The mother blue bird would not allow a spider from father blue bird in to the nest.
Columbia resident Joy Smith served in the Army and continues to serve as the women veterans chair for Missouri's Veterans of Foreign Wars.
The church is expanding a Sunday school program called All God's Children to include a Vacation Bible School experience.
Reader Brad Wilmot edited 13 hours of emergency crew communication down to two hours.
Boone County National Bank presented the 11th Annual Voluntary Action Center’s Spring Into Action, which was held on May 22 at the University Club.
Six bakers competed in the 2012 Battle of the Bakers, which raised money for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mid-Missouri.
The Heart of Missouri Chapter employee spent 17 years helping others.
Neil and Jessica Kohler, creators and co-authors of Kohler Created, share their recipe for paleo strawberry-rhubarb pie.
Columbia blogger Zac Early interviews Ben Chlapek, local musician and creator of Never Sleeping Design.
John Hall witnessed and photographed the runners of Saturday's Go Girl Run while they passed by his house.
Injuries suffered in Vietnam could have ended Kenny Hunt's life, but he persevered with the help of family and friends.
John Hall shares photographs of his trip to McBaine, which include ripening raspberries, peonies and recently sheared llamas.
A local Missourian shared his photographs depicting his family's celebration of Mother's Day.
Jordan Herr didn't go to Joplin High School's graduation to see President Barack Obama or Gov. Jay Nixon speak. She was there to support her brother, the class of 2012 and Joplin.
Approximately 35 students and faculty spent three days working at various rebuilding sites throughout Joplin during a volunteer trip with the Cornell Leadership Program, a program for MU business majors.
The Foundation for the Higher Good encourages people in Columbia to seek out ways to show compassion to people in need around the world.
All submitted works will be posted to our Facebook page, so you can check out fellow readers' work there.
Regardless of age, kickboxing provides many physical as well as personal benefits.
The convention was attended by more than 400 delegates representing 84 chapters, and it featured scholarly, creative and artistic presentations by more than 200 students.