• Deputies detain 13-year-old for threat made at Auxvasse Elementary Posted on 25 February 2018 at 4:16pm

    AUXVASSE - Callaway County deputies detained a 13-year-old student Friday for allegedly making a threat against Auxvasse Elementary school. 

    The Callaway County Sheriff's Office posted on its Facebook page over the weekend that the elementary school's administration notified the sheriff's office about the threat. 

  • Largest indoor garage sale with more than 60 vendors brings crowd Posted on 25 February 2018 at 4:06pm

    COLUMBIA - Columbia’s largest indoor garage sale brought people from far and wide with over 60 vendors in the Columbia Expo Center.

    The garage sale opened its doors at just after noon on Sunday and already had a line of several hundred people waiting outside the door. 

  • Volunteers clean up litter before it becomes a problem Posted on 25 February 2018 at 3:59pm

    COLUMBIA – Missouri River Relief hit the road Sunday to clean litter off the streets in order to keep it out of the river. Spring is coming, and with it the possibility of heavy rainfall, which could make a big mess even bigger.

    "We're just about to get our spring rains coming in, so all the trash that's collected along our roads is going to end up washing into creeks and streams, down into storm drains and all that stuff ends up eventually moving into the Missouri River and then the ocean," Missouri River Relief Program Manager Steve Schnarr said. "Right here is where we can stop that.

  • Missouri State Capitol renovations begin next week Posted on 25 February 2018 at 2:02pm

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Renovation work on the State Capitol building in Jefferson City begins next week.

  • Mizzou drops third straight conference game in Kentucky Posted on 25 February 2018 at 11:49am

    LEXINGTON, Ky. - Three weeks after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats for the first time at home, the Missouri Tigers were unable to complete the season sweep on Saturday.

    Mizzou dropped its third straight conference game, 88-66. The Tigers fall to 8-8 on the season with the loss. 

  • Dogs showcase their hunting skills at local tournament Posted on 25 February 2018 at 1:32am

    COLUMBIA – Dogs are putting their hunting skills to the test at a nationwide event in Columbia this weekend.

    The Barn Hunt trial is a sport that measures a dog's speed and accuracy.

  • Bowling tournament: Strikes for a cause Posted on 24 February 2018 at 9:24pm

    COLUMBIA - People from the community put on their bowling shoes to help raise money for a local high school. 

    Father Tolton Regional Catholic High School hosted its sixth annual bowling tournament Saturday at AMF Bowling on Providence road. 

  • Young elephant at Saint Louis Zoo dies of viral infection Posted on 24 February 2018 at 9:23pm

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A popular Asian elephant at the Saint Louis Zoo has died.

  • Black History Month program outlines moving closer to destiny Posted on 24 February 2018 at 6:58pm

    FAYETTE - Black History Month is coming to an end, but there's still a lot to celebrate. Members of the community joined together to continue the celebration with a program.

    People filled the rows of Holy Ground Christian Tabernacle Church to fellowship.

  • Healthy heart presentation showcases tips for all ages Posted on 24 February 2018 at 5:05pm

    COLUMBIA - Having a healthy heart was a lesson for people of all ages on Saturday.

    People attending “Be Mine for A Little While Longer!” learned health tips to prevent a stroke and what to do if a friend or family member is having one. Some of the tips included not smoking, taking the stairs instead of the elevator and wearing comfortable shoes.