Dianna O'Brien, a freelance writer, shares her thoughts on historical preservation and the properties added to the Columbia Historic Preservation Commission's 2013 Most Notable Properties list.
Hedrick Smith, author of "Who Stole the American Dream?," argues the middle class is disappearing. His argument is a credible one that is consistent with recent research.
The explosion of word usage through the Internet, email and tweets, has created a need to more clearly define the meaning of words.
People used to use their office phones for business during the day and reserved social calls for evenings on their home phones. But when cellphones came on the market, it seems people began to use them full time for everything.
Missouri freshman Clark Thomas will join teammate David Bonuchi at the NCAA Championships in Indianapolis later this month.
Missouri point guard Phil Pressey was named to the All-SEC first team while forward Laurence Bowers was named to the second team.
The Tigers dropped to No. 8 in both the ESPN.com/USA Softball and the USA Today/NFCA polls.
A familiar face around Columbia, Griggs has 26 years of experience with the department. He takes over for Mike Hood, who was director for 15 years.
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Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Parker Funeral Service, 22 N. Tenth St.
Robert G. "Bob" Christensen Sr., of Auxvasse, died Wednesday, March 6, 2013.
Robert G. "Bob" Christensen, 82, was active in the construction industry.
Dana Rowena Karnes Miller, 60, died Saturday, March 9 after a long illness.
St. Louis outbid Miami for 25-year-old Jared Cook, who played for St. Louis coach Jeff Fisher in Tennessee. The Titans drafted Cook in the third round in 2009.
Goalie Jake Allen has won six of his first seven career NHL starts, also besting the Sharks in San Jose.
On Tuesday, the Kansas City Chiefs made several moves including bringing in former Missouri standout quarterback Chase Daniel.
The Missouri Republican Senate passed a bill to reduce the state's income tax for individuals and corporations by three-quarters of a percentage point over five years while raising the state sales tax by one-half cent over the same time.
One step onto the pocked section at Annbriar Golf Club and a 43-year-old mortgage broker plunged into a sinkhole. He landed after an 18-foot fall, but was hoisted to safety by his friends with only a shoulder injury.
Some see the SEC as being down this season, but coaches around the conference see a league where almost any team can win on any night.
In other news around the world, a Colorado judge entered a not guilty plea on behalf of James Holmes in connection with the deadly Colorado movie theater shooting.