September 1, 2010
The bridge on Green Valley Drive will be closed and modified for pedestrian and bicycle use only.
James V. Taylor poses for a photo in his home Wednesday in Park Hills. Police found such a small amount of crack cocaine in Taylor's car that investigators described it as unweighable but it was enough for a 15-year prison sentence in Missouri, where the courts make an enormous distinction between crack and powder cocaine. Taylor is now out on parole after serving four years of the sentence.
James V. Taylor poses for a photo in his home Wednesday in Park Hills. Police found such a small amount of crack cocaine in Taylor's car that investigators described it as unweighable, but it was enough for a 15-year prison sentence in Missouri, where the courts make an enormous distinction between crack and powder cocaine. Taylor is now out on parole after serving four years of the sentence.
Trainio Williams, 34, is treated for neck pain following a two-car accident at the intersection of Broadway and Seventh streets. He was transported to University Hospital.
Students with umbrellas scatter the sidewalks outside of the MU School of Journalism as they attempt to stay dry. The heavy rain is expected to continue until Thursday night, as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s website has issued a hazardous weather outlook throughout Missouri due to a cold front moving through eastern and central counties.
Marching Mizzou practiced Tuesday near the Hearnes Center in preparation for its performance at the football game against Illinois in St. Louis on Saturday.
Rock Bridge teammates Julia Matera (left), Audrey Holt (top) and Emily Holt (middle) cheer on the jr. varsity volleyball team at Rock Bridge High School on Aug. 31, 2010. Audrey said she made the decision to play in the high school division so she could be on the same team as her older sister.
Freshman Audrey Holt warms up for her first high school volleyball game with teammate Niki Collier, senior, at Rock Bridge on Tuesday Aug. 31, 2010. Holt scored the Bruins' first two points of the match, but says she needs to work on her timing on hits and hitting around blocks.
Rock Bridge freshman middle hitter Audrey Holt makes a play at the net in the Bruins season-opening victory over Jefferson City on Tuesday at Rock Bridge.
August 31, 2010
Munir Prince, center in black, moves in to tackle a ballcarrier in an Aug. 14 practice. Prince was knocked unconscious on a punt return during a scrimmage last Thursday. He was taken to the hospital for tests, but returned to team meetings on Sunday.
"She always had a twinkle in her eye," said retired US Navy Capt. William Bond, Mary Burch Nirmaier's escort at her reception of the Congressional Gold Medal in March. "She always had this little mischievous grin" and was "always looking to pursue knowledge."
Mary Burch Nirmaier stands and waves at the Salute to Veterans, Honored Guests and Volunteers banquet on May 29 at the Hearnes Center. More than 500 people acknowledged her service to her country with a standing ovation. Mrs. Nirmaier died Sunday. She was 89.
Rock Bridge junior forward Matt Kelly takes a free kick in Tuesday's 1-0 victory over visiting Rolla. Kelly scored the winning goal in the last minute of regulation. "It was the best game of the season so far," said Rock Bridge coach Kyle Austin, who saw the Bruins even their record at 2-2 with the win.
President Barack Obama photographed from the Rose Garden delivers a primetime televised address Tuesday from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.
President Barack Obama reads his speech to photographers Tuesday after delivering a primetime televised address marking the the end of combat mission in Iraq from the Oval Office of the White House.
Benches will be removed in downtown Columbia, and new benches will be placed in different locations. Five benches have been removed, but the Special Business District has not figured out where to place two of them.
Read a letter from the floor manager at Poppy, a retail business at Tenth and Broadway in Columbia, to City Manager Bill Watkins complaining about a sidewalk bench.
The Missouri Court of Appeals for the Western District rejected Ryan Ferguson's appeal for a new hearing because he could not prove a previous ruling was erroneous. The court did say, however, that Ferguson has other options to plead his case.
Read the text of the Missouri Court of Appeals ruling denying Ferguson's request to seek a new trial.
August 30, 2010
Rock Bridge softball player Caroline Sicht talks with her 3-year-old cousin Adler Sicht Monday before Adler threw out the first pitch in the Bruins' game against visiting North Callway.