Columbia voters approve $32.3 million bond issue for sewer work

The $32.3 million sewer bond issue passed with overwhelming support Tuesday. Of the 5,667 votes cast, almost 80 percent voted in favor of the bond.

UPDATED TIMELINE: The evolution of the Ryan Ferguson case

The Missouri Court of Appeals Western District vacated Ryan Ferguson's 2005 conviction for murder. Here's a timeline of the evolution of his case.

Missouri football's Green-Beckham sees production dip against SEC teams

Through five games of Missouri's Southeastern Conference schedule, sophomore wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham has been the clear third option in the passing game, but his presence is still being felt.

Ferguson attorney Kathleen Zellner boasts high success rate

If the state decides it will try to keep Ryan Ferguson behind bars, Kathleen Zellner said she will be ready. "If (the prosecutors) want a battle, we're always up for a fight." Her record of legal victories suggests that's no empty boast.

Ryan Ferguson appeals court ruling complex, focuses on Brady violation

The court wrote that Ferguson did not discover until after his appeal and post-conviction motions had failed that the prosecution had not disclosed key evidence to the defense. That opened the way for the appeals court to consider the significance of that evidence.

The who's who of people involved in the Ryan Ferguson case

As Ryan Ferguson's story is being told once again, here's a guide to some of the key people who have been connected to the case.

Meetings will discuss possible addition of Columbia Catholic parish, school

The meetings will address the growth of the Catholic community in Columbia, including overcrowding at Our Lady of Lourdes Interparish School.

Remembering Kent Heitholt

Kent Heitholt was killed in the parking lot of the Columbia Daily Tribune in 2001. Ryan Ferguson has been serving a 40-year sentence for second-degree murder and first-degree robbery in Heitholt's death.

Tennis player Althea Gibson featured on stamp

Gibson was a physical education teacher at Lincoln University in Jefferson City in the early 1950s.

Columbia sign painter keeps the tradition of hand-lettering alive

In the 1980s, Crockett retired from teaching and moved to Texas to perfect hand lettering. Here he was hired by a veteran sign painter who put the art into perspective for him.

Forwards impress in Missouri women's basketball team's final exhibition

Missouri won 79-53 against the Quincy Hawks in Tuesday's exhibition women's basketball game.

Cardoso's first goal advances Hickman to district championship

Daniel Cardoso, a foreign exchange student from Brazil, scored his first goal of the season to lead to Hickman's 1-0 win over Blue Springs South in district semifinals.

Practice players have important role in Missouri volleyball's success

How does the undefeated Missouri volleyball team prepare to play specific teams? Part of the secret is two MU students: senior volunteer assistant coach Matt Porter and sophomore practice player Derek Koetter.

Robert 'Buddy' Shaw loved hunting, worked as bricklayer

Robert V. "Buddy" Shaw of Columbia died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. He was 80.

Rock Bridge soccer defeats Smith-Cotton in district semifinals

The Rock Bridge boys soccer team defeated Smith-Cotton 4-2 in the Class 3, District 9 semifinal tournament Tuesday. The win advances Rock Bridge to the district finals.

Robert V. "Buddy" Shaw, Oct. 10, 1933 - Nov. 5, 2013

Robert V. "Buddy" Shaw died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. He was 80.

Rock Bridge Elementary School raises funds for a new track

Rock Bridge Elementary School has raised enough funds to build a track on its property. Construction is expected to start in the spring.

Barbara Ann Cox of Columbia dies at 59

Barbara Ann Cox of Columbia died Oct. 16, 2013. She was 59.

Man charged with armed criminal action, assault and resisting arrest

Joshua Lee Hendren was charged with armed criminal action, second degree assault and resisting arrest at 3501 New Haven Road on Nov. 4.

Barbara Ann Cox, March 24, 1954 - Oct. 16, 2013

Barbara Ann Cox of Columbia died Oct. 16, 2013. She was 59.