From Readers

FROM READERS: Owners dress up their pets to celebrate Halloween

We asked readers to send in photos of their pets dressed in Halloween costumes. Here are some of our favorite dogs and cats dressed up for the holiday.

ArtTalk: Exhibit, conference with Cuban artist Rolando Estevez Jordan at Bingham Gallery

Hannah Reeves, director of the George Caleb Bingham Gallery, talks about an upcoming exhibit featuring handmade books and drawings by Cuban artist Rolando Estévez Jordán.

FROM READERS: Columbia Toastmasters Club invites you to visit

Columbia Toastmasters is an open membership club and welcomes everyone to visit as many times as desired to see if our club is a good fit.

FROM READERS: Life after college doesn't have to be boring

In the spirit of homecoming weekend, here’s some advice from one recently full-time employed alumna to the Mizzou student body.

FROM READERS: If we're not involved, we have no right to gripe

Wayne Behymer discusses the potential pitfalls of expressing political opinions in a town the size of Columbia, where you know so many of the players.

FROM READERS: Mizzou Republicans discuss political motivations

Some mid-Missourians say they think being involved in politics is critically important. To find out what drives them, we're asking people about their political motivation and involvement.

Missouri fans relieved, happy about Tigers' first SEC win

Braving the early morning start and cold autumn temperatures was worth it for some Missouri football fans as the Tigers clinched their first Southeastern Conference win against Kentucky.

Missouri fans tweet about early Homecoming morning, cold and football

Missouri fans took to their social media pages to express their excitement about Missouri's 101st Homecoming game. People were excited to be in Columbia, but a little groggy with the early morning start.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri fans enjoy Homecoming festivities before Kentucky game

Missouri football fans enjoyed the annual Homecoming parade Saturday morning before the Tigers' game against Kentucky.

Ray and Sharon Adams celebrate 40th wedding anniversary

A Columbia couple plans to celebrate in Branson. 

FROM READERS: Mizzou Archery team hosts national competition, two MU shooters win trophies

The Mizzou Archery club hosted the USIAC 3D Nationals last weekend, where two Missouri shooters won trophies for the first time ever.

QUIZ: Test your knowledge of Kentucky, Missouri football's next opponent

Missouri will play Kentucky at 11 a.m. Saturday. How much do you know about Kentucky's football history?

MU TIGER CHALLENGE: Vote for the best RV, enter to win $100

Vote for the best entries in categories such as the youngest MU fan, the best RV and reflections on the Alabama game.

FROM READERS: Columbia author shares his proposal story

Joe G. Dillard, who recently published his first book, "A Full Cup of Joe," shares the story about his engagement proposal in 1959.


FROM READERS: Creatures take advantage of warm fall weather

With temperatures reaching the 80s, the weather in Columbia felt more like summer than autumn this week. Missourian reader John Hall shares these photos he took in the  respite from the cold.

FROM READERS: Bryan Bradford promoted to commander of Columbia's SAL Squadron 202

Bryan P. Bradford writes about his promotion to commander of the Sons of the American Legion Squadron 202 of Columbia.

FROM READERS: Family history of activism, rallying against oppression fuels political passion

Aline Kultgen, civil liberties co-chair for the League of Women Voters of Columbia, discusses her motivations for being politically involved.

TELL US: What's one Halloween costume you'll never forget?

Most everyone has that one Halloween costume they'll always remember. Will you tell us about yours?

MU students say which issues matter in the presidential election

Before Monday's third and final presidential debate, we asked students at a watch party at MU about the issues they viewed as most important in the 2012 campaign.

QUIZ: Are you ready for the 2012 election?

How much do you know about local candidates and propositions on this year's ballot? Take this quiz to test your knowledge.