Superintendent C.J. Huff said tattoos could become more of an issue as the district hires young teachers from an age group that's more comfortable with tattoos.
The superintendent of the southeast Missouri school says the rule would protect teachers from false accusations.
The Southeast Missouri State University Autism Center for Diagnosis and Treatment is scheduled to open next summer in Cape Girardeau.
A toxicology expert has linked a high cancer-incidence rate to the former operation of a Rockwool Industries insulation plant in this small Missouri town.
Republican Kenny Hulshof has introduced a new policy almost weekly since the start of the Missouri gubernatorial race, while Democrat Jay Nixon has stuck to three basic messages: the economy, health care and higher education.
Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Biden spoke in Springfield on Friday, stressing that John McCain's campaign is trying to belittle Barack Obama instead of focusing on important issues.
Problems in the economy have overshadowed all other election issues.
Steven Brown admitted he ran up more than $280,000 on his government-issued credit card. Brown worked for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency in Arnold.
Richard Davis of Independence faces the death penalty when he is sentenced Thursday in the May 2006 killing of 41-year-old Marsha Spicer, also of Independence.
Voters approved a plan in 2006, but this November, they'll be voting for city-supported construction of a 14-mile starter route.
Larrison's World's Largest Small Appliance Museum opened Friday in hopes of preserving for future generations what kept yesteryear's kitchens percolating.
Six people are in serious condition following a crash stemming from a bus failing to yield to an SUV in Stoddard County.
Drury University officials are hoping a 90-minute presentation on binge drinking helps prevent the kind of thing that happened to a freshman a month ago.
Vice presidential candidate Joe Biden promised more jobs, affordable health care and tax cuts for 95 percent of Americans in one of three campaign stops in Missouri on Thursday.
Ethics, health care, the economy and highway funding were among the topics d’jour at the hour-long debate on Thursday in Kansas City.
Former Sen. John Danforth wants the Republican Party to get back to its "good, old" traditions: lower taxes and less government.
The only major disagreement that emerged between Missouri's attorney general candidates in their second debate involved a proposal to protect journalists from having to disclose anonymous sources and unused information in court.
Statehouse candidates in Boone County are weighing in on whether to rewrite a 1976 consumer protection law that AmerenUE has targeted as a barrier to financing a second nuclear power plant in Callaway County.
The bald eagle, barn owl and western fox snake have all been removed from the state endangered species list. The decision was voted on at a Missouri Conservation Commission meeting in September in Poplar Bluff after an internal review by the Department of Conservation and an external review by other experts on the status of each species.
An Independence lawyer who invested money from a memorial fund for two slain children into his own company is being investigated for possible securities fraud.