March 17, 2010
Former Boone County Commissioner Keith Schnarre will become the newest member of the board of the Boone County Fire Protection District in April.
Alex Rozier, an MU junior, has been selected as a semi-finalist in an international video journalism contest. His video shows a day in the life of a Columbia Christian Fellowship School high school senior with cancer.
March 16, 2010
Mayoral candidate Jerry Wade spoke from a portion of resolution R 62-10 — promoting the city of Columbia as a youth and family-friendly community — during Tuesday's mayoral forum sponsored by the NAACP. The forum featured candidates from the school board, council and mayoral races.
Annelle Whitt and Bradley Anresen compare notes on each of the candidates at the forum held on Tuesday evening at Second Baptist Church. Columbia's chapter of the NAACP sponsored the event, which featured candidates from the school board, council and mayoral races.
Steve Calloway, a member of the Columbia Black Round Table, listens intently to candidates from the public office races on the April 6th ballot speak at the forum sponsored by the NAACP on Tuesday evening. While the NAACP does not endorse candidates, the Columbia Black Round Table will announce candidate endorsements prior to election day.
Manuel Scott is scheduled to speak at the MAC Scholars 2010 Spring Conference on Saturday at Hickman High School.
Manuel Scott will speak at the Minority Achievement Committee's 2010 Spring Conference on Saturday morning at Hickman High School. Scott is one of the original "Freedom Writers" depicted in the 2007 movie of that name.
Howell Wheaton has been raising Angus cattle on his farm in Boone County since 1973. Missouri is home to 2.16 million beef cattle.
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Rick Buford, a candidate for the Fourth Ward seat on the Columbia City Council, poses for an in-studio portrait.
Texas forward Gary Johnson celebrates a basket during the Big 12 tournament. The Big 12 celebrates a record seven team being selected for the NCAA Tournament.
Clemson senior Trevor Booker looks to make the Tigers contenders in the NCAA Tournament.
March 15, 2010
The House Budget Committee began discussion Monday about the budget proposals from Chairman Allen Icet, R-Wildwood, for the 2011 fiscal year.
Rick Buford discusses transportation.
Rick Buford answers: What do you think are the most important issues related to transportation in Columbia?
Rick Buford answers: How would you rate city government in terms of transparency, and what, if anything, would you do to improve it?
Rick Buford answers: What do you think the primary goals of the city's new sustainability director should be?
Rick Buford answers: Columbia's population now exceeds 100,000, and ward boundaries will have to be redrawn after the 2010 census. Do you believe the city should add more wards and council members?