Rhynsburger Theatre rehearses the Grass Harp [Photo]

Alesha Harmon, foreground, sings with Paige Sommerer and Grant Watkins in the background during play rehearsal for the "Grass Harp," a musical based on Truman Capote's novel, on Monday at the Rhynsburger Theatre. In the play, Dollyheart (played by Sommerer), her nephew and her housekeeper (played by Harmon) run away to live in a treehouse. Performances at the Rhynsburger Theatre are at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday with an additional 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday.

Stephens volleyball coach Shane McAfee [Photo]

New Stephens volleyball coach Shane McAfee was a high school counselor and volleyball coach in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Cars parked without football pass towed [Photo]

A ticket rests on the windshield of a car waiting to be towed on Saturday, Sept. 19 in the Hearnes Center lot. Cars parked without a football parking pass were ticketed and towed.

Cars without parking passes face towing, tickets [Photo]

Doug O'Conner of I-70 Towing and Recovery prepares a car for towing from a lot behind Hearnes Center on Saturday, Sept. 19. Cars parked in the lot on football game day without a pass were ticketed and towed.

Cars ticketed during football games for illegal parking [Photo]

A parking ticket from MUPD sits on a car in the SG-4 parking lot on Sept. 18. Cars that remained in the lot after 5 p.m. received tickets. At 7 a.m. the following morning, cars were towed in preparation for the home MU football game.

President Obama meets with doctors to talk health care [Photo]

President Barack Obama shakes hands with doctors after making remarks on health care reform Monday in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.

Hope Tinker [Photo]

Hope Tinker, a doctor in Fayette, was one of many doctors invited to hear President Obama speak at the White House rose garden.

Bonnie View Proposed Lake [Graphic]

The plans for Bonnie View Park that were approved by the City Council in 2003 have been revised since the Rollins Road extension was moved to an area originally set to be a 4.5-acre fishing lake.

Rides to Nebraska Game [Graphic]

Three city shuttle buses to the MU-Nebraska game will begin service at 6 p.m. Thursday. All buses will drop passengers at the corner of Maryland Avenue and Hospital Drive. The final buses will depart the drop-off point 30 minutes after the game’s final gun. Fare is $1.

Ellis Fischel hosts decorate-a-bra fundraiser for breast cancer [Slideshow]

Big bras. Small bras. Feathered bras. Jeweled bras.

Bras decorated to fit any imagination lined the hallways of Ellis Fischel Cancer Center Monday night when it held its first Decorate-a-Bra Contest.

The event had 134 bras, all which were auctioned off in a silent auction.

All funds raised will go towards breast cancer projects at Ellis Fischel, according to Edlyn Donovan, auxiliary supervisor.

Missouri football player Beau Brinkley [Photo]

Sophomore long snapper Beau Brinkley learned the position from his father, who also played the position in college.

Word cloud of Brady Deaton's State of Campus remarks [Graphic]

In his opening address during Tuesday's State of Campus town hall meeting, Brady Deaton used the words "university" and "opportunity" most frequently. Illustration created at

Deaton discussus football, budget issues [Photo]

Brady Deaton, MU chancellor, talks to faculty and staff at a town hall style meeting on Tuesday in the Life Sciences Building. Deaton answered questions and listened to concerns about topics including budget issues and Thursday night’s game against Nebraska.

Word cloud of questions asked at State of Campus town hall [Graphic]

The words "faculty" and "staff" were used most in questions posed by the audience at Tuesday's State of Campus town hall meeting.

Kasey Ryan launches catering business [Video]

Mother of four, Ryan, with the help of her church, plans to unveil The Chef Connection in downtown Columbia this week. Ryan has catering experience and is eager for the grand opening.

MU-Nebraska Game Parking Map [Graphic]

Some MU students and employees will need to relocate their cars due to the weekday football game against Nebraska, Oct. 8. Most parking lots will open at 4:30 p.m., while some general public parking lots may be available on a first-come, first-serve basis before then.

On the fairway [Photo]

Missouri's Kelsey Meyer, left, hits the ball off the fairway on the ninth hole while teammate Lindsay Burry watches.

Waiting to putt [Photo]

Missouri's Kelsey Meyer eyes her putt. She played the round with Lindsay Burry and Madison Marcolla.

Reaction to missed putt [Photo]

Missouri's Madison Marcolla reacts to missing a putt. The Tigers had 12 of their 15 team member compete in the tournament.

Missouri's Madison Marcolla putts [Photo]

Missouri's Madison Marcolla putts during the 2009 Johnie Imes Invitational at The Club at Old Hawthorne on Monday.