Lynn Hurd and her dog Sasha have fostered more than 25 dogs from Columbia Second Chance, mostly puppies. Hurd hopes that one will eventually become a permanent companion for Sasha.
In honor of the Fourth of July, Missourian photojournalist Matt McCormack wants to paint a picture of how Columbia folks use their backyards. Will you share yours with us?
New drivers can take a classroom course through Columbia Public Schools or get behind-the-wheel training from a private instructor.
"It is in part these subtle changes in our society that lead me to believe there is validity behind the idea of the evolution of the English language and that this evolution is not necessarily something to look forward to."
Today would have been Tony Spangler's 11th birthday. His mom writes about what she learned from him — and about saying goodbye.
Here are some answers to a question about thrift stores and used furniture stores in Columbia. Suggest others in the form below the story.
Columbia Municipal Airport was home to Stephens College Aviation Department from 1941 until about 1960.
According to gaychurch.org, a website database for LGBTQ-welcoming churches, there are multiple options in Columbia for churchgoers to find a congregation they are comfortable in regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
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.