Top Stories

Yesterday

River festival showcases Mid-Missouri bands

River festival showcases Mid-Missouri bands

Posted 9:02 PM 9/23/2017 by Emily McCarter, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Cooper's Landing had its first Rock n' Roll River Festival Saturday, where families enjoyed food, a fun atmosphere and music from local bands.

Will Saulsbery plays for the band "Money For Guns" and helped plan the festival with Cooper's Landing.

"We just decided (More)

9/22/2017

Mid-Missouri ride to support local cancer patient

Mid-Missouri ride to support local cancer patient

Posted 8:45 AM 9/23/2017 by Matt Weller, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Thirteen-year-old Jackson Morton was diagnosed with cancer in December 2016.

"You can't even describe the emotion at the time," said Becca Crossgrove, Morton's mother. "It was a five minute intense cry and then, 'okay, how do we handle this,'".

Morton was diagnosed (More)

Yesterday

Latter House ministries hosts tenth annual Fall Festival

Latter House ministries hosts tenth annual Fall Festival

Posted 9:53 AM 9/23/2017 by Anthony Holtschlag, KOMU 8 Reporter

BOONE COUNTY - The Latter House Kingdom Ministries of Columbia will host their tenth annual Fall Festival today at the Ranch House BBQ near the Millersberg exit off I-70.

The main purpose of the festival is an attempt to raise more than $1000 for the Ronald McDonald House of (More)

9/22/2017

Eldon community rallies around family of injured football player

Eldon community rallies around family of injured football player

Posted 8:54 PM 9/22/2017 by Claire Kopsky, KOMU 8 Reporter

ELDON - The people of Eldon are rallying around a family whose son suffered a spinal injury during football practice on Wednesday.

Junior Hunter Bushnell went to practice as usual Wednesday and found himself in emergency surgery later that night, paralyzed from the chest down. Doctors say (More)

Columbia, MO
Broken Clouds 71°
6am 69°
7am 69°
8am 72°
9am 76°