January 26, 2011
John Lindsey explains that his brother, Jack Lindsey, has been in prison for 27 years but would make a good citizen if given the chance. Jack Lindsey graduated high school in May 1965 and was drafted and served in the Vietnam War not long after. He was on the run for seven years after he shot a policeman in 1978.
John Lindsey, brother of convicted cop killer Jack Lindsey, shows recent photographs of his brother as well as some taken during the Vietnam War on Tuesday in his home. "He's not a bad guy, believe me," John said. "Just got mixed in some bad stuff."
Craig Van Matre has been nominated by Gov. Jay Nixon as a member of UM System Board of Curators.
Defendant Johnny Wright takes a quiet moment to himself during a brief recess on Wednesday at the Boone County Courthouse. Wright is on trial for the murder of Becky Doisy, who went missing in August 1976. Judge Gary Oxenhandler called a short recess so the counselors could approach the bench to discuss the validity of an objection made by the prosecution.
January 25, 2011
From left, Mykel Archie, Rachel Quick and Hayley Cole watch the State of the Union speech Tuesday at Room 38 Restaurant & Lounge. Quick and Cole are graduate students at MU and were pleased to see the local venue was hosting a watch party. "Columbia doesn't have many political outlets to come and watch these sorts of things." Cole said.
MU women's basketball coaching staff from left, Willie Cox, Jenny Putnam, Robin Pingeton and Randy Norton watch the team from the sidelines during their game against the Texas Longhorns on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011, at the Mizzou Arena. This is the staff's first season at MU.
MU junior guard Bailey Gee attempts a layup against Texas A&M's Kelsey Assarian on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at the Mizzou Arena. The Tigers lost to the Aggies 85-40.
A mannequin displays the first physical mockup of the new band uniforms that are expected to be complete for band members no later than fall 2011. The design of the uniform is supposed to be a more contemporary take on the traditional uniforms.
The six columns on the left sleeve of the new band uniforms represent one of the traditional elements that remained on the newly designed uniforms that are expected to be used for the next eight to 10 years by MU band members.
Shown in their old uniforms, Marching Mizzou heads to Faurot Field from the Hearnes Center before MU's football game against San Diego State on Sept. 18, 2010.
Clint Dalbom, the Missouri Department of Conservation regional supervisor who is heading the elk relocation project, talks about elk biology and trapping methods Monday in the dining room at the Pine Mountain State Park Resort in Pineville, Ky. Dalbom has been with the Conservation Department for 29 years.
Several elk, mostly cows (females) and spikes (young males), stand behind an 8-foot high, double-fenced holding pen constructed on the property of a reclaimed surface coal mine near Stoney Fork, Ky., on Friday. After a 90-day holding period, the elk will be loaded into a trailer and moved to southeast Missouri.
Wanjiku Mwangi is the Racial Wealth Divide Leader at United for a Fair Economy in Boston.
David Stokes is a policy analyst for the Show-Me Institute.
Missouri wrestling coach Brian Smith works with senior 141-pounder Todd Schavrien at practice Monday at Hearnes Center.
January 24, 2011
Becky Doisy, left, a waitress and an art student, disappeared in 1976. More than 30 years later, Johnny Wright, right, was found living in Georgia under a different name. He is charged with the second-degree murder of Doisy, though her body was never found.