Rare-book collector sets up shop in Columbia

Scott Schlib founded Schilb Antiquarian a decade ago as a Web business. Next week, he will open a bookstore in downtown Columbia.

Scott Schilb is bringing his passion for rare and antiquarian books to Columbia.

Missouri entrepreneurs share success stories at #BOOM conference

Regional Economic Development Inc.'s #BOOM event united speakers to talk about entrepreneurship in Missouri. #BOOM's organizers want to grow the atmosphere of the Columbia startup scene The event highlighted how social media can be used in developing businesses.

CoMo Connect looks at possibly serving elementary schools in after-hours

It hasn't been long since the new system gained approval, but city transit planners are considering expanding the new CoMo Connect even farther to service Columbia Schools. They'll be assessing public opinion through surveys.

Five weekend events you won't want to miss

Weekend events you won't want to miss include a chili cookoff, gospel music and soul food dinner and high school wrestling competitions.


Columbia seeks revenge, control of AMC against No. 2 Freed-Hardeman

Columbia College beat Freed-Hardeman in 2009 and 2010 in the first two contests between the teams. On Jan. 18, the two teams met for their first AMC matchup with the Cougars losing by 27 points. This time Columbia College will be looking for revenge.

Battle boys basketball tops Mid Buchanan for fifth win

Battle scored just eight points in the first quarter but picked up the tempo in the second half with major contributions from guards Trey Smith and Daviante Ostrander to beat Mid Buchanan.

ANY QUESTIONS: Was the snake lost in an MU dorm room ever found?

The snake reported missing in Defoe-Graham Hall in January was found on Feb. 11

Execution date set for another Missouri inmate

The execution date for Jeffrey Ferguson, convicted of abducting, raping and killing a 17-year-old girl in St. Charles 25 years ago, has been set for March 26. Missouri has executed three men since November.


Stephens College basketball awarded first win via forfeit

The Stephens College basketball team got its first "W" this season despite losing to Harris-Stowe State University.

Missouri sprinter Tre Chambers still striving to regain freshman form

Missouri senior sprinter Tre Chambers continues to chase his teammates and the times he clocked his freshman year. A snapped left hamstring left him on the injured list for two years. This season, he is hoping to leave his struggles behind and become an All-American.

FROM READERS: Columbia roller derby is about community support

Now, just six months later, Columbia is really starting to feel like home. When I broke my ankle, fellow Derby Dames stayed with me through surgery, lent me crutches, and constantly offered words of encouragement and support.

Missouri field athletes break personal records

Multiple Missouri athletes achieved personal records in the field, as the team prepares for the upcoming SEC championships.

No. 16 Missouri softball beats Fordham 8-0 in five innings

The Tigers defeated Fordham 8-0 in five innings as they continued the Mary Nutter Classic on Friday. Fordham struggled with errors throughout the game, committing five overall.

Offensive outburst keys Missouri baseball's 15-3 win

Missouri's offense managed to score 15 runs in the Tigers' lopsided victory over Radford in their opening game of the Wake Forest Invitational on Friday.

2014 hunting and fishing permits available beginning March 1

The Missouri Department of Conservation released new regulations for the 2014 fishing and hunting seasons. Permits for the 2014 season will be available March 1 for purchase.

No.16 Missouri softball falls to No. 15 Baylor

The Tigers lost  to the Bears 3-2 on Thursday evening in their second game of the Mary Nutter Classic, bringing their record to 5-2.

Tolton, Rock Bridge advance to final round of wrestling championships

Rock Bridge has four wrestlers competing for championships Saturday. Fr. Tolton has two wrestlers, including Jaydin Clayton, who is attempting to win his third state title.

Frustrated Bruins hold on to win over Lincoln Prep

Ryan Kreklow and Jackson Dubinski led Rock Bridge in the Bruins' victory over Lincoln Prep, despite several frustrating moments in the second half. The final score was 60-51.

Missouri gymnastics achieves highest score of season

Missouri gymnasts enjoyed their best meet of the season to date in their victory over George Washington on Friday night with a score of 195.725-193.700, the highest total team score for the Tigers this season.

Small fire causes little damage in vacant home

A small fire at a vacant home near Hickman High School on Friday morning caused no injuries and minimal damage.