Council to hold hearing on Columbia Imagined comprehensive plan

The document, which has been three years in the making, is intended to guide the city's growth through 2030. Major themes include mixed land use and a focus on infill development to prevent sprawl.

THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Community attends Eliot Battle service, Wingstock

Missourian photographers captured images of the community visiting MU's museums and The Joy of Music Summer Camp.

WEDDING: Toby Asel and Bradley Dible wedded on August 4, 2012

Toby Jo Asel and Bradley Jay Dible were married on August 4, 2012, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

FROM READERS: Why I'm coaching Moonlight Hoops at Douglass Park

Coaches and sponsors are still needed to accommodate the number of players who would like to play.

New Missouri law caps shifts for mental health workers

The cap will affect about 680 positions at the Fulton State Hospital and the Southeast Missouri Mental Health Center in Farmington.

Bond hearing set for Saudi student in murder case

Ziyad Abid, 24, was arrested in September after his roommate, Reginald Singletary Jr., told investigators he fatally shot popular Warrensburg bar owner Blaine Whitworth and that Abid had paid him to do it.

Kansas, Missouri men drown at Ozarks lakes

Missouri State Highway Patrol said two men have drowned this weekend at Ozarks lakes.

100 AGES, A CENTURY OF VOICES: O.J. Stone, 61, understood risks of law enforcement job

Boone County sheriff's deputy, later deputy chief, O.J. Stone worried about his family when he left on calls, but they worried about him just as much.

Community gathers to celebrate the life of Eliot Battle

Hundreds packed into the sanctuary at Missouri United Methodist Church on Saturday to remember the life of a prominent and historic community leader. 


MU to go smoke-free Monday

The ban applies to any tobacco products and to e-cigarettes. Advocates say they'll rely on education and peer enforcement to ensure people comply.

Wingstock event raises money for Central Missouri Honor Flight

Central Missouri Honor Flight benefited from the fifth annual Wingstock, a carnival event welcoming motorcyclists, war veterans and wing lovers.

Two Columbia teens place first in national cooking competition

Hailey King and Heather Pitt cooked their way into full-ride scholarships.

DEAR READER: 100 voices tell the story of Boone County

Inspired by a Belgian photographer, graduate photojournalism student Alyssa Goodman found more than 100 stories from Boone County residents.

Missouri's Bowers set to play on Memphis Grizzlies summer-league team

Former Missouri basketball player Laurence Bowers, who was not chosen in Thursday's NBA Draft, will try earn a place in the NBA with the Memphis Grizzlies.

Multiple lane closures to impact I-70

The eastbound on-ramp at Interstate 70 and Stadium will be closed Monday night starting at 8 p.m.


Police investigate burglary on Anthony Street

An unknown male entered an unlocked residence on Anthony Street early Saturday morning and attempted to sexually assault a female victim.

The Rev. Harsh Brown was a minister for 33 years

The Rev. Harsh Brown enjoyed playing word games and staying strong in his faith.

Rev. Harsh J. Brown, of Columbia, Dec. 10, 1923 — June 26, 2013

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. July 6 at First Christian Church, 101 N. Tenth St.

Wainwright wins 11th game for Cardinals

Adam Wainwright tossed a five-hitter in St. Louis' 7-1 victory Saturday over the Oakland Athletics to become the NL's second 11-game winner.

Missouri's Gibson wins debut in Twins victory over Royals

Kyle Gibson, a former Missouri pitcher, allowed two runs and eight hits, and struck out five to win his major league debut Saturday in a 6-2 victory over the Royals.