April 14, 2011
Kansas guard Josh Selby, left, drives to the basket past UMKC forward Trinity Hall on Jan. 5.. The 6-foot-3 Selby, rated the No. 1 prospect in the nation when Kansas coach Bill Self signed him last year, declared for the NBA draft Thursday. He was suspended the first nine games by the NCAA for amateurism violations and missed several more with a foot injury.
The Columbia City Council approved an agreement between MU and the State Historical Society to move the Society from its present Ellis Library location to a building of its own. Click the buttons on the map to see the current and proposed sites.
Brand-new 2011 Ford F-150s sit on the lot at the Columbia Joe Machens Ford-Lincoln dealership Thursday. Ford is expanding a recall of model year 2004 through 2006 F-150s to include 1.2 million trucks because of a problem with the airbags which can cause them to deploy spontaneously.
Angus heifers await the next round of FFA students who will score the cattle and, in turn, the students are judged. FFA students from across Missouri will be in Columbia on Thursday and Friday as part of the 83rd annual Missouri FFA Convention.
FFA students score Angus heifers and market hogs in the judging competition of the 83rd annual Missouri FFA Convention on Thursday at the Trowbridge Livestock Center. Students were given 12 minutes per category of animals to inspect and score the livestock.
One of the four market goats that FFA students scored on multiple criteria in the judging competition of the 83rd annual Missouri FFA Convention on Thursday. High school students from around Missouri will be in Columbia on Thursday and Friday for the FFA convention.
Students stand with their backs to the market sheep until given permission to inspect them as part of the 83rd annual Missouri FFA Convention on Thursday at the Trowbridge Livestock Center on MU Campus. Each section of FFA students was given 12 minutes to inspect the different groupings of livestock that they judged on multiple criteria.
FFA students judge different classifications of animals and are scored accordingly at the 83rd annual Missouri FFA Convention on Thursday at the Trowbridge Livestock Center. Class 9 was keep/cull gilts and involved ranking the pigs on multiple criteria.
Aric Laudwig (left), 16, Hunter Bender, 15, Matt Kelly, 15, and Winston Besgrove, 15, await orientation for the 83rd annual Missouri FFA Convention on Thursday at the Trowbridge Livestock Center on MU Campus. All four are freshman from Kirksville and are looking forward to the convention.
A French bulldogs is seen at Tenderheart Kennels, dog-breeding facility owned by Hubert Lavy, on March 24 in Silex. Dog-breeders argue that the voter-approved law, which requires them the expansion of indoor space and solid floors, would devastate their industry.
Hubert Lavy checks on some of his dogs at Tenderheart Kennels, his dog-breeding facility, March 24 in Silex. In November voters in a statewide election approved a new law regulating Missouri's dog-breeders, but now state lawmakers are poised to rewrite the law breeders argue would devastate their industry.
Columbia accountant Nicole Galloway has been selected as the new treasurer for Boone County.
Under pressure from government safety regulators, Ford Motor Co. is expanding a recall of the popular F-150 pickup truck Thursday to include nearly 1.2 million vehicles that may have defective air bags.
About 50 percent of employed people work in education, health care, social assistance and professional areas.
Timm Hudspeth chats with barber Maurice Strickland about the latest issue of The Community Voice newspaper on March 31 at JT's Cutz. Hudspeth, who founded the underground African-American newspaper in 1990, said the purpose of the paper is to give a voice to underrepresented issues important to African-Americans in Columbia.
Dave Griggs, right, shakes hands with Mayor Bob McDavid, center, after receiving the Howard B. Lang award for outstanding volunteer service to the City of Columbia. "He is an example of the spirit of volunteerism, something that is part of Columbia's soul," McDavid said.
April 13, 2011
Missouri senior right-hander Brad Buehler pitched the fifth and sixth innings, allowing no runs, but letting up four hits to SIU-Edwardsville on Wednesday at Taylor Stadium.
Rock Bridge players prepare to celebrate as Landon Clapp approaches home plate after hitting a two-run home run in the seventh inning of the Bruins' victory Wednesday at Hickman.
Kim Earney shops at the new Aldi grocery store after the store's grand opening on Wednesday. Earney, who said Aldi stores got her through college, said she loved the new store.
Carla Dyer, assistant professor of internal medicine at MU, center, leads medical student Peter Dawson, left, resident physician Lance Goodall, right, and the rest of her team through patient rounds at MU Children's Hospital. Dyer teaches a course on patient-centered care at MU's School of Medicine.