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 10:29 AM 11/27/2015 by The Associated Press
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Local elected officials and state lawmakers are praising Gov. Jay Nixon for calling for settlement money to be spent in areas damaged by lead mining.
Nixon this week directed the state Department of Natural Resources to identify restoration (More)
Posted 10:11 AM 11/27/2015 by Ashton Day, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
JEFFERSON CITY - Despite the rain, Missouri State Parks and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources are encouraging Missourians to spend Black Friday outdoors.
Missouri State Parks is waiving all camping fees the evening of Nov. 27. The campsites will be first come, first (More)
Posted 8:40 AM 11/27/2015 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The $380-million Gateway Arch grounds overhaul in St. Louis has opened its first renovated park.
The Arch and its grounds are undergoing a $380-million renovation, which includes a planned 46,000-square-foot expansion of the visitor center and a redesigned Museum of (More)
Posted 8:36 AM 11/27/2015 by The Associated Press
FESTUS (AP) — Administrators of a thrift store in suburban St. Louis are trying to reunite someone with $1,200 in cash that officials said appears to have been accidentally included in donated items.
As the interim (More)
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Posted 8:31 AM 11/27/2015 by The Associated Press
COLUMBIA (AP) — A library science program at the University of Missouri has regained accreditation.
The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that the American Library Association has reinstated its accreditation of the (More)
Posted 5:53 PM 11/21/2015 by Luke Slabaugh, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
COLUMBIA - The dust is settling on one of the most eventful Novembers mid-Missouri has seen.
Implications are abound for MU in its recruiting of students and athletes in the wake of the events on campus that garnered it national attention - in particular, the (More)
Posted 5:39 PM 11/26/2015 by The Associated Press
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Springfield police said an officer has shot and killed a man during a struggle over the officer's gun.
Police on Thursday identified the man who was killed as 23-year-old Magnum E. Phillips, of Springfield. Police said in a news release that the shooting (More)
Posted 5:34 PM 11/26/2015 by The Associated Press
FORT LEONARD WOOD (AP) — Fort Leonard Wood dished out more than five tons of turkey for the Thanksgiving Day holiday.
The south-central Missouri installation said in a news release that it celebrated the holiday with a traditional meal served in (More)
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Posted 2:08 PM 11/26/2015 by Annie Hammock, KOMU 8 Reporter and Nicole Cooke, Sedalia Democrat Reporter
COLUMBIA - A fire in Sedalia gutted two homes and heavily damaged at least two others Thursday in the 500 block of 4th Street. Dramatic pictures and video from the scene show flames and heavy smoke.
No one was injured in the fire, according to Sedalia Fire (More)