On the plus side is the potential for increased property values and addressing overcrowding at existing elementary schools.
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.
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 say they will be careful using public money to promote economic development.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Tigers earned a team score of 193.000, falling to UC Davis and Air Force.
The fifth-ranked Tigers won nine of 10 matches Saturday in Dekalb, Ill.
Sophomores Emily Miller and Ellie Johnson paced the Kewpies offensively en route to an easy victory.
Blues goalie Jaroslav Halak also made 20 saves in the win.
The Stars dedicated the game to sophomore guard Sam Stirmlinger's mother, Kathy Stirmlinger, who is battling breast cancer.
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 of people rallied for stricter gun control measures Saturday in the nation's capital, including about 100 residents from Newtown, Conn.
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.
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.
The competition kicks off at 10 a.m., rain or shine. All proceeds benefit local food pantries.