University of Missouri

Audio: MU police officer fired for wearing blackface

Leaders at the University of Missouri fired school police officer Marcus Collins after obtaining a photo of him in blackface.  Mizzou spokesman Christian Basi says it all happened within a few hours.     Basi confirms the photo was taken BEFORE Collins worked for MU and Collins confirmed that he was dressed as Flava-Flav, a […]

Absentee Voting

Audio: Missouri House committee considers proposed changes to absentee voting

Two bills heard in House committee on Wednesday would modify absentee voting in Missouri in two pretty different ways. One bill would change the absentee voting application process by requiring photo identification for mail-in ballot requests. Bill sponsor Rep. Dan Stacy, a Republican from western Missouri’s Blue Springs, said the bill would strengthen the integrity […]

Digital Photography Photo

Missouri Department of Agriculture opens entries for annual “Focus on Missouri Agriculture” photo contest

The Missouri Department of Agriculture today launched the 10th annual Focus on Missouri Agriculture photo contest, asking Missourians to share the unique stories and images of agriculture through photographs. The contest, which runs through June 14, is an opportunity for amateur photographers across the state to submit their best images of Missouri agriculture. That image […]

NCMC King and Queen 2019

King and Queen crowned at NCMC Homecoming

During Homecoming and alumni appreciation activities Monday night at the Ketcham Community Center, North Central Missouri College announced the selection of a king and queen as well as a “Family of the Year.” The King is Pharon Pilgrim and the queen is Jamee Scearce who were among several candidates nominated by student groups and organizations. […]