The position appears to be the first of its kind in Missouri and is designed to educate children about proper bus behavior and the safe and appropriate practice of loading, unloading and riding district school buses.
Missouri coach Gary Pinkel spoke Tuesday morning about his first season in the Southeastern Conference. The season did not go well, but he definitely thinks his team can compete.
The bill would cap contributions at $5,000 per donor, require nonprofit campaign contributors to identify their donors and make it a crime to deliberately obscure sources of campaign money.
Humans spend more time sitting now than ever before. A sedentary lifestyle can lead to obesity, Type 2 diabetes and heart disease. A growing number of people are combating the problem by working at a standing desk.
Tolton Catholic defeated Prairie Home 60-51 on Tuesday night in the Trailblazers' season-opener, their first game as a varsity team.
The improvement district is accepting proposals for a six-month public Wi-Fi pilot project, which will be used to gauge public interest in district-wide wireless Internet.
An accident in Hallsville on Saturday, in which a Boone County Fire Protection District tanker flipped onto its roof, was caused by driver distraction.
Giving Tuesday is a new movement in the vein of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but the focus is on charity, not consuming.
The Public Works Department will host an open house meeting on Dec. 4 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Daniel Boone City Building in room 1A.
Missourian reader John Hall shares photos from his most recent trip to the park.
Adults should have around 30 minutes of exercise a day, but people have become more sedentary over time, said John Thyfault, director of the Health Activity Center. What keeps you sitting?
Heather English became the eighth player in the Columbia College women's basketball program to reach 1,000 points in a career Tuesday in a 76-63 loss at University of the Cumberlands
Trailblazers sophomore Andrea Wikle tore her ACL when she went up for a layup and landed awkwardly last May, but she's hoping to return to the court sooner, not later.
The sixth-seeded Cougars lost to the University of Mobile 2-1 in the second round of the NAIA tournament, ending their season and the college careers of four seniors.
The case was closed Nov. 16 because the Boone County Prosecuting Attorney's Office said there was insufficient evidence to charge the Missouri basketball player.
Bill Shoe, formerly of Columbia, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at Boone Hospital Center. He was 72.
The deadline to participate in the Voluntary Action Center's Christmas program was extended from Nov. 20 to Tuesday. 22 slots remained on Monday; all spots are now filled.
To commemorate the Tigers' first season in the SEC, the Missourian will be awarding those who demonstrated excellence in game day fashion and festivities.
Hot Box Cookies moved to 1013 E. Broadway in September. The relocation is just one of many improvements owner Corey Rimmel hopes to make to the business.
Services will be at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 2, 2012 at Parker Funeral Service. Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. until time of services at the funeral home.