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Rumors of a gun results in Hickman High School’s homecoming dance ending early

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) The Hickman High School homecoming dance ended early Saturday night after school officials heard reports of someone with a gun at the dance.  Hickman High School Principal, Tony Gragnani, said in an email to parents that school staff, district security and the Columbia Police Department investigated the rumors, which were found to The post Rumors of a gun results in Hickman High School’s homecoming dance ending early appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
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Columbia Missourian

Roots N Blues shuttle delays causing upset in attendees

The free shuttles to Roots N Blues have faced delayed schedules this weekend, causing some attendees to be upset. The shuttles were scheduled to run every 10 to 15 minutes from all downtown parking garages to Stephens Lake Park but are taking upwards of an hour to pick up festivalgoers. The shuttles, which are school buses, are arriving to parking garages full after picking up passengers at stops early in the route.
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Events on the Columbia calendar

1. JBF Paid Presale Passes! Shop Before the Public!; 2. Virtual Speed Dating for Professional Singles!; 3. "The Hormone Connection" - Common Does Not Mean Normal | Columbia, MO; 4. Bonkers Columbia Fall-O-Ween Fest; 5. Pumpkins and Ponies;

Daily Weather Forecast For Columbia

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Columbia: Sunday, September 26: Sunny during the day; while clear overnight; Monday, September 27: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Tuesday, September 28: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Wednesday, September 29: Sunny during the day;

In Mexico, some Haitians find a helping hand

CIUDAD ACUÑA, México (AP) — Some of the thousands of Haitian migrants who briefly formed a camp in the Texas border town of Del Rio have found a helping hand across the river in the Mexican city of Ciudad Acuña. While U.S. officials announced the camp on the U.S. side had been cleared, an undetermined number of migrants remain in Ciudad Acuña, afraid to step foot in the streets. Some residents here took in Haitian families, while other provided food and water. Virginia Salazar and her husband Mensah Montant, who is from the African nation of Togo, were among those who responded to the Haitians’ needs.

Vols open as slight road underdog at Missouri

Tennessee on Sunday opened as an 3-point underdog for Saturday’s game at Missouri. The game is scheduled for a Noon Eastern Time kickoff at Faurot Field in Columbia, Mo., televised by SEC Network. Missouri (2-2, 0-1 SEC) lost 41-34 in overtime at Boston College on Saturday afternoon. The Tigers dropped...
Fulton Sun

Hornets penalized in fourth loss of season, lose 32-22 at Moberly

Fulton couldn't avoid the mental mistakes Friday in its 32-22 loss to Moberly. Both teams were hungry for a win after being winless going into the game, but the Hornets (0-4, 0-2 NCMC) were hurt by 10 penalties that stalled drives and kept Fulton at bay along with the Moberly running attack.
Columbia Missourian

Missouri fallsl short of Boston College in overtime

Missouri traveled 1,306 miles from Faurot Field in Columbia to Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts to play Boston College on Saturday. Barrett Banister kick started Missouri’s offense by scoring a touchdown five minutes into the game. Missouri then intercepted the ball on Boston College’s next possession. The Eagles’ Pat...

Mizzou stopped in OT

Harrison Mevis kicked a 56-yard field goal to send the Tigers into overtime at Boston College, but after the Eagles scored on their first possession, Connor Bazelak’s first pass was picked off at the goal line giving BC at 41-34 over Mizzou in OT. The loss drops the Tigers to 2-2.

MU Health Care holds drive-thru flu shot clinic on weekends

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) MU Health Care is offering drive-thru flu shot events at South Providence Medical Park in September and October.  The events will offer car-side flu shots to adults and kids 6 months and older on Saturday and Sunday the weekends of Sept. 25 and Oct. 2. from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. Patients The post MU Health Care holds drive-thru flu shot clinic on weekends appeared first on ABC17NEWS.

Step Up for Down Syndrome walk raises over $60,000

COLUMBIA — Down Syndrome Innovation hosted their 4th annual Step Up for Down Syndrome Walk in Columbia. Vice President of Philanthropy Amy Stoll said 35 teams, who have a loved one or a friend with Down Syndrome, have been raising money to help mid-Missouri families. Stoll said their goal is...
Fulton Sun

Fulton Rotary to observe World Polio Month

Fulton's Rotary Club will be marking historic progress toward a polio-free world while urging the community to help end the paralyzing disease in October. The observance is among thousands to be held by Rotary clubs around the world during World Polio Month. They will kick off the month with a...

Fulton woman seriously injured in Callaway County crash

CALLAWAY COUNTY — A Fulton woman was seriously injured in a Callaway County accident Thursday morning. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report Julie C. Mahler, 26, of Fulton was driving a Ford Fusion on Route F, at County Road 343, at 6:58 a.m. Her vehicle crossed the center line while traveling through a curve and struck a GMC Sierra, driven by Michael L. Taylor, 42, also of Fulton. Taylor was uninjured. Mahler was transported to University Hospital by Callaway County Ambulance in serious condition.