Eighteen students and young professionals participated in the competition, which was organized by Regional Economic Development Inc.
Hickman boys tennis player Ashwath Kumar, a junior, rejoined the Kewpies and recorded two singles victories against Joplin High Schooland Christian Brothers College High School on Friday.
A lifelong member of First Baptist Church, she sang in the choir her husband directed. She also taught music for Columbia Public Schools and fostered a creative, artistic household for her children.
Melinda Schnyder, a former Columbia resident, gives her advice on where to eat, drink and what to do outside if you are a first-time visitor to Columbia.
In Missouri, women are paid only 78 cents for every dollar a man is paid. This wage gap costs the average American full-time woman worker between $700,000 and $2 million over the course of her career.
The Tigers lost the first game in a three-game series 11-5 after taking an early lead.
Rock Bridge and Edwardsville boys tennis overcame the cold to provide an entertaining match that a tiebreaker decided.
Every year since 1989, the church has hosted the spring garage sale to benefit the housing project initiative by the Show-Me Central Habitat for Humanity. More than $250,000 has been raised during this period.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 13 at Memorial Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 14 at First Baptist Church.
The Blue Jays' Jose Reyes drove in a pair of runs before getting carted off in the sixth inning with a sprained left ankle, and Toronto beat the Kansas City Royals 8-4 Friday.
Rookie Shelby Miller allowed one hit in seven innings, a single by Norichika Aoki to open the game, and the St. Louis Cardinals had just enough to spoil Kyle Lohse's first start as a visitor since 2007 in a 2-0 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night.
The Tigers (9-11, 2-10 SEC) close the regular season Sunday at Mississippi State.
The university said in a release that David Fleming will be named president-elect of the American College of Physicians.
The Missouri Sheriffs' Association said Friday that it's willing to work with legislators on efforts to shift the responsibility of producing the cards from the state Department of Revenue to the local sheriffs who already handle applications.
Above-average snow cover and a chilly, wet spring have helped restore moisture to many states burdened by last year's drought.
The Senator was in St. Louis Friday, teaming with Google for a small business workshop at Third Degree Glass Factory.
The group would like a nondiscrimination amendment on sexual orientation added to Southeast Missouri State University's student constitution.
Today, Brad Groves and his brother, Todd, are the fourth generation on this Christian County farm. Their wives and kids, along with their grandma and parents, call the dairy farm home.
The department says a reward is being offered for information leading to a conviction in the case. It's a state and federal offense to shoot a bald eagle.
The measure approved Thursday would require nursing mothers to submit a written note from a doctor to be excused from jury duty.