Kulas' big effort helps Missouri women's basketball beat Gamecocks

Missouri forward Bri Kulas shoots over South Carolina forward Ashley Bruner Thursday at Mizzou Arena. Kulas scored a season high of 26 points, contributing to the Missouri Tigers 65-58 win against the Gamecocks.

Bri Kulas led the Tigers with 26 points and 12 rebounds in a 65-58 victory Thursday to become postseason eligible for the first time since 2007. 

Missouri women's basketball team holds off No. 14 South Carolina

The victory improves the Tigers' chances of postseason play by moving their record to 16-13 overall and 5-10 in the Southeastern Conference.

FAA will close airport tower in Columbia if budget compromise fails

The air traffic control tower would be one of more than 100 that would be closed, but a city spokesman said American Airlines, Frontier Airlines and non-commercial service wouldn't be interrupted.


TRUE/FALSE: See festivalgoers' one-word reviews; contribute your own

What one word best describes the True/False Film Fest movie you just saw? See what others have said, and share your reviews via social media, text message or email.

Academic schedule to remain unchanged despite snow, MU Faculty Council says

The council decided Feb. 21 will be counted as an academic school day because MU closed after 1 p.m., allowing for many classes to be held.

SOCIAL TRUE/FALSE: Pictures and updates from the 2013 True/False Film Fest

Keep up with social media sharing in one spot, without leaving the Missourian's site. And join the fun by using the #truefalse hashtag on Twitter or Instagram.

Hickman girls basketball beats Camdenton, advances to district final

Kendahl Adams scored 18 points and Jordan Matthews added 13 in the 67-48 district tournament semifinal.

Marquette Murrell energizes Columbia College men's basketball in AMC tournament opener

Senior forward Marquette Murrell's presence on the court helped Columbia College beat Hannibal-LaGrange 67-52 Thursday night.

Missouri men's basketball team cruises past South Carolina

The Tigers were led by senior guard Keion Bell, who scored 18 points in the first half and 24 points in the game. Jabari Brown also added 23 points.

Rock Bridge girls basketball uses quick start to rout Jefferson City

Behind suffocating defense and spot-on 3-point shooting, the Bruins put away Jefferson City 63-11 in the semifinals of the Class 5, District 9 tournament.

Columbia attorney nominated as candidate for Missouri Court of Appeals

Skip Walther, former president of the Missouri Bar, was selected as one of three nominees to fill a vacancy on the appellate court. The governor has 60 days to select one of the three.

Columbia College names new science building for retiring president

The Columbia College Board of Trustees recently announced that its new, state-of-the-art science center will be called the Gerald T. and Bonnie M. Brouder Science Center.

GEORGE KENNEDY: It's hard to find optimism when politicians make poor choices

Republicans' refusal to cooperate with proposed bills is creating a standstill in Jefferson City.

Heavy snow on roofs forces Walmart, Sam's Club to temporarily close

Twenty-one construction workers started shoveling snow off the roof of the Sam's Club on 101 Conley Rd. at 6:30 a.m. Thursday.

UPDATE: 200 mid-Missouri residents still without power after storm

Boone Electric Cooperative was working to restore power to about 200 households as of 4 p.m., according to a news release.

Shelter Financial Bank sets March closing date

After 13 years in business, a local bank operated by Shelter Insurance anticipates a March 22 closure.

FROM READERS: MU student co-founds Bottlcap app on Google Play

Brad Siegler, a senior journalism student studying strategic communication, is the co-founder and CEO of Bottlcap, an app that brings subscribers coupons, drink specials and other content tailored to a specific location. Here, he details his experience creating the app.

February going down as second snowiest on record

Columbia received 20.5 inches of snow in February, behind only the 23.3 inches the city received in February 2011.

Day 1: A guide to True/False

Now in its 10th year, the True/False Film Fest screens more than 40 documentary films and hosts other events during the four-day festival. Here's what you need to know.

Low funding leaves Community Action unable to help repeat customers

Central Missouri Community Action, which provides emergency funding for those who have had their utilities shut off, ran out of crisis funds in January and may not have funding for the summer program.