May 20, 2013
Clark Kelly talks about the Hend-Co-Hills Golf Course in Biggsville, Ill., in mid-April. Kelly purchased the course, which was in foreclosure, with plans to plow it into farm land. Across the Midwest, farmers are planting crops on almost any scrap of available land to take advantage of consistently high corn and soybean prices.
Judy Tayloe created this flier to sell her daughter's never-worn wedding dress.
May 19, 2013
Missouri softball defeated Hofstra in Game 2 of the Columbia Regional Final on Sunday at University Field. With the victory, the Tigers will advance to the Super Regional.
Drew Dial, 6, from Ashland, uses a handkerchief to keep cool during Game 2 of the NCAA Columbia Regional Final between Missouri and Hofstra at University Field on Sunday afternoon.
Missouri's Corrin Genovese is tagged out by Hofstra pitcher Olivia Galati in Game 2 of the NCAA Columbia Regional Final on Sunday at University Field.
Missouri's Chelsea Thomas pitches to Hofstra's Tessa Ziemba in the first inning of Game 2 of the NCAA Columbia Regional Final on Sunday afternoon at University Field. Thomas struck out nine batters while giving up only one hit in the 5-0 win to advance the Tigers to the Super Regionals.
Missouri fans take in Game 2 of the NCAA Columbia Regional Final from the golf course adjacent to right field at University Field on Sunday afternoon.
Missouri's Nicole Hudson high-fives her teammates after hitting a two-run homer in the bottom of the fifth inning against Hofstra in Game 2 of the NCAA Columbia Regional Final on Sunday at University Field. Hudson pitched Game 1 and gave up seven hits and nine runs in a losing effort, but bounced back in Game 2 going 2-for-3 at the plate.
Graduates of the MU School of Law accepted hoods at their graduation ceremony on Sunday.
An MU School of Law graduate cools off in the doorway of Jesse Hall before the graduation ceremonies on Sunday.
Hudson Lucas, 5, laughs with his uncle Todd Lucas outside of Jesse Hall after the MU School of Law graduation ceremonies on Sunday.
Benjamin Faber is hooded by his father, Steven, also an MU law school graduate, at the University of Missouri School of Law graduation ceremony on Sunday in Jesse Auditorium.
Jordan Paul yawns as he waits in line to be hooded during the MU School of Law graduation ceremonies in Jesse Auditorium on Sunday.
Chris Campbell and his wife, Tiffany, are opening Tree Top Innovative Learning Center as a daycare and community center to serve north Columbia.
Chris Campbell shows the shirts of companies that have assisted Tree Top Innovative Leaning Center during the start-up process. Campbell wants the center to be a place of change in the community.
From right, A.J. Rimer, Jeremy Stotler and Cristina Newman paint a room that the Campbells refer to as the "Best Buy" room inside the Tree Top Innovative Learning Center on May 16. The three are volunteers who work at Best Buy.
Chris Campbell opens the door of the future Tree Top Innovative Learning Center building May 16. Campbell and his wife, Tiffany, decided in October to begin work on creating a daycare and community center to service the north side of Columbia. The Campbells recognized Columbia's north side as a region in need of more community support for youths.
Hofstra beat Missouri 10-0 in the NCAA Columbia Regional Final on Sunday, forcing a second game Sunday afternoon.
Missouri pitcher Nicole Hudson throws during the 10-0 loss to Hofstra in the first game of the NCAA Columbia Regional Final on Sunday at University Field. Hudson would give up 7 hits and 9 runs during the game.
Missouri second baseman Emily Crane misses a catch as Hofstra's designated player Chloe Fitzgerald runs through first base during the NCAA Columbia Regional on Sunday at University Field.