COLUMBIA - The whir of air ratchets and the clanking of crowbars filled the Missouri Theatre on Monday night as volunteers took part in removing its 1,200 chairs. The group of more than 30 volunteers was lead by 14-year-old Jake Mingus as part of his Eagle Scout project. Volunteers from earlier in the day had already made good progress by stripping the carpet off the floors of the 80-year-old building.
Theater gets hand from Boy Scout
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