Sid Sullivan [Photo]

Boone County Southern District Commissioner candidate, Sid Sullivan, meets with supporters at a campaign event at Orr Street Studio.

Rabbit competition at the Boone County Fair [Photo]

From left, Kyle Perry, 11, Alan Perry, 13, Andrew Perry, 16, Luke Currey, 11, Blake Chappell, 8, and Zach Westfall, 10, wait for their rabbits to be judged in the Minirex portion of the Junior Rabbit Show competition at the Boone County Fair on Thursday.

Meet the tennis players [Graphic]

Mapping the proposed permanent Columbia Farmers' Market Pavilion [Graphic]

Columbia Farmers’ Market organizers would like to build a permanent pavillion that would include a certified kitchen and garden area.

Copper theft [Graphic]

Reporter eats a vegetarian option at the Boone County Fair [Photo]

Signs reading "Fried Bologna Sandwiches," "Thick Juicy Burgers" and "Chicken on a Stick" are common sights at the Boone County Fair. Vegetarian and Columbia Missourian reporter Julia Haslanger ate one of the few vegetarian options, mozarella sticks, at the fair Thursday night.

Road dust settles on leaves [Photo]

The dust from the gravel road leading to the Hills' house on Moon Valley Road sometimes settles onto leaves when cars drive by.

Residents talk about an unpaved road [Photo]

Roger and Donna Hills discuss the excessive dust that led them to voice their concerns to Sixth Ward Councilwoman Barbara Hoppe. Vehicles driven along Moon Valley Road, which leads to their driveway, kick up dust especially after the road has been graded and is dry, or depending on the weather, the Hills said. The dust then settles in their house.

Greg Bowers mug [Photo]

Bill Wickersham mug [Photo]

Bill Wickersham is an adjunct professor of peace studies at MU.

Tom Warhover [Photo]

Tom Warhover is the executive editor of the Missourian. Contact him by e-mail at or by phone at (573) 882-5734.

Reuben Stern mug [Photo]

Scott Swafford mug [Photo]

Jake Sherlock mug [Photo]

Jake Sherlock is the Missourian's opinion editor.

Mary Lawrence mug [Photo]

Stuart Loory [Photo]

Stuart Loory, who holds the Lee Hills Chair in Free-Press Studies at the MU School of Journalism, is the moderator of the weekly radio program "Global Journalist." It airs at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays on KBIA/91.3 FM or at

George Kennedy mug [Photo]

George Kennedy writes a weekly opinion column for the Missourian.

Karl Miller mug [Photo]

J. Karl Miller writes a weekly opinion column for the Missourian.

John Schneller mug [Photo]

Rose Nolen mug [Photo]

Rose Nolen writes a weekly opinion column for the Missourian.