Kirsten Izzett, a Stephens College sophomore from Oregon City, Ore., joined the school's soccer team on a whim and only after her father encouraged her to do so. Izzett's father will visit her in Columbia for the first time this week.
Chandler Anderson and Chris Zachary, who play opposite each other as defensive ends on Battle's front four, don't have a whole lot in common, but they do have some similarities: they're soft-spoken, they're technique-oriented and they like to sack opposing quarterbacks.
Sometimes the human mind just decides to close out the outside and deal with problems within, and that is what has been going on with me in the past two months.
The grand opening of the Walsworth Family Golf Center is set for 8:30 a.m. Sept. 28. The facility will include two indoor hitting bays, team locker rooms, team lounges, coaching offices and a swing pattern analysis video station.
Missouri's first conference game will be against Mississippi State, which has a new coach and a forward who already has eight goals this season.
Starting Jan. 1, 2014, the county will start fully funding Public Safety Joint Communications operations through reimbursements to the city. In addition, Public Safety Joint Communications employees now working for the city will become county employees on Jan. 1, 2015.
Father John Wauck spoke Wednesday at the Missouri School of Journalism about Pope Francis' immediate popularity and rapport with people and its effect on communications.
No one was injured during the robbery.
Renewable energy sources are becoming more popular while the dependence on coal is decreasing.
The Columbia Fire Department set a replica of a student's room on fire on Wednesday to demonstrate fire safety. The replica room was destroyed in 90 seconds.
Coulter Translational Partnership Program honored six projects that have received funding, which serves as a bridge in a technology's entrance into the marketplace, where it can later be used by mainstream health services.
President Obama will illustrate the comeback of the nation's auto industry during his visit to Ford's Claycomo plant.
Rita Julie Dudley died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, after a 7-year battle against cancer. She was 55.
Rita Dudley loved to travel. She visited all 50 states, finishing with Hawaii in December 2012.
Activities included pumpkin painting, wine-cork crafts and grape stomping.
Wayne Bryant II is accused of committing a burglary on Proctor Drive on Monday afternoon. He is also a suspect in two earlier burglaries.
A roundup of editorials from Missouri newspapers.
Matt Holliday had four hits, including a two-run homer, to help the St. Louis Cardinals take over sole possession of the NL Central with an 11-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.
Asdrubal Cabrera drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, and Cleveland rallied off the stingy Kansas City Royals bullpen for a 5-3 victory Tuesday night that evened their series.
Casting calls for the film, which is partly set in a fictional southern Missouri town, will take place Thursday, Friday and Saturday.