A proposed gun policy, which would allow two district employees to carry concealed handguns, was also discussed.
Some of the faith leaders recounted stories of church members who had health problems that could be solved by Medicaid expansion.
Quick improvement helped Sam Harrison move from a novice to a member of the Rock Bridge boys varsity golf team that is competing Monday and Tuesday at the Class 4 state championships.
A sloppily played first inning resulted in seven Rock Bridge runs, all the Bruins needed to end the Kewpies' postseason.
Losing its starting catcher in the first inning wasn’t the only obstacle Rock Bridge had to overcome in a 7-3 victory over Hickman on Monday in the semifinals of the Class 5, District 9 tournament.
The Rock Bridge High School boys golf team is in fourth place after the first day of the MSHSAA Boys Golf Championship on Monday at the Rivercut Golf Course in Springfield.
Olivier Limacher was transported to University Hospital, where he was listed in fair condition Monday evening.
The water main would be located north of Interstate 70 and just east of U.S. 63.
Residents of Ash Street Place apartments who were forced to move out after an April 9 fire have gone to court to stop the complex's owner from destroying their belongings. The owner claims the belongings may be contaminated by asbestos, but the residents want proof.
The Boone County Children's Commission will have nine members who will serve staggered terms. The tax is expected to generate an estimated $5.4 million per year.
A parklet is a small man-made green space that converts parking spaces into a temporary park.
Popular flights to and from Orlando, Fla., end after six months. Southwest and United Airlines keep coming up as suggested replacements.
The Parks and Recreation Department releases a summary of progress made on capital improvement projects four times a year.
The actions include sharing faculty across campuses, opening a federal relations office in Washington, D.C., and creating a central bank that would be used to fund programs and other investments. The UM System has asked each campus to give feedback on specific actions proposed in the document by Thursday.
The Hickman girls soccer team beat Rock Bridge 2-1 in double overtime Monday in the semifinals of the Class 3, District 9 tournament in Sedalia.
Both Rock Bridge doubles teams advanced to the state tournament with wins Monday in the Class 2 Section 5 sectionals.
A longtime drama teacher at Hickman High School, Joyce Anne Walker directed plays and coached competitive speech and drama.
Jon Engleking was last seen heading downtown on Stadium Boulevard on a red Trek bicycle around 4 p.m. on May 6, his mother Peggy Engleking said.
Marvin Leslie Jones of Columbia pleaded guilty Monday in Boone County Circuit Court to two counts of forcible sodomy and one count of forcible rape.
Margaret A. Misiak of Columbia died Tuesday, May 7, 2013. She was 83.