'Befitting' service celebrates life of Almeta Crayton

Friends, family and community leaders gathered for the memorial of Almeta Crayton, Columbia's first black city councilwoman, who died Oct. 21.

Crowds gathered Friday at Second Missionary Baptist Church to celebrate and remember Almeta Crayton. Speakers recalled the former councilwoman's service to Columbia.


Longtime guitarist Ed Riegler introduces his sound, message in new album

Lifelong musician Ed Riegler has recorded an album combining his interest in healthy food and recent marriage to his wife, Sharon.

Columbia native's covers of Chinese songs go viral

Briana Marsh's YouTube videos of her covering popular Chinese songs have garnered millions of views.

TIGER KICKOFF: L'Damian Washington was raised on the bright side

L’Damian Washington will remember last Saturday's overtime loss not for the field goal but for his mother, Sonya.

Rams' Lance Kendricks gets it done receiving, blocking

This season, the St. Louis tight end has 20 catches for 159 yards and three touchdowns. Eleven of his receptions have been for first downs. He had a season-high five catches against Dallas.

Day of the Dead: Centro Latino dinner marks Dia de los Muertos

Centro Latino served up a dinner celebrating Dia de los Muertos — Day of the Dead. The money raised from the dinner go toward operating costs and Centro Latino programs.

STRIPES tightens Aspen Heights drop-off policy after lockdown

STRIPES will take patrons to the Aspen Height housing complex only if they have devices to open the complex's gate. The decision is in response to a lockdown at the complex that began Oct. 14.

TIGERS REPORT: Missouri hopes to recover with victory against Tennessee

The first loss of the season has left many asking how the Tigers will bounce back this week against the Tennessee Volunteers.

TIGER KICKOFF: 10 things you didn't know about Tennessee

From the War of 1812 to the movie "Pulp Fiction," here are 10 things you didn't know about the University of Tennessee and the town of Knoxville, Tenn. 

TIGER KICKOFF: Five questions for Missouri defensive end Shane Ray

This week, we asked sophomore defensive end Shane Ray five random questions, ranging from movies to class.

TIGER KICKOFF: Copeland's Corner

Missouri Tigers offensive lineman Max Copeland is free from his two-week media suspension, and just in time for Halloween! This week, he discusses scarring trick-or-treat memories, his favorite horror movie and some nostalgic '90s rock.

Hickman football season ends in loss to Francis Howell Central

The Kewpies lost a painful 24-17 game to the Vikings in the first round of the Class 6 District 3 tournament to end the season. 

Missouri basketball defeats University of Central Missouri in final exhibition

On Friday night, Missouri defeated the University of Central Missouri 92-79, a team coached by former Missouri player and coach Kim Anderson.

Rock Bridge football wallops Jefferson City in district quarterfinals

The Rock Bridge football team defeated Jefferson City 48-18 in the Class 6, District 3 quarterfinals. Rock Bridge moves on to face Francis Howell Central next Friday.

Columbia man charged in 13 burglaries, suspected of 11 others

Ty'Ihonn Riley of Columbia has 24 charges leveled against him concerning burglary, stealing, possession of a firearm and more. He is being held in Boone County Jail on a $316,000 bond.

IN THE WORKS: Share your stories of food insecurity

If you or someone you know has had to deal with not being able to afford food, please get in touch with reporter Andrew Brown. He is working on a series about how food insecurity affects Missouri residents.

Columbia woman hopes to bridge racial divide through 'Christian clowning' event

Joy Randle, who uses puppets and songs to tell stories from the Bible, has invited members of both black and white churches to take elementary-age children to the event.


Time changed for Missouri Men's basketball against Central Missouri

Originally scheduled to tip off at 7 p.m., Friday’s game has been moved back to 7:30 p.m. to accommodate fans hoping to watch the Missouri volleyball team play Ole Miss at 6:30 p.m.

TIGER TWEETS: Missouri football players share thoughts on Homecoming loss, World Series and Halloween

See what the Missouri football players had to say following their loss against South Carolina.

Henning breaks Missouri volleyball’s record in 26th straight team win

The senior broke the record in the third set of a 3-0 win over Mississippi on Friday at the Hearnes Center. The Tigers are now 26-0, and the only undefeated team in the Southeastern Conference.