January 29, 2010
Lawton firemen block off part of a road to keep motorists from driving over downed power lines in Lawton, Okla., on Thursday.
Major K. Kendall Mathews, the regional coordinator of The Salvation Army, is preparing to go to Haiti. He said his work there would be important because "it's not just about temporal salvation but about eternal salvation, too."
MU senior Amanda Hanneman drives to the basket against Oklahoma's Nyeshia Stevenson on Jan. 20, 1010, at Mizzou Arena.
MU sophomore guard Kim English shoots against the Kansas defense Monday.
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MU wrestler Max Askren competes against Nebraska's Craig Brester on Jan. 28, 2007, at the Hearnes Center. The Tigers beat the Huskers 31-11.
January 28, 2010
The Rock Bridge boys basketball team beat host Hickman 72-70 on Thursday night.
Hickman senior guard Lyle Harris, right, guards Rock Bridge senior guard Ricky Kreklow in Thursday night's rivalry game at Hickman High School. The Bruins defeated the Kewpies 72-70.
Hickman wrestler Austin Webb fights off getting pinned by Mexico wrestler Lindell Taylor during the 160-pound bout.
Hickman wrestler Adam Fraizer shakes hands with Mexico wrestler Monterio Burton after the 145-pound bout. Fraizer was pinned by Burton in Hickman's 60-16 loss to Mexico.
Hickman's Josh Browne, right, wrestles Mexico's Nathan Angel on Thursday at Mexico High School in Mexico, Mo. Browne won the 130-pound bout with a 17-8 decision.
Sophia Creach, 3, dances with her classmates during the Creative Movement class for three and four year olds at Dancearts of Columbia on Thursday.
Parker Rainwater, 3, stands off to the side as his mother and instructor Hallie Rainwater instructs the rest of the class, who are all girls. Parker will play the role of Peter Pan, and the other students will play 'lost girls,' in their Creative Movement class' recital piece this May, which Rainwater began teaching Thursday morning.
Jessica Coner, 4, glances at the mirror while doing an arabesque with Barney the Bear, alongside her instructor Hallie Rainwater. Jessica, who has been dancing for a year, is a student in the Creative Movement class for three and four year olds at Dancearts of Columbia.
Circuit Judge Gene Hamilton swears in a witness during the trial in November 2009 at the Boone County Courthouse in Columbia. He was delayed his retirement until September.
Karl Skala, Third Ward councilman, has been named to a national leadership training council.
Steve Schmidt trains four days a week in a shed behind his home in Leslie, MO, but alternates the muscle groups as to not cause injury. Schmidt has never hurt his jaw or chipped a tooth while performing teeth lifting.
The cost of living in Columbia is 8.9 percent below the national average, according to the 2009 Cost of Living Index from the American Chamber of Commerce Researchers Association. This means that in 2009 $100 worth of consumer goods and services in the average U.S. city cost $91.10 in Columbia.