Neighbors of elementary school sites have traffic, safety concerns

On the plus side is the potential for increased property values and addressing overcrowding at existing elementary schools.

Columbia Public Schools hosts tour of potential elementary school sites

The school district's Long-range Facilities Planning Committee visited three possible school locations in southwest Columbia on Saturday. The new elementary school is set to open by August 2016.


Oriakhi's new moves spark Missouri basketball win

On the heels of the senior center's pregame dance number, the Tigers trounced the Vanderbilt Commodores 81-59 in front of a sold-out Mizzou Arena. Guard Jabari Brown led the team with 21 points, including 4 three-pointers.

Fifth Ward council candidates talk about use of tax incentives in Columbia

Fifth Ward council candidates say they will be careful using public money to promote economic development.

Another win, amid heavy hearts, for Columbia College men's basketball

Columbia College junior point guard Devin Griffin scored 18 points to lead the Cougars to victory on Coaches vs. Cancer night, just days after learning his grandfather was diagnosed with the disease.  

An 'inspirational' game for Columbia College women's basketball

After the Cougars defeated William Woods 85-64, their 12th straight victory, the teams had an emotional ceremony coinciding with Saturday's Coaches vs. Cancer events.

Missouri coach Haith dons sneakers with suit to raise cancer awareness

The Missouri men's basketball staff wore white and gold athletic shoes with their suits and ties to help raise cancer awareness for the Coaches vs. Cancer foundation.

Hot start, late surge push Hickman boys basketball past Southern Boone

The Kewpies avoided a hangover after their wild win Tuesday and moved to 18-2 on the season with a 70-54 victory over Southern Boone.

Updike wins two events; Missouri gymnastics takes third at Air Force meet

The Tigers earned a team score of 193.000, falling to UC Davis and Air Force.

Missouri wrestling easily dispatches Northern Illinois

The fifth-ranked Tigers won nine of 10 matches Saturday in Dekalb, Ill.

Hickman girls beat Glendale at Camdenton Shootout

Sophomores Emily Miller and Ellie Johnson paced the Kewpies offensively en route to an easy victory.

Perron's two goals help lift Blues over Stars

Blues goalie Jaroslav Halak also made 20 saves in the win.

Stephens College women fall to Lyon College

The Stars dedicated the game to sophomore guard Sam Stirmlinger's mother, Kathy Stirmlinger, who is battling breast cancer.

Terry Bush loved his family, cooking

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Faith Family Fellowship, 710 Missouri 240, Fayette. Services will be held at 1 p.m. at the church.

Thousands march for gun control in Washington

Thousands of people rallied for stricter gun control measures Saturday in the nation's capital, including about 100 residents from Newtown, Conn.

St. Louis Cardinals legend Stan Musial remembered during funeral Mass

During a two-hour Mass, broadcaster Bob Costas delivered a lengthy tribute to Stan Musial. Cardinals standout Albert Pujols and Hall of Famers Bob Gibson and Lou Brock were among those in attendance.

Obama presses liberal agenda as he starts second term

President Barack Obama, emboldened by his victory in November and free from the burden of having to run for re-election, hopes to push progressive legislation through a divided Congress in his second term.

Columbia Disc Golf Club to host 27th annual Ice Bowl Charity Tournament

The competition kicks off at 10 a.m., rain or shine.  All proceeds benefit local food pantries.