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Archives program awarded $2,500 grant

The Missouri Humanities Council (MHC) has awarded the Friends of the Missouri State Archives a $2,500 grant to support the 2015 season of Archives Alive!

Easter egg hunt on tap Saturday

Jefferson City Jaycees and Parks and Recreation are co-sponsoring the annual Easter egg hunt Saturday at Memorial Park.

Schnieders gets win for Evansville

With Patrick Schnieders leading the way, the Evansville Purple Aces notched a 7-3 win against Indiana State on Saturday.

Michigan State edges Louisville to reach Final Four

Travis Trice vowed a day earlier that he wasn’t going to cry should the Michigan State Spartans continue their improbable run to the Final Four.

Sunday's NBA Capsules

Games played on March 29, 2015

NBA ROUNDUP: Russell Westbrook had 33 points, nine rebounds and seven assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from 20 points down to beat the Phoenix Suns 109-97 on Sunday night.

Rockers named NAIA All-American

Columbia College’s Zach Rockers was named an All-American when the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics announced its 2014-15 Division I Men’s Basketball Teams recently.

Hamlin races to 25th Cup win, fifth at Martinsville

Denny Hamlin just needed a visit to Martinsville Speedway to get his racing team back on track.

Sunday's Women's NCAA Tournament Capsules

Games played on March 29, 2015

WOMEN'S NCAA TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Tiffany Mitchell scored seven of her 21 points in the final 2 minutes and South Carolina beat Florida State 80-74 on Sunday in the Greensboro Regional final for its first Final Four berth.

Churches turn the other cheek

Small Westboro group largely ignored

Kansas-based Westboro Baptist’s protests at four local churches this weekend were uneventful, with no arrests, Jefferson City police said.

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Hard landing

25 hurt as Air Canada jet falls short of Halifax runway

An Air Canada plane made a hard landing short of the runway at the Halifax airport during a snowstorm, crashing into a bank of antennas and shearing off its main landing gear, nose cone, and an engine as it skidded on its belly, officials said. The airline said Sunday that 25 people were taken to hospitals for observation and treatment of minor injuries.

Sunday's NCAA Hockey Tournament Capsules

Games played on March 29, 2015

NCAA HOCKEY TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Ryan Massa made 40 saves and Nebraska-Omaha beat Rochester Institute of Technology 4-0 on Sunday night in the NCAA Midwest Regional final to advance to the Frozen Four for the first time.

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More restrictive spring break pondered after party shooting in Fla.

A house party that dissolved into a hail of gunfire and left seven young people hurt has officials on the Florida Panhandle pondering what to do with a spring break season they say has gotten out of control.

Saudi response to Swedish criticism tests Europe's reach

Sweden’s foreign minister is hardly the first diplomat to raise concerns about Saudi Arabia’s human rights record, but when she used the word “dictatorship” in a speech last month she crossed a red line for the kingdom at a time of intense regional turmoil, igniting a diplomatic crisis.

Arab summit: Yemen airstrikes to go on until rebels withdraw

A two-day Arab summit ended Sunday with a vow to defeat Iranian-backed Shiite rebels in Yemen and the formal unveiling of plans to form a joint Arab intervention force, setting the stage for a potentially dangerous clash between U.S.-allied Arab states and Tehran over influence in the region.

Indiana governot: New law 'not about discrimination'

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence defended the new state law that’s garnered widespread criticism over concerns it could foster discrimination against gays and lesbians and said Sunday it wasn’t a mistake to have enacted it.

Missouri GOP deals with partly split at Legislature midpoint

Armed with greater numbers of Republicans than ever before in the House, Missouri’s Legislature still is struggling to find consensus on high-profile legislation as lawmakers return for the second half of the session on Monday.

Lake area man killed in wreck

One Lake Ozark resident died and three were injured in a two-vehicle wreck in Camden County early Sunday morning.

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Michelle Obama declares 'Black Girls Rock!'

First Lady Michelle Obama celebrated the beauty, power and tenacity of black women while spreading her own message of education for girls at Black Girls Rock!, an annual event honoring trailblazing women of color from all walks of life.

'Downton Abbey' to end after upcoming season

A grand manor will close its doors to millions of weekly guests after “Downton Abbey” concludes next year.

Sunday's Golf Capsules

Tournaments played on March 29, 2015

GOLF TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Jimmy Walker won his hometown Texas Open on Sunday to become the first two-time winner this season on the PGA Tour, beating fellow Texan Jordan Spieth by four strokes.


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