Boonville Daily News - Boonville, MO
Updated at 12:00 PM

The rail cars that split open and burst into flames during a western Illinois oil train derailment this week were retrofitted with protective shields to meet a higher safety standard than federal law requires, railroad officials said.

Updated at 11:41 AM

Daylight saving time strikes again Sunday at 2 a.m., at least for every state outside Hawaii and Arizona. Though DST has been a part of life in the United States since World War I, its origin and effects remain misunderstood, even by some of the...

Updated at 10:47 AM

Boonville senior Alexanderia Rinehart knew from the start that Stephens College in Columbia was the place she wanted to be  for the next four years.Although Stephens College offered small classes with teacher-student...

Updated at 10:45 AM

Babe Ruth Softball President Kathy Howard said tryouts will be held at the high school football field on Saturday, March 7th.Howard said 12U and 16U tryouts will take place starting at 10 a.m. while 8U and 10U tryouts will be held...

Posted at 11:25 AM

The Civil War ended in 1865 and slaves were set free with the passage of the 13th Amendment. But laws alone do not stop racial unrest.

Updated at 10:26 AM

Moving tributes to the lifelong voyage of director, poet and famous “Star Trek” actor Leonard Simon Nimoy are flooding our newsfeeds. His persona, Spock, reminds me of why I became a Trekkie long before being “geeky” was cool.

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