For fiber artist Jo Stealey, being an artist is more than a job or a way to make a living – it is a way of life.
The Columbia Wine and Food Festival is scheduled to begin Saturday, followed by eight days of events. Ten local chefs are to create dinners and hors d'oeuvres that are intended to pair nicely with wine tastings. More than 180 wineries are expected to bring wines — more than 400 varieties — to taste throughout the festival.
MU Extension workshops in food preservation are filling up this year as more people appear to take stock in the quality of their food and the contents of their wallet.
Flat Branch Pub and Brewing owners Tom and Anne Smith will have their 6.5 acre shade garden featured as part of the Tiger Pilot Club's sixth annual garden tour.
Podiatrists and doctors warn people not to wear flip-flops everyday because it can wear your feet down and make them dry.
The group's final performances of "The Complete Works of Shakespeare, Abridged" will be at 6:30 p.m. from Thursday through Sunday at the Boone County Courthouse Amphitheater.
Carpe Diem, a new business owned by Alex Innecco and Dianna Long, is here to serve the Columbia community by providing music classes, private lessons, gallery and recital space to its residents.
The live-in shelter is available for 16- to 21-year-olds who have struggled living on their own. The program tries to provide its residents with the tools they need to be successful. Residents and former residents share their stories about their lives before, during and after their time at the house.
Fifteen French-horn players make up MU's choir. Because the French horn has a four-octave range, a group of just horns can cover all the parts of an ensemble piece.
After a long and tawdry history, women's roller derby is making a national comeback. The CoMo Derby Dames take to the rink for exercise, competition, entertainment and a friendship they don't find anywhere else.
The Honor Flight program strives to send as many World War II veterans as possible to the World War II National Memorial, recognizing that their numbers are dwindling quickly.
Family members of the World War II veterans surprised them with letters delivered during a "mail call" on the return flight from Washington. Bob Kennish said the letters expressed an appreciation to all veterans who served the U.S.
Mid-Missouri offers plenty of great spots for outdoor recreation, with its mix of nature trails, conservation areas and state parks. With just a little gas in the tank and a sense of adventure, you're sure to find some great, simple and family-friendly entertainment.
Missourian reporters scoured the state for the best trips we could find at a fair price. We hope our readers find something worthwhile among the stories in this travel guide.
As Hickman High School celebrates the 100th anniversary of its mascot, one die-hard alumnus of the school, Charley Blackmore, keeps cheering on his Kewpies and serving the community by sharing his time and vast music collection.
Barry H. Landau has known about 25 White House dogs since the Eisenhower administration. Among the presidential-pooch memorabilia in his Manhattan apartment are matching orange inaugural dog coats worn by LBJ's twin beagles, Him and Her, and a photo of Landau kissing Clipper, JFK's German shepherd.
This spring chicks have been so popular with consumers that hatcheries are experiencing constant demand.
New arrivals from Cuba resettled in Columbia by the Catholic Church have fled repression and made new homes in central Missouri.
The Toys for Tots Literacy Program honored Alferd Williams' dedication to learning to read by creating an award in his honor.
Celebrity chef Jeff Henderson visited Douglass and Hickman high schools to share his life story with the hope of positively influencing the lives of students.