Gary Porter, a corn grower from Mercer, Mo., has been elected chairman of the Missouri Corn Merchandising Council (MCMC). Porter assumed his new role Oct. 1, succeeding Morris Heitman of Mound City, Mo.
(KansasCity.com) - Jim and Joanne Whitley left 102 acres in Boone County to a college to be used as a natural classroom. The college, which wants to sell the land, is arguing it would be worth more if it could be developed for houses. Friends of the couple have taken up the fight to honor their wishes.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk and backup tackle Malik Cuellar have been suspended indefinitely by the school for violating team rules and will not participate in the Tigers' (3-1, 0-1 SEC) home game against South Carolina (2-2, 0-2) Saturday.
Trenton freshman right-hander Ainsley Tolson got a rare varsity start on Tuesday night and made the most out of her opportunity, firing a career-best two-hit shutout at the Cameron Lady Dragons in a 9-0 THS victory.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- The private meeting Pope Francis held with defiant Kentucky clerk Kim Davis is a strong papal endorsement of religious resistance to gay marriage, but it doesn't necessarily mean he approves of how she's waged her fight, experts said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Before a midnight deadline, a bitterly divided Congress approved a stopgap spending bill Wednesday to keep the federal government open - but with no assurance there won't be yet another shutdown showdown in December.