Nedra Conboy was active in King’s Daughters in Columbia, and was passionate about her work on the Board of Boone County Group Homes (today’s Boone County Family Resources).
Perhaps the biggest disappointment this session was the failure of a broad coalition of supporters of Medicaid expansion to get so much as a reasonable debate in either chamber.
Parents can only do so much, and it's up to their children to grow and make those difficult, life-changing decisions on their own.
On Monday, the location changed but the result was the same when the Houston Astros got a 6-5 win over Kansas City.
The addition of Alaska, Hawaii and West Virginia brings to 37 the number of states operating outside the Bush-era law, along with the District of Columbia.
Forecasters had been warning of bad weather since last Wednesday and on Sunday said conditions had ripened for powerful tornadoes. Wall-to-wall broadcasts of storm information spread the word Sunday.
Across the Midwest, farmers are planting crops on almost any scrap of available land to take advantage of consistently high corn and soybean prices.
Fueled partly by rebuilding from a 2012 tornado that damaged some businesses on the city's main entertainment strip, new construction in 2012 was valued at $69.8 million and has reached $23.5 million through April of this year.
Making progress on the problem of reducing drinking and driving among both social drinkers and heavy drinkers is a matter of political will, say members of the National Transportation Safety Board.
Senate President Pro Tem Tom Dempsey said he is considering appointing at least three committees to study issues before the 2014 session.
Chris and Tiffany Campbell plan to open the Tree Top Innovative Learning Center on June 5. The center will give both parents and children to improve the quality of their lives through education.
After being run-ruled in the first game Sunday, Missouri battled back to stave off elimination and advance to the next level of the NCAA Softball Tournament.
MU's final two graduation ceremonies took place Sunday afternoon, wrapping up a weekend of 18 commencements and ceremonies. In all, MU awarded 5,902 degrees over the weekend.
For people with mental illnesses in Boone County, help is scarce and costly. The few treatment facilities have limited funding. That has made the Boone County Jail the default mental health facility for the county.
After the tassels were turned and the diploma covers were in hand, families and friends of graduates mingled outside and snapped photos, capturing the moment and celebrating their accomplishment.
The most read stories from the past week include a profile of graduating Missouri basketball player Laurence Bowers and a Missourian special report on racial profiling in Columbia policing.
Brandon R. Coleman was killed Sunday morning after a shooting near the intersection of Ann Street and Hinkson Avenue.
Winner moves on, loser goes home in deciding regional title game Sunday.
One of the finalists for the Daniel Boone Regional Library's annual program is a book written by a Columbia resident. Read interviews and watch videos featuring the two authors.
Reports of injuries in the mobile home park near Shawnee about 35 miles southeast of Oklahoma City couldn't immediately be confirmed.