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THIS WEEK IN MISSOURI SPORTS: Men's and women's basketball enter final stretch of season

Missouri forward Laurence Bowers shoots a 3-pointer during Missouri's 89-76 win over LSU on Saturday. Bowers had 23 points and 10 rebounds in the game.

The Missouri men's basketball team won two games this week, while the baseball and softball teams had games canceled because of snow.

THE WEEK'S MOST-READ STORIES: Second round of snow commands Columbia's attention

The theme of this week's most read-stories was Columbia's second round of winter storms and how residents dealt with the snow, power outages and road conditions. Here are the week's 10 most-read stories, according to Google Analytics.

God In The Box rouses interfaith conversation in Columbia

The structure, with God In The Box painted in white across the side, was set up Friday night in the Missouri United Methodist Church to explore what God looks like for Columbia residents and visitors

STORIFY: True/False attendees post their way through four days of films, fun

Festival-goers not only shared their thoughts about the decade-old festival's movies, but took to Twitter, Instagram and Vine to capture their True/False experience. Here is a collection of the some of the best posts and photos we saw this weekend.

PHOTO GALLERY: 9-year-old Quinn Bryan entertains on Ninth Street

Quinn Bryan, 9, plays saxophone  Sunday on Ninth Street. Quinn, a fourth-grader, started playing musical instruments, including saxophone and guitar, one and a half years ago.

Carl Edwards ends win drought at Phoenix

Edwards broke the longest slump of his career by winning at Phoenix in 2010. He won for the first time since Las Vegas in 2011 by leading the final 78 laps on the 312-mile race around PIR's odd-shaped oval.

THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: A second snow, the True/False Film Fest activities

COLUMBIA — The best images from Missourian photographers in the past week included the second winter storm that buried Columbia and the celebration of the 10th True/False Film Fest.

Missouri dominates Alabama in regular season finale

The Missouri women's basketball team won its second straight game on Sunday, blowing out Alabama on the road, 88-64. The win gives Missouri the No. 10 seed in the SEC tournament.

William D. Wikoff always gave advice with a smile

William D. Wikoff died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. He was a people person who always had a smile on his face.

Missouri utility measure includes expense tracking

The tracker is part of a proposal that would allow power companies to seek approval for an infrastructure surcharge to be levied between formal rate cases.

William 'Bill' D. Wikoff of Columbia died Feb. 26, 2013

Bill Wifoff was employed by MU in the computer training site located in Pierpoint. In 1989, Bill took early retirement.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Reading newspapers early can educate, build lifelong readers

Dan Burley explains how reading the newspaper as a child helped further his education and will hopefully lead him to a job. This March, the American Press Institute will promote Newspapers in Education Week to encourage reading the newspaper in the classroom.

Concession shelter, restrooms planned for Cosmo Park

A new shelter with a concession area and restroom, slated for construction this spring, is intended to accommodate football, lacrosse and soccer players at Cosmopolitan Park.

 

Dallas Stars pick up 4-1 victory over St. Louis Blues

The St. Louis Blues lost 4-1 to the Dallas Stars. It was the Blue's first regulation loss in their last five road games. 

Day 4: Wrapping up the True/False Film Fest

As the 10th True/False Film Fest comes to a close Sunday night, check out some of Vox Magazine and the Missourian's coverage of this year's festival.

Missouri taxidermist preserves man's best friend

Anthony Eddy, owner of Eddy's Wildlife Studio in Slater, specializes in pet taxidermy. Eddy says he has a two-month waiting list and it can cost thousands of dollars to preserve a pet.

Low Mississippi levels affecting Jefferson County

Residents in some Jefferson County towns along the Mississippi River have been dealing with water shortages because of the low levels along the river.

Missouri budget cuts could eliminate some services for blind people

The number of blind people receiving vocational rehabilitation services has increased 19 percent to almost 2,300 since 2008.

Cardinals manager Mike Matheny has ruptured disk

St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny didn't travel with the Cardinals to Florida on Friday, citing back pain.

Kansas City effort aims to buy, sell abandoned homes

Private organizations have teamed with Kansas City government to reduce the prevalence of vacant structures in the city.

 

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