By planting from the three varieties of lilacs, you can have blooms for up to six weeks. The plant's arrival in America dates back to the mid-1750s.
Unless we deal with the cause and effect of our nation’s problems, we’ll never be able to move past the disasters.
With the Olympics coming to Beijing, the tension between Tibet and China has been renewed.
The Columbia School District doesn't need more money. It needs better budgeting.
George Kennedy writes about balancing politics with sports and other interests.
Use of new technologies can give a fresh view on news stories.
The Sneed family thanks the community, neighbors, firefighters and police and MU Health care for their support following the explosion of their parents’ home on McNab Drive.
Paul Sturtz would make the voices of First Ward citizens heard if he were elected to City Council.
Now is the time for rooting for the teams that still have a chance to be champions — and to look at the teams that never had a hope of going to the tourney.
Americans choose unhealthy lifestyles, take no responsibility for consequences and health care costs continue to rise as a result.
Fred Parry, as part of his trustee duties, negotiated a fair lease with BJC HealthCare and should be given a vote in the upcoming election.
Construction of the new Ragtag Cinemacafe has been an interruption to the daily life of its neighbors, yet no one from the theater has acknowledged it.
The Bush administration’s war spending is taking away from spending in other areas.
Keeping a garden journal can give you an outlet for creating and designing your perfect garden, as well as offering you space to record information about plants and seeds you selected.
Paul is quietly inspirational, and his humility allows others to work together to make big ideas like the Ragtag Cinemacafe and the True/False Film Festival happen in Columbia.
Karl Miller gives budding journalists the advice to leave their opinions and personal agendas out of news stories.
Sturtz will work for clear council procedures and for a future Columbia that is sustainable and has the quality of life that many here desire.
Paul Sturtz would represent the First Ward with the same kind of just, capable, well-informed and imaginative civic commitment he has applied to all his other work in Columbia.
More government wouldn't hurt a thing — in fact, it's needed now. Left to their own devices, people and corporations generally can’t be trusted to do the right thing. We need government to step in and increase regulation.
The atmosphere leads to anxiety and frustration that can later cause bullying and other harmful situations in school.