MU freshmen and transfer students participated in regional community service projects, such as animal rescue and park cleaning, Saturday. This is the 10th year for the annual Step Forward Day.
The Rankin family has gathered at the Missouri State Fair to show off this year's livestock. They raise meat goats, sheep, hogs and steers for show but also enjoy the opportunity to meet up with old friends and make new ones at the fair.
Tigers junior cornerback Randy Ponder is expected to get significant playing time this season, even if starter Kip Edwards recovers from a knee injury that has kept him on the sidelines.
Ten acres of woodland burned near the Copper Creek subdivision Friday evening. Firefighters spent 45 minutes extinguishing the blaze.
Daniel Boone Regional Library invited young adults to submit their nighttime-inspired photographs as part of the "Own the Night" Teen Summer Reading Program. Crystal Hayden, Laurel Royer, and Laury Lopez won the contest.
Sandra D. Kormeier of Columbia, died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012. She was 69.
Sam Bradford threw touchdown passes on his first two drives and the St. Louis Rams showed marked improvements in a 31-17 preseason victory over the Kansas City Chiefs in the annual Governor's Cup game Saturday night.
Mike Moustakas hit a three-run shot, Billy Butler had three RBIs and the Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 9-4 on Saturday night.
In the past week, the campaigns have engaged in a vigorous debate over Medicare, pushing aside the economy and jobs, for the moment.
Yadier Molina, who missed the past three games with a sore back, had three hits and two RBIs in his return to the lineup to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday.