November 30, 2013
Phillip Simpkins and Edwin Davis host a radio show on KCOU/88.1. As "Deacon Do Right" and "Bishop Biscuits," Simpkins and Davis deliver humorous sermons about all aspects of college life.
Missouri football fans tailgated all around Columbia in preparation for the Tigers game against the Texas A&M Aggies
Trinity Reese, 47, founder of Fusion Pathways, has a mission to help women improve their health. She organizes exercise outings as part of her efforts to promote healthier living, especially among black women in Columbia.
November 29, 2013
The Rock Bridge Bruins faced the Blue Springs Wildcats in the 2013 Class 6 Show-Me Bowl state championship on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis.
Fans cheered on the Rock Bridge Bruins football team before it headed to St. Louis Friday for a state championship title game.
November 28, 2013
More than 200 people volunteer with Almeta Crayton's Everyone Eats on Thursday, helping set up, cook, serve and clean up after the meal.
Cheryl Dake has acquired at least 17 separate collections of knickknacks and vintage clothing.
Eugene Prince of Columbia has been collecting glass bottles of various shapes, sizes and colors since 1970.
Tim Sullivan, whose collectibles include "Pirates of the Caribbean" memorabilia and G.I. Joe and Star Wars action figures, sells the toys at Midway Antique Mall.
David Wallace has an assortment of rusty valves, a mouthpiece and assorted brass parts that he uses to repair instruments in his garage. Wallace said he delights in making them playable again.
Gordon Craig has a sports card collection that numbers more than 600,000. He has a permanent display of antique cards at Itchy's Flea Market. He prefers to collect baseball cards. "It's an expression of love for baseball," Craig said.
BJ Cunningham collects and refurbishes vintage pinball machines and arcade games. He converted his Centralia garage into an arcade and workshop.
Missouri volleyball's Wayne and Susan Kreklow have raised their family around basketball and volleyball. Ali Kreklow will play volleyball for Missouri next year. Ryan Kreklow plays basketball for Rock Bridge High School. And Ricky Kreklow played basketball his freshman year at Missouri before transferring.
November 27, 2013
The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri distributed more than 90 million pounds of food in Missouri last year from five regional centers. Nearly 6.5 million pounds of that food went to families in Boone County. Volunteers from the Ashland Baptist Church help distribute food to more than 100 families at a food truck pantry. A similar scene plays out at nine rural locations throughout central and northeast Missouri every month.
November 26, 2013
The Tigers beat the Kangaroos 78-69 in a night with career highs for point guard Lianna Doty.
Dennis and Linda Messimer spent 38 years as international missionaries. Now, they work with international students at MU's Christian Campus House.
November 25, 2013
Missouri defeats IUPUI 78-64 on Monday.
Tyler McCutchen, 16, has performed in 13 shows since he was in seventh grade. McCutchen says he hopes to perform in 20 before he graduates. "I just love the stage," McCutchen said. "I love the lights and seeing people in the audience and being up there in front of everyone just makes me feel … . It’s not even adrenaline because I don’t feel that. I just feel like it’s where I want to be because it makes me the happiest.”
Sid Brown paints wildlife scenes on stones. He has the stones on display at McAdams Ltd and Tucker's Custom Made Jewelry, but he isn't selling them. He learned to paint on rocks from a library book and uses photographs to inspire his paintings.
November 24, 2013
Spectators gathered on Broadway to watch the Columbia Jaycees annual holiday parade on Sunday. The theme was "Giving Back for the Holidays."