October 21, 2014
This April 24 file photo released by Carnegie Hall shows, from left, former President Bill Clinton, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, fashion designer and honoree Oscar de la Renta, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg at the 2014 Medal of Excellence Gala in New York. The designer de la Renta, a favorite of socialites and movie stars alike, has died. He was 82.
October 20, 2014
Missouri Tigers running back Marcus Murphy runs to score a touchdown on a kick return on the first play of the game between the Florida Gators and Missouri Tigers in Gainesville, Florida, on Saturday. Murphy was named SEC special teams player of the week for his performance on Saturday.
Tyler Sheaffer, foreground right, and Deb Van Poolen, both of La Plata, stand next to one of several two-by-four poles made to simulate electric transmission lines. They were among a couple dozen protesters gathered outside the Cole County Courthouse on Monday.
Gena Briggs, left, holds her sign before going to a courtroom for a hearing later on the subject regarding Ameren and eminent domain. Her family is one of five who hired representation to take the case to court.
According to a Columbia police news release, Willis Stokes III, 54, confessed to setting six fires around downtown Columbia between early Sunday and early Monday morning. His bond was set at $27,000.
Michele Wheatly, candidate for MU provost, will speak at an MU forum from 3:45 to 5 p.m. in Room 1209 A and B of the MU Student Center.
In the 2014 general election, incumbent Vicky Hartzler is facing Herschel Young and Nate Irvin in the 4th Congressional District. It was redrawn in 2012, moving Boone County from the 9th District.
Randal Lee Fennewald, Nov. 20, 1960 — Oct. 16, 2014, of Columbia
Chris Nicklow died Sunday. A vigil in remembrance of him will be held at 10 p.m. Tuesday at the Sigma Pi fraternity house.
Candidate for Boone County Recorder of Deeds Nora Dietzel speaks with guests at a fundraising party hosted by neighbor Margie Sable on Oct. 12. Dietzel has worked in the recorder of deed's office for 17 years.
Ed Hanson and Boone County recorder of deeds candidate Nora Dietzel sing a duet to Frank Sinatra's "Nice 'N' Easy" during a fundraising party for Dietzel's campaign Oct. 12.
Lisa Ballenger, Boone County recorder of deeds candidate, interacts with her granddaughter Denlee Schutte, 3, while campaigning at the Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival on Oct. 11.
Lisa Ballenger, Boone County recorder of deeds candidate, campaigns while spending time with her family at the Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival on Oct. 11.
Candidates for Boone County recorder of deeds Lisa Ballenger and Nora Dietzel host fundraisers leading up to the election. Recorder of Deeds Bettie Johnson is not seeking re-election after nearly 35 years on the job.
October 19, 2014
Kansas City Chiefs kicker Cairo Santos celebrates with teammates after kicking a field goal against the San Diego Chargers during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday in San Diego.
St. Louis Rams' Stedman Bailey runs past Seattle Seahawks punter Jon Ryan to return a punt 90 yards for a touchdown during the second quarter Sunday in St. Louis.
The city of Columbia accepted a recent donation of five acres of land adjacent to the Bonnie View Nature Sanctuary. The city plans to use the land as a neighborhood park for a nearby subdivision. The park will also provide the subdivision’s residents with public access to the 89.5 acres of land in the Bonnie View Sanctuary.
Journalist James Foley poses for a photo during an interview with The Associated Press on May 27, 2011, in Boston. Foley was abducted in Syria on Thanksgiving Day 2012, and a video by Islamic State militants that purported to show his killing by the militant group was released Aug. 19. A memorial service was held Saturday in Foley's hometown of Rochester, New Hampshire, on what would have been his 41st birthday.
Snow and fallen branches cover the ground on Feb. 26, 2013, in Columbia. Heavy wind and snow pummeled the city, downing limbs and immobilizing cars.
A man scrapes the ice from his windshield during frigid weather on Feb. 22, 2013.