Missourian readers learned about humor, kindness, hard work and the importance of family from their fathers. One man even inherited 'movie star good looks.'
Fostering a pet is an easy way to help shelter pets find a home. Volunteering to foster helps open space in shelters and prepares the animal for their forever home.
Cheri Cherry writes about how grief over the loss of her dad 10 years ago still plays a role in her life.
Kristin Metcalf-Wilson of Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri discusses how her organization works with and for the LGBTQ community.
Fourth-graders wrote about a person or a situation that best exemplifies Blind Boone's famous motto, "merit not sympathy wins."
Fostering animals from the Central Missouri Humane Society helps create space and prepare pets for adoption.
"All-around artist" uses acting and writing to spread positive messages and encourage others to pursue their goals.
Crochet is more than an artistic endeavor to Genevieve Howard. Her craft is also a connection to her late mother, a conversation starter and a way to help others.
The Missourian asked a class of eighth-graders from West Middle School to answer this question: "What do you hope you can say about yourself in four years?" Here are their responses.
Share your stories about the way your father has affected your life.
Lisa Bartlett is the owner of the ARTlandish Gallery on Walnut Street and her work can be seen throughout the city.
Sumire Taniai will bring out the inner child of viewers of her upcoming exhibit "IMAGINATIVE PLAY" by utilizing colorful and fun paintings and sculptures.
As my hair started growing back I started to get more and more questions about what I do to my hair, how I do it, and what types of products I use. So I decided to start a video channel and my first video was a product review.
This May, the MU Campus Lions Club became the fifth Lions Club in Columbia. Sandy McCann, district officer of the Columbia 20/20 Lions Club shared a picture of the "jungle party" held to celebrate the chartering of the new organization.
Columbia Rugby Football Club volunteered more than 40 hours at the Food Bank of Central and Northeast Missouri on May 17.
Many people wanted Lisa Bartlett, the owner of ARTlandish Gallery, to prosecute after art and charity money were stolen from her store. Instead, she wrote this compassionate letter in response to the theft.
Seniors from Hickman High School spoke about where they see themselves in the next four years. Some thought of graduate school. Others hoped for a journey abroad.
Often the people who call Common Core into question later admit to me that they have not read a single standard for themselves.
Boy Scout Troop 706 of Columbia honored its five newest Eagle Scouts with a Court of Honor Ceremony.
Columbia's largest park is the Columbia Cosmopolitan Recreation Area, also known as Cosmo Park. At 533 acres, it could contain the entire nation of Monaco in addition to several NFL stadiums.