PHOTO GALLERY: For Jenkins family, selling produce is a family affair

Dean Jenkins works at his brother Jerry Jenkins’ produce stand on Business Loop 70, along with many other family members.

Daniel Boone Regional Library to offer digital magazines

About 100 titles will be available electronically beginning in October, increasing accessibility among library users.

City's Ward Check-In to replace 'Coffee with the Manager'

The city's first Ward Check-In will be held Wednesday for residents of the First Ward.

East Walnut burglary might be connected to July incidents

Officers were dispatched to a burglary early Thursday in the 1200 block of East Walnut Street, where a man rolled onto a female victim's bed.

GENE ROBERTSON: Fair rodeo incident should be cautionary tale

State Fair rodeo incident highlights importance of showing, teaching character.


LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Columbia Access Television makes a difference in the community

An internship at Columbia Access Television meant valuable learning experiences. CAT fills a community gap in media and arts education that could not be filled otherwise.


LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Battle family thanks Columbia community

Without Eliot Battle's warm eyes and genuine smile to brighten each of our days, we each must continue to work harder to make this city the one he chose to touch, raise a family in, and proudly talk about.

Harrisburg High School ready to kick off first football season

The Harrisburg High School Bulldogs are set to launch their new football program with a nine-game season this fall. They begin Friday with a Jamboree at Central Methodist University in Fayette.

MU alumnus Jon Abrahams' film is Canon contest finalist

"Will Power" is a finalist in Canon's "Project Imaginat10n" short film contest. The contest is run by Academy Award winner Ron Howard.

Ashland Cattlemen Days Rodeo returns Friday

The rodeo features live music performances by Str8Arrow and pony rides.

FROM READERS: Three mid-Missouri Eagle Scouts win awards for academic success

Ryan Occena, Ian Faust and Jacob Dey earned $10,000 each for their achievements in the fields of music, engineering and medicine, respectively.

Gillaspie lifts White Sox over Royals in 12

Conor Gillaspie hit a home run to help the White Sox to a 4-3 victory and their first sweep of the Royals since 2005.

Derek Koetter is key part of Missouri women's volleyball

Sophomore Sports Management student Derek Koetter frequently practices with the Missouri's women's volleyball team and helps prepare them for stronger SEC opponents.

Columbia City Council to meet Saturday for budget work session

The meeting is expected to last about six hours and will cover some of the areas of City Manager Mike Matthes' proposed budget.

Site for Columbia elementary school undecided, board increases tax levy

The Columbia School Board raised the property tax levy by 2.2 cents on Thursday.

Chiefs still learning to communicate

Alex Smith couldn't get on the same page with his wide receivers in a preseason game against San Francisco. The offensive line may as well have been speaking a different language.


SEC coaches drop Johnny Manziel to preseason second-team

The coaches rated the Texas A&M quarterback as the preseason second-team selection on the teams released by the league on Thursday. Georgia's Aaron Murray was the first-team choice,while Alabama's AJ McCarron received third-team honors.

'Free at last,' Mandela said, quoting King

Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King Jr. shared a vision and words.

Nasdaq halts trades due to technical difficulties

Stock trading halted on for Nasdaq-listed securities around 11 a.m.

Joe Kelly pitches Cardinals to 6-2 win over Braves

David Freese drove in two runs as St. Louis won for the fifth time in six games. The NL East-leading Braves played without Jason Heyward, who is out with a broken right jaw after he was beaned during Wednesday's 4-1 win at the New York Mets.