Public to preview plans for new zoning code Tuesday night

The public will have a chance to weigh in on draft plans for the city's new zoning code at 6:30 p.m. The proposed changes are designed to make the code more user friendly and easier to read.

Judge denies Rob Sanders' request to close personnel file

Fired Columbia Police Officer Rob Sanders' personnel file will be open in his petition for reinstatement to the department.

Tolton baseball pulls to .500 with win Tuesday

Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic won convincingly Tuesday and improved to 9-9 for the year.

Braves snap 7-game skid, beat Cardinals 2-1

Justin Upton homered and scored the tiebreaking run on Chris Johnson's eighth-inning single, and the Atlanta Braves beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 on Tuesday night to end their seven-game skid.

Tolton golf wins district title

The Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic golf team shot 324 and captured a district title Tuesday.

Tolton tennis sweeps Sacred Heart

The Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic tennis team won 9-0 against Sacred Heart on Tuesday.

Columbia College women's golf takes 2nd in conference

The Columbia College women's golf team finished in second place at the American Midwest Conference Championship.

Fisher: Rams are not shopping Bradford

Coach Jeff Fisher says the St. Louis Rams are not looking to trade quarterback Sam Bradford to make room for Johnny Manziel.

Chiefs could be in market to trade NFL draft picks

Although Kansas City currently only has one first-round pick in the 2014 NFL draft, the franchise would be willing to trade draft picks if the opportunity presents itself.

Michael Phelps enters 2 events at North Carolina meet

Next up for Michael Phelps' comeback: Two events that produced Olympic gold.

Missouri to use long-term debt for mental hospital

The funding plan for the Fulton State Hospital was one of more than 200 spending items settled Tuesday as House and Senate conferees announced their final version of the 2015 state operating budget.

Columbia residents invited to review plans for Woodridge Park

The public will be able to view plans for a playground at Woodridge Park at an input meeting. Wednesday.

House overrides Nixon veto to cut income taxes by $620 million

Rep. Keith English, D-Florissant, was the deciding vote in a veto override for a $620 million tax cut. All Republicans voted for the override, and English was the only Democrat to vote in favor of the override.

Museao evolves from furniture store to eclectic space for startups

The original purpose of the Museao Building was a furniture store called Pavilion. After Pavilion closed, the building became a creative space for startup businesses. 

Willie D. Hall integrates fitness with faith at D-Life Gym

Willie D. Hall, owner of D-Life Fitness Christian Gym and New Life Faith Praise & Worship Center pastor, combines his love for physical fitness and spiritual wellness to help people reach their goals.

Missouri softball claims SEC awards, including Finucane as Freshman of the Year

Freshman pitcher Tori Finucane, sophomore center fielder Taylor Gadbois, junior infielder Corrin Genovese and senior left fielder Mackenzie Sykes earn Southeastern Conference honors.

Otis Wheeler was principal of Ridgeway Elementary for 28 years

He helped found the Individually Guided Education program at the school and served in the Navy as a pilot.

Mary Katherine 'Bunny' Pieper Long was a pharmacist for 40 years in Boonville

Mary Katherine 'Bunny' Pieper Long was proud of her town. She died Monday, May 5, 2014. She was 100.

Mary Katherine "Bunny" Pieper Long, May 16, 1913 — May 5, 2014, of Columbia

Mary Katherine "Bunny" Pieper Long died Monday, May 5. She was 100.

Otis V. Wheeler Jr., Oct. 1, 1925 — May 1, 2014, of Columbia

Otis V. Wheeler Jr. of Columbia died Thursday, May 1. He was 88.