James Cook, a surgical specialist in veterinary medicine and a faculty member at MU, developed a surgical procedure called TightRope, named after the rope-like material Cook uses to link the two bones in the knee joint. He hopes it will eradicate the extreme, though rare, problems dogs sometimes face after knee surgery.
Since she arrived in March, the Rev. Paula Robinson has energized the Calvary Episcopal Church with her presence and vision. She is the church's first female senior rector.
Theatre 1360 at MU teaches students basic techniques in applying stage makeup, the kind that is dramatic and meant to look better from a distance.
The author, known for his analysis of social science and work ith postmodern philosophy in political theory, will speak on issues raised in his latest book, "Capitalism and Christianity, American Style."
Members of Columbia churches will join thousands of people from around the state to gather and send out resources for local and worldwide mission organizations this weekend at the annual Festival of Sharing.
During the barbecue, church members sell fudge and mutton to raise money to sustain the congregation.
Caleb McCandless and Jo Stealey are two of the eight artists showing their work at the Perlow-Stevens Gallery's Autumn Exhibit.
The new pastor of Fayette's Assembly of God Church seeks to revitalize the small-town church with help from its mother church in Columbia.
The biography, released Oct. 1, details Hefner's impact on the post-World War II culture of consumerism and the sexual revolution.
Proposed bacteria-level designations could mean the county would have to disinfect effluent in certain streams deemed "swimmable."
The current economic crisis has some Columbia residents who lived through the Great Depression remembering the hard times they endured.
Moscow Ballet will hold open auditions at 10 a.m. Saturday for its production of "Great Russian Nutcracker." Auditions will be held at Columbia Dance Academy, 4250 E. Broadway, Suite 1031.
Congregation Beth Shalom and the Hillel Foundation will observe Yom Kippur Wednesday evening and Thursday by holding services.
New Mexico artist Howard Meehan is asking for suggestions from the public as he designs "Keys to the City" — a 19-foot, steel-framed keyhole sculpture that will sit in front of Columbia's renovated City Hall.
Located in New Franklin, the MU Center for Agroforestry started a pawpaw trial in 1999 with 10 cultivars — plants selected for particular attributes — and 50 trees.
During the week of the anniversary of St. Francis of Assisi's death, two Columbia churches held services to bless pets and celebrate their companionship. St. Francis was the patron saint of animals and the poor and is used as a model for pet owners to treasure and care for the animals in their lives.
The 17th annual Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival starts Saturday with a 9 a.m. parade.
Blaster BBQ, the husband and wife team of Floyd and Terri Murry of Mustang, Okla., took first place overall in the festival's barbecue competition.
Whether to live an energy-efficient lifestyle is a matter of choice. Most people come into The Peace Nook wanting to change in one of three areas: diet, energy or as a way to lower costs.
Jennifer Enders and Brett Wilbanks started the blog about sustainable living after temporarily running a similar blog.