Missouri basketball defeats University of Central Missouri in final exhibition

On Friday night, Missouri defeated the University of Central Missouri 92-79, a team coached by former Missouri player and coach Kim Anderson.

Rock Bridge football wallops Jefferson City in district quarterfinals

The Rock Bridge football team defeated Jefferson City 48-18 in the Class 6, District 3 quarterfinals. Rock Bridge moves on to face Francis Howell Central next Friday.

Columbia man charged in 13 burglaries, suspected of 11 others

Ty'Ihonn Riley of Columbia has 24 charges leveled against him concerning burglary, stealing, possession of a firearm and more. He is being held in Boone County Jail on a $316,000 bond.

IN THE WORKS: Share your stories of food insecurity

If you or someone you know has had to deal with not being able to afford food, please get in touch with reporter Andrew Brown. He is working on a series about how food insecurity affects Missouri residents.

Columbia woman hopes to bridge racial divide through 'Christian clowning' event

Joy Randle, who uses puppets and songs to tell stories from the Bible, has invited members of both black and white churches to take elementary-age children to the event.


Time changed for Missouri Men's basketball against Central Missouri

Originally scheduled to tip off at 7 p.m., Friday’s game has been moved back to 7:30 p.m. to accommodate fans hoping to watch the Missouri volleyball team play Ole Miss at 6:30 p.m.

TIGER TWEETS: Missouri football players share thoughts on Homecoming loss, World Series and Halloween

See what the Missouri football players had to say following their loss against South Carolina.

Henning breaks Missouri volleyball’s record in 26th straight team win

The senior broke the record in the third set of a 3-0 win over Mississippi on Friday at the Hearnes Center. The Tigers are now 26-0, and the only undefeated team in the Southeastern Conference.

Food stamp benefit decreases take effect

Temporary food stamp benefits added in 2009 under the stimulus package expired Oct. 31. The impact will vary depending on household size, income and expenses.

Billie 'Sue' Barbarick, Dec. 24, 1922 — Nov. 1, 2013

Billie "Sue" Barbarick of Columbia died Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. She was 90.

Marilyn W. Russell of Columbia, April 26, 1939 — Oct. 31, 2013

Marilyn W. Russell of Columbia died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013. She was 74.

Betty J. McGee, Sept. 17, 1929 — Oct. 31, 2013

Betty J. McGee died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013. She was 84.

Melanie Beth McMurry, Sept. 4, 1963 — Oct. 24, 2013

Melanie Beth McMurry of Rocheport died Thursday, Oct. 24. She was 50.

Blanche Grace Argent, Feb. 28, 1924 — Oct. 29, 2013

Blanche Grace Argent of Ashland died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. She was 89. She was a military wife, and after retirement, she opened a restaurant.

FROM READERS: How to demonstrate citizenship to children

Remember the ever-watching eyes of children and try to teach them the fundamental rules of basic citizenship.

Elliott, Steen lead Blues over Panthers

St. Louis beat Florida 4-0 with the help of Brian Elliott stopping 31 shots for the first win of the season.

Stephens basketball loses season opener

Stephens College lost 89-44 to Lindenwood-Belleville in its first game of the season on Friday night.

Dr. Melanie Beth McMurry worked at MU medical school, was passionate about alpacas

Melanie Beth McMurry of Rocheport died Thursday, Oct. 24. She was 50.

Missouri women's swimming and diving team loses to Texas A&M

The Tigers lost 163-120 to the fourth-ranked Aggies on Friday.

Shiloh Bar & Grill evacuated due to haze

A fan motor in a ventilation shaft had failed at Shiloh Bar and Grill Friday evening, causing haze. The restaurant was evacuated for about 20 minutes while firefighters pinpointed the source of the smoke.