Judge OKs $1.3 million settlement in Kansas City priest lawsuit

Shawn Ratigan was sentenced in September to 50 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to five child pornography counts, one charge for each of five victims.

GUEST COMMENTARY: We need a few good men in politics to light the way

Engagement in politics is a civic and moral duty because politics is necessary in everyday life.

ANNIVERSARY: Joe and Judy Zimmermann celebrate 50th anniversary

The Fulton couple will celebrate five decades of marriage Nov. 9.


Missouri football shuts up Tennessee on both sides of the ball

Missouri's quarterback Maty Mauk outdueled his Tennessee counterpart in a blowout 31-3 win at Faurot Field.

Missouri football team picks up Baggett after another missed kick

For almost two full quarters of Missouri's 31-3 win over Tennessee on Saturday, it felt as if the devastating loss to South Carolina from a week earlier had never happened, but a missed kick from Andrew Baggett caused a few flashbacks.

LIVE PHOTO GALLERY: Tennessee vs. Missouri

Check out our gallery of photos from the game between the Tennessee Volunteers and the Missouri Tigers.

MU ROTC inducts five graduates into Hall of Fame

The inducted members were retired Col. Larry Matthews, Brig. Gen. Randy Alewel, retired Col. Russell Shelden, Capt. Roy Gray and Command Sgt. Major Kevin Griffin.

Missouri football: Take the Tiger Walk

Congratulations. Coach Gary Pinkel just gave you a last-second spot on the Missouri Tigers roster before the game against Tennessee tonight. Now, it's time for the Tiger Walk.

Mill Creek Elementary community responds to overcrowding, boundary proposal

Columbia Public Schools and Mill Creek parents met to discuss the issues surrounding school overcrowding.


Rock Bridge wins crosstown swimming championship

Rock Bridge boys swimming beat Hickman and Battle at a crosstown championship meet.

Columbia College volleyball wins sixth-straight match

Columbia will return to action Friday when it plays host to Arkansas' LyonCollege. Match time is set for 7 p.m.

Missouri volleyball plans Hawaiian theme for match against Kentucky

No. 7 Missouri will play No. 19 Kentucky at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Hearnes Center.

TIGERS REPORT LIVE: Missouri defeats Tennessee 31-3

The Missouri Tigers defeated the Tennessee Volunteers 31-3 Saturday at Memorial Stadium. The Missourian provided score updates and social media posts during the game.

Betty J. McGee enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family

Betty J. McGee, a member of Northwood Baptist Church, died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013. She was 84. She babysat and enjoyed spending time with her family.

Billie 'Sue' Barbarick was faithful, sports fanatic

Billie "Sue" Barbarick was very active in her church and an avid fan of the Cardinals and Tigers. She died on Friday.

Blanche Argent supported US soldiers, opened restaurant in eastern Missouri

Blanche Argent moved to Ashland, Mo., in 2006 after living in Winfield, Mo. In her youth, she worked in a factory during WWII to support wartime efforts. She later volunteered for the American Red Cross.

Marilyn Russell taught high school and college in Missouri and Virginia

Marilyn Russell died at 74 on Thursday in Boone Hospital Center. Russell had an MA from Duke University and taught high school and college in Liberty.

Robert Schattgen loved flowers and helping others

Robert Schattgen, a flower shop manager and member of the Rotary Club of Columbia Northwest, unlocked the Calvary Episcopal Church every Sunday morning.

Robert Schattgen of Columbia, March 24, 1949 — Oct. 30, 2013

A memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at Calvary Episcopal Church, 123 S. Ninth St., with a reception to follow at Historic Senior Hall at Stephens College.

Chiefs' Andy Reid most focused on Bills

Chiefs coach Andy Reid is focused solely on Sunday, when the Chiefs travel to play the Bills (3-5), a team that similarly went through an offseason transition and is also off to a better-than-expected start under first-year coach Doug Marrone.