Compassion for her fellow citizens pushed former First Ward Councilwoman Almeta Crayton to accomplish great things for her community. She died Monday.
The Columbia City Council voted 6 to 1 against the proposal. Several council members said its drive-thru and aesthetic didn't complement Columbia's downtown.
Crayton started several programs to help the First Ward. Her Everyone Eats! community dinner began when a group of children came to her home for hot dogs.
Columbia residents pay tribute to Almeta Crayton, following her death on Monday.
Gary Pinkel served as an assistant under Don James for 13 seasons before setting off on his own coaching path. James died Sunday at the age of 80.
A position-by-position look at the St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox going into the World Series, starting Wednesday night at Fenway Park.
Mayor Bob McDavid highlighted Crayton's legacy before leading Monday's Columbia City Council meeting in a moment of silence for the former councilwoman.
Tuesday's decision should also include what penalties several former Miami coaches, including current Missouri basketball coach Frank Haith, might face for alleged rule-breaking during their interactions with Nevin Shapiro, who is serving a 20-year sentence in federal prison for masterminding a Ponzi scheme.
At a gathering of leaders from public colleges and universities, Gov. Jay Nixon said he would include more funding for higher education in his fiscal 2015 budget.
At the last Prescription Drug Take Back event authorities collected almost 650 pounds of prescription drugs.
Several lanes at College Avenue and East Broadway will be closed from 7 p.m. Tuesday until 6 a.m. Thursday for sewer work.
Westridge Drive, from North Circle to Rollins Road, will remain closed until 7 p.m. Tuesday for sewer repairs.
Whether it's damp trousers, faulty equipment or just plain bad luck, Lewis Baumgartner's jokes dig at the sometimes funny, sometimes frustrating job of farming.
The Stephens College volleyball team fell to William Woods at Silverthorne Arena on Monday 25-21, 25-14, 25-15.
Missouri senior Taylor Gohn is tied for first place after the second of three rounds in the Florida International Pat Bradley Invitational on Monday.
Senior setter Molly Kreklow was named Southeastern Conference Player of the Week on Monday.
Missouri women's soccer forward Alyssa Diggs was named the Southeastern Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Monday.
The Missouri women's cross country team earns No. 4 ranking in the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Midwest Regional.
After the bombings at the Boston Marathon, the Red Sox stretched an emotional ceremony into a season-long tribute to honor the victims, doctors and nurses, police and other first-responders who were there for the explosions and their aftermath.
In a season that will be remembered for a rash of driver injuries, not throwing a caution would have been negligent of NASCAR.