October 26, 2012
MU students in Greek organizations painted on windows of downtown businesses Thursday for the Decorate The District contest.
Mary Still, who is running for the 19th District Senate seat, knows she's facing an uphill battle against incumbent Kurt Schaefer.
Hickman offensive tackle Jon Jennings, known by his team as "Big Jon" for his 6-foot-8-inch, 400-pound frame, had previously quit the football team, but this year he has stuck with it with the support of his teammates.
State Sen. Kurt Schaefer is seeking re-election to his 19th District seat in a race against Democratic state Rep. Mary Still.
October 25, 2012
The Stephens College women's soccer team lost to Hannibal-LaGrange on Thursday at Cosmopolitan Park. This is the first year Stephens has had a women's soccer team, and the team has yet to win a game.
Northern District Boone County candidates campaign before Election Day.
October 24, 2012
The Stephens College soccer team lost to Lyon College on Wednesday afternoon at Cosmo Park. The score was 24-0.
Billlie Stock, a 20-year-old photographer, runs a studio out of her home where she specializes in newborn photography.
Gentry Middle School students participated in a fundraiser to collect 2,000 jars of peanut butter to donate to the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri. The peanut butter jars will be used in the food bank's Buddy Pack program, which supplies food for kids who don't have enough food at home.
October 23, 2012
The Rock Bridge volleyball team fell to Hannibal on Tuesday at Rock Bridge High School.
The Dance Outside the Box program teaches ballet and other kinds of dance to children with fewer resources. The classes meet at the Missouri Contemporary Ballet studio on Thursday nights.
Art for Autism exhibit in Perlow-Stevens Gallery features work by patients of the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders.
October 22, 2012
Seniors on the Columbia College soccer team practiced for their final season Monday at R. Marvin Owens Soccer Stadium.
Bike polo players practice Oct. 7 at Cosmopolitan Park.
Lily Chan volunteers at the Interfaith Garden at Congregation Beth Shalom. Chan leads other volunteers in maintaining the garden, from pulling weeds to putting in mulch. The food from the garden is donated to local food banks.
Angie Schlotzhauer makes jewelry in her home studio and sells most of them to Poppy Arts Fine Craft Gallery in downtown Columbia.
October 20, 2012
The Missouri swim and dive team won at a meet on Saturday against Missouri State University.
The eighth annual Warm Up Columbia event organized by the Voluntary Action Center provided warm items to low-income families, the elderly and disabled individuals.
October 19, 2012
The Citizen Jane Film Festival will take place this weekend from Oct. 19 through Oct. 21. Films will be shown at multiple locations such as Ragtag Cinema, Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts, The Bridge, The Warehouse Theatre and Windsor Auditorium at Stephens College. This year's festival has an end of the world theme.
The Hickman football team practices drills Wednesday at Hickman High School in preparation for its game against Rockhurst High School on Friday.