Columbia College women's basketball loses second-straight to ranked opponent

The Cougars lost to Campbellsville University 77-68 on Monday night at the Arena of Southwell Complex.

Rock Bridge boys soccer team set for state sectional game

The Bruins (19-7-1) plays at Jefferson City (19-8) on Tuesday in a Class 3 state sectional game.  

Beuna Alma Ridenhour Lansford devoted life to service

Beuna Alma Ridenhour Lansford served as a teacher for 35 years and was a part of charitable and volunteer organizations. 

Columbia couple charged with attempting to illegaly obtain, sell prescription medication

A Columbia man and woman were arrested on Monday morning for conspiring to illegally obtain and sell prescription drug medication.

Carmen Wood remembered as passionate reader, active in faith

Carmen Shaw Wood was an active member of her church for many years and worked at the Daniel Boone Regional Library during retirement. 

Carmen Wood, Sept. 2, 1917 — Nov. 3, 2012, of Columbia

Carmen Shaw Wood died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012. She was 95 years old.

Ragtag reaches $80,000 goal to make switch to digital format

On Sept. 30, Ragtag Cinema started a Kickstarter campaign to fund its conversion from film to a digital format. The campaign officially ends on Nov. 10, but the theater has already achieved its goal of $80,000.

American War Mothers monument on display at Historical Society Museum

A mysterious American War Mothers monument was unearthed at the Boone County Courthouse Plaza. The monument is now being displayed at the Walters-Boone County Historical Museum.

Jazz pianist absorbs aural tradition, then passes it along

For jazz pianist Zane Omohundro, playing music is simultaneously a catharsis and a constant struggle to improve. Every week, Omohundro teaches lessons, composes pieces, performs at gigs and  jams with other local jazz musicians. 

Beuna Lansford, Dec. 11, 1921 - Nov. 4, 2012, of Columbia

Beuna Alma Ridenhour Lansford, 90, of Columbia, MO died November 4, 2012.

FROM READERS: Girls in Tech launch event will feature Sarah Hill

Girls in Tech Mid-Missouri is launching in Columbia at 7 p.m. Monday at Museao. Girls in Tech is a social network where women working in technological fields can engage other like-minded professionals and gain knowledge, insight and friendship.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Missouri business license revocations

The records show information on Missouri businesses that have had their sales tax licenses revoked.

Missouri sends SEMA team to help with Sandy relief

Gov. Jay Nixon said SEMA gained valuable experience after last year's Joplin tornado in helping coordinate the efforts of hundreds of thousands of volunteers who came from all around the U.S. to help.

Chiefs' Crennel removes himself as D-coordinator

Crennel had been juggling head coaching and coordinator duties since taking over on an interim basis when Todd Haley was fired last December. Gary Gibbs will take over as defensive coordinator.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Get educated, then vote

In a local and national race this close, every vote is important. 

Two killed in small plane crash in SW Missouri

Lawrence County Sheriff Brad DeLay said the plane went down about 50 yards behind a home in a heavily wooded area.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Once again, disaster proves need for solid FEMA funding

Our elected officials must be careful when slashing government services, so core responsibilities can be maintained.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Avoid scams by despicable predators

Missourians must be wary of bogus charities seeking donations to capitalize on Hurricane Sandy and other disasters.

Joplin hospital to pay $9M settlement

Freeman Health System will pay $9.3 million to resolve allegations that it provided incentive pay to 70 doctors to refer business to that hospital.

Move of federal personnel records nearly done

Moving thousands of boxes of records to the new National Personnel Records Center took a year and a half.