The Boone County Fair Baby Contest is no "Toddlers in Tiaras," but the crowd and judges still savored the competition as they watched infants wave and smile on stage.
Young riders on imaginary horses galloped around the horse arena Friday at the Boone County Fair.
After moving to Vestal, N.Y., Kari Stromhaug has traveled more than 1,000 miles to compete at the 2012 Show-Me State Games.
Ten-year-old Audrey Brush auctioned off her grand champion ham at Saturday's ham breakfast. More than 350 people attended the event this year.
The Missouri Department of Transportation has said that extensive repairs are needed along Interstate 70, and suggested creating a toll to finance the project. Missouri Senate and House candidates are offering up alternatives to the toll such as increased fuel and sales taxes and bond issues.
Members of the mid-Missouri agriculture community support children involved in 4-H groups each year by purchasing their livestock above market cost at the Boone County Fair.
Despite running for only six months, 14-year-old Johnathon Swymeler won gold and silver medals at Saturday's Show-Me State Games.
Darryl Cooney, who has taken part in archery for 35 years, got a chance Saturday at the Show-Me State Games to help those who have just started out in the sport.
The money was found in September by 23-year-old Albert Jesse, who turned it over to a manager.
Bernice Zobrisky, 86, will be remembered for her spirit of giving.
Ernest Falloon of Columbia volunteered at numerous organizations and was known for being kind and compassionate.
Hugh Edward Stephenson of Columbia died Thursday. He was 90.
Bernice Zobrisky of Hinton died Saturday. She was 86.
Ernest Falloon of Columbia died Friday. He was 87.
St. Louis rookie pitcher Joe Kelly struck out a career-best six, including four straight at one point in the Cardinals 3-2 loss Saturday at Chicago.
Lorenzo Cain hit an RBI triple for the Royals with two outs in the ninth inning before Alex Gordon grounded out leaving Kansas City with a 4-3 loss Saturday to the Seattle Mariners.
Ryan Lochte pulled away to win the Olympic 400-meter individual medley by more than 3 seconds Saturday night in London.
The Games are in full swing with 12 gold medals to be awarded and a world record already broken on Day 1.
Kansas City second-year wide receiver Jon Baldwin entered camp this week as the Chiefs' de facto No. 1 wide receiver due to Dwayne Bowe's holdout.
After a year away from the NFL, new Rams coach Jeff Fisher is rebuilding a franchise that has averaged just three victories the past five seasons.