PHOTO GALLERY: B.J. Cunningham restores pinball machines, arcade games

BJ Cunningham collects and refurbishes vintage pinball machines and arcade games. He converted his Centralia garage into an arcade and workshop.

PHOTO GALLERY: Cheryl Dake collects vintage items

Cheryl Dake has acquired at least 17 separate collections of knickknacks and vintage clothing.

PHOTO GALLERY: Bottle collector enjoys the hunt

Eugene Prince of Columbia has been collecting glass bottles of various shapes, sizes and colors since 1970.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tim Sullivan buys, sells collectibles

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.

PHOTO GALLERY: Sports a Kreklow family tradition

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.

PHOTO GALLERY: Food bank provides 90 million pounds of food in Missouri

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.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri women's basketball defeats UMKC

The Tigers beat the Kangaroos 78-69 in a night with career highs for point guard Lianna Doty.

PHOTO GALLERY: Former missionaries help international students adjust

Dennis and Linda Messimer spent 38 years as international missionaries. Now, they work with international students at MU's Christian Campus House.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri beats IUPUI 78-64

Missouri defeats IUPUI 78-64 on Monday.

BATTLE RISING: Junior Tyler McCutchen finds his talent in theater performance

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.”

PHOTO GALLERY: Sid Brown paints Mexican beach pebbles

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.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia Jaycees annual parade kicks off holiday season

Spectators gathered on Broadway to watch the Columbia Jaycees annual holiday parade on Sunday. The theme was "Giving Back for the Holidays."

PHOTO GALLERY: John Bush picks up trash along Garth Avenue

John Bush, 58, has been picking up trash along Garth Avenue between Broadway and Business Loop 70 East for the past two to three years. He uses a screw at the end of a bamboo stick to pick up the trash. "I just like a clean town," Bush says.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri basketball defeats Gardner-Webb

The Tigers beat the Runnin' Bulldogs 72-63 at Mizzou Arena on Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tailgating spots reserved at Ole Miss

Reserving tailgating spots on Ole Miss Campus calls for stand-ins.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri vs. Ole Miss

The Missouri Tigers football team plays Ole Miss on Saturday in Oxford, Miss.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri fans experience Ole Miss culture

From corner to corner, Oxford, Miss., is rich with history and tradition, deeply rooted in football. Missouri fans take time to experience the local culture Friday before Saturday's showdown with Ole Miss.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri volleyball sweeps Mississippi State, earns SEC title

The Missouri volleyball team clinched the SEC title Friday after defeating Mississippi State. The Tigers remain undefeated at 32-0. They played Friday in front of a record crowd of 7,789 and will take home the first SEC championship for a Missouri team. The Bulldogs were defeated in three sets, 25-19, 25-16, 25-17.

PHOTO GALLERY: Remembering JFK's assassination

Friday marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas. File photos from The Associated Press commemorate his death and capture reactions from the mourning public.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri women's basketball takes on SEMO Thursday night

Missouri women's basketball took on Southeast Missouri State on Thursday at Mizzou Arena. Missouri outscored Southeast Missouri State in the second half to earn a 62-57 win.