Columbia College men's basketball still undefeated

The Cougars defeated Indiana University South Bend 71-54 on the first day of the Cougars vs. Cancer Classic.

Columbia College women's basketball starts with win

The Cougars women's basketball team beats AIB College of Business (Iowa) 82-52 in the Cougars vs. Cancer Classic.

Rally falls short for Missouri women's basketball team at Memphis

The Missouri women's basketball team could not contain Memphis' Nicole Dickson in a 72-69 loss Saturday in the Tigers' first true road game of the season.

Traveling pastor brings together Chinese Christian Church

Pastor Billy Ko brings experience from across the country and around the world to the Chinese Christian community.

Proposed House resolution aims to enshrine farming, hunting, fishing rights in constitution

State Rep. Jason Smith, R-Salem, says threats from animal rights groups make the amendment necessary.

Hickman girls basketball team takes Rolla Tournament title

Hickman High School's girls basketball team defeated Waynesville in the championship game of the Rolla Tournament.

Post-election reports show $400,000 raised in final days

Republicans outraised Democrats with $222,598 compared with $172,960.

Marcia Easley, Jan. 5, 1943 — Dec. 29, 2012, of Columbia

Robert "Gene" Riddell 11/5/1958 - 12/24/2012

Robert Eugene Riddell Jr., 54, had passion for racing, local products

Robert Eugene "Gene" Riddell Jr. died Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, after a battle with cancer.

Annavesta Watchinski, 90, dedicated time to helping others

Annavesta Watchinski 9/23/1922 - 12/28/2012

Mildred Pifer 1923 - 12/27/2012

Mildred Rae Pifer, 89, retired nurse

Guide to the 'fiscal cliff': Hard or soft landing?

A combination of fiscal deadlines has led to a convergence of spending cuts and higher taxes set to take effect Jan. 1. Here's a look at the issues and the effect on the economy if lawmakers can't reach a deal.