Rebecca Lynn Beard devoted her time to working with children and the developmentally disabled.
Audrey Rottinghaus died Wednesday, May 29, 2013. She was 62.
Rebecca Lynn McNew Beard, 45, of Columbia, passed away at Boone Hospital Center on May 30, 2013.
Adam Wainwright struck out 10, and St. Louis completed a day-night doubleheader sweep of the San Francisco Giants with a 7-1 win Saturday night. Rookie pitcher Shelby Miller got the win in a 8-0 Cardinals victory in the early game.
Texas pitcher Robbie Ross hit Kansas City's David Lough with a pitch with the bases loaded to force in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning, and the Royals beat the Rangers 4-1 Saturday.
Stapleton's on-screen roles ranged from "All In the Family" to "You've Got Mail."
Republican state Rep. Jason Smith and Democratic state Rep. Steve Hodges are using familiar tactics while competing in a special election for a seat representing southeast Missouri's 8th Congressional District.
With the damaging effects of Oklahoma City's May 20 twister etched in their minds, many Oklahoma residents chose to flee in hopes of escaping Friday's tornadoes. The result was roadblocked interstates that left residents stranded in their vehicles, a place experts say is the most vulnerable in a tornado.
The National Weather Service team in suburban St. Louis temporarily abandoned their jobs Friday night, instead seeking safety from the intense storm.
Jefferson City Mayor Eric Struemph says experts are taking precautions against flooding caused by high levels on the Missouri River.
The motorcycle helmet law should not be degraded to a secondary offense, but rather seat belt laws should be upgraded to a primary offense.
The Treasury Department said this past week that beer, wine and spirits companies can use labels that include serving size, servings per container, calories, carbohydrates, protein and fat per serving.
Special Olympics Missouri held the opening ceremony of its annual State Summer Games on Friday night at the MU Student Recreation Complex.
The rain finally cleared out by Saturday morning.
Battle High School cost nearly $76 million, a cost equivalent to five new MU softball complexes or six Short Street garages. The Missourian is marking the opening by producing coverage in four ways.
River and highway traffic has been disrupted by flash flooding and persistent rain.
Two years ago, Moberly Middle School received a grant for student laptops. At the end of next year, the grant money will run out. The district is still trying to figure out what happens next.
With only three flights each day, the Columbia Regional Airport is capable of accommodating its passengers without the addition of a multimillion-dollar terminal.
Missourian readers have been sending us their views of rain and flooding in Columbia.
Columbia activists and former Scouts are praising the Boy Scouts of America's decision to allow gay boys to join Scouting. The organization voted May 23 to remove the ban.