rock bridge state park

4:45 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Columbia City Council approves tougher ordinances for parkside subdivision

Credit File Photo / KBIA

Columbia City Council members amended and approved stricter requirements for a controversial potential housing development near Rock Bridge Memorial State Park.

The tougher ordinances affect the amount of impervious surfaces the new development is allowed to have.  Impervious surfaces are surfaces such as streets or sidewalks that reduce the amount of water that soaks into the ground. The changes come on the heels of dozens of water concerns community members voiced about the project.

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2:44 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

Mid-Mo. Pagans celebrate while they educate

Volunteers with the Peace Nook work a booth at the Mid-Missouri Pagan Pride Festival on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012.
Kearston Winrow KBIA

Paganism is an umbrella term for different faith paths that are non Judeo-Christian. Pagans in Mid-Missouri are working hard to educate people about their faith.

Music was heard throughout Rock Bridge State Park as dozens of people came out to celebrate Pagan Pride. The festival held each year is an opportunity for Pagans in Mid-Missouri to fellowship, network, educate the public about what the religion is and to address misconceptions that the public might have.

Aerica Angell says the main goal for Pagan Pride is education.

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