From Readers

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.

FROM READERS: John Hall shares Images from a 52nd wedding anniversary

Missourian reader John Hall reflects on 52 years of marriage to his wife, Noel, with a sick dog, a blazing sky and a blooming cactus.


FROM READERS: Fall foliage offers an opportunity for language learning

A Columbia speech-language pathologist offers fun, fall-related activities to help improve skills for children with speech and language difficulties. 

FROM READERS: Peninsula Baptist Church in Cooper County restored

The church and cemetery is an example of the many attractive country churches that dot the Cooper County landscape.

FROM READERS: Family bakes pumpkin pie from a pumpkin

Jeremy Truitt of Columbia decided to bake a pumpkin pie from scratch with his children.


ArtTalk: Jerry Price writes about the School of Missouri Contemporary Ballet

This contributor writes that he learns something different each time he attends a performance.

FROM READERS: Halloween events for children, families

Gina Jolly, author of Mid-Mo Kids Guide, offers a guide to mid-Missouri Halloween activities for children.

QUIZ: Test your knowledge of MU football history

How well do you know the history of the Missouri football program? Test your knowledge by taking our quiz.