Man arrested on suspicion of first-degree burglary, parental kidnapping

A man was arrested Monday night on suspicion of breaking into a residence on Godas Drive and kidnapping an infant.

Calwood group dedicates memorial at recently discovered Civil War grave

About one hundred spectators gathered Sunday in a roadside field at what is believed to be a grave containing the bodies of eight or nine Confederate and Union soldiers, killed during the deadliest Civil War battle in Callaway County.

Former Columbia councilman, public servant Jerry Wade dies

Jerry Wade served on the Columbia Planning and Zoning Commission for 15 years and as Fourth Ward City Councilman for one term. Wade also was active with The Audubon Society of Missouri and Missouri Bird Conservation Initiative Foundation.

Gunman in Tre'Veon Marshall's death receives life sentence

Nicholas Raheem Thomas was sentenced to life in prison without the chance of parole, plus 20 years for armed criminal action.

Columbia, Boone County officials discuss racial discrepancies in student discipline

In a report by the Office of State Courts Adminstrator, Boone County was ranked worst in Missouri for inequality in referring minority students to juvenile justice authorities.


Mid-Missouri peace group calls for end to Mideast violence

Area religious leaders and experts on the Middle East called for a cease-fire throughout the region, urging U.S. leaders to help stop the conflict.

Jefferson City man arrested in assault of teen umpire at Show-Me State Games

Columbia police say that a 36-year-old Jefferson City man assaulted a 15-year-old umpire volunteering at the Show-Me State Games on Saturday night

Second suspect arrested in shooting that injured two

A second suspect in the July 5 shooting that injured two women on West Worley Street was arrested Monday morning.


Man arrested after shotgun wielded in ATV argument

David Baker, 63, of Columbia, was arrested on suspicion of third-degree assault and unlawful use of a weapon after a man pulled out a shotgun during an argument with all-terrain vehicle riders.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Past ordinances and resolutions available

Search for ordinances and resolutions considered by the Columbia City Council since 1999. 

Newman Center's new pastor brings college experience to Columbia

The Rev. Richard Litzau, O.P., comes most recently from New Mexico and, before that, Indiana.

THE WEEK'S MOST-READ STORIES: Commentary on Maty Mauk's steady leadership style

But it's not just Maty Mauk in our top 10 most-read stories. Kasey, a rescued beagle mix, and owner, 17-year-old Allison Frappier, share a bond that's grown after training for dog shows for years.


WEEK IN PHOTOS: Highlights of the Boone County Fair

This week dock dogs, demolition derbies and a Wild West Shoot-Out caught the eye of Missourian photographers.

Mountain biking a "family" event for Pfood Man Racing

Members of the team competed in the mountain biking event Sunday at the Show-Me State Games. The team's unusual name comes from its founder, Ralph Pfremmer.


Former Columbia councilman, mayoral candidate Jerry Wade dies

Wade, 73, died of lung cancer at his home Saturday, his wife said. The former fourth ward councilman had a long history of service to the city.

Columbia church gives Myanmar family a home makeover

The Paw family received an extreme makeover to their home with the help of volunteers from Fairview Road Church of Christ.

Mounted on horseback, riders shoot at targets at the Boone County Fair

Horseback riders shot at balloon targets at the Boone County Fair Friday night.


Top ham at Boone County Fair sells for $850

Nine-year-old Gentry Duncan's ham was the first of 40 to be auctioned at the ham sale Saturday morning. It sold to Chuck Basye, who is running in the Republican primary for the 47th District of the Missouri House of Representatives, for $850.

MISSOURIAN MINUTE: Rex Bandy, a local artist, remembered at Artlandish Gallery

Live music was the order of the day at the gallery, which held the event as part of Artrageous Fridays. The event was held in part to commemorate local artist Rex Bandy, who died June 21.

A man and his mule leap for success at Boone County Fair

Mike Call and his mule, Radar, won the show jumping competition on Saturday. The mule show involved multiple events for mules of different heights and genders.