January 17, 2008
Adam Popejoy was an honors student who loved soccer and was active with his church.
The University of Kansas mascot
Gamal Dirar checks the cash register Thursday afternoon shortly before starting his shift at the Bear Creek Minimart.
Gamal Kirar pulls up the blinds Thursday afternoon shortly before starting his shift at the Bear Creek Minimart.
Leo Lyons' personality on the court is very different from his off-court persona.
MU freshman Shakara Jones goes up for a basket during the game against University of Missouri-Kansas City in December 2007.
Leo Lyons, center, talks with teammates Jason Horton, left and DeMarre Carroll during a recent game.
Angela Robnett, 16, performs during "Rock da Mic" at Hickman High School on Thursday night. "I sang the song I knew I could sing the best," Robnett said. The competition was open to Rock Bridge, Hickman and Douglass high school students
U.N.I.Q. performs at Rock da Mic at Hickman High School on Thursday night.
January 16, 2008
Stephanie Nieman, 18, left, and Kaitlyn Billingsley, 19, center, look for their textbooks at the Bookshelf Wednesday. Mark Lovelace, right, manager of the bookstore, helps Billingsley find the books she needs for her classes.
Sydney Falkner, 20, is reading up for her developmental psychology class in Hugh Stephens Library Wednesday. Falkner, a senior psychology major, said she was glad to be back. "I'm already doing good because I've got stuff done," she said while she began working on her homework for this Friday.
Jade Stockwell, right, 12 years old, celebrates after winning a round of Dance Dance Revolution against his twin brother Jessie on Wednesday evening at the Columbia Public Library. After going to such events Jade persuaded his father to buy the game a few days ago. Since then Jade has been playing it for 12 hours a day. He confessed his feet hurt but he can't stop. "I think it's a really fun game and I think everybody will love it," Jade said between two rounds.
The Stockwell brothers are home-schooled and their parents bought the game for their physical education classes.
The building in which The Coliseum restaurant has functioned until recently is currently being remodelled. Shiloh, the bar located at the intersection of 6th Street with Elm Street will move in the space that's being remodelled. The building is located at the corner of 4th and Broadway in downtown Columbia.
The Italian restaurant Cucina Sorella located on 22 N. 9th Street in downtown Columbia went out of business recently. Cucina Sorella shared the same fate with another Italian restaurant, Trattoria Strada Nova, that functioned right across the street and that closed its doors over the summer.
January 15, 2008
Members of the public attended Monday's school board meeting to learn more about the district's financial situation.
This organ was dead when it came to Deck. After a year of hard work, a new lathe and a chunk out of Deck's thumb, it had been reborn.
Loretta Brauner poses on an OATS bus on Tuesday afternoon at the OATS parking garage in Columbia. Mrs. Brauner retired from OATS after driving its buses and vans for more than 30 years.