Big winners share lessons, risks of Powerball win

A Missouri woman who won more than $6 million from a split of a $224 million Powerball, said she still shops at discount stores and lives on a fixed income six years later.

J. KARL MILLER: Military leaders must not forget leadership principles

That these indiscretions involving moral turpitude of military commanders are no longer isolated events raises my ire above the boiling point.

DAVID ROSMAN: Fiscal cliff debate should include military and social spending

The arguments that the maintaining of military spending protects the jobs, direct and indirect, of millions of Americans is proper. However, the same argument can be said about Supplemental Security Income (SSI), federal health care and other “welfare” programs.

Dr. Venkataseshu Kuppuswamy Ganjam lived life with passion for teaching

In 1981, Dr. Ganjam accepted a job at MU where he was a professor of veterinary biomedical sciences

Senior brings humor to leadership role with Hickman girls basketball

Senior forward Cherish Walton will be key to implementing a new offensive scheme for the Kewpies this season. It will be up to her to determine when it’s time to tell a joke or get down to business.

Marylou Mayse was involved with Show Me Farms, other business endeavors

Marylou Mayse and her husband were involved in many business endeavors including Family Pawn Stores and Show Me Farms.

The Bamboo Terrace restaurant stems from couples' culinary aspirations

Married couples Celeste Chen and John Jiang and Helen and Ming Lu decided to open their restaurant in Columbia after a trip to China.

MU students lobby via Twitter to get Dixon back on court

Most of the tweets expressed support for getting Missouri guard Michael Dixon Jr. off the bench and back on the team, regardless of accusations of sexual assault against him, which did not result in criminal charges.

Arrest made at location of Halloween night shooting

Lonnie Avant of Columbia was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of receiving stolen property, unlawful possession of a firearm and distribution of a controlled substance at a Southview Drive home where a shooting occurred on Oct. 31.

Marylou Mayse, Jan. 29, 1948 — Nov. 26, 2012, of Columbia

Marylou Mayse, along with her husband, Don, were involved in many business endeavors including Family Pawn Stores and Sho Me Farms.


LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Congressional policies should affect citizens equally

Congress' actions should affect all citizens in the same way, not based upon household income.

UPDATE: Medical groups campaign for Medicaid expansion in Missouri

A new coalition of hospitals and the primary care association announced a campaign Wednesday to try to persuade state officials to expand Medicaid eligibility by highlighting the economic benefits.

Venkataseshu Kuppuswamy Ganjam, July 6, 1940 — Nov. 26, 2012, of Columbia

Venkataseshu Kuppuswamy Ganjam died Nov. 26 at University Hospital.

ArtTalk: Missouri Contemporary Ballet to hold choreographic installation show on Thursday

Craig Rooney, from the Missouri Contemporary Ballet's board of directors, talks about Thursday's choreographic installation performance.

Hickman basketball reaches finals of People's Bank Invitational

The team beat Fort Zumwalt South High School, 58-37, and will face Westminster in the finals.

Columbia College women's volleyball stays perfect in pool play

The Cougars beat Madonna University, 3-1.

Chiefs' offensive line has been solid despite tough season

The Broncos came into Sunday's game against the Chiefs with a league-leading 35 sacks, but the only ones allowed by the Chiefs were to Von Miller and Wesley Woodyard, and only Woodyard's was for a significant loss. The offensive line is rarely a sexy topic. Even more rarely is it the one thing that coaches, players and fans can feel good about.

Report finds diversity lacking in college football leadership positions

A report released Wednesday by The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport at the University of Central Florida said that 100 percent of FBS conference commissioners were held by white men at the beginning of the 2012-13 academic year.

Rams' Amendola wearing protective boot, still hopes to play Sunday

Rams wide receiver Danny Amendola has been wearing a walking boot since picking up a heel injury last week. Amendola, who has 51 catches and an 11.3-yard average, was optimistic about playing Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers.

Montana mountain range site of dinosaur die-off

The curator of vertebrate paleontology at the Cincinnati Museum said they have found fossils of 16 individual dinosaurs. Although no single dinosaur is laid out at the site in its entirety, there are complete parts of dinosaurs such as feet, tail bones and leg bones all together.