February 24, 2010
A photo illustration for the True/False Film Festival.
Volunteer Don Stamper, left, and Greg Croll, the auctioneer at Bob McDavid's campaign fundraiser event on Wednesday, lift an item up for display which eventually sold for $550. The event raised at least $5,000 from the auction alone, not including ticket sales and donations at the door.
From left, Melody Perry, auctioneer Greg Croll, Bob McDavid and Don Stamper sort out the details of the last item up for auction at McDavid's mayor campaign fundraiser held at the Eagles Lodge on Tuesday evening. The event raised at least $5,000 from the auction alone, not including ticket sales and donations at the door.
Missouri's RaeShara Brown, lower left, and Jessra Johnson, lower right, struggle to grab a rebound against Colorado on Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena.
Missouri's Jasmyn Otote, right, guards Colorado's Alyssa Fressle on Tuesday at Mizzou Arena.
MU women's basketball player Marissa Scott drives through the Colorado defense Tuesday at Mizzou Arena.
Missouri's Toy Richbow, center, puts up a shot past Colorado's Chucky Jeffery on Tuesday at Mizzou Arena.
Missouri's RaeShara Brown, left, led the Tigers with a career-high 21 points against Colorado Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena.
Missouri's Jessra Johnson, left, finished with 17 points and 11 rebounds Tuesday night against visiting Colorado.
Members of the Central Missouri Humane Society held Columbia’s first ever "Spay-ghetti" dinner on Tuesday at the First Presbyterian Church in Columbia. The event included a silent auction, bake sale and other donations in order to help those who cannot afford to spay or neuter their pets.
People gather to attend "Vigil of Remembrance for Peace" in front of the Boone County Courthouse on Tuesday. The vigil marks the deaths of 1,000 U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan.
Teri Sullivan participates in a "Vigil of Remembrance for Peace" held outside the courthouse on Tuesday.
Barbara Hawley holds a candle in remembrance of the thousand U.S. soldiers killed in the war in Afghanistan during a peace vigil outside the courthouse in Columbia on Tuesday.
February 23, 2010
John Sam Williamson
From left, Kimberly Mahaney, mother Denise McFarlin, and Kimberly's sister Kortni McFarlin, stand in their family owned G.O.A.L.S., a women's perfume and clothing shop near Columbia College, on Tuesday. Kortni is donating her kidney to her mother Denise, whose kidneys are failing for the second time in her life. After recovering from the transplant, Denise plans on taking over the family business.
Laura Nauser, shown here at a crime prevention news conference on June 6, has filed to run against Rep. Chris Kelly for the 24th District seat to the Missouri House of Representatives.
Columbia residents, mostly from the Parkade Neighborhood Association, gathered to hear several candidates for city mayor speak at the Back Yager Funeral Home Monday night.
Debbie Colton, who has worked at Strawberry Hill Farms for two years, moves flats of potted plants on a cart Monday afternoon. The plants must be moved to other greenhouses to make room for the younger plants now being potted.
Rows of potted plants sit inside one of 21 greenhouses located at Strawberry Hill Farms. Amy Sapp, who runs the farm with her husband, Steven Sapp, said the farm will open for business on March 21, the first day of spring.