BBQ Boo Hoo

One of Columbia's bastions of barbecue bid adieu this past Saturday, Jan. 8. Lutz's Barbecue, reknowned for not only its ‘cue but also its craveable crispy made-in-house chips, is no longer open here in town, after a ten-year run. The …

Help To Quit Smoking

If stopping smoking was one of your resolutions, check out Quit Now Classes from the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center. Classes are available online for free and take place every other Tuesday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Using tobacco in any form…

Spreading Accurate Info

With the recent surge in cases, COVID is on all of our minds. Want to learn the latest stats on where we’re at in Boone County? The Daniel Boone Regional Library is a ready resource. You can see the total number of cases,…

Cervical Screening

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month and it’s a great time for us to review our cervical health as women, including our cervical cancer screening status and HPV vaccination status. Each year, more than 12,000 women are diagnosed…

Donate Blood And Score Big

January is National Blood Donor Month. So many times, other health crises, such as the pandemic, take the focus. But Boone County’s recent spate of fatal car crashes only highlights the need for ongoing blood donations. The dangerously low…

Help To Quit Smoking

If stopping smoking was one of your resolutions, check out Quit Now Classes from the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center. Classes are available online for free and take place every other Tuesday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Using tobacco in…

Attend A Free Financing Seminar

Dream of starting a small business? Get practical advice from a pro who knows: Jessie Yankee, director of the Missouri Women's Business Center (MOWBC) at a free seminar Tuesday, Jan.11, from 6-7:30 p.m. The class will be held in the…

Distilling It Down To An Art  

Local artisan Lisa Driskel Hawxby creates mixed media art pieces using reclaimed whiskey barrel staves and rings. Join her for her "Authentically Her" gallery show Friday, Jan. 7, from 5 to 8 p.m., at Curations573. A specialty DogMaster…

Hit The New Year Healthy!

If you're interested in the event Nourish is hosting on Sunday, Jan. 16, at 4 p.m., here are more details: The cost is $65 per person. Space is limited, so if you're interested call Nourish at 573-818-2240 ext. 1, to reserve your spot and…

Pinot Perils & Merlot Mishaps

Website winespectator.com has some nifty tricks to employ when you've had a red wine disaster. First, blot! Use a dry napkin or paper towel to soak up as much stain as you can. Blot don't scrub, as scrubbing will just spread the stain…
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