November 24, 2014
Columbia community members gathered at the Second Missionary Baptist Church and the Daniel Boone City Building on Monday evening to the hear the St. Louis County grand jury's decision. The grand jury concluded there wasn't enough evidence to indict Officer Darren Wilson.
Michael Brown's family and others in Missouri react to the decision that the grand jury will not indict officer Darren Wilson.
Ferguson, Missouri, and the St. Louis region are on edge in anticipation of the announcement by a grand jury whether to criminally charge Officer Darren Wilson in the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
Friends and family gathered for a memorial service at 11 a.m. Monday in honor of Dr. Franklin Mitchell, a medical pioneer.
November 23, 2014
Volunteers for Everybody Eats helped package hundreds of food baskets for Thanksgiving meals Sunday at St. Luke United Methodist Church. Everybody Eats is a volunteer organization that has helped give Thanksgiving meals to families around Columbia for the past 17 years.
MU alumnus and adjunct professor Eric Sweet's artwork Ideal City (Birkenau), named after the Auschwitz concentration camp, is one of three of his works featured in a gallery at Columbia College. "I think this piece does a great job of illustrating the contradictions inherent any time someone tries to impose their personal vision of the world onto the rest of us," Sweets said.
November 22, 2014
With the 29-21 victory Saturday, Missouri won a program-record 10th straight game on the road.
The Tigers traveled to Knoxville on Saturday to take on the Tennessee Volunteers in the team's final road game of the season.
The Columbia College men's basketball team defeated Williams Baptist Church Saturday in a 68-37 blowout. The Cougars used a two-unit system to add variety to their offense.
Swimming and diving teams from around the country competed in the Mizzou Invitational at the Mizzou Aquatic Center.
Columbia College women's basketball game beat Williams Baptist College 70-92 on Saturday.
Battle High School Spartans beat out Ladue Horton Watkins on Friday night to advance to the state championship game on Nov. 28 in St. Louis. The Spartans won 34-6.
November 21, 2014
Missouri Contemporary Ballet dancer Kay Whitney uses the stage for balance during rehearsal at the Missouri Theatre on Friday. The dancers were preparing before their last showing of their production of "Nine."
Ashley McCally talks to her 4-year-old daughter, Lily, as she colors before school on Wednesday. McCally named her company Lily and Gus after her daughter and the family dog, Gus.
Rock Bridge Elementary School students released two red-tailed hawks and a great horned owl back into the wild on Friday with the help of two Department of Agriculture biologists.
Cameron Hawkins plays the Spartan, the mascot for Battle High School. In addition to cheering on the team, he often leads the athletes in prayer before games.
November 20, 2014
The Stephens College Stars lost to the William Woods University Owls, 76-30, Thursday night. It was the Stars fifth straight loss.
Protestors walked in a circle chanting and holding signs Thursday afternoon in Speakers Circle before stopping for a moment of silence at 3:43, a time chosen in honor of the 43 missing students who disappeared in September in Mexico.
The United Cerebral Palsy Heartland Child Development Center develops its menus with Eat Smart guidelines, limiting sugar and processed foods in their meals and serving fresh fruits and vegetables. The workers at the center plan out the meals and try to make them as healthy as possible.
Muriel Williams Battle High School is one win away from the Class 5 State Championship game. This is the first year the Spartans (9-4) are playoff eligible.