December 12, 2007
Hickman's Yvonne Anderson drives against Rolla on Wednesday.
Ben Askren, an NCAA champion when he wrestled at Missouri, watches the 2007 Tigers, a team that features his younger brother, Max Askren.
December 11, 2007
Columbia public schools were closed Monday, find out what some of the kids did on their day off.
The Golden Windmill Mobile Home Park in Ashland was hit with three inches of ice this week. The inclement weather across mid-Missouri caused Columbia public schools to cancel classes Monday and Tuesday.
The Golden Windmill Mobile Home Park in Ashland was hit with three inches of ice this week. The inclement weather across mid-Missouri caused Columbia Public Schools to cancel classes Monday and Tuesday.
Aziza Rashid, left, and Syed Rashid, right, pack on Sunday in preparation for the hajj, which is the pilgrimage to Mecca. The Rashids, who fly out of St. Louis on Tuesday, will not return until Dec. 27.
Missouri wrestling coach Brian Smith watches his team during a recent practice at the Hearnes Center on the University of Missouri campus.
Dru Vaughn, owner of Hemingway’s Ltd. wine and cigar store, begins to close the shop Tuesday evening. Vaughn, like other retailers contacted by the Missourian, said bad weather has slowed sales over the past few days, but he is confident last-minute shoppers will make up for lost business. “People will get out eventually,” he said.
December 10, 2007
Hanukkah, the Celebration of Lights in Judaism, begins today at sundown and continues for eight days and nights. The dreidel is a game typically played after lighting the menorah, a candelabrum used in the holiday ceremony.
Postmaster Jackie Cook looks on as letter carrier Julie Ausberge loads her truck with sandbags Monday, Dec. 10, 2007, at the Columbia Post Office. After weekend storms blanketed Columbia's streets with ice, sandbags were used to add weight and traction to the city's mail trucks.