March 10, 2008
The original mural in the lobby of the Missouri Theatre will be replaced by a giant mirror while a digital copy of it will be featured along with three of the theater's old red sits in an area that will showcase the theater's history. T
UM System President Gary Forsee laid out for UM System alumni the four legislative priorities pertaining to higher education during a Capitol Rotunda rally last Wednesday.
March 9, 2008
MU second baseman Greg Folgia takes his at-bat in the fifth inning of the Tigers' home-opener. Missouri tore open the game in the fifth inning by scoring four runs.
This chain link fence is an example of the fences currently in use on city bridges. The City Council says it wants more decorative fences, especially at entry points into the city.
The Model Citizen Fashion Show, which benefited the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders, raised more than $100,000, organizers said. The event was emceed by Jann Carl of "Entertainment Tonight" and KOMU-TV news anchor Megan Murphy. It featured fashion by designers from MU and Stephens College.
Cats emerge from their wooded refuge to the sounds and smells of Christina McCullen pouring out portions of food. McCullen looks after the feline brood twice a day with food and water. "If I could take them all home, I would," she said.
SNAP volunteer Christina McCullen squeezes out packaged tuna food as she feeds dinner to a feral cat community. McCullen has names for all the cats; she and her husband have been feeding this partiular cat community since they first stumbled upon it in October 2006.
A feral cat rests inside an insulated Rubbermaid home in a forested area in Columbia. The rubbermaid homes are donated and made by members of Columbia Second Chance and Spay, Neuter and Protect, which uses proactive approaches to eliminate feral cat communities within Columbia.
Kansas State’s Shalee Lehning, left, is scoring 11.2 points per game, third best on the team.
A floral design by Judy Pursifull of Unique Designs in Fulton sits next to a sculpture titled "Bathing Nymphs" by Johann von Halbig in the Museum of Art and Archaeology. The design was part of the "Art in Bloom" exhibit on Sunday, which challenged local florists to design floral arrangements inspired by artworks in the museum's permanent collection.
Recently acquired by the Museum of Art and Archaeology, "Quatrefoil from a Window," an anonymous piece from 13th-century France, served as the inspiration for a floral design by Marlo Bolinger of April Flowers in Jefferson City.
A floral design by Marlo Bolinger of April Flowers in Jefferson City is displayed during the "Art in Bloom" exhibit. The design was inspired by a stained glass piece titled "Quatrefoil from a Window."
An owl designed by Darla Manley of Allen's Flowers in Columbia is displayed at the exhibit. The owl was part of a larger design by Manley inspired by a painting titled "Oh, Joy!" by Iriving Kriesberg.
Smoke billows from the back of Carl Edwards’ car during Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Trevor Coleman celebrates after scoring the winning run on Greg Folgia double in the first game of a doubleheader against Indiana State on Sunday at Taylor Stadium.
Rock Bridge supporters talk about the feeling of going to a state championship as well as highlights from the weekend.
March 8, 2008
The bedbug is about 1/5 of an inch long and wingless.
Nathan Zabel, left, and Dante Jones, right, who performed parkour stunts in promos for this year's True/False Film Festival, pose under the columns at MU on Feb. 6. Zabel, an MU swimmer, who has been practicing parkour for a year, was recruited for the spots by True/False co-founder David Wilson after posting videos of himself on YouTube.
Image from online True/False promotional "bumper."