Hickman High School's Homecoming game is the same night as Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar. As a cheerleader and member of the Homecoming court, Laura Davis' decision about whether to go to services or the game has been a matter of faith and family.
Social media and technology are increasingly becoming involved in the planning and experience of weddings.
Saturday's Worldwide Photo Walk encouraged people to snap photos of Columbia on their 2-mile loop through the city.
Study finds that stray bullets killed or injured 317 people between 2008 and 2009. Twenty percent of of the accidents resulted in death.
Declining support for missions and drug rehabilitation programs could limit similar stories of recovery.
When William Clark and Meriwether Lewis needed to return home from their westward journey more than 200 years ago, they were short a canoe, so they stole one from the Chinook Indians. On Saturday, Clark's descendants will present a replica of the canoe to the Chinook Indian Nation.
Donations are down and the number of animals being brought to the Central Missouri Humane Society are up. The shelter is looking into cost-saving methods and appealing to the public for donations.
Colleagues at Paxton Keeley Elementary School will run on behalf of teachers Maria Dent and Carol Stoddart in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure at Mizzou Sports Park on Sunday.
The 34th Annual Heritage Festival welcomes people to join a tour of Missouri tradition and heritage this weekend.
In 2006, the Missourian spoke to Columbia residents about their memories of the 9/11 attacks and their observations of the world since. Our staff recently caught up with some of those people to see if and how their perspectives have changed in the past five years.
Cape Girardeau is working to have Fort D, the city's only remaining Civil War fort, added the National Register of Historic Places. But it's not an easy process — there are some challenges to address.
On the first day of dove hunting season, 196 hunters took 619 doves at Pony Express, a conservation area in northwest Missouri.
Rebecca Meyer, who competed in season eight of the TV show "The Biggest Loser," plans to run the 10K race at the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival on Saturday.
Schools and organizations across the city are putting together events to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11.
The annual Cattlemen Days Rodeo in Ashland marks its 35th year this weekend. It usually attracts about 5,000 people, organizers said.
Former students of William "Mac" Jones remember his enthusiasm for Shakespeare and his ability to relate to them. Jones and his wife, Ruth Ann Jones, were found dead in their home last week, possibly of carbon monoxide poisoning.
A “Clothesline of Quilts” has spread through three counties in mid-Missouri. The Boonslick Trail currently includes 25 barn quilts, with the goal of 20 in each county.
More people are choosing to give back to the community by doing volunteering work during vacations.
Bill Willis of Sturgeon is an expert in restoring Fords from as long ago as 1935.
Nell Atchley celebrated with family members and her friend Tai Tan, 101, who will turn 102 in September. Atchley and Tan are among five centenarians at South Hampton Place nursing home, and there are more than 1,000 centenarians in Missouri.