FROM READERS: Paxton Keeley students draw their favorite celebrities

Paxton Keeley students drew their favorite celebrity in Carol Stoddart's art class. Take a look at some of the portraits.

Travel doesn't faze Missouri gymnasts

Despite facing No. 17 Kentucky on the road in the second televised meet of the season, the team embraces the SEC crowds.

Missouri baseball counting on new-look infield

The Tigers will open the season Friday at Southern Mississippi with an infield that features junior Dillon Everett as the only returning starter. He'll  be surrounded by a cast of highly-touted junior college transfers. 

GEORGE KENNEDY: Food Bank helps feed Missourians young and old

Last year, the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri gave away 27,401,323 pounds of food. That’s the equivalent of a little more than 21 million meals.

DEAR READER: Your Missourian sports section is a winner

The Missourian sports department was recognized by the Associated Press Sports Editors for 11 awards, its most since 2001. The formula: the story less traveled.

Missouri softball wins a pair in Santa Barbara

The Tigers beat the Guachos 11-3 in five innings. Later, the team beat the Fresno State Bulldogs 4-0.

Missouri gymnastics loses close competition to Kentucky

Freshman Miranda Eubank and sophomore Rachel Updike took event titles in the team's 194.250-194.125 loss.

Vehicle strikes Going Bonkers family fun center

A vehicle crashed into the Going Bonkers family fun center Friday morning. No one was injured in the accident.

ArtTalk: "Longviews" show, Art of Food event sure to be interesting

Katie Rapp, a marketing intern for Orr Street Studios, is excited for the "Longviews" show — on exhibit now until March — and the Art of Food event on March 20.

California players lead Missouri softball into the new season

Three Tigers players will share their home state with their team when Missouri makes a swing through California to open its season.

Rock Bridge girls basketball uses size to its full potential

The Bruins have overcome the loss of post presence Hannah Dressler to maintain control in the paint.


Missouri diver fights through injuries to keep competing

Redshirt sophomore Loren Figueroa looks to win an SEC title despite knee, shoulder, and foot injuries.

Keion Bell finds stride for Missouri men's basketball

Tigers guard Keion Bell's performance was inconsistent early in the season — sometimes scoring 20, sometimes not scoring at all. But it appears Bell has found his stride in Southeastern Conference play.

Hickman's Johnson faces tall task against St. Joseph's Academy

Hickman sophomore Ellie Johnson will be counted on to play big against a tall St. Joseph's Academy team on Friday night. 

Rock Bridge wrestlers enjoy first round success with favorite treats

Rock Bridge wrestlers are looking forward to competing in the state tournament this weekend...and then eating sweets afterwards.


Frances Mayer Rikli, May 29, 1919 — Feb. 13, 2013

Frances Mayer Rikli died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. She was 93.

Frances Mayer Rikli

Frances Mayer Rikli died Wednesday, February 13. She was 93.  

Missouri Democrats propose ban on assault weapons

Rep. Rory Ellinger of University City filed a bill this week that would require gun owners to give up their assault weapons within 90 days of the measure's passage.

Q&A: Meteorites strike Earth every few months

This week, there have been a meteor explosion in the skies above the Ural Mountains and the passage of asteroid 2012 DA14 near earth.

Mountain lion sighting confirmed in Carter County

A motion-activated camera took a picture of the animal walking away from the carcass of an elk at the Peck Ranch Conversation Area.