December 6, 2009
Not even the cold can keep people away from waiting in line at the Columbia Farmers' Market on Saturday. Despite near-freezing temperatures, the market has extended its season into the December month.
Tammy and Greg Sellmeyer of Sellmeyer Farm showcase their dried fruit, jams and produce all while fighting near-freezing temperatures at the Columbia Farmers' Market on Saturday. Even with the cold, the market saw it's fair share of shoppers and everybody seemed to be in high spirits.
Judy Thimesch examines one of the church mice for sale at the St. Nicholas Bazaar on Saturday. Shoppers could also enter a raffle, eat a "country-style" breakfast in the parish hall, and browse books, crafts and decorative trinkets.
Shirley Farrah, left, views decorative church mice displayed by Kathy Digges at the St. Nicholas Bazaar on Saturday morning. The church mice's popularity had shoppers waiting in line to enter the foyer where the mice were sold. "Limit two until everyone gets through the line," Digges told customers as they browsed.
Holiday ornaments decorate a tree while Nancy Davenport presides over her jewelry for sale at the United Methodist Church's holiday Bazaar on Saturday. Davenport has been involved with the jewelry trade for 10 years, and hasn't missed the church's holiday bazaar since.
Missouri sophomore guard Marcus Denmon grabs the ball for a rebound against Oregon's Jeremy Jacob on Dec. 5 at Mizzou Arena. Denmon tied his career-high game total with 17 points toward Missouri's 106-69 victory.
The unemployment rate has fluctuated throughout this year, with the lowest occurring in April at 4.8 percent. From August to October, Columbia has experienced a steady decline in the rate.
December 5, 2009
Rock Bridge forward Dave Duffleck avoids a block by Moberly's Brennan Hughes 44, during the Bruins' victory Saturday.
MU junior guard Jarrett Sutton plays defense against Oregon guard Malcolm Armstead on Saturday night. The Tigers had a blowout game beating the Ducks 106-69.
Hickman senior center Ashley Davis, top right, fights for possession of the ball against Jefferson City's Sadie Theroff.
Members of the MU men's basketball team cheer after a slam dunk during the fourth quarter against Oregon on Saturday at Mizzou Arena. MU won 106-69.
The Rock Bridge girls basketball team huddles around coach Jill Nagel in Saturday's game against Blue Springs.
Rock Bridge's Lindsey Cunningham looks to pass in Saturday's game against Blue Springs.
Missouri junior forward Shakara Jones gets some rough treatment form a Ball State defender in Saturday's game at Mizzou Arena.
Missouri junior RaeShara Brown drives to the basket against Ball State's Emily Maggert on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.
On Monday, the Columbia City Council will hear public comments before voting on the adoption of the Northeast Columbia Area Plan. The joint planning project between Columbia and Boone County planning officials will guide future development decisions for a 5-square-mile area near the proposed site of a new Columbia public high school.
Writing on a white van bearing Texas license plates shows support for Karen, Emily and Lauren Kahler in the parking lot of The Federated Church in Burlingame, Kan., during a memorial service for them Saturday. Before coming to Columbia, the Kahler family lived in Weatherford, Texas.
Two women hug each other outside The Federated Church in Burlingame, Kan., following a memorial service held for Karen, Emily and Lauren Kahler on Saturday.
Following the memorial service held for Karen, Emily and Lauren Kahler, two memorial service attendees console each other outside The Federated Church in Burlingame, Kan., on Saturday. The service was held just blocks away from the house where the three lost their lives one week earlier.
The Northeast Columbia Area Plan would guide development of a roughly 5-square-mile area northeast of Columbia. City Council will hear public comment on the plan during Monday's meeting, after which the council will vote on whether to adopt it.