FROM READERS: Photos from Rock Bridge High School's production of "Urinetown: The Musical"

The Rock Bridge Performing Arts Department is presenting "Urinetown: The Musical" Friday and Saturday night at 7 p.m. They are also having a performance Sunday at 3 p.m. The performances are in the school's Performing Arts Center. Tickets for the event are $7.

Boone County, national voter turnout decreases in 2012 election

Fewer people participated in Tuesday's election both nationwide and in Boone County, which indicates that campaigns have failed to mobilize the electorate.


L.A. Nickell Golf Course plans three-phase renovation process

The meeting to hear public comment on the renovations to the golf course will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the L.A. Nickell Clubhouse.

Race to win Third Ward seat starts between Kespohl, Skala

Both candidates have said they hope their election in April will be friendlier than the last one in 2010.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tennessee campus before Saturday's football game against Missouri

A quick look at some of the landmarks on the University of Tennessee campus.

Drought has two-pronged effect on deer season

The drought contributed to the fewest acorns in the 52-year history of the oak mast survey, white oaks were hurt worse than red oaks. Since deer will go to red oaks for food, wise hunters are trying to find red oaks. Even with the outbreak of a fatal disease statewide, a good hunting season is forecast.

Missouri prohibits use of crossbows in archery season

The Missouri Department of Conservation has received requests to extend the use of crossbows into regular archery season. Missouri prohibits the use of crossbows in archery season on the grounds that the weapons are more like firearms than traditional archery equipment.

Missouri football and men's basketball players tweet about birthdays, faith and the election

Get a glimpse of what Missouri football and men's basketball players tweeted about this week as they prepared for their games against Tennessee and Southern Illinois University- Edwardsville this weekend.

TIGERS REPORT: For Missouri and Tennessee, a must-win game Saturday

Missouri and Tennessee have both seen a strength on one side of the ball — the Tigers on defense, the Volunteers on offense — offset by struggles on the other side.

FROM READERS: Columbia Metro Rotary Club dedicated to helping students with literacy

Last month, Columbia Metro Rotary presented its annual Literacy Development Award to the Columbia Public Schools' Title I program.

Columbia tobacco store struggles after change in tobacco rolling law

Bruce Hendren, owner of Columbia tobacco shop Roll On, said a change in federal law regarding roll-your-own cigarette machines has crippled his business.


TIGER KICKOFF: Ten things you didn't know about Tennessee

From aquatic tailgating to indecent exposure, the University of Tennessee and the city of Knoxville have storied histories and a host of unique traditions.

TIGER KICKOFF: Missouri football benefiting from Marcus Murphy's quickness

Returner Marcus Murphy, a backup at tailback, has capitalized on the opportunities he's had to get the ball into his hands, coming in at second for most touchdowns on the team.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri volleyball loses at home to Florida

The Tigers were swept 3-0 by Florida for the second time this season Friday evening at the Hearnes Center.

Rock Bridge freshman striker at the center of attention

Rock Bridge soccer coaches and players have different views on how much attention freshman Tarnue Tyler deserves. 

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri women's basketball wins regular season opener against St. Louis

The Missouri women's basketball team beat St. Louis University 67-51 in the Tigers' regular season opener Friday night at Mizzou Arena.

Bruins boys soccer team is determined to win state title

Rock Bridge Bruins boys soccer team will attempt to knock out Kickapoo High School Saturday en route to a state semi-final appearance.

MU's Army ROTC inducts nine veterans into Hall of Fame

MU's Army ROTC added nine veterans into his Hall of Fame on Friday in Jesse Wrench Auditorium.

Wreath-laying ceremony takes place at MU to honor veterans

Veterans, families and students gathered on Friday for the annual wreath-laying ceremony in honor of Veterans Day on Sunday.

Columbia College men's soccer stays positive despite first loss

Hannibal-LaGrange men's soccer obtained an automatic bid to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics national tournament after defeating the Cougars.