May 28, 2009
Chuck Leake, training director for the Boone County Fire Protection District, talks about the merger between the Fire District and the Columbia Fire Department. The two organizations are learning to coordinate efforts when called to a scene. This was the fourth joint training session between the two organizations.
Ben Folds and his band perform for the 9th Street Summerfest in Columbia on Wednesday. Fans gathered early to grab prime spots near the front of the stage.
Singer and songwriter Ben Folds performs his song "Annie Waits" for the 9th Street Summerfest on Wednesday.
VIDEO: Michael Corey-Yares, president-elect of Hickman High School Student Council, reflects on the campaign process and what he did to win over his fellow students.
May 27, 2009
The Arizona State Sun Devils are hoping to celebrate another NCAA softball championship.
Arizona State's Kaitlin Cochran, center left, and Kaylyn Castillo, center right, congratulate teammate Taylor Haro (22) after she scored a run in a NCAA Super Regional softball game. Cochran, the Sun Devils' hitting star said: "UCLA and Arizona, they've established that legacy and we want to be a part of that as well. We want to be able to have teams look at us the way that other people look at their teams because they're great programs. We really want to establish that tradition. That's our goal every year."
VIDEO: The 63 Diner in Columbia officially reopened on Tuesday after being closed for more than a year. The owner and customers discuss the reopening of the diner on its first day back.
Rock Bridge No. 1 singles player Ford Zitsch and the Bruins play in the state boys tennis semifinals Thursday in Springfield, Mo. The team is trying to repeat as state champions and maintain a 50-game winning streak.
Matt Shaw and his son Andrew wait for their food at the counter of the 63 Diner. The Shaws ate at the diner often before it closed.
Don McBride, left, stands in front of his 1956 Studebaker outside the 63 Diner. Owner Jay Montgomery plans to hold car shows at the diner.
Server Jennifer Baier chats with a customer at the 63 Diner.
Compared with the other AAU institutions, that puts MU at No. 26 out of 34 schools when ranking salary increases during that 10-year period.
A map of the property around the home of Daniel and Donna Brown illustrates the connections between Ralph Gates, his mortgage company and some of the property owners who testified in a trial of the Browns' suit against the gun club.
Former MU basketball coach Norm Stewart jokes with members of the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association during a press conference at Columbia College on Tuesday. The press conference highlighted the Missouri Challenge basketball tournament.
Former MU basketball coach Norm Stewart, left, jokes with Bob Burchard, coach of the men's basketball team at Columbia College during a press conference Tuesday. The press conference, hosted by the Missourian Basketball Coaches Association, highlighted the Missouri Challenge basketball tournament.
May 26, 2009
Sidney Larson teaches Mrs. Luke Kuehner of Hatton in an adult art class at Columbia College in 1961.
Sid Larson was "humbled and delighted" to be honored as Missouri State Professor of the Year for 1987. This photo is dated Nov. 8, 1987.
The main entrance to Prairie Grove Shooting Sports Inc.
Daniel, Donna and Kehynan Brown stand in front of their home, which is near Prairie Grove Shooting Sports Inc. The property on which the Browns' home is built has been in the family since the 1940s and the current house was built in 1984. The gun range was built in 1994, as Cedar Creek Rod and Gun Club.
Ben Folds is performing Wednesday at the intersection of Ninth Street and Broadway for the second concert in the Summerfest series.