SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- With Illinois set to become the 15th state nationwide to legalize same-sex marriage, Chicago couple Theresa Volpe and Mercedes Santos finally began planning the wedding they'd started thinking about more than two decades ago.
The roller-coaster recruitment of DeSmet High School offensive tackle Andy Bauer had yet another twist and turn on Monday morning, with the high school senior announcing (via Twitter) his re-commitment to the University of Missouri.
The South Harrison Bulldogs, in the first two weeks of the season, lost a pair of tough-fought games, 6-0 to Penney High School and 38-32 to East Buchanan High School. The Bulldogs, over the next week, could very well have the opportunity to avenge both defeats.
Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that the government has reached a settlement agreement with a Carrollton, Mo., man who admitted he logged trees that were located in a wetlands easement on his property.
While the possibility remains in place for senior James Franklin to retake the starting quarterback position on Saturday morning in Lexington against the Kentucky Wildcats, all indications are that the Missouri Tigers will turn to red-shirt freshman Maty Mauk for a fourth consecutive week.
The Share the Harvest program in Missouri provides a way for deer hunters to donate venison to the needy. This program is administered by the Conservation Federation of Missouri and the Missouri Department of Conservation.
The North Central Missouri College men's basketball team lost their season opener to the visiting Carl Sandburg (Illinois) Chargers, 89-82 on Saturday afternoon. The game, played at the Ketcham Community Center in Trenton, was broadcast on Hot Country Z 101.7.
After an early October win in Kansas City gave the Trenton Bulldogs a 4-2 record, hopes were high for continued momentum and the potential of a district game at C.F. Russell Stadium. Unfortunately, that win over Lincoln Prep turned out to be the "high-water mark" for the Bulldogs in 2013.
The Milan Wildcats pounded the visiting Slater Wildcats by a score of 62-12 in Class 1, District 6 quarterfinal football action on Friday night at Cal Hubbard Field. The game was broadcast on KTTN FM 92.3 and www.kttn.com.