Missouri men's basketball eases past Ole Miss at Mizzou Arena

Missouri continued its home winning streak with a 98-79 win over Ole Miss on Saturday.

Missouri continued its home-winning streak with a 98-79 win over Ole Miss on Saturday.

Missouri wheelchair basketball players find happiness on court

Teammates Alex Ashton, Ethan Linsky and Taylor Moore explain some of the differences between wheelchair basketball and basketball without a wheelchair. 

Hickman boys basketball prevails in high-speed battle against Madison Prep

Pitted against Madison Prep, a team that provided an unprecedented match athletically, the Kewpies came out on top with a late bucket by Jimmy Whitt.

Humane Society's Fur Ball matches animals, people for Valentine's Day

The Central Missouri Humane Society united 34 pets with new homes during its second annual Fur Ball on Saturday. 

Former Columbia College women's basketball assistant returns to coach against Cougars for Stephens

Chris Duncan, who was an assistant coach for the Columbia College women's basketball team, left the Cougars after last season to take over as the head coach of the Stephens College women's basketball team. 

Offense propels Tigers softball in annual Black and Gold game

The Missouri Tigers softball team totaled 19 hits during its annual Black and Gold exhibition game Saturday.

Missouri women' basketball's postseason ambitions remain within reach

The Missouri women's basketball team's win over No. 9 Tennessee breeds hope for postseason opportunities.

Former Missouri football star Jeremy Maclin's foundation hopes to change lives

Former Missouri football standout Jeremy Maclin's foundation hopes to help children living in unstable environments, including those in Columbia.

Columbia Housing Authority, Ridgeway residents discuss low-income housing plans

The Columbia Housing Authority met with the Ridgeway Neighborhood Association and other stakeholders, to discuss the intended construction of affordable housing on land bought in December.

DEAR READER: Thanks for a year of your stories

The Missourian's From Readers section will have its first birthday this weekend. To help celebrate, the Missourian will randomly pick people who have contributed to the section to win prizes next week.

FROM READERS: A mom's tips on how to deal with your child's head lice

Kate Canterbury, a Columbia mother, describes a five-step procedure on what to do if your child gets lice.

WHAT YOU SAID: The best part about the Chinese New Year

We asked people who celebrated the Chinese New Year on Saturday at MU to tell us their favorite part of the celebration.

Ten Columbia wrestlers earn spots in high school state meet

Hickman and Rock Bridge each had three wrestlers win championships, while Fr. Tolton Catholic had one champion in this weekend's district tournament competitions.

Chinese New Year: Year of the snake celebrated at MU

The Mid-Missouri Chinese Association hosted a party Saturday at Memorial Student Union to celebrate the beginning of the year of the snake.

Boone County Sheriff's Department issues two citations during alcohol compliance check

Two employees at separate convenience stores were cited for selling alcohol to minors on Friday.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: There is science to intelligent design

Columbia resident Jim Goff disagrees with Missourian columnist David Rosman's exception to the Missouri House Bill 291 concerning science classes teaching Christian creationist beliefs. 

Fasth leads Ducks past Blues in shootout

Viktor Fasth became the first goalie in eight years to win his first five starts, leading Anaheim to a 6-5 shootout win over St. Louis.

Loretta Jean Hegstad, Aug. 10, 1955 - Feb. 7, 2013, of Columbia

Loretta Jean Hegstad, a Hickman High School and MU graduate who worked in California for many years, died at age 57.

Russell Ronald Jost loved volunteering and sports

Mr. Jost spent his life in service by volunteering in many capacities for his church and community.

Tolton Catholic boys basketball trumps Calvary Lutheran

Three Tolton players reached double figure scoring as the Trailblazers improved to 11-11 on the season.