March 23, 2011
Janet Schisser, left, and Sharon Roulier walk together on the track at the Columbia Activity and Recreation Center on Tuesday. The two try to work out at least three times a week together. Their routine has changed since they started taking yoga classes.
Sharon Roulier wipes the sweat off her forehead after working out on a stationary bike at the Columbia Activity and Recreation Center on Tuesday. Roulier said that she's been slowed down some after losing approximately 20 percent of her heart function.
Bruce Martin, a building inspector with the Neighborhood Response Team, captures an image of a pile of items in the driveway of a home on Wednesday on Mikel Street. Part of the city's Office of Neighborhood Services, the Neighborhood Response Team visually inspects residences for city code violations by walking through designated priority areas.
Marsha Perkins, senior environmental health specialist, scopes out homes for signs of city code violations with other members of the Neighborhood Response Team on Wednesday on Clayton Street.
Zachary L. Rugen, 20, is suspected of impersonating a police officer.
Norman "Paul" Nolen, 27, has been reported missing. Nolen is a research fellow at the MU College of Veterinary Medicine. He was later found dead in his car.
Oscar-winning actress Elizabeth Taylor died Wednesday at age 79. Taylor appeared in more than 50 films and won Oscars for "BUtterfield 8" (1960) and "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" (1966).
This file photo shows actress Elizabeth Taylor in the film "BUtterfield 8" in 1961. Publicist Sally Morrison says the actress died of congestive heart failure Wednesday in Los Angeles at age 79.
If Mike Anderson were to join the rarefied ranks of the nation’s highest-paid basketball coaches, he’d need a $500,000 bump in pay. We found a dozen other coaches in the $2 million and above bracket. Roll over the names to see how their records compare.
March 22, 2011
Hickman girls varsity soccer player Emily Darter takes control of the ball against Pembroke Hill on Tuesday, March 22, 2011.
Bamboo walls, colorful recycled blue glass mixed in concrete, and carpet and chairs made out of recycled materials are some of the sustainable features present throughout Columbia’s City Hall. The environmentally friendly features are part of the city's steps toward trying to be more environmentally friendly and keep materials out of landfills.
Hickman High School Nicole Drenton (No. 3) fights Pembroke Hill player Maggie Harper (No. 7) for control of the ball on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at Hickman's home opener. Hickman lost to Pembroke Hill 2-1.
Erika Storvick runs with the ball during Hickman's first home game of the season against Pembroke Hill on Tuesday, March 22, 2011. Storvick is currently one of seven freshman girls playing on the varsity team.
Rock Bridge High School junior varsity golfers (from left to right) Scott Coffelt, Harry Schauwecker, and Curtis Gardner laugh while Charlie Schauwecker putts the ball at Lake of the Woods Golf Course on Tuesday, March 22, 2011.
Rock Bridge High School varsity golf player Tyler Kolb hits the ball onto the green at Lake of the Woods Golf Course on Tuesday, March 22, 2011. Kolb currently ranks as the No. 3 player for Rock Bridge.
Missouri designated hitter Jonah Schmidt makes contact in the Tigers' 11-4 victory over Central Arkansas on Tuesday at Taylor Stadium.
Missouri sophomore right-hander Eric Anderson got plenty of run support in his first start since discovering a torn labrum in his right arm last April.
On late nights at the Missouri state Capitol building, Abram Messer, a lobbyist, plays piano in the marble lobby. His music echoes to the upper galleries and brings out other late-night dwellers who listen. He doesn't play for an audience, however; he plays to relieve stress. It's what he calls therapy.
A pdf of slides shown at the Barn Raising fundraiser kick off. They illustrate the plans for the Maplewood Barn Community Theatre.
The Western District Court of Appeals upheld the 2009 conviction of William Clinch for the 2007 murder of his brother-in-law, Jeremy Bohannon, in a McDonald's parking lot in Columbia.