WEEK IN PHOTOS: Spartans celebrate District football title; first transgender NCAA athlete visits MU
This week Missourian photographers took pictures of a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the beginning of construction for a new elementary school, a Veterans Day ceremony at MU, and a talk by Kye Allums for Transgender Awareness Week.
THE WEEK'S MOST-READ STORIES: Tigers adjust for Texas A&M; feds charge 27 in cocaine, prostitution conspiracies
The Tigers' adjustments for Texas A&M was the Missourian's most-read story this week. Other stories include the announcement that the Aggies' Kyle Allen would start in Saturday's game and a federal indictment involving conspiracies to distribute crack cocaine and promote prostitution in Boone County.
It took an hour and six fire engines to combat the early morning fire at the Bach-Yager Funeral Chapel.
Jane Williams, executive director of Love INC., has adapted to blindness with determination and the help of others.
This is the story of 109-year-old Loren Reid, who has lived in Columbia since 1935 and taught at MU for 35 years. It is told through historical photographs, videos and short stories.
Members of the Columbia Interfaith Council say the needs the group was formed to meet are now being addressed elsewhere. The council will meet for the last time Sunday.
With snow expected throughout the day Saturday, crews have already started preparing primary roads and potential problem areas for the first snowfall.
Five local groups are among those encouraging donations this holiday season.
Loren Reid shares more than a century of his advice, musing and recollections in this video Q&A.
A federal grand jury issued a 56-count indictment involving cocaine and prostitution conspiracy charges. Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies arrested a number of the defendants in a sweep Thursday.
With studies finding lead fragments, some too small to see, in venison killed by hunters, researchers are trying to provide lessons in a safer alternative.
Rick Majzun, the vice president of strategic operations and planning at the St. Louis Children's Hospital, visited Kenya and Sweden to see what other medical communities around the world are doing to reduce infant mortality and premature birth rates.
Women in different health and social work professions across Missouri handle issues of abuse during pregnancy. Some shared stories and concerns, learned tips and strategies Thursday during a March of Dimes Perinatal Conference session.
Cocaine, crack and prostitution conspiracy are among federal charges against 27 people, including 15 from Boone County.
The warming centers' public areas such as lobbies, restrooms and drinking fountains are available during the buildings' normal business hours. Official shelters offer sleeping accommodations and might include meals.
Drivers for Uber and similar companies would need permits to operate under a proposed ordinance that will be introduced to the Columbia City Council.
Taylor's execution, which would be the ninth in Missouri this year, is set for Wednesday Nov. 19.
The group finished with between 80 and 90 signed cards last year, but members hope to exceed that number this year.
Battle High School's football team prepares to host Fort Zumwalt North on Friday. They won the Class 5, District 4 title when they defeated Camdenton last week.
The services will be funded by a quarter-cent sales tax increase approved by voters in the November 2012 elections.