Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival: Home of pumpkin kings and novel crafts

Pumpkins filled the town of Hartsburg for its 21st annual Pumpkin Festival. The festival drew pumpkin-lovers with a wide variety of pumpkin dishes, crafts and activities.

Homemade robots greeted visitors as windmills and whirligigs spun their wheels and pumpkins filled the town of Hartsburg for its annual pumpkin festival.

Missouri football: Franklin injured, D-line dominates, Pinkel reflects

“I really feel for James,” head coach Gary Pinkel said. “He was really, really visibly upset after the game, and he was having a great year.”

Missouri football silences Bulldogs fans with trick play, upsets Georgia 41-26

With a home game against Florida on the horizon, the work is far from over, but Missouri finally had its first major win its new conference, and it felt good.

Stephens College students work on new image for Columbia Regional Airport

Creative Ink, a marketing firm run by students, will design a new tagline and logo. The re-branding effort is part of a long-term plan to update the airport's image, facilities and services.

'Old-man football': Missouri's playbook had Georgia on its mind

In last season's game against Georgia, Missouri wore down in the fourth quarter, letting a lead slip away and ending up with a 41-20 loss in its first game in the Southeastern Conference. Saturday's win was the opposite.

DEAR READER: Journalist's Creed serves as reminder of values, standards

A portion of the creed, written by the founding dean of the Missouri School of Journalism, is printed each day in the Missourian's editorial page.

Georgia's 'lone trumpeter' continues goosebumps-inducing tradition

The low brass section of the Bulldogs band unleashes a held chord down on the field, but every Bulldog fan points at a uniformed young woman standing in the corner of the upper deck.

LIVE PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri vs. Georgia

The Missouri Tigers football team defeated the Georgia Bulldogs 41-26 at Sanford Stadium in Athens, Ga. View images from inside and outside the stadium.

Wacha, Cardinals edge Dodgers for 2-0 lead in NLCS

The St. Louis Cardinals kept the Los Angeles Dodgers' bats silent for the second straight day, winning 1-0 Saturday for a 2-0 lead in the NL championship series.

Rock Bridge tennis sweeps Timberland High School

All six competing players at Rock Bridge High School qualified for the sectional tournament on Tuesday after sweeping the district tournament.

High school marching bands take center stage at Memorial Stadium

Students from across Missouri participated in the Champion of Champions Marching Band Contest on Saturday. The event is hosted by MU's band program.

Columbia College women's soccer defeats Lyon College

The Cougars improved to 7-1 in the American Midwest Conference. A win next week would put them in first place in the conference.

Fans react on social media after Missouri football upset

The Missouri Tigers beat Georgia on the road Saturday, and fans took to social media to let the world know how they were feeling during the game.

UPDATE: Gov. Nixon delays execution, asks for new lethal injection protocol

An execution set for Oct. 23 will be delayed, and the Department of Corrections will develop a new lethal injection protocol, Gov. Jay Nixon announced Friday.

GUEST COMMENTARY: More attention should be placed on food sovereignty

Increasing the world's food supply won't end hunger unless we address inequality and injustice.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Health Care Act makes preventive screenings possible

Twenty-seven million currently insured women have already benefited from access to fully covered women’s preventive services, including breast exams and mammograms.

PHOTO: Runners raise breast cancer awareness in Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

Since 1983, the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5K run has become a beacon for breast cancer awareness and a tribute to those who have died from the disease.

Columbia College volleyball loses twice at Spartan Invitational

The No. 22 Cougars lost in five sets to Cornerstone University and No. 19 Grand View University.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge Elementary keeps tradition cooking with Chicken BBQ

The school's culinary custom is so long running that some parents remember it from their time at Rock Bridge Elementary.

TIGERS REPORT LIVE: Missouri vs. Georgia

The Missouri Tigers defeated the Georgia Bulldogs 41-26 Saturday at Sanford Stadium in Athens, Ga. The Missourian provided score updates and social media posts during the game.