Columbia CROP Hunger Walk and Robert Harrison of the Reality House Program were honored before a crowd of 900 at the 22nd annual Columbia Values Diversity Celebration.
Nominations are being sought for the sixth annual Lang Volunteer Award.
The driver was not wearing his seat belt when his dump truck overturned Wednesday afternoon in Callaway County. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Mid-Missouri residents came out to ice skate at Stephens Lake Park on Tuesday, the day after city officials deemed the ice thick enough to skate on.
A cochlear implant imitates, but does not replicate, the sounds in the environment of a person with a hearing loss. Research shows some examples of children overcoming developmental delays that come with hearing loss if they have an implant when they’re 12 months old.
During its Wednesday meeting, the board approved a one-sentence policy: "It shall be the policy of Regional Economic Development Inc. (REDI) Board of Directors to not endorse or oppose any local ballot issues or initiatives."
Evidence introduced Wednesday included cellphone records of calls and text messages sent from defendant James Thompson’s phone to suspected hit man Casey Lewis. The defense for Thompson, accused in the 2013 murder of Brian Daniels, was scheduled to present evidence Thursday morning.
The Friends of the Columbia Public Library held a used book sale Wednesday at the library. The group offered discount prices on books twice a week with all proceeds going to the library.
The Columbia sustainability educator is using social media and community events to provide residents with tips on saving energy.
John William “Blind” Boone, an influential Columbia ragtime composer and pianist, will be honored at the 22nd annual Columbia Values Diversity Celebration.
The victim told police he was assaulted and robbed after he stopped to offer help to a vehicle on the side of Interstate 70.
As of Tuesday night, there were four declared candidates in the First Ward, two in the Second Ward and three in the Sixth Ward.
Increased interest in locally grown food has spurred the popularity of farmers markets in the United States.
Nathan Dick, a student at Mexico High School in Mexico, Missouri, escapes from the stress of his daily routine by making a trip to Columbia twice a week to box at Zen's Gym.
Potential solutions to excessive speeding on College Park Drive will be addressed at a 5:30 p.m. meeting Wednesday at Russell Boulevard Elementary School.
The Barberry Park proposal goes before the Parks and Recreation Commission on Thursday evening.
It's been a year since Columbia Public Schools changed school start times. Parents, teachers and students have created and settled into a new routine — even if it does mean early mornings for some groups such as the Rock Bridge Bruin Girls dance team.
The trial of a Columbia man accused of arranging a murder-for-hire began Monday. Suspect James Thompson allegedly paid Casey Lewis to help him break into the home of Columbia resident Brian Daniels and shoot him.
Beulah Ralph was known in the Columbia Public School district for her dedication to children and continuous hard work. The Columbia School Board decided Monday night to name the new elementary school in southwest Columbia after her.
The outage was attributed to an electrical short circuit, and power was restored to campus buildings by about 3 p.m.