Rock Bridge girls basketball tops Hickman in calmer rivalry game

Rock Bridge guard Chayla Cheadle celebrates with teammate and forward Cierra Porter after Porter drew a foul in the closing minutes of the Bruins' win over the Kewpies on Wednesday at Hickman High School.

The Bruins 46-34 victory over the host Kewpies on Wednesday night was a much less rowdy event than Tuesday night's boys basketball game between the schools. 

Seniors step up for Missouri women's basketball when it matters

Missouri’s seniors scored 10 of the team's last 13 points in the Tigers' first road win in the Southeastern Conference on Sunday at Mississippi.

Columbia School District investigating fight following Hickman's victory over Rock Bridge

The district did not plan any increased security for Wednesday night's girls basketball game between Hickman and Rock Bridge high schools, Columbia Public School District spokeswoman Michelle Baumstark said.

House near Harrisburg destroyed by fire

Firefighters faced a special challenge getting water to the fire at a house on Route J where the nearest fire hydrant was a mile away.

THE GREAT RESET: Recession, tech kill middle-class jobs

For decades, science fiction warned of a future when we would be architects of our own obsolescence, replaced by our machines; an Associated Press analysis finds that the future has arrived.

PHOTO GALLERY: Justin Robertson goes falconing near Cooper's Landing

Justin Robertson goes falconing with his birds, Maine Koon and Jefe, near Cooper's Landing on Wednesday.

MU Professor Robert Franklin Bussabarger loved art, students

Art professor leaves influence after a nearly 4o-year tenure. Throughout his lifetime, Dr. Bussabarger's passion for art, teaching and travel was evident to students and family.

UPDATE: Haith, Miami allegations on hold

The NCAA says it has found “improper conduct within its enforcement program” during the process of its investigation.

UPDATE: Norm Stewart named as SEC Basketball Legend

Stewart is known for being Missouri's winningest coach, winning 634 games and 14 Big Eight titles from 1967-99. Stewart coached 38 seasons, with six years at Northern Iowa, and has 731 wins to his name. Stewart's career wins ranks him at No. 22 in the NCAA.

Missouri House to consider bonding proposal

Legislation allowing Missouri to issue up to $950 million in bonds has already been filed in the Senate.

DAVID ROSMAN: In case of gun control, the pen is mightier than the sword

Our right to own and bear arms cannot be taken away until either the Court again changes its ruling or when “We the People” ratify a new amendment to the Constitution.

Hickman boys basketball edges Rock Bridge in feisty three-overtime affair

Shortly after Kewpies guard Douglas Johnson's free throw sealed the win, the Hickman student section stormed the court, sparking pushing and shoving from Rock Bridge players caught in the middle of the celebration.

PHOTO GALLERY: Construction projects under way in Columbia

Construction continues at various sites in Columbia on Wednesday. Work at Brookside Apartments at College Avenue and Walnut Street is progressing. Stanley Hall at MU is undergoing repairs. 


Billie Shelton enjoyed volunteer work, cared for family, animals

Billie Shelton supported her husband as he served as vice-president of Spartan Aircraft and later as co-owner and president of Mobile International Inc.

No Columbia School Board election this April

No one is challenging the three incumbents, so it means they will automatically keep their seats.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Source of laws should not matter

It does not matter what source is used for practical information that allows society to prosper peacefully.

AP sources: Panetta opens combat roles to women

The groundbreaking move recommended by the Joint Chiefs of Staff overturns a 1994 rule prohibiting women from being assigned to smaller ground combat units.

Alcohol believed to be a factor in crash that injured three people

Columbia Police said the results of a blood test would determine whether the driver of a car that caused a chain-reaction crash would be arrested.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Early movements coming from the 'Peoples' Visioning'

Peoples' Visioning wants Columbia to raise its Renewable Energy Standard to 80 percent by 2015.

Billie Shelton, Aug. 22, 1916 — Jan. 17, 2013, of Columbia

Billie Shelton, widow to a former vice president of Spartan Aircraft and later co-owner and president of Mobile International Inc., died Thursday, January 17, at the age of 96.