Missouri men's basketball falters at Ole Miss

Missouri's Keion Bell struggles to keep the ball from Mississippi's Murphy Holloway in Saturday's game at C.M. "Tad" Smith Coliseum in Oxford, Miss.

Off-balanced shooting. Too many missed threes. Missed layups. Sloppy passes. Timid play. Final score 64-49 Ole Miss.

Allison becomes Columbia resident, files for mayor on same day

Columbia mayoral candidate Sam Allison established city residency and filed to run for office on the same day. City Clerk Sheela Amin said the city's charter and ordinances establish no minimum residency requirements for City Council candidates.


Mississippi forward Murphy Holloway gets past Missouri men's basketball

The Rebels' Murphy Holloway had plenty to be happy about, scoring 22 points on 8-of-12 shooting with six rebounds in Missouri's 64-49 loss.

PHOTO GALLERY: Volunteers pick up garbage around stream at Grindstone Nature Area

The Crawdads Missouri Stream Team Cleanup takes place on the second Saturday of every month and is open for volunteers.

PHOTO GALLERY: Churches prepare and deliver food to the community

Volunteers gathered at Fifth Street Christian Church to prepare and package food to be delivered to the community for the Feed the Community event.

Rain to give way to sleet and snow, eventually accumulating 1 to 2 inches

Snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches is expected in Columbia.

Police arrest man following discovery of marijuana in Eighth Street apartment

Officers discovered more than 70 marijuana plants, equipment to grow and harvest the plants and psychedelic mushrooms.

FROM READERS: Seven food trends to watch for in 2013

From homemade sodas to "mature kids" menus, Scott Rowson, who publishes the food blog Show-Me Eats, reviews food trends he expects to take hold in 2013.

Donald J. Belcher, Aug. 21, 1930 - Jan. 11, 2013, of Rocheport

Donald J. Belcher, 82, of Rocheport died Friday.

Donald J. Belcher enjoyed gardening, fishing and spending time with his family

The funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday with a one hour visitation prior at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Parish.

Barbara Cantrell loved family and travel

Barbara Cantrell, 80, of Columbia died Thursday. She loved helping those in need.

Jesse 'J.P.' Perry loved being outdoors with family, volunteering

Jesse Perry was the owner of J.P. Perry Wrecker Service from 1981 to 1997, and he later worked for Doug Perry Towing Service.

Frances P. Phillippe, 88, of Columbia died

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Park Cemetery

Adam Dale McBride, June 14, 1989 - Jan. 11, 2013, of Columbia

Visitation and a memorial service will be held Sunday at Memorial Funeral Home.

An aspiring sports journalist, Adam McBride stayed active, loved family

Adam Dale McBride died Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. He was 23.

J.P. Perry, Nov. 29, 1941 - Jan. 11, 2013, of Columbia

Visitation and a funeral service will be held Tuesday at Memorial Funeral Home.

Barbara Jean Cantrell, July 4, 1932 - Jan. 10, 2013, of Columbia

Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Memorial Funeral Home.

Frances P. Phillippe, July 13, 1924 - Jan. 11, 2013, of Columbia

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Park Cemetery.

UPDATE: Mo. auditor confirms insolvency of Second Injury Fund

Schweich said the fund had a balance of $3.2 million at the end of 2012 with unpaid obligations of $28.1 million, leaving a deficit of about $25 million.

Hickman girls basketball holds off Nerinx Hall

The Hickman girls basketball team beat Nerinx Hall 58-48 on Saturday afternoon in St. Louis to improve to 12-1 this season.