.
Encyclopedia Britannica is seeing renewed interest in its print edition after the company announced it was discontinuing the edition last month. Despite an increase in sales, Britannica is not reconsidering the discontinuation.
The St. Louis Art Museum is allowed to keep the funeral mask of Lady Ka-Nefer-Nefer, after Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities was unable to prove that the artifact was stolen.
The judge refused to dismiss misdemeanor charges against a Kansas City diocese and Bishop Robert Finn, who is the highest-ranking U.S. Roman Catholic official criminally charged with shielding an abusive priest.
Urban Metropolitan Development — the construction company hired to demolish three Joplin schools after last year's tornado — filed a lawsuit against the school district, claiming it is owed more than $500,000.
The legislation would allow students to attend a school in another district if it is at least 5 miles closer than the school they are assigned to in their own.
Increasing distribution of oxycodone and hydrocodone — two of the most common opioids in painkillers — is leading to a new wave of addiction among patients and users in the U.S.
Ballot limiting interest rates on payday loans has been struck down by Cole County Circuit Judge Dan Green.