Rock Quarry neighborhood slowly losing battle against development

The development of new apartment complexes has altered the landscape surrounding the scenic Rock Quarry Road.

Residents to fight request for Break Time rezoning at City Council meeting on Monday night.

Missouri leatherworkers offer goods at Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival

The Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival welcomed 266 vendors this year, including a couple vendors in the leather-working business.

THE WEEK IN MISSOURI SPORTS: No weather strong enough could stop Alabama's rout of Missouri

The Tigers lost 42-10, but Hickman and Rock Bridge won Friday night, and the Missouri men's basketball team started the season off with a little dunking madness.

The Week in Photos: Tolton football, RVs and a protest

Last week, images of high school football and MU tailgates were among the Missourian's best photos.

Runners participate in Black and Gold Run

Runners from around mid-Missouri participated in the Clear 99 Black and Gold Run on Saturday. The 2-mile run contained two areas for runners to be covered in gold-colored cornstarch.

Mizzou fans talk about rain, Eric Waters injury on social media

The Alabama Crimson Tide defeated the Missouri Tigers 42-10 Saturday. The rainy weather and Eric Waters' injury dominated game day discussion on social media websites.

Artful Bra contestants craft creative bras to battle breast cancer

Ellis Fischel Cancer Center's Artful Bra Contest will feature about 70 decorated bras that will be sold through a silent auction.

'Missour-ee' or 'Missour-uh'? Let us know how you pronounce it

The New York Times visited Columbia to ask the very political question: Is it "Missour-uh" or "Missour-ee"? Let us know how you pronounce Missouri.

Lois Gerzen was a devoted Christian, traveler

Mrs. Gerzen's favorite place to visit was Yellowstone National Park for its diversity. She enjoyed it there more than anything, her husband said.

THE WEEK'S MOST-READ STORIES: Missouri football, northern lights and a fairy-tale house

Stories about Missouri football dominated the most read list this week, but readers also took an interest in the possibility that they could see the northern lights in Columbia and a cottage on West Boulevard.

Missouri soccer team defeats Alabama

The team won 2-1 against Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Sunday.

Missouri volleyball sweeps Mississippi State, wins 3-0

The team previewed a role change during Sunday’s game by using freshman outside hitter/middle blocker Regan Peltier in both offense and defensive positions.

Lois Evelyn Mae Gerzen, July 30, 1928 — Oct. 12, 2012, of Columbia

Lois Evelyn Mae Gerzen spent many hours compiling the family genealogy. She also enjoyed playing bingo and cards, camping and traveling.

Missouri governor candidates oppose court ballot measure

Both Gov. Jay Nixon and his challenger Dave Spence have said they oppose a ballot measure that would give governors greater influence in shaping the special commissions that screen judicial applicants.

Cardinals, Giants each pulled off remarkable rallies

The past two World Series winners are showing their championship mettle in mid-October. They'll meet in the NL championship series Sunday.

Beltran, Freese homer; Cards beat Giants

The Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 6-4 on Sunday night in Game 1 of the NL championship series.

Tannehill helps Dolphins edge Rams 17-14

Despite some mishaps Sunday, including a backward pass by Rayn Tannehill that flew out of bounds for a 7-yard loss, the Dolphins were able to hold off the Rams 17-14.

Buccaneers shut down Quinn-led Chiefs 38-10

In Quinn's first start in nearly three years, the Bucs crippled the Chiefs offense, limiting them to just 260 yards.