Retired Air Force Major Tex Badger loved flying, family

He was 89 and dedicated his life to his career as a combat pilot.

Tex Badger, May 4, 1924 — Sept. 26, 2013

Air Force Major Walter B. "Tex" Badger died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013. He was 89.

Gerald 'Jerry' Lehr, May 22, 1942 — Sept. 27, 2013

Gerald “Jerry” Lehr, 71, of Columbia, passed away Sept. 27.

Providence Bowl loss hits deep for Hickman

Hickman fell short 27-10 against rival Rock Bridge on Friday night.

Rock Bridge football brings Providence Bowl victory to south side

The Bruins were able to hold off the Kewpies on Friday night by a score of 27-10 in the annual Providence Bowl.

Columbia College volleyball splits matches in Illinois

The Cougars swept Robert Morris 3-0 before falling 3-2 to Trinity Christian.

New House GOP bill would delay health law by 1 year

As Congress rushes headlong to a Monday night deadline to keep the government funded, the Republican-led House prepared to vote on a measure that would delay the Affordable Care Act for a year — a move Senate Democrats have already said they will not support.


Veto pledged after House OKs yearlong delay in parts of health care law

A companion measure to assure U.S. troops are paid in the event of a government shutdown passed unanimously.


Missouri overcomes slow start, beats Arkansas State 41-19

Missouri improved to 4-0 with a 41-19 win against Arkansas State on Saturday.