April 6, 2010
A fire at the Maplewood Barn Community Theatre, which is located in Nifong Park, was reported around 8 p.m. Monday. The cause of the fire is not yet known and investigators spent Tuesday morning looking into different possibilities.
Columbia Mayor Darwin Hindman casts his ballot Tuesday afternoon at St. Andrews Lutheran Church. "I was excited to vote for the school bond and propositions, as it is truly important for the city," Hindman said. "But when it comes to the vote for mayor, I missed seeing my name there. It was really a final act before becoming fully aware that my tenure as mayor is truly over."
Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist, speaks at Reynolds Journalism Institute on Tuesday. Newmark created Craigslist while working for Charles Schwab.
David Teeghman poses a question to Craigslist creator Craig Newmark about the company's international relations. Craigslist is used in over 50 countries.
Election officials, from left, Ellen Dugger, Nono Jost, Harriet Riggs, Mary Helen Allen, Verna Rhodes and Chandra Jackson, work at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church on Tuesday. They will work a total of 14 hours at this location.
Mayor Darwin Hindman holds a discussion with City Council members about an agreement with H3 Studio for downtown planning charrette services during his final council meeting as mayor of Columbia on Monday evening.
Kim Sorensen dreamed of being a veterinarian as a child, but instead turned to dog grooming. After starting in her parent's garage at 17, she now has her own shop called the Hair Wrangler. The business has been in operation for five years. Her goal is to groom 10 dogs a day.
April 5, 2010
The Maplewood Barn Community Theatre, located in Nifong Park, was destroyed by a fire Monday. The fire was reported at about 8 p.m. and it took firefighters about 45 minutes to control the blaze.
The Maplewood Barn Theatre, located in Nifong Park, burns Monday as Columbia Fire Department firefighters work to extinquish it. The call came in at 7:56 p.m. that Maplewood Barn Theatre was on fire. Units from the Boone County Fire Protection District and the Columbia Fire Department responded to the scene. The building was fully involved upon their arrival. It took approximately 45 minutes to bring the fire under control. The cause of the fire is not yet determined.
League president Stacey Tonyan explains why she feels her club is necessary. Garrick Webster and Madelyn Ehler discuss why they like the program.
The Mid Missouri Lacrosse League held its first practice session on April 5 in Cosmo Park. This is the league’s first full season after holding its first informational meeting last August.
Actress Sue Ellersieck, center, as "Kent" from Shakespeare's "King Lear", rehearses her lines as other actors look on Tuesday evening, May 6, 2008, at the Maplewood Barn Theater in Columbia.
A federal inquiry has been launched to investigate hazardous waste containers illegally stored at StorageMart at 2403 Range Line St. in Columbia.
The Rams released quarterback Marc Bulger on Monday perhaps clearing the way for them to take Sam Bradford with the first pick of the draft.
Estella Cupp, left, and Joyce DeWeese look at artwork on display in the Boone Hospital Center bridge over Broadway on Monday. The artwork on display was made by cancer patients and healthcare professionals and will be on display in the hospital's center bridge until April 23.
Professor Gregory Triplett accepts the 2010 Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence on Monday. The Kemper Fellowship award, presented by University of Missouri Chancellor Brady Deaton and Commerce Bank Chairman Jim Schatz, is given to five MU professors and is accompanied by a $10,000 award.
Michael Middleton, middle right, hugs 2010 Kemper Fellowship recipient Anand Prahlad, far right, after University of Missouri Chancellor Brady Deaton, far left, and Commerce Bank Chairman Jim Schatz, middle left, presented him with the award on Monday. The Kemper Fellowship is awarded to five University of Missouri professors and is accompanied by $10,000 award.