Posted: Apr 26, 2013 5:01 PM
Updated: Apr 26, 2013 7:14 PM
COLUMBIA - The Missouri Gymnastics program announces the addition of Angie Kern for the upcoming 2014 season. Kern joins Alyson Heimsath, Lark Pokladnik and Sasha Sander in the 2014 class as well.
A native of Columbia, Kern currently attends Rock Bridge High School where she is a member of the National Honor Society, the Art honors Association and the 2010 Varsity Girls Golf team. Kern trains at Show-Me Gymnastics under head coach Kathy Sanford, where she is a three-time Level 10 Missouri State Vault Champion and two-time Level 10 State All-Around Champion. She is a 2011 and 2012 Regional Vault Champion, and she has qualified for Level 10 Regionals four years in a row.
Kern qualified for Level 10 JO Nationals in 2011 and 2012, finishing in the top 20 on vault both years. Kern finished ninth on beam at Level 9 Western Nationals in 2007 and earned a fifth place finish on vault at Level 9 Western Nationals in 2009. This season, Kern set personal bests on every event including a 9.675 on vault, 9.200 on bars, 9.400 on beam, 9.575 on floor and a 37.375 in the all-around.
Posted 6:52 PM 11/28/2015 by The Associated Press
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers are set to question officials in Gov. Jay Nixon's administration on how the state spends money to help refugees.
The Legislature recently set the Monday hearing in response to deadly attacks in Paris and (More)
Posted 4:38 PM 11/28/2015 by Emma Balkenbush, KOMU 8 Reporter
JEFFERSON CITY - Natasha Johnson started the group, Show Me-Just and Caring Communities, in 2013 and is now beginning to develop the group further.
Johnson started the anti-bully group with another parent after learning about a middle school student who had committed suicide after (More)
Posted 3:29 PM 11/28/2015 by Taylor Stevens, KOMU 8 Reporter
BOONE COUNTY - A man driving a stolen vehicle led a Boone County deputy on a chase near Route Z and Carter School Road Saturday. The chase ended when the the car the suspect's car rolled over and the driver fled to the surrounding woods.
Sergeant Micheal Perkins of the Boone County (More)
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Posted 2:18 PM 11/28/2015 by The Associated Press
SEDALIA, Mo. (AP) — The cause of a fire that destroyed three Sedalia homes on Thanksgiving Day isn't known.
Sedalia Fire Department Battalion Chief Matt Irwin says the cause couldn't be determined because of "the complexity of the house." The Sedalia Democrat ( (More)
Posted 1:00 PM 11/28/2015 by Taylor Stevens, KOMU 8 Reporter
JEFFERSON CITY - Thanksgiving weekend is one of the busiest in terms of drivers on the road, but about 29 million of those vehicles aren't equipped with a spare tire. New data from AAA shows that more than one third of 2015 vehicles on the road are missing spare tires. In most of those (More)
Posted 4:19 AM 11/28/2015 by The Associated Press
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Governor's Mansion is about to look a little more festive.
The Christmas trees that will adorn the Jefferson City mansion are arriving Monday morning. The outside tree is a 30-foot Norway spruce that came from the yard (More)
Posted 2:58 PM 11/27/2015 by Nick Komisar & Amy Money, KOMU 8 Reporters
COLUMBIA - The moment the MU football team announced on Twitter that it wasn't going to play until former UM Systems President Tim Wolfe resigned, the Concerned Student 1950 movement was thrust into the national spotlight. A photo was tweeted by some members of the team locking arms, with (More)
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Posted 1:52 PM 11/27/2015 by The Associated Press
BRANSON (AP) — Authorities say deputies have killed a man who shot his wife and pointed a handgun at the deputies.
KOLR-TV reports that 58-year-old Rick Gullickson was killed early Friday at a home in southern Stone County. The Stone County Sheriff's Department said (More)