TIGER KICKOFF: Team comedian Kip Edwards is serious on game day

Missouri's Kip Edwards is serious during Tiger football games. Off the field, the senior cornerback is known for his humor and his hair-cutting skill.

Missouri's Kip Edwards is the team barber, comedian and leader in fumble recoveries.


Loyal support keeps Columbia Entertainment Company going

Columbia's community theater companies are going strong thanks to enthusiastic volunteers, involved families and dedicated audiences.

Columbia expects new head of information technology to address technological difficulties

As Bob Simms resigns his position as the city's head of information technology, Columbia is looking to employ a new leader who can resolve city's current technological challenges.

Charter amendment sets blighted land requirements to limit Columbia's eminent domain

The Columbia City Council proposed a charter amendment that would require a city to only acquire properties that have been declared blighted.

Tigers tweet about South Carolina loss, getting old, what they're eating

This week, Missouri football players tweeted reactions to their loss to the Gamecocks. Many seemed to remain positive and hopeful.

Ten things you didn't know about Central Florida

The University of Central Florida may have been around for less than 50 years, but its history includes a dragon, comedian Daniel Tosh, an annual pool party and President Richard Nixon.


TIGERS REPORT: Central Florida game an opportunity to settle Tigers' quarterback dispute

Fans and sports analysts have begun to question Missouri quarterback James Franklin's ability to carry the Tigers in the SEC. Saturday's game against Central Florida could be an opportunity to settle a potential quarterback controversy.


UPDATE: Veteran Tribune humor columnist and Columbia icon Irene Haskins dies at 84

Ms. Haskins, a weekly humor columnist for the Columbia Daily Tribune since 1977, died Thursday, Sept. 27. She was 84.

THE TRAIL: Images from campaign season in mid-Missouri

The Trail is an occasional photo series that will show you the scenes from campaign events in mid-Missouri.

Hickman rallies late again to defeat Jefferson City 14-9

Hickman got another game-winning touchdown pass from Mason Murray in the fourth quarter to take down Jefferson City, a team that came into Friday night's contest ranked No. 2 in the state. 

Missouri volleyball loses to Texas A&M, 3-1

The Tigers lost 3-1 to Texas A&M on Friday night. One fan is committed to seeing Missouri compete in this year's national tournament in Louisville, Ky.

Rock Bridge ends losing skid against Helias, wins 35-6

The Bruins defeated Helias Catholic 35-6 on Friday night and had a lot of fun doing it.

FROM READERS: Saint Andrews Lutheran Church celebrates completed renovation

Saint Andrew's Evangelical Lutheran Church will celebrate the completion of its recent renovation project in a dedication service on Sunday.

Missouri women's soccer is ready to reach big goals

Lauren Flynn won SEC Freshman of the Week after a 2-1 win over Ole Miss on Sept. 21. Halfway through the season, the Tigers are 4-0 in the SEC and 9-1 overall.

Central Florida students create their own tradition

Central Florida, a school that will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2013, isn't steeped in tradition. Instead, the diverse student body creates a tradition of its own.

DEAR READER: It doesn't take a madman to create a dictionary, but story shows it helps

"The Professor and the Madman" tells the story of the making of the Oxford English Dictionary and the two men who created it.

Korean Presbyterian congregation finds home, friendship with historical church

Pastors at two Columbia Presbyterian churches — one providing services in Korean, the other in English — are building a relationship together through mission work and combined programs.

Kewpies' Mason Murray aids team on all four downs

Mason Murray's impact on Hickman football extends beyond his play at quarterback -he's become an effective punter, even if it isn't his favorite position to play.

GEORGE KENNEDY: Missouri might be different – for the worse

Gov. Jay Nixon is pointing at Missouri as a unique beacon of bipartisanship in his re-election campaign, but some of the state's exceptionalism isn't necessarily a good thing.

Rock Bridge football looks to regain footing against Helias Catholic

Bruins sophomore quarterback Logan Twehous says he is looking forward to playing in front of a home crowd for the first time since Sept. 7.