PHOTO GALLERY: Battle hosts Missouri Scholastic Championship Chess Tournament

Chess players from kindergarten to high school age gathered at Battle High School for the Missouri Scholastic Championship Chess Tournament on Saturday. The high school division of the tournament was played in four rounds, limited to an hour in duration.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri men's basketball wins 85-66 against Mississippi State

The Missouri Tigers won 85-66 against Mississippi State on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.

PHOTO GALLERY: True/False Film Fest features Filmmaker Fete

The Filmmaker Fete, organized by the True/False Film Fest, was held at the PS Gallery on Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Filmmakers speak at True/False Campfire Stories

Campfire Stories, part of the True/False Film Fest, allowed filmmakers to discuss behind-the-scenes moments of their film production.

PHOTO GALLERY: Lights! Camera! @ction party!

True/False Film Fest pass holders dance at the @ction! party, the Friday night party held at the Ninth Street dance club Tonic. The party was sponsored by Schlafly and featured MNDR and DJ Gold E Mouf.

PHOTO GALLERY: March March parade brings out colorful cast of characters

Colorful characters gathered for the March March parade starting at the Boone County Courthouse Square and ending at the Missouri Theatre. Characters included puppets and the performing Hulagans to kick off the True/False Film Fest on Friday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Two Missouri players join 1,000 point club in win against Ole Miss

Missouri forward Bri Kulas and junior Morgan Eye score their 1,000th-career point during Missouri's 75-72 win against Ole Miss on Thursday at Mizzou Arena.

PHOTO GALLERY: True/False Film Fest commences with masquerade gala

A masquerade gala was held to celebrate the start of the True/False Film Fest on Thursday at the Missouri Theatre.

PHOTO GALLERY: Memorial service for Lt. Bruce Britt

Firefighters and mourners lined the street by The Crossing church Thursday to celebrate and honor Lt. Bruce Britt. Britt was killed responding to an emergency at University Village when part of the walkway collapsed.

PHOTO GALLERY: View from a firefighter's last call

Mourners could be seen from the Jefferson City Reserve Squad 120's firetruck during the procession for fallen Columbia firefighter Lt. Bruce Britt.

PHOTO GALLERY: Procession for firefighter Bruce Britt

More than 30 fire trucks and emergency personnel formed a procession from Cosmo Park to The Crossing near Grindstone Parkway on Thursday morning to honor Lt. Bruce Britt, a Columbia firefighter who died Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Battle High School holds talent auditions

Students auditioned for Battle High School's talent show on Wednesday. Whether singing or playing guitar, they overcame stage fright for the chance to take the stage.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia mom handcrafts wooden toys for sale

Chris Willow is the owner of mamaroots, which sells handcrafted wooden toys. Willow's toys are designed to encourage children to use their imagination. The mother of two estimates she's sold between 3,000 and 5,000 toys in the last decade.

PHOTO GALLERY: Minority Achievement Committee Scholars host Nelson Mandela tribute

Lange Middle School's Minority Achievement Committee Scholars serve dinner to raise money for educational field trips to Kansas City and St. Louis. The scholars' third-annual event to celebrate Black History Month was also a tribute to Nelson Mandela, who died Dec. 5, 2013.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hickman's Jimmy Whitt receives basketball scholarship offers

Hickman junior Jimmy Whitt has received 12 college basketball scholarship offers. He said he hasn't decided where he will play yet and looks forward to visiting schools.

Michael Taylor

In this April 27, 2005 file photo provided by the Missouri Correctional offices is Michael Taylor who was sentenced to die for abducting, raping and killing a 15-year-old Kansas City girl in 1989.

PHOTO GALLERY: Congregation worships at Gateway to the High Country Cowboy Church

Members of Gateway to the High Country Cowboy Church worship at their Monday night service.

PHOTO GALLERY: Noble brothers' Eagle Scout projects leave lasting legacy

Noble, Ben and Loyal Carpenter have all earned the rank of Eagle Scout through the Boy Scout program. The brothers were in the same troop and helped each other complete Eagle Scout projects.

PHOTO GALLERY: Forrest Theater prepares for True/False Film Fest

True/False lighting director Mitch Sawicki helps prepare the Forrest Theater in the ballroom of The Tiger Hotel on Monday. Sawicki has been involved with True/False Film Fest for eight years. Forrest Theater is one of eight venues this year.

PHOTO GALLERY: University Village apartments recover from walkway collapse

MU responded to Saturday's walkway collapse at University Village apartments by reinforcing all elevated walkways on the property and calling for structural inspections of all buildings owned or leased by the university. MU leadership also asks that faculty observe a moment of silence Thursday in remembrance of Lt. Bruce Britt who died from injuries received while responding to the incident.