February 6, 2010
"Caruthersville police officer J.B. Goodin responds to a call."
“Black Cop” is a photo taken by Eric Krieger for the thirty-ninth Missouri Photo Workshop in 1987 in Caruthersville. Its caption reads:
"A foot race on a Hannibal street helps pass the afternoon for three youngsters. Small-town life offered a sense of independence for children and gave parents a feeling of safety."
“Running Free” is a photo taken by Bill Ray for the ninth Missouri Photo Workshop in 1957 in Hannibal. Its caption reads:
"In a 1949 article for The Quill, Otha Spencer, a participant at the first Missouri Photo Workshop, described Columbia: 'Instead of being a simple college town … Columbia, upon close inspection, was a city with a race problem, and being situated right on top of the Mason-Dixon Line, the problem was more than ever evident.' The workshop is a laboratory for photographers to improve their visual storytelling skills but also holds up a mirror to the community."
“View from Cemetery Hill” is a photo taken by Howard Sochurek for the first Missouri Press Workshop in 1949 in Columbia. Its caption reads:
Randy Judkins performs mime with his students during a lecture demonstration of circus arts and physical comedy at the Warehouse Theatre.
Randy Judkins juggles during a lecture demonstration of circus arts and physical comedy at the Warehouse Theatre.
Becca Nelson, center, a dance major at Stephens College, juggles with a scarf with other students during a lecture demonstration of circus arts and physical comedy at the Warehouse Theatre.
Randy Judkins rides an unicycle during a lecture demonstration of circus arts and physical comedy at the Warehouse Theatre, Friday. Judkins is a visiting circus arts and physical comedy teacher at Stephens College.
Missouri Industrial Energy Consumers (MIEC), a lobbying group, presented these proposed electric rate changes to the Public Services Commission on Wednesday.
February 5, 2010
Columbia might add beet juice to its de-icing methods. While more expensive, beet juice has proven to be better for the environment and works in colder temperatures.
Students at Robert E. Lee Elementary School are led to their buses Friday following an early dismissal due to inclement weather. Snow showers are expected throughout the day and into the evening.
Adrianna Furtwangler, 9, and Isaac Milarsky, 8, wait for their parents to pick them up from Robert E. Lee Elementary School after the district let out early due to inclement weather. Columbia Public Schools notified parents of the early release via text, email and phone calls.
This July 14, 2008, photo shows a worker moving a load of beer inside Boulevard Brewing of Kansas City. In the year since InBev, a Belgian-based brewing company, bought Anheuser-Busch, Boulevard has not only gained bragging rights as Missouri's largest home-based brewery but has seen its grocery sales increase 26 percent in the St. Louis market.
From left, Ellen Bromstedt, Reilly Long, Morgan Shellady, Eugy Ngassi and Chavez Coz hold the "pop jars" they created for the penny wars competition at Gentry Middle School.
Missouri’s per-capita funding for higher education increased from $186.02 in 2009 to $196.43 in 2010, moving the state up three spots in the national rankings but keeping it among those with the least funding. Nineteen states increased their funding in 2010, and the rest decreased.
Coach John Burns helps a player improve during basketball practice on November 18, 2009. Burns was hired as head coach for the Hickman boys basketball team last May and has traveled the country visiting premier basketball programs to find out what makes coaches successful.
February 4, 2010
Columbia College guard Aleksander Eric, right, moves past Williams Baptist's Marcus Massey as he drives to the basket during Thursday night's game.
Columbia College men's basketball coach Bob Burchard cheers on his players after a timeout during the second quarter of Thursday night's game against Williams Baptist. Columbia College won the game 75-51.
Columbia College forward Greg Stegeman shoots for two points during Thursday night's game against Williams Baptist.