Reporting high school football scores from around Missouri for Friday, Oct. 31, 2014.
A former college football quarterback, Sam Hunt might be expected to huddle up with all the macho, in-your-face male country singers currently filling the radio airwaves. But the Georgia native takes a more relaxed, romantic stance on "Montevallo," his R&B-influenced country music debut.
"Sometimes the Wolf" (William Morrow), by Urban Waite
A father-and-son relationship, perhaps broken beyond repair, fuels Urban Waite's engrossing novel that skillfully exposes the complicated emotions that can stymie a once close family while also working as a superb action-adventure tale.
A Maine judge gave nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat Friday in their bid to restrict her movements as a precaution against Ebola.
State employees traditionally have had the day after Thanksgiving off — but not always, especially not in recent years.
Authorities have cleared vehicles from the crash site and reopened the highway.
Your editorial cartoon of Oct. 29 implies that health care professionals returning from treating Ebola patients in stricken countries object to a 21-day “quarantine.”
When you see obvious misleading information disguised as helpful, doesn’t it float your boat? It does mine.
Amendment 10, which would limit gubernatorial powers, would alter the balance of powers to address a temporary, partisan complaint. It deserves defeat in Tuesday’ election.
All eight candidates for contested Cole County offices on next Tuesday’s ballot spent more than two hours at Lincoln University Thursday night, explaining their candidacies and answering questions.
South Callaway fourth grader surprised when Air Force dad shows up
Just like every other day, Carson Russell, South Callaway fourth grader, sat down at a table in the school’s cafeteria Thursday and opened his bright green lunch box. Russell’s seemingly ordinary day quickly changed into what he describes as the “Number one best day ever.”
Travis Fitzwater, Republican candidate from Holts Summit, and Gracia Backer, Democratic candidate from New Bloomfield, both have their eyes on the 49th House seat that represents western and southern portions of Callaway County and a small portion of Cole County.
Amendment 2 allows prior acts to be introduced at trial
It’s easy to agree about the brutality of sex crimes against children and the gut-wrenching emotions felt for victims. But opinions throughout the legal system vary on how to fairly seek justice in those cases.
Support vanishes for teacher rules, but educators still concerned
Although the campaign that placed Amendment 3 on Tuesday’s ballot has dissolved, opponents are still working furiously this fall to defeat the measure, which — if passed — would prohibit tenure and tie teachers’ salaries to students’ performance.
The new Creek Trail Drive opened earlier this week. The street goes under Missouri 179 and ties into Frog Hollow at Lecar Drive.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon presented three awards Thursday to state employees to honor their quality of work, efficiency and productivity.
A Jefferson City man has been placed on two years unsupervised probation for pleading guilty to misdemeanor animal abuse for shooting and killing a cat in March.
A tweet earlier this month suggesting insider information on the grand jury investigating the Ferguson police officer who shot Michael Brown was the result of someone hacking a woman’s Twitter account, St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch said Thursday.
With all the adversity the Fatima volleyball team has faced this season, it should come as no surprise to the Lady Comets they’re heading into the Class 2 Final Four with some drama accompanying them.
Class 2 volleyball capsules
Here are capsule looks at the three volleyball teams joining Fatima in the Class 2 Final Four to be held today and Saturday at the Show-Me Center in Cape Girardeau: