Meeting May 7 on preserving Columbia history

Interested in finding ways to preserve Columbia’s history? There will be a meeting to gauge interest in starting some kind of group or brigade of folks interested in Columbia’s history, The meeting will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 7 in the J.W. “Blind” Boone House. Your interest might be in helping create…

Spotlight: Reflecting on recognition: Columbia’s Indigenous people

Brent Cook says a special part of his Native American practices revolve around using his Peace Pipe. It connects his spiritual and physical self with nature and his heritage.
This reporting is the result of a partnership between University of Missouri School of Journalism class and CoMoHistoricPlaces.com

May 7, 2022 — Meeting to preserve Columbia’s history

We’re going to hold a meeting to explore the possibility an organization or group gathering designed to focus on Columbia’s history. Can’t attend? No problem, just drop your ideas and suggestions in the comments! What: The meeting will be at 1 p.m. on May 7 in the J.W. Blind Boone House. Why? There is no…

Spotlight: David Horner, farmer and public servant

David Horner Impacts Farming and Community in Boone County By Erin Martise Posted April 20, 2022 — The patio of David Horner’s home in southern Columbia displays small decorative pieces of cows, tractors and insects. At 100 years old, Horner has spent 76 in Boone County working in farming, education, weather service, city government and…