The Missouri State Senior Games start with athletes at 50 years old, but the Maurine Lia is 80. She has been mastering her sport of racing walking for 27 years and is a National Senior Olympics champion.
During the third year of the competition in Columbia, 115 kids ran, swam and biked on Saturday morning.
The job losses are due to cuts in federal health care payments from Medicare.
The Community Garden Coalition celebrated its 30th anniversary during its Garden Cruise event on Saturday. Gardeners had the opportunity to share with each other what they are doing in their gardens.
Columbia Police Department responded to shots fired near the intersection of Tenth Street and East Broadway, according to a news release from the Columbia Police Department.
The Hickman High School class of 1943 had its 70-year reunion Friday night at D. Rowes Restaurant & Bar. Twenty-one alumni attended the event.
The deaths in Perry County seem to be the result of a murder-suicide.
Bill Cannon, 83, and other competitors play horseshoes for both friendship and fun at the Show-Me State Senior Games.
Eight Columbia children cast as munchkins and flying monkeys in the Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre's production of "The Wizard of Oz" invested hours of preparation but said the experience was fun.
Under one of several state tax incentives from the Missouri Department of Economic Development, IBM was required to create 600 jobs within three years.
The Krauses have participated in rodeo for more than 20 years and now compete in the sport every weekend as a family.
MU Faculty Council Chairman Harry Tyrer cites the increased goal for the fundraiser For All We Call Mizzou and the continuation of the Chancellor's Fund for Excellence as parts of Brady Deaton's legacy.
Christina Kari Salmon and Daniel Jacob Hopkins were married at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013, at the First Christian Church in Columbia.
Bailey Owen and Trever Ratliff have gone to school together since kindergarten and both got into roping at the high school level, so they teamed up.
The UM System Board of Curators voted unanimously Thursday evening to extend medical, dental, vision and other benefits to same-sex partners of UM employees if they meet certain criteria.
Reports indicate some Columbia workers have lost their jobs.
Kyle Gillespie is a self-taught beatboxer.
In April, the team headed to Oklahoma and chased two storms to Lawton, Okla.
MU Chancellor Brady Deaton, who said Wednesday he would retire from the position on Nov. 15, took time Thursday to discuss his career and his future plans for working on world food security issues.
The council is leaning toward an option that calls for three 161-kilovolt transmission lines to run from the proposed Mill Creek substation to three existing power stations. The Water and Light Department also presented a potential layout for partially underground lines.