EmVP

Every day in our community, ordinary people do the extraordinary. For most of them, it's just a way of life. EmVP on KOMU 8 showcases the remarkable stories happening in mid-Missouri. We want to recognize the most valuable people in our community. If you have a story or person to nominate, please fill out and submit the form below and to the right.

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COLUMBIA - Teaching English at Hickman High School in Columbia is Bill Morgan's passion and metaphorically speaking his saving grace.... More >>
4 hours ago Tuesday, August 04 2020 Aug 4, 2020 Tuesday, August 04, 2020 9:36:00 PM CDT August 04, 2020 in News
COLUMBIA - At the entrance to the playground at Cosmo Park in Columbia, you'll find a brightly colored message waiting... More >>
4 weeks ago Tuesday, July 07 2020 Jul 7, 2020 Tuesday, July 07, 2020 9:28:00 PM CDT July 07, 2020 in News
JEFFERSON CITY – When recent high school graduate Olivia Hennon went to visit her friend, Margret, in the hospital in... More >>
1 month ago Tuesday, June 23 2020 Jun 23, 2020 Tuesday, June 23, 2020 8:33:00 PM CDT June 23, 2020 in News
COLUMBIA - With schools closed and after school programs cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the community has gotten creative... More >>
2 months ago Tuesday, May 26 2020 May 26, 2020 Tuesday, May 26, 2020 9:37:00 PM CDT May 26, 2020 in News
CLARK - On a breezy morning, Jennipher Burris stands outside the camper parked in her driveway adjusting the rug blown... More >>
3 months ago Tuesday, April 28 2020 Apr 28, 2020 Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:37:00 PM CDT April 28, 2020 in Top Stories
COLUMBIA - During a global pandemic, the healthcare workers are the super heroes. But, MU Health Care nurse Jared... More >>
3 months ago Thursday, April 16 2020 Apr 16, 2020 Thursday, April 16, 2020 9:36:00 PM CDT April 16, 2020 in News
COLUMBIA - For Scott Denson, music is his escape from reality. And, during this global pandemic he knew he wasn't... More >>
4 months ago Tuesday, March 31 2020 Mar 31, 2020 Tuesday, March 31, 2020 9:38:00 PM CDT March 31, 2020 in News
COLUMBIA — Some people consider washing dishes a chore. But for Debbie Graves, being a Pizza Hut dishwasher is her... More >>
4 months ago Tuesday, March 17 2020 Mar 17, 2020 Tuesday, March 17, 2020 9:13:00 PM CDT March 17, 2020 in News
COLUMBIA - Love Coffee is not your typical coffee shop. It's a chance for people with disabilities in mid-Missouri to... More >>
4 months ago Tuesday, March 10 2020 Mar 10, 2020 Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:49:00 PM CDT March 10, 2020 in News
COLUMBIA - When snow falls in mid-Missouri, the sounds of shovels scraping across the driveway mean freedom to Larry Shinn.... More >>
5 months ago Monday, February 24 2020 Feb 24, 2020 Monday, February 24, 2020 9:33:00 PM CST February 24, 2020 in Continuous News
COLUMBIA - Most dogs spend their days playing with toys, getting belly rubs and eating treats. But, one Columbia dog... More >>
6 months ago Tuesday, January 28 2020 Jan 28, 2020 Tuesday, January 28, 2020 8:40:00 PM CST January 28, 2020 in Continuous News
COLUMBIA - When Rebecca McDonald saw flashing lights in her rearview mirror while driving home along Stadium Boulevard one night,... More >>
6 months ago Tuesday, January 07 2020 Jan 7, 2020 Tuesday, January 07, 2020 6:25:00 PM CST January 07, 2020 in News
JEFFERSON CITY - For three straight years, 7-year-old Landon Connally has used the allowance money he's saved that year to... More >>
7 months ago Tuesday, December 17 2019 Dec 17, 2019 Tuesday, December 17, 2019 8:22:00 PM CST December 17, 2019 in Continuous News
COLUMBIA - The Hughes' family puts together their Christmas jigsaw puzzle in their front yard around Thanksgiving every year. It's... More >>
7 months ago Tuesday, December 10 2019 Dec 10, 2019 Tuesday, December 10, 2019 10:39:00 PM CST December 10, 2019 in Continuous News
COLUMBIA - If food is the ingredient that binds us together, then D'Auntre Prince knows how to make a connection.... More >>
8 months ago Tuesday, November 26 2019 Nov 26, 2019 Tuesday, November 26, 2019 9:27:00 PM CST November 26, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - Dan White hasn't always been proud to recognize himself as a Vietnam veteran. "Things weren't very good... More >>
8 months ago Tuesday, November 12 2019 Nov 12, 2019 Tuesday, November 12, 2019 8:58:00 PM CST November 12, 2019 in EmVP
COLUMBIA - It's only been about two months since Tom Klucking lost his wife, Krystina, to breast cancer. But, his... More >>
9 months ago Tuesday, October 29 2019 Oct 29, 2019 Tuesday, October 29, 2019 9:29:00 PM CDT October 29, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - From ear to ear, it's hard to miss 94-year-old Elmo Winterhalter's smile. "I don't know I've always... More >>
9 months ago Tuesday, October 15 2019 Oct 15, 2019 Tuesday, October 15, 2019 6:40:00 PM CDT October 15, 2019 in EmVP
COLUMBIA - Physical therapists with MU Healthcare's Children's Therapy Center and an army of volunteers came together to help make... More >>
9 months ago Tuesday, October 08 2019 Oct 8, 2019 Tuesday, October 08, 2019 8:35:00 PM CDT October 08, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - When Adam Hassan's mother, Amina Mohamed, gave him his birthday money, she said she asked him how he... More >>
10 months ago Sunday, September 29 2019 Sep 29, 2019 Sunday, September 29, 2019 8:42:00 PM CDT September 29, 2019 in News
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