Dorothy Weir founded 'Red' Weir Athletic Supply in Columbia

Co-founder of "Red" Weir Athletic Supply, Dorothy Jo Weir, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. She was 83.

Dorothy Jo Weir, Nov. 10, 1928-Nov. 1, 2012, formerly of Columbia

Dorothy Jo Weir, 83, of Rocheport died November 1, 2012.

Fisher's comeback season with Rams skids into halfway point

The Rams' bye week comes halfway through the season, and coach Jeff Fisher uses the analogy that it's halftime. There is still plenty of time left.

Missouri voters to decide 4 ballot measures

Missouri voters will vote on ballot measures that deal with the appointment of appellate judges, the St. Louis Police Department, the state's tobacco tax and a component of the Affordable Care Act.

MISSOURI FOOTBALL: Florida Gators defeat Tigers 14-7

The Missouri Tigers football team lost to the Florida Gators on Saturday at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Fla.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hickman football beats Rock Bridge in overtime

Hickman High football slipped past Rock Bridge 10-7 in overtime on Friday night in the district playoff game.

Hickman football defeats Rock Bridge in district playoff game

Hickman defeated Rock Bridge 10-7 during overtime in the district football playoff game. The Bruins led 7-0 until the Kewpies scored in the final minute.

ArtTalk: Terell Stafford Quintet to perform Billy Strayhorn at Murry's

Josh Chittum, an assistant director at "We Always Swing" Jazz Series, shares his excitement over Terell Stafford Quintet's performance on Sunday at Murry's.

Florida fans ready to welcome Missouri to the Southeastern Conference

The Gators host the Tigers at 11 a.m. Saturday. The game will be televised on ESPN2.

TIGERS REPORT: Florida, Missouri football teams in uncharted territory

For the first time this year, the Florida Gators will be heading into a game following a loss, and the Missouri Tigers will be coming off an SEC victory. The two face off Saturday.

Growth in neighborhoods old and new affects 46th District

Democrat Stephen Webber and Republican Fred Berry are competing to represent the new House district, which encompasses much of the city's Fourth and Fifth wards.


State representative candidate Webber has deep roots in Columbia

Stephen Webber, who has represented the 23rd District for four years, will try to win another term, this time in the 46th District.

Republican candidate Berry a last-minute addition to 46th District ticket

Fred Berry says he would bring honor and integrity to the state representative office as he runs against incumbent Stephen Webber in the 46th House District.

In new Christian hymnal, poetry guides the page

MU professor Craig Roberts helped edit a hymnbook that is about to undergo its second printing.

Running back Deven Larry quietly finds place in Hickman football tradition

Deven Larry doesn't say much, but he has produced on the field for the Kewpies this season. Coach Arnel Monroe says he deserves to be mentioned among the most talented running backs to play for Hickman.

TIGER KICKOFF: Missouri football's McGaffie using Batman to succeed in senior season

Receiver Gahn McGaffie has been a Batman fan since he was young, with a large tattoo of a bat across his upper back to prove it. In his senior season, he's trying to rise to the occasion — just like Batman.

Captains anchor Rock Bridge football team's defense

All four captains for the Bruins come from the defensive side of the ball, and for them, the coin toss is sacred.

Health care on minds of Columbia voters

Along with jobs and unemployment, health care is playing a role in Columbia residents' voting decisions.

Missouri Task Force 1 performs search-and-rescue missions in New York

Missouri Task Force 1 departed Columbia for the East Coast Tuesday to help recovering cities from the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

Endangered hellbenders reproduce for second year at St. Louis Zoo

The Saint Louis Zoo has learned new techniques to increase reproduction rates of endangered Ozark hellbenders.