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Judges score babies on personality, appearance, smiles

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.  

Boone County Fair stick horse race lets kids use imaginations

Young riders on imaginary horses galloped around the horse arena Friday at the Boone County Fair.

Gymnast reunites with former teammates at Show-Me State Games

After moving to Vestal, N.Y., Kari Stromhaug has traveled more than 1,000 miles to compete at the 2012 Show-Me State Games.

Hundreds show up for Boone County Fair's 68th ham breakfast

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.

Boone County candidates suggest alternatives to tolls for I-70

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.

Livestock buyers support local children at Boone County Fair auction

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.

Swymeler continues success in first Show-Me State Games appearance

Despite running for only six months, 14-year-old Johnathon Swymeler won gold and silver medals at Saturday's Show-Me State Games.

Veterans enjoy helping newcomers at Show-Me State Games archery competition

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.

Columbia woman getting back accidental $1,300 donation

The money was found in September by 23-year-old Albert Jesse, who turned it over to a manager.

Bernice Zobrisky cared about others, was one of a kind

Bernice Zobrisky, 86, will be remembered for her spirit of giving.

Ernie Falloon loved to travel and volunteer

Ernest Falloon of Columbia volunteered at numerous organizations and was known for being kind and compassionate.

Hugh Stephenson, June 1, 1922 — July 26, 2012, of Columbia

Hugh Edward Stephenson of Columbia died Thursday. He was 90.

Bernice Zobrisky, April 4, 1926 — July 28, 2012, of Hinton

Bernice Zobrisky of Hinton died Saturday. She was 86.

Ernest Falloon, November 1924 — July 27, 2012, of Columbia

Ernest Falloon of Columbia died Friday. He was 87.

Kelly records another good start in Cards loss to Cubs

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.

Royals lose at Seattle despite late run

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.

Lochte wins 400 IM in blowout, Phelps finishes 4th

Ryan Lochte pulled away to win the Olympic 400-meter individual medley by more than 3 seconds Saturday night in London.

London Olympics: Five things to know for Saturday

The Games are in full swing with 12 gold medals to be awarded and a world record already broken on Day 1.

Baldwin ready for second chance with Chiefs

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.

Rams set for first full squad practice

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.

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