April 9, 2008
Cats Benny and Joon seem to enjoy life at Stephens. "It's nice having pets. It gives us something in common," the cats' owner Emilyann Allen said of life in Searcy Hall.
A resident of Searcy Hall on the Stephens campus takes a break from dorm life to check out life on the outside.
Picture of man going by name of Alan Farha or Michael.
Alicia Hatcher was named All-Conference on the uneven bars and was named to the Big 12 All-Academic first team for the second year in a row.
Rock Bridge outfielder Lonnie Hofmann catches a fly ball in center field during Wednesday's game. Hickman won 6-4.
Cats, dogs, and even newts keep students company in a dorm building at Stephens College that allows pets.
After the polls closed Ines Segert and Darin Preis met with their supporters at two local restaurants. As the watch parties continued into the night one of them was to win a seat on the Columbia School Board while another lost his. To read about the school board election outcomes click
April 8, 2008
Volunteers wait outside the Activity and Recreation Center to gather signatures on petitions for initiatives they hope will appear on the November ballot during the municipal election on Tuesday. The petitions concerned hospice care at home, Medicaid benefits and natural fuel usage.
Katie McMillen, left, and Eric Mericle, right, watch the films shot for the Brickwall competition at Deja Vu Comedy Club on Monday night. Mericle is member of Kodiak, one of the bands that volunteered a song to be part of the competition.
Jay Sparks, co-founder of the Brickwall film competition, hosted the event Monday night at Deja Vu Comedy Club.
Firefighters pull burnt furniture from a fire Tuesday at 8105 Highway HH.
A charred wheelchair was pulled from the fire, which broke out Tuesday.
Steve Fainaru was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting on Monday.
Katy Koontz, an MU softball player, throws a ball to dunk MU professor Dr. William Horner on Tuesday. Horner said he thought he had been dunked about seven or eight times in the hour and a half he spent out in Lowry Mall. The dunk tank was a way for the American Cancer Society to raise money for the Relay for Life on Stankowski Field from 6 p.m. Saturday until 6 a.m. the following day.
Newly-elected First Ward City Councilman Paul Sturtz thanks supporters during a speech Tuesday night at the Pasta Factory in Columbia.
Sutu Forté, center, and other supporters of newly-elected city councilman Paul Sturtz, listen as Sturtz delivers a speech after election results were announced Tuesday night at the Pasta Factory in Columbia.
Columbia voters talk about why they came out to vote today.
Despite the rain, voters turned out to make selections for the School Board. Voters discuss their feelings on the state of Columbia Public Schools.
This year's Brickwall film competition attracted five groups of filmmakers all assigned to create a music video based on a local band. Take a look at one group of Columbia College students vying for first place.
April 7, 2008
Columbia native Carl Edwards celebrates after winning NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series race Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. The victory moved Edwards four spots into 10th in the point standings.