CoMo You Know
The largest bur oak tree in Missouri is located in Boone County.
Les Bourgeois Vineyards and Winery in Rocheport offers 10 wines and continues to grow.
Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School opened in fall 2011. It is the first Catholic high school in Columbia.
Douglass High School is an alternative high school for Columbia students.
Hickman High School is the largest high school in Missouri.
Rock Bridge High School has more than doubled its enrollment since opening in 1973.
West Junior High School opened in 1961.
Eliot Battle was an educator in Columbia for nearly 40 years and worked to end segregation.
MU Student Recreation complex members can play soccer, Frisbee or run around the track at Stankowski Field.
The Hinkson Creek Trail is open to joggers, bikers and anyone who wants to enjoy nature. Pets are allowed, and the trail has access points to Hinkson Creek for canoeing or kayaking.
"Pepper and Friends" was a daily variety show hosted by Paul Pepper and James Mouser that ran on KOMU/Channel 8 from 1982 until 2009.
Brady Deaton has been chancellor at MU since 2004.
Smithton Middle School opened in 1995 and is one of three such schools in the Columbia district.
Jefferson Junior High School is one of three junior high schools in the Columbia Public School District.
The Pinnacles Youth Park features several hiking trails, fire pits and small picnic shelters near massive cliffs, or "pinnacles," carved into the limestone in the park.
Timothy Wolfe will become the 23rd president of the University of Missouri System when he takes office Feb. 15, 2012.
Paxton Keeley Elementary School is named for the first woman to graduate from the MU School of Journalism.
Two Mile Prairie Elementary School is a merger of three rural Boone County schools in the 1960s.
Rock Bridge Elementary School was not part of the Columbia school district when it first opened in 1957.
Mill Creek Elementary School opened in 1988.