Old friends reunite at Missouri State Senior Games horseshoes competition

Participants came from across the state to compete in the Missouri State Senior Games on Friday. Competitions included pickleball and golf at places like Cosmopolitan Park and the Lake of the Woods Golf Course.

Bill Cannon, 83, and other competitors play horseshoes for both friendship and fun at the Show-Me State Senior Games.

Columbia children perform in Arrow Rock Lyceum's "The Wizard of Oz"

Eight Columbia children cast as munchkins and flying monkeys in the Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre's production of "The Wizard of Oz" invested hours of preparation but said the experience was fun.

Layoffs at Columbia IBM facility could lead to reduction in tax incentives

Under one of several state tax incentives from the Missouri Department of Economic Development, IBM was required to create 600 jobs within three years.

Deaton announces plan to lead institute on global food security

MU Chancellor Brady Deaton will lead the newly christened Brady and Anne Deaton Institute for University Leadership in International Development at MU.

Coming from a rodeo family helps competitor at High School Rodeo Finals

The Krauses have participated in rodeo for more than 20 years and now compete in the sport every weekend as a family.

Student representative discusses UM curators' actions

Amy Johnson of the University of Missouri, Kansas City talks about same-sex partner benefits, strategic planning, tuition and building projects.

MU Faculty Council members will miss Chancellor Deaton

MU Faculty Council Chairman Harry Tyrer cites the increased goal for the fundraiser For All We Call Mizzou and the continuation of the Chancellor's Fund for Excellence as parts of Brady Deaton's legacy.

TELL US: What does being 'green' mean to you?

We're doing some reporting on the ways people in Columbia are reducing their impact on the environment. Will you share your perspective?

Two former softball Tigers on national team

Nicole Hudson and Rhea Taylor were selected to USA Softball Women's National Team on Friday.

FROM READERS: Nancy Rogers honors her father's outlook on life

Memories of a father who lived life as he cherished it and taught his daughter to do the same.

GEORGE KENNEDY: Eliot Battle, Roger Mitchell, Brady Deaton: Three men whose work speaks for itself

It’s the ability to find joy in roles that most of us would find burdensome that makes these three men so memorable.

Long-time Stephens College department head Sue Coates dies at 86

Sue Stringer Coates of Columbia died Friday, June 14, 2013. She was 86.

Sue Stringer Coates, June 15, 1926 — June 14, 2013

FROM READERS: Eliot Battle 'has left a great legacy'

Reader Mary Jo Roberts, Dr. Marjorie Southard Roberts and Merlin Wood contribute this tribute to Eliot Battle, a longtime Columbia educator who died Tuesday.

Search for new MU chancellor begins

Brady Deaton, who has served nearly a decade in the post, announced his retirement Wednesday.

Christina Salmon and Daniel Hopkins were married March 23

Christina Kari Salmon and Daniel Jacob Hopkins were married at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013, at the First Christian Church in Columbia.

Lincoln University room and board rates increase

A student living in a dormitory for fall and spring semesters would pay $260 more a year.