TIGER KICKOFF: Prepare for Missouri's game against Toledo with E-book download

Missourian digital members can download the book each Thursday afternoon, ahead of the print publication.

Back to the Farm Reunion celebrates 50th anniversary

The Missouri River Valley Steam Engine Association's annual event is marked by a tradition of inheritance and a lasting appreciation of old machinery.

Missouri transportation revenue takes hit as drivers spend less on gas

State and federal road funds aren't bringing in enough revenue, leaving Missouri transportation focused on maintenance rather than new construction projects.

Artificial turf turns up the heat on Faurot Field

Faurot Field's artificial turf adds an extra element to the game as heat inches up on-field temperatures. The field had a high of 151 degrees during Saturday's MU football opener.

Missouri football's fast offense looking to pick up the pace

On Saturday night against Murray State, Missouri's offense was the model of efficiency, running 56 plays in the first half in just over 15 minutes of possession for an average of one play every 16 seconds.

GEORGE KENNEDY: Growing optimism for University of Missouri Press

Prospects for a new director of the University of Missouri Press look up as three finalists are considered, and the fall publications list has new titles.

Columbia College soccer coach John Klein finds success with 2nd team

John Klein is pulling double duty as the Columbia College men's and women's soccer coach. He said the women's team has helped him be more composed and calm on the bench.

Missouri golf's Mike Wootten walks on, impresses in tournament

MU sophomore Mike Wootten is the first walk-on golfer to compete for the Tigers during the current coach's tenure.

Missouri Press Association prepares to fight gun bill

The Missouri Press Association said Thursday that if the General Assembly overrides the governor's veto of The Second Amendment Protection Act next week, it will file an injunction to stop its effects.


Hickman High School principal takes leave of absence

Three-year veteran Tracey Conrad will be temporarily replaced by Hickman Assistant Principal Eric Johnson.

EcoArtFest returns to raise money for the arts

The environmental fair and art festival will be held Saturday and Sunday at Cooper's Landing.

Rock Bridge girls tennis and volleyball, Hickman softball capture victories

Rock Bridge tennis, Hickman softball, and Rock Bridge volleyball teams were all winners Thursday night.

Stephens College Stars hope to shine at Eagle Invitational volleyball tournament

After losing to Missouri Valley College in last week's invitational, the Stephens College volleyball team can't wait to turn the tables on its rival.

Missouri cross country travels to Arkansas

Missouri will compete against Missouri Southern and Arkansas in Friday's meet.

SPORTS BRIEFLY: Missouri volleyball tops Fairfield, gymnastics team selects captains

The Missouri volleyball team improved to 5-0 with a three-set victory over Fairfield.

Rolling Hills Road gets $3.9M upgrade

The improved road will be dedicated Friday morning with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The project extended about 1.12 miles from East Broadway to New Haven Road.  


Residential garage fire causes $50,000 in damage

Three adults who were in the home at the time escaped safely.


A childhood filled with horses leads to job as barn manager for equine center

Jacob Best started working with horses as a child because his mother owned several, and his daily chores included cleaning out the horses stalls, which he said was less than glamorous.

FROM READERS: MU students want to help women with breast cancer feel beautiful

We want to raise money for Look Good ... Feel Better by putting on a charity fashion show in April 2014. The goal is to have women from central Missouri who have undergone cancer treatment strut their stuff and stomp out self-doubt with their fierce catwalk.

Ryan Chappell tries football as Tolton program progresses

Entering its third year of existence, Tolton football is continuing its growth by attracting players like Ryan Chappell, who have never played the sport before. The junior receiver has also played soccer, cross country, track and basketball for the Trailblazers.