Buford 'Bud' Eugene Guyer, 89, fought at the Battle of the Bulge

Buford "Bud" Guyer ran Wolcott Water Systems.

Eldon teenager drowns after falling into drainage system

Efforts to rescue Donald Parker began Friday evening but were suspended until Saturday morning because of extreme conditions. His body was recovered Saturday morning.

Buford 'Bud' Eugene Guyer, Nov. 23, 1923 — May 31, 2013

Bud Guyer fought in World War II Battle of the Bulge, owned Wolcott Water Systems.

Audrey Rottinghaus, Oct. 7, 1950 — May 29, 2013

Audrey (Adrick) Rottinghaus, 62, passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, in her Columbia home.

MU hosts seventh annual rummage sale

MU's annual rummage sale, hosted by the Sustainability Office, filled the MU Surplus Property Saturday morning.

Rebecca Lynn Beard, 45, worked with children, developmentally disabled

Rebecca Lynn Beard devoted her time to working with children and the developmentally disabled.

Audrey Rottinghaus, 62, worked at the MU School of Veterinary Medicine for 31 years

Audrey Rottinghaus died Wednesday, May 29, 2013. She was 62.


Rebecca Lynn McNew Beard, July 5, 1967 — Oct. 2, 1999

Rebecca Lynn McNew Beard, 45, of Columbia, passed away at Boone Hospital Center on May 30, 2013.

Wainwright, Miller lead Cards to doubleheader sweep

Adam Wainwright struck out 10, and St. Louis completed a day-night doubleheader sweep of the San Francisco Giants with a 7-1 win Saturday night. Rookie pitcher Shelby Miller got the win in a 8-0 Cardinals victory in the early game.

Royals beat Rangers on hit-by-pitch play

Texas pitcher Robbie Ross hit Kansas City's David Lough with a pitch with the bases loaded to force in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning, and the Royals beat the Rangers 4-1 Saturday.

Jean Stapleton, TV's Edith Bunker, dies at 90

Stapleton's on-screen roles ranged from "All In the Family" to "You've Got Mail."

Missouri U.S. House hopefuls cite Obama, Social Security

Republican state Rep. Jason Smith and Democratic state Rep. Steve Hodges are using familiar tactics while competing in a special election for a seat representing southeast Missouri's 8th Congressional District.

Frightened Oklahoma residents opt to flee tornadoes

With the damaging effects of Oklahoma City's May 20 twister etched in their minds, many Oklahoma residents chose to flee in hopes of escaping Friday's tornadoes. The result was roadblocked interstates that left residents stranded in their vehicles, a place experts say is the most vulnerable in a tornado.

During storm, even meteorologists take cover

The National Weather Service team in suburban St. Louis temporarily abandoned their jobs Friday night, instead seeking safety from the intense storm.

Jefferson City braces for high Missouri River

Jefferson City Mayor Eric Struemph says experts are taking precautions against flooding caused by high levels on the Missouri River.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: New motorcycle laws reinforce common sense

The motorcycle helmet law should not be degraded to a secondary offense, but rather seat belt laws should be upgraded to a primary offense.

Nutritional labels may soon be appearing on alcoholic drinks

The Treasury Department said this past week that beer, wine and spirits companies can use labels that include serving size, servings per container, calories, carbohydrates, protein and fat per serving.