PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri women's basketball loses 62-57 to Texas A&M

The Missouri women's basketball team lost 62-57 to the No. 17 Texas A&M Aggies on Thursday night at Mizzou Arena.

PHOTO GALLERY: Small plane makes emergency landing near Ashland

Kirk Powell was forced to make an emergency landing in his small plane Thursday in a field near the intersection of routes M and DD near Ashland. "We found a nice bean field and decided to call it home," Powell said.

PHOTO GALLERY: Ice channels water, reflects in Rock Bridge Memorial State Park

Ice forms channels, forms around air pockets and reflects trees in Rock Bridge Memorial State Park on Thursday morning as temperatures remain frigid.

PHOTO GALLERY: Officer speaks at clinic opening

The MU School of Law celebrated the opening of the MU Veterans Clinic by hosting Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher Greca on Wednesday. Greca is the highest ranking non-commissioned officer in the U.S. Army Forces Command.

PHOTO GALLERY: Freshmen pitchers join Missouri Tigers

Freshman pitchers Casey Stangel and Tori Finucane are splitting pitching duties for the Missouri Tigers.

Missouri Chief Justice Mary Rhodes Russell

Missouri Chief Justice Mary Rhodes Russell

PHOTO GALLERY: Scott Dalrymple welcomed to Columbia College

Scott Dalrymple, the new president of Columbia College, was welcomed by students, faculty and community members Wednesday at a ceremony and reception at the college.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri men's basketball falls to LSU

The Missouri men's basketball team lost to LSU 77-71 Tuesday night, dropping the Tigers' record below .500.

PHOTO GALLERY: Single-digit temperatures chill Columbia residents

Columbia residents braved low temperatures Tuesday morning, donning jackets and scarves in single-digit temperatures.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia residents memorialize Martin Luther King Jr.

Columbia residents observed Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday by participating in events throughout the day, including a memorial service and candlelight march.

PHOTO GALLERY: Poor Man's Breakfast draws crowd

The Poor Man's Community Breakfast on Monday was organized by five volunteers who spread out the workload that Almeta Crayton had handled for almost 20 consecutive years.

PHOTO GALLERY: Women participate in Ladies Rock Camp

Ladies Rock Camp, held Friday through Sunday, serves as a fundraiser for the weeklong Girls Rock Camp in the summer. This weekend's camp included 24 women divided into five bands. The bands came up with an original song to perform at Mojo's on Sunday night.

PHOTO GALLERY: Artist Critique Group offers constructive criticism at monthly meeting

Members of the Artist Critique Group gathered Friday at the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts for the group's monthly meeting.

PHOTO GALLERY: Clay Mering shares history of his great-great grandfather

Clay Mering, the great-great grandson of James Rollins, researched his history of slave ownership. As a way to atone for his ancestor's ownership of slaves, he created an endowment for research at MU's Black Studies Department. Mering said he is still proud of his great-great grandfather, who is known as the "father of the University of Missouri."

PHOTO GALLERY: Carter Arey balances upcoming wedding with wheelchair basketball tryouts

Carter Arey is trying out for the 2014 USA Men’s Wheelchair Basketball team.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri men's basketball surges pastAlabama

Led by Jabari Brown's 24 points, the Missouri men's basketball team beat Alabama 68-47 Saturday at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers are now 2-2 in Southeastern Conference play.

PHOTO GALLERY: Bur Oak Brewing readies new production facility

Bur Oak Brewing Co. joins two other breweries in Columbia that produce and package beer for sale elsewhere.

PHOTO GALLERY: 50th Anniversary of Surgeon General's anti-smoking report

On Jan. 11, 1964, U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry released an emphatic and authoritative report that said smoking causes illness and death — and the government should do something about it. Now a new report from acting Surgeon General Boris Lushniak says the nation has made great progress against the chief preventable killer but is not yet poised to finish the job.

PHOTO GALLERY: Women's basketball loses to LSU, 87-68

Despite an early lead, the Missouri women's basketball team fell to No. 14 LSU at home Thursday night. Missouri was led by Brianna Kulas with 30 points, while Jordan Frericks and Morgan Stock both scored 11.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri loses to Vanderbilt, 78-75

The Missouri Tigers lost a close game to the Commodores on Thursday in Nashville, Tenn. The loss dropped Missouri to 1-2 in the Southeastern Conference.