J.W. "Blind" Boone's motto of "merit, not sympathy, wins" is the topic of these students' winning essays in an annual writing contest.
A parent co-operative preschool allows teachers, parents and other families to be involved in the children's learning experiences.
The founder of W.B. Smith feed mill had a birthday party with family and friends, and one of his daughter submitted pictures.
Columbia College held its sixth annual Military Recognition Day on May 23.
The wedding is planned for July 13 at The Tiger Hotel in Columbia.
Gene Robertson talks about his discussions with Charles McGee, one of the last Tuskegee Airmen featured in the movie "Red Tails".
Two Rock Bridge High School seniors were recently awarded National Merit scholarships. We asked these seniors what they've learned during their years in high school and what advice they would give to incoming students.
The Hickman varsity lacrosse team finished its season with win-loss record of 4-9. Hickman alumni players are invited to play during the alumni game at 4 p.m. June 2 at the Activity and Recreation Center field.
Muriel Battle's colleagues from over the years talk about what her legacy meant to them and the Columbia Public Schools.
Sarah Dresser of the Office of Cultural Affairs tells us about a craft beer tasting and gallery crawl that will take place this week.
Parents can only do so much, and it's up to their children to grow and make those difficult, life-changing decisions on their own.
Sarah Darr, a 2013 graduate of Columbia FFA, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship by Joe Machens Ford Lincoln and Ford Motor Company.
Through the Civic Leaders Internship Program, MU students are learning about issues affecting the state of Missouri.
Theo Holtwick will be riding in a 800-mile bike ride between Joplin and New Orleans to raise funds for those displaced by the Joplin tornado and Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy.
In honor of Mother's Day, we asked Missourian readers what one word best describes their mother.
With graduation season upon us, the Missourian compiled videos of recent noteworthy commencement speeches.
Christa DeMarke, author of the c. jane create blog, shares how she saved $62.38 by making a schoolroom hook rack from scratch instead of buying one from Anthropologie.
Graduating students at Columbia College participated in a special tradition on Saturday — an Ivy Chain ceremony, which dates back to 1900 and signifies a student's transition into a responsible and educated citizen.
Megan O'Neill shares information about the Lunch in the Park program, which provides healthy lunches to low-income children during the summer months.
Margaret Prezioso-Frye shares a poem about students' and teachers' attitudes toward substitute teachers.