Missouri men's basketball tries to shake off bad loss

Missouri guard Phil Pressey drives to the basket against Florida guard Mike Rosario in Saturday's game in Gainesville, Fla. Pressey, the preseason Southeastern Conference player of the year, scored only two points and had a career-high 10 turnovers.

It's clear the Tigers still need to better deal with adversity and hostile road environments after being embarrassed Saturday in a lopsided loss to Florida in Gainesville.

Candelight walk, memorial service honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

A candlelight walk and memorial service was held Monday night in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Injuries pile up for Missouri men's basketball team

With Tigers guards Keion Bell and Earnest Ross as well as forward Laurence Bowers all injured, Missouri coach Frank Haith will need to see more production out of his younger players Tuesday against South Carolina.

Xernona Clayton shares stories about friend Martin Luther King Jr.

Clayton knew King personally, both as a family friend and as a fellow activist.

PHOTO GALLERY: Children play live version of Angry Birds at library

Children played a low-tech version of Angry Birds on Monday afternoon at the Columbia Public Library.

Residents reminisce about Dr. Martin Luther King's legacy at community breakfast

Columbia resident Janet Godon volunteered to serve others after hearing a speech Thursday by Martin Luther King III, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s son.

Missouri men's basketball drops to No. 22 in AP Rankings

Missouri (13-4, 2-2 in SEC) fell in the poll after once again struggling on the road and losing badly to then No. 10-ranked Florida 83-52 on Saturday.

Ragtag holds live viewing of presidential inauguration

Ragtag Cinema held a free viewing of the presidential inauguration Monday morning.

FROM READERS: Remembering Stan Musial

John Hall writes about the first baseball player he ever heard of, his hero, Stan Musial.

GENE ROBERTSON: Obama should focus on helping disadvantaged groups

President Barack Obama has failed to improve life for underrepresented communities in America.

ANALYSIS: Obama agenda will confront GOP on debt

Republicans will continue to press the overspending issue, starting this week in the GOP-controlled House.

Stolen vehicle chase results in crash on Garth Avenue

Troopers chased a stolen white Cadillac from Interstate 70 south through Business Loop 70 to Garth Avenue.

ArtTalk: Check out 'Beauty and the Beholder' at Columbia Art League

Jennifer Perlow, owner of PS:Gallery, talks about "Beauty and the Beholder," the Columbia Art League's current exhibit.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: MU demographics and financial comparison

A portrait of the university found on MU's Institutional Research Department website breaks down university demographics and financial information.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: 40 years after Roe v. Wade, women still deserve choice

A woman's decision to choose adoption, end a pregnancy or raise a child must be left to her, her family and her faith, with the counsel of her doctor or health care provider.


Rock Bridge girls basketball pulls away in second half

The Bruins beat East Central (Tulsa, Okla.) 65-46 on Monday after outscoring the opponent 21-8 in the third quarter at the St. Louis MLK Shootout. 

Musial on Matheny's mind at Cardinals fan festival

The Cardinals manager spoke about Hall of Famer Stan Musial, who died on Saturday, as well as a series of failed investments that have left him millions of dollars in debt. 

Rogers Hugh Thomson, 79, was a board member of homeless veterans program

Rogers Hugh Thompson died Wednesday.

Visitation, funeral plans set for Stan Musial

A public visitation will be 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Cathedral Basilica. A private funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the same cathedral. Immediately after the Mass, a funeral procession will travel to Busch Stadium.

Rogers Hugh Thomson, Dec. 19, 1933 — Jan. 16, 2013, of Columbia