THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Local actor's death, Harrisburg football's debut and Battle's first day of class top list
The week's most read stories included the death of a prominent figure in Columbia's arts community, the debut of the Harrisburg High School football team and a seasonal blue moon that rose over Columbia on Tuesday.
The activities surrounding the opening of the new Battle High School, a rodeo and fun fest caught photographers' attention this week.
As the 50th anniversary of the "I Have A Dream" speech nears, residents of Birmingham, Ala., talk about the changes they have seen in the city but recognize that more work needs to be done.
Barbara Roberts loved children — and not just her own. In three decades she cared for more than 300 kids at her daycare. Mrs. Roberts died Sunday. She was 80 years old.
A Missourian reader writes that he would march for the fundamental right to vote.
Missouri is 1-1 and returns home Friday to face SEMO.
Sunday marks the 150th anniversary of an edict that forced 20,000 Missourians from their homes after William Quantrill's raid on Lawrence, Kan.
Barbara H. Roberts of Columbia died Sunday, Aug. 25. She was 80 years old.
Jonathon Michael Dean Hostetter, of Humphreys, was killed after an improvised explosive device struck during combat Friday in the Ghazni Province of Afghanistan.
An autopsy performed on the body of a 12-year-old Missouri girl found near Golden City indicates that the girl was strangled.
The publication also predicts a colder-than-normal winter for two-thirds of the country and heavy snowfall in the Midwest, Great Lakes and New England.
The Missouri Coalition for the Environment has filed a lawsuit challenging the legislature's rejection of a rule mandating electricity from renewable energy to be produced or sold in-state.
20th Century Fox has given strong indications that "Gone Girl," a movie starring Ben Affleck that's based on a Gillian Flynn novel, could be filmed in Cape Girardeau.
Kansas City rebounded Sunday after blowing a 4-0 lead against Washington.
Mike Minor led the Atlanta Braves to a 5-2 victory over St. Louis on Sunday, breaking the Cardinals' four-game winning streak.
Roy Temple, a longtime political strategist from the Kansas City area, was elected chairman of the Missouri Democratic Party on Saturday.
Rodeo tradition begets family traditions and helps out the community at the 37th annual Cattlemen Days Rodeo in Ashland.
Friday night marked the completion of Battle's first-ever week of school. It also marked the start of an extended crosstown rivalry with a jamboree that included Rock Bridge and Hickman.
At a work session Saturday, most City Council members favored continuing to fund Columbia Access Television next year and moving forward at increasingly reduced levels.
Here are six lesser-known athletes who will play a big part in Missouri's postseason quest.