Beulah Ralph worked for Columbia Public Schools for 58 years. She created the district's Home School Communicator Program, developed to help students moving to other schools after desegregation.
Numbers from the Missouri State Highway Patrol show that robberies, burglaries, shots fired and assaults — including those in which a person was shot — have all decreased in 2013. Homicides have increased, however.
Freshman Jordan Frericks and senior Bri Kulas led the Tigers with 16 points each as Missouri beat Southwest Baptist 79-53 in its season-opening exhibition game Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena.
Tennessee coach Butch Jones recruited Maty Mauk during his stint as Cincinnati's coach. Mauk was a record-setting quarterback at Kenton (Ohio) High School, northeast of Cincinnati.
Associated Press correspondent Aye Aye Win has faced danger as a reporter in Myanmar, but she said if she could do everything over again, she would still be a journalist.
Despite speculation that one fraternity member was having brain surgery, FarmHouse's chapter adviser said there were no surgeries as a result of the accident.
The Downtown Community Improvement District has hired Arcturis, a St. Louis firm, to design features that welcome the public, such as sculptures, art or landscaping. The project's total cost is $44,000.
The Red Sox are trying to clinch a World Series title on their own field for the first time since 1918. Anticipation is high in Boston, and prices on the secondary market for even a standing-room ticket were approaching $1,000.
Coach Jeff Fisher wasn't placing blame on backup quarterback Kellen Clemens for falling 1 yard shy of upsetting the Seattle Seahawks. The Rams (3-5) were held to three field goals in a 14-9 loss on Monday night.
The Tigers finished in ninth place while redshirt freshman Michelle Butler came in fourth.
In a 5-2 ruling, the Missouri Supreme Court ruled the same-sex partner of a fallen trooper cannot collect surviving spouse benefits because the couple were not married.
James Franklin, the senior quarterback will be No. 3 on the depth chart for Saturday's game against Tennessee. Coach Gary Pinkel said Franklin is listed as questionable, and Maty Mauk is likely to start.
Ruth Brent Tofle, recipient of the 2013 Distinguished Faculty Award, acknowledges coming to MU as the moment she steered onto a global personal path — which has been dotted with journeys to Morocco, Tunisia and China — and learned to appreciate diversity.
Some women who have changed their last names could be prevented from voting in Texas. This issue needs to be amended quickly.
Brandon Coleman can't present his side of the issue because he was shot and died.
Lila Adams of Columbia died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at the Columbia Manor Care Center. She was 82.
Mary Elizabeth Green Logan died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, of liver failure. She was 45.
The redshirt junior goalkeeper now holds records for career saves, total minutes played and career games.
She was involved with her husband, Gayle, at the Columbia Area Senior Center since the early 1990s.
She loved working as a hairstylist at Hair Design 1000, and attending the Hickman Kewpie basketball games where her son, Cray, played and now coaches the team.