Fire district repays FEMA, some allocated funds remain

The members of the Boone County Fire Protection District are now discussing about where to spend the remaining fund after the expected repayment has been significantly reduced.

Fairview Elementary teacher nominated for Presidential Awards in Science

As the standardized test scores in science decline nationwide, Fairview Elementary teacher Ragan Webb says it is important to keep her students active and interested in science.

Thousands of cyclists hit roads this weekend

Over 3,000 cyclists will ride this weekend in Boone County to support the fight against multiple sclerosis.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Changes to Missouri football team not good for fans

With the move to the Southeastern Conference, passionate fans are suffering the consequences. MU traditions are being ruined for the purpose of profit.

Police respond to broken windows at Papa John's

Papa John's employee arrived to work Friday and found the glass doors broken at the restaurant located on Broadway.

Police arrest suspect in Phillips Convenience Store robbery

Julio Guzman was arrested on a charge of first-degree robbery and bond has not yet been set.


New Columbia Transit employee tasked with promoting FastCAT

Christa Holtzclaw began work as a marketing specialist for Columbia Transit on Aug. 27. She will try to increase use of FastCAT and other routes in Columbia's bus system.

Rock Bridge prepares for Southern football matchup of its own

Bruins quarterback Logan Twehous said there is state pride on the line in Rock Bridge's game against Har-Ber High School of Springdale, Ark., on Friday.

FROM READERS: A show of Mizzou support from U.S. military in Kuwait

Members of the 35th Combat Aviation Brigade showed their support for the Missouri Tigers at their base in Kuwait.

Ten things you didn't know about Georgia

Missouri and Texas A&M are headed to its first day of school in a class full of bullies, the first being Georgia.


FAST FIVE: Senior tailback Kendial Lawrence

Tailback Kendial Lawrence talks about his love for fishing and his view on the upcoming conference game.

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Dwayne Blakley finds his true passion

After retiring from the NFL in 2008, former Missouri tight end Dwayne Blakley now has the opportunity to play his favorite sport — basketball.

Getting to know the Georgia Bulldogs

From their uniforms to their mascot to their passionate fans, the Georgia Bulldogs have a long and storied history. Get to know them before they face the Tigers in Columbia this Saturday.

Judge reviews ballot summary for Missouri court measure

A proposed constitutional amendment would change the process for selecting judges, in case of vacancies in the Missouri Supreme Court. 

Missouri mother gets 25 years for baby's burning death

Prosecutors said Christina White set fire to a blanket wrapped around her 7-month-old son, Wayne Anderson Jr., on July 11, 2007, at a home in Iberia.

Judge reviews ballot summary for Missouri court measure

A lawsuit filed in July contends Secretary of State Robin Carnahan's summary is unfair and obscures the measure's true effect.

St. Louis Public Schools offers specialized academy for immigrant students

St. Louis Public Schools administrators have expanded the programs the district offers to students who have immigrated to the United States. 

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Politicans ignore the truth in election

This election season, voters seem to be more concerned with the candidates' morals than whether or not they tell the truth. When the lies and half-truths are unmasked, the media and fact-checkers shoulder the blame.

Ku Klux Klan sues over Cape Girardeau's leafleting restrictions

The Traditionalist American Knights of the KKK had planned to place leaflets on vehicles Sept. 28. The American Civil Liberties Union will represent the KKK.

Southeast Missouri man diagnosed with West Nile virus

Rick Ebaugh of Cape Girardeau was diagnosed with the mosquito-borne ailment Thursday.