April 19, 2011
Kennadi Murphy, 6, left, and Brycen Pogue, 6, write out words spelled by school counselor Lillian Hoell at Cedar Ridge Elementary on Friday. Hoell was named Mid-Missouri's Elementary Counselor of the Year.
April 18, 2011
Hickman's Jon Sanders pitches in the fifth inning of Monday's game. Sanders didn't record an out of the inning, giving up three hits and four runs.
Hickman first baseman Pete Stansberry fields a throw as a Jefferson City player slides back safely on Monday at Vivion Field in Jefferson City.
Robert Baker finalizes his tax forms before mailing them in on Monday at the post office on 511 E. Walnut Street. Baker said he wasn't under any pressure turning in his forms this late because he had a tax preparer look over them earlier.
Artlandish intern Mandy Rolwes, left, and Barb Wilson help paint in the outlines of a blues-inspired mural Monday on the exterior of the Columbia Academy of Music. The mural was designed by Artlandish owner Lisa Bartlett who integrated illustrations made by Columbia students who participated in the Blues in the Schools program.
Barb Wilson paints in a part of the black outline of a blues-inspired mural on the exterior of the Columbia Academy of Music off Walnut Street on Monday. Wilson and four other volunteers helped paint the 40 feet by 20 feet wall.
Barb Wilson hangs her feet over the edge of scaffolding while painting a part of the blues-inspired mural on the exterior of the Columbia Academy of Music off Walnut Street on Monday. The community can help paint the wall on Saturday, May 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Artlandish Gallery intern Mandy Rowles, top, and Linda Baker, bottom, help paint part of a blues-inspired mural on the exterior of the Columbia Academy of Music off Walnut Street on Monday. "I feel like Tom Sawyer," Rowles said about painting the mural.
Paint supplies and a rendered drawing of a blues-inspired mural lay on the scaffolding of the Columbia Academy of Music, where on Monday volunteers copied the illustrations to the exterior of the building located at 1020 East Walnut St. The mural design incorporates illustrations from Columbia elementary students who participated in the Blues in the Schools program —a music education program that celebrates appreciation for blues music and history.
Elle Christie watches the competition at the Tigertown Challenge on Sunday at Mizzou Student Recreation Complex.
Elle Christie, left, an 11-year-old diver from Columbia, smiles after being announced as the first-place finisher in the 3-meter diving event Sunday in the Tigertown Challenge at Mizzou Student Recreation Complex.
The best photos from Columbia and around the world from April 11-18. Images include the 83rd annual Missouri FFA convention, Libyan rebels and tornado damage in Oklahoma.
Map of the proposed Providence Pedway.
Pictured is U.S. Rep. Harold Volkmer, D-Hannibal. The 10-term Democratic congressman died Saturday. He was 80.
U.S. Rep. Harold Volkmer, D-Hannibal, campaigned at MU's Homecoming parade, Oct. 10, 1986.
A law enforcement officer steps over the crime scene tape near the apartment building where Donnell Gregory Coleman was killed early Monday morning.
A law enforcement vehicle is parked outside the apartment building on La Porte Avenue where Donnell Gregory Coleman was killed.
A child's toy can be seen beyond the crime scene tape at the apartment building where Donnell Gregory Coleman was killed Monday.
U.S. Rep. Harold Volkmer, D-Hannibal, a 10-term Democratic congressman, died Saturday. He was 80.
Mark McNally works part-time at a liquor store in Edina, Minn. McNally, 23, earned a history degree from the University of Minnesota and said he doesn't think he can earn the same kind of money his parents made when they were his age.