The agency has helped Isaac Pasley, a teenager with Asperger's syndrome, learn to drive, find a job, make friends and, most importantly, gain his independence.
Twitter use among teenagers is up but for reasons different from what many may think.
Recent reactions to the Santorum and Duggar families have brought to light the lack of a standard for mourning a child who never alive in the world.
With personal knowledge about the fight against cancer and a keen knack for music, Charlie Lustman works to inspire others to continue their personal battles.
After taking a direct hit in the tornado that hit Joplin, the "Volunteer House," with messages scribbled on its walls by people from around the country, takes first steps toward preservation.
Living through grief is difficult. Mary Leean lost her husband of 56 years last April to a rare degenerative brain disorder. How does someone carry on after losing his or her soul mate?
Members of Stephens College who volunteered to build and design homes in Joplin for "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" watched their efforts revealed to the public Friday night at a watch party while they were surrounded by family and friends.
Astronomers have found planets that mirror "Star Wars" Luke Skywalker's home planet with twin suns and a mini-star system with a dwarf sun and shrunken planets.
The 4-H LIFE program allows children to visit a parent in prison in a less restrictive environment.
Clips from the unscripted TV episodes focus on the Missouri River and people whose lives are intertwined with it. They will be shown at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the lower level of Les Bourgeois Bistro in Rocheport.
Last month, President Barack Obama signed an act which contains a provision that allows a Pentagon review of Jewish soldiers and sailors who may have been overlooked for the Medal of Honor because of their faith. Because of this provision, William Shemin may finally get that medal years after his death.
Nostalgia Shop opened in 1977 in downtown Columbia, and 35 years later, George Liggett is still at it. A dig into the Missourian's archives around Halloween uncovered an amusing photo at the Nostalgia Shop from 1981. We followed up with Liggett and former co-owner Tim Flynn.
If you'll be spending some free time during the holidays doing some reading, allow us to make suggestions for your reading list.
Columbia residents learn how to celebrate Kwanzaa, a holiday to bring families together and teach African and African-American culture.
Plans are in place to preserve the Reynolds House, possibly for educational purposes.
Due to drought in prime growing areas and a huge demand from China, the pecan shortage is affecting businesses in the country.
Loren Van Abbema has been creating wooden sculptures for eight years at his home, just south of Hannibal, using a pair of chainsaws and his imagination. Van Abbema, 68, admits that his is an unusual, physically demanding hobby. To his knowledge, he's one of the only people in the region who does chainsaw carving.
Centralia residents don't claim their city is the best in the world. But it does have a special quality: the pride of residents who embody small-town values.
Although hunting numbers continue to decrease across the nation, more younger women are picking up hunting with their families.
Columbia couple, Renee Martin-Kratzer and Brian Kratzer, are holding a photo-shoot fundraiser on Nov. 5, 6 and 13 to raise money for eosinophilic disorder research.