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.
Facebook, formerly for college students only, is now being used by older generations to keep in touch with their families, network with employers and colleagues, and reach out to old friends.
Before someone can effectively understand others’ emotions, they must understand their own, says Karen Tate, who will speak this week at a seminar on emotional intelligence in the workplace.
The Jane Froman Singers of Columbia College are teaming up with the Columbia Civic Orchestra for a nine-day tour of Austria. The two groups will perform a preview of their tour Sunday evening at Columbia College.
Temperatures have been rising slowly over the past several decades in Missouri, causing cardinals to sing sooner, some birds to move northward and different species of plants to thrive in more northern climates. Scientists say now is the time to take action.
Army Pfc. LaVena Johnson's death in Iraq in 2005 was ruled as a suicide by Army investigators, however, her family is reveiwing evidence and death scene photos, which they think point to signs of murder and possibly sexual assualt.
Members of the MU Extension 4-H are sewing baby sleepers for the Columbia Regional Hospital. These sleepers reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and help teach parents proper swaddling techniques.
KaShaye Mathews, 15, of Columbia has learned to excel in ways doctors who diagnosed her with autism never thought possible.