LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Property owners should have say in trail construction

Landowners who would lose property to eminent domain for the GetAbout Columbia trail voted against the trail's proposed location.

Gov. Nixon: Tax credit reforms are priority in 2013

Gov. Nixon has revived the Missouri Tax Credit Review Commission and assigned it to recommending changes for the state's tax credit programs.


Columbia College men's soccer rallies past Missouri Valley College

Liam Cain scored the game winning goal for the Cougars in the 69th minute to defeat Missouri Valley College 2-1. The game featured two top-15 teams, with Missouri Valley ranked 11th and Columbia College ranked ninth.


Columbia College women's soccer falls in defensive struggle

Columbia College couldn't muster a goal Wednesday in a 1-0 loss to Missouri Valley College.


Owner of three Missouri mobile home parks faces state lawsuit

Missouri Clean Water Law violations by Little City, Tower and Westgate mobile home parks date back to as long ago as 1993.

SEC football churning out top defensive lineman

The SEC sends more defensive linemen to the NFL than any other conference — and it's not even close.

Rock Bridge softball wins at Notre Dame de Sion

Junior pitcher Breanna Logan, who is undefeated this season, gave up only three hits in the Bruins 10-1 victory.

Columbia to build new Parks and Recreation vehicle maintenance facility

The city will spend $750,000 to replace the current structure, which was originally an airport hangar.

FROM READERS: How losing a work-study job has affected one student

Cuts to the work-study program hurts students and professors.

Free throws benefit Stephens basketball team

Wednesday, the Stephens basketball team participated in a shoot-a-thon to raise money for its 2012-13 season.

James B. Terrian, 90, of Ashland died Sept. 11, 2012

He spent most of his adult life working for ABF Trucking in Chicago and enjoyed traveling, reading books and playing bridge. He loved St. Louis Cardinals baseball.

'Mizzou Madness' coming to the court this October

The Missouri men's and women's basketball teams will host their season-opening practices in front of the public on Oct. 12. 

James B. Terrian, Dec. 16, 1921 — Sept. 11, 2012, of Ashland

James B. Terrian, 90, of Ashland died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, at Ashland Villa following a brief illness.

Second gas leak found at Ninth Street construction

The gas leak occurred when construction crews hit a gas line at The Lofts at the 308 Ninth St. site while removing concrete in an alleyway behind Chipotle restaurant.

Columbia's Citizens for Justice founder arrested

The criminal justice system activist was pulled over and arrested on suspicion of possessing a prohibited weapon.

'Berlin Patient,' doctor convinced of cure for HIV

Dr. Gero Hutter and his patient, Timothy Ray Brown, made an appearance in St. Louis on Wednesday, praising the gene therapy that they say cured Brown of HIV.

City Council will begin paying principal on bonds early

Principal on the bonds for improvements to the electric distribution system and parking garages will now be paid. Previously, the city of Columbia only paid the interest on the bonds.

Royals brush aside Twins for second straight night

Three errors by Twins left fielder Ryan Doumit, combined with a big performance by Billy Butler, pushed the Royals past the Twins 10-5.

With narrow victory, Padres sweep slumping Cardinals

The Cardinals began the day with a one-game lead over Los Angeles for the second NL wild-card berth but were unable to finish off the San Diego Padres and have now lost 11 of their last 15 games.

Columbia artist selected as finalist in Martha Stewart's contest

Local shop Lily & Gus is up for an award that includes a $10,000 prize and a spread in Martha Stewart Magazine.