Andreas Plackis, a redshirt junior on the Missouri baseball team, has seen success in athletics and academics. This fall, he will forgo his final year of baseball eligibility to pursue his lifelong goal of attending medical school.
Tulsa transfer Jordan Clarkson will be joining the Tigers, the team announced in a release Tuesday morning. Clarkson was Tulsa's leading scorer as a sophomore last season, averaging 16.5 points per game. He has two years of eligibility remaining.
Large, amenity-rich apartment complexes have been springing up all over Columbia. From downtown to the south end of the city, students are being housed in new complexes, and many more are on the way.
In the first four innings of Tuesday's game, St. Charles pitcher Tim Evans threw eight walks and hit three batters, helping Hickman cruise to an 11-3 victory.
Tyler Clark will take over as varsity coach at Tolton Catholic as the team begins its first year of play at the varsity level.
Armon Yanders of Columbia died Monday, May 7, 2012. He was 84 years old.
City staff are developing a tax-increment financing district map that would target areas of the city for infrastructure improvements. Members of the City Council and public have urged public involvement in this process.
The volatility of the electoral process has left voters uninspired, confused and willing to skip out on Election Day. If we continue on this path, it is difficult to say what kind of government we will ultimately inspire.
Even though Rock Bridge has clinched the No. 1 seed for the Class 4, District 9 tournament, the Bruins didn't let up Tuesday with a 4-3 comeback victory over visiting Fatima.
Edward Prince Roberts is being charged with first degree robbery for the Landmark Bank incident and with second-degree robbery for the earlier Boone County Bank incident.
The Columbia Police Department said officers found methamphetamine and signs of a shake-and-bake methamphetamine lab in the trailer, according to a news release.
After robbing a bank in Columbia, a man fled to Cooper County, where he was pursued by law enforcement.
We asked a class of fifth-graders what their mothers have taught them while they learned about newspapers at the Missourian on Tuesday morning.
The 2012 spring turkey harvest in Missouri totaled 44,766 turkeys, up about one percent from 2011. Youth weekend harvest was also up about one percent from last year.
Obama's Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is an attack on the religious freedom of millions of Americans as all private health care insurance plans must offer contraceptives.
Tuesday's top stories include news on Missouri's budget, a report about obesity and how schools can combat it, and information about a controversial statement made by a Greek politician.
John Miles Foley served as director and founder of the Center for Studies of Oral Tradition and the Center for eResearch, as well as a curators' professor and professor of both classical studies and English at MU. Dr. Foley died Thursday, May 3, 2012. He was 65.
Norman E. Devine, of Columbia, died Friday, May 4, 2012. He was 94.
Mr. Yanders of Columbia died Monday, May 7, 2012. He was 84 years old.
Mr. Devine died Friday, May 4, 2012. He was 94 years old.