PHOTO GALLERY: Car show brings out enthusiasts of historic vehicles

Cars from a variety of time periods made an appearance Sunday at the 39th Annual Old Wheels Car Show in Nifong Park. The event attracted car enthusiasts of all ages eager to learn about the historic vehicles.

The Old Wheels Car Club's 39th annual show featured cars from several different time periods.

Lady of lifting Libby Cowgill 'totally crushed it' at strongman competition

Forty-two athletes competed Saturday in the Show-Me Strength Strongman and CrossFit Challenge. Among them was Libby Cowgill, who was competing in such an event for the first time.

Walk to End Alzheimer's raises $60,000 to fight disease

Those with Alzheimer's disease and those whose lives have been impacted by it gathered for the Walk to End Alzheimer's on Sunday at Stephens Lake Park.

Missouri moves into AP poll at No. 25

Arizona State, Mississippi and Maryland dropped out of the rankings as Alabama continued to hold its No. 1 spot.

UPDATE: Aspen Heights party ends in gunfire early Sunday

A fight at the new student housing complex ended in gunfire early Sunday morning, when a man fired shots into the air outside a party. No one was injured, and the investigation is ongoing.

MU student uses TV role to encourage women to hunt

On "Dressed to Kill TV," a new women's hunting show set to air next year, Alex Templeton attempts to break the mold for female hunters. 

GUEST COMMENTARY: The newspaper is all about the community

Newspapers should make a difference in the communities they serve and stand up for their citizens.

THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Columbia woman dies in car accident; Missouri fans take over Nashville

This week's most read stories include the death of a Columbia woman in a car accident Friday, news about the local effects of the national government shutdown, and reports from the Missouri football team's 51-28 blowout of Vanderbilt on Saturday.

THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Missouri swimming teams victorious, new ropes course opens

Photos from the last week show the Missouri swimming team taking the Show-Me Showdown title and participants trying out MU's new ropes course.

THIS WEEK IN MISSOURI SPORTS: Missouri football defeats Vanderbilt; volleyball 18-0 on season

Missouri football won its first conference game 51-28 against Vanderbilt, and the volleyball team achieved an 18-0 record by defeating Auburn.

Rough Saturday night for Rock Bridge football

The Rock Bridge football team suffered its worst loss of the season Saturday night at the hands of Helias Catholic, losing 59-21. The loss brings the Bruins' record down to 4-2.

Walk brings community together to fight hunger

Columbia residents make fighting hunger a family affair at Sunday afternoon's CROP Hunger Walk. The event raised more than $4,000 for local and global charities.

Pirates edge Cardinals 5-3, take 2-1 lead in NLDS

The Cardinals are on their last leg for game four of the series at 2 p.m. Monday.


Boehner to Obama: No debt hike without concessions

The United States moved closer to the possibility of the first-ever default on the government's debt Sunday as Speaker John Boehner adamantly ruled out a House vote on a straightforward bill to boost the borrowing authority without concessions from President Barack Obama.

Perfect Chiefs rally for 26-17 win over Titans

The Chiefs are off to their best start since 2003 after a win in Tennessee on Sunday improved their record to 5-0.

Rams end slump, beat winless Jaguars 34-20

Ten days after being blown out by the San Francisco 49ers, the St. Louis Rams bounced back for a 34-20 victory over Jacksonville on Sunday. The win breaks a three-game losing streak.

New technology offers clues into New Madrid Fault's future

A seismologist says there is a "good chance" the fault could produce a damaging earthquake in the next 50 years.

Midwest state lawmakers: Don't blame me for shutdown

Republican governors and state legislators throughout the Midwest worked all week to separate themselves from association with the federal government shutdown.

Judge orders back pay for central Missouri treasurer

The Morgan County treasurer has been awarded more than $93,000 after a judge found that she had wrongly been paid less than other officials in the central Missouri county for eight years.