Callaway County residents seek answers about proposed hog farm

The Horstmeiers of Horstmeier Farms are looking to sell 20 acres of their property to Eichelberger Farms to be developed as a confinement hog operation. Some Callaway County residents, however, will meet June 10 to discuss the proposed hog farm planned for a site near State Road HH. The project is not definite, but residents still wanted their concerns and questions addressed about the 10,000-hog facility.

Some Callaway County residents will meet June 10 to discuss a proposed confined hog operation planned for a site near State Road HH. The project is not set in stone yet, but residents still want their concerns and questions addressed about the 10,000-hog facility. 

Former lieutenant governor speaks against 'right to farm' amendment at potluck

Joe Maxwell visited Columbia and spoke at a non-GMO potluck at Cafe Berlin on Saturday to educate its members on Amendment 1 and to encourage them to vote against the proposed measure.

Jazz announce Quin Snyder as head coach

Quin Snyder knows he has his work cut out for him with the Utah Jazz, but also feels he has the support of ownership to build the team back to a perennial playoff contender.

National Trails Day offers opportunity to discover Columbia's many trails

The annual event recognized the importance of the nation's trails on Saturday. Columbia residents don't have to go far to enjoy Missouri's trails, with more than 40 of them intersecting throughout the city.

California Chrome's Triple Crown bid totaled by Tonalist

California Chrome finished far back in a tie for fourth. The result means the longest drought without a Triple Crown champion in history will be extended.

Miller pitches 3-hitter, Cardinals beat Blue Jays

Cardinals pitcher Shelby Miller took a no-hit bid into the sixth inning and finished with a three-hit shutout Saturday in a 5-0 victory over Toronto.

ARTTALK: Sekou Gaidi brings the spirit of Africa to his work

"All-around artist" uses acting and writing to spread positive messages and encourage others to pursue their goals.

Soap Box Derby to roll through downtown Columbia on Sunday

Races will begin at 8 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of Seventh and Broadway. The winner from each division will advance to the All-American Soap Box Derby in Akron, Ohio.

Lawmakers await answers on processing center

U.S. senators Roy Blunt and Blaine Luetkemeyer asked the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare services to explain why employees at a Wentzville-based processing center claimed to have only scarce work despite a $1.25 billion contract. The centers missed a May 30 deadline set by the senators.

Jozy Altidore scores twice in U.S. soccer's 2-1 win over Nigeria

Jozy Altidore scored a pair of goals to lead the United States over Nigeria 2-1 Saturday night in the Americans' World Cup send-off match.

Spurs try to drop Heat into unfamiliar 2-0 hole

The Spurs have been invincible at home in the playoffs lately, but the Heat will try to crack them Sunday in Game 2 of the NBA Finals.

Tax break supporters cite EPA emissions proposal

In the past year, the Missouri legislature passed a sales tax exemption for poles, wires and transformers used by power companies. Gov. Jay Nixon called the series of cuts a "cavalcade of special interest tax breaks" that could hamper state and local government finances.

5 things to look for in French Open men's final

Five things to look for in the French Open men's final Sunday, featuring Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.

Kansas City breezes past New York at home

Salvador Perez hit a three-run homer, Eric Hosmer also went deep and the Kansas City Royals cruised to an 8-4 victory over the New York Yankees on Saturday night.

Sharapova edges Halep for 2nd French Open title

Maria Sharapova outlasted Simona Halep to win her second French Open championship and fifth major overall.

AP Source: Terms of Clippers sale give Shelly Sterling leeway

Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Shelly Sterling would remain close to the organization under terms of the pending sale to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, according to two individuals close to the negotiations.

Missing from World Cup action: Stars sidelined

Several star players won't be suiting up for the World Cup due to injuries.

UPDATE: Artists from near and far show work at Art in the Park

Yoram Gal, from Israel, and Jenny McGee, from Missouri, were two of the more than 100 artists who showed their work at Stephens Lake Park on Saturday.