PHOTO GALLERY: Group cycles to benefit MS research, friend

Kim Boyer was diagnosed with MS in June. Since then, she and a group of friends have created a bicycling group and plan to compete in the Bike MS event in September to raise money for research.

PHOTO GALLERY: Volunteers complete renovations to Almeta Crayton's home

Fairview Road Church of Christ and volunteers have been renovating Almeta Crayton's home throughout July, and Crayton finally got to see the fruits of their labor Wednesday night.

PHOTO GALLERY: 'I Am One' filming underway

Actors, script supervisors and producers work on the short film "I Am One" on Monday at Rock Bridge High School. The film is being produced to raise awareness about bullying.

PHOTO GALLERY: Centro Latino visits Museum of Anthropology

The Centro Latino summer camp visits the Museum of Anthropology on Tuesday. The camp helps acclimate children of immigrant families and teaches health, education and culture to Latino families in Columbia.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia College employees say goodbye to Gerald Brouder

Columbia College employees surprise retiring President Gerald Brouder by lining the sidewalk and applauding the couple as they left campus Tuesday. Brouder's retirement will take effect Thursday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Bus drivers keep track of route usage

Brenda Lee drives the 104W bus route Thursday. She recorded every passenger, the time, and the type of fare used on a tally sheet. The tally sheets will be used to determine what additional routes and times the bus should run. The city hopes to make changes to the system by fall 2014.

PHOTO GALLERY: Show-Me State Games softball teammates change sports

Mark Felton, Jon Harrison, John Fitzgibbons and Mike Zimmerman compete in the Show-Me State Games miniature golf tournament Sunday at Perche Creek Golf Club. The four men also played softball together in the games.

PHOTO GALLERY: Mid-Missouri residents celebrate Yoruba culture, traditions

People from around Missouri of Nigerian descent and people who just wanted to experience African culture came to celebrate Egbe Omo Oduduwa's 14th year in Columbia on Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Swimmers compete in Show-Me State Games

Children compete in the swimming event of the Show-Me State Games on Sunday. Many were supported by their families with last-minute practices and back massages.

PHOTO GALLERY: Highlights from Flood of '93

Floodwaters from the Missouri River washed away parts of U.S. 54 and U.S. 63 in Jefferson City in 1993. Workers repaired rail and gas lines.

PHOTO GALLERY: Gymnasts compete at Show-Me State Games

Several young gymnasts were surprised by their scores during competitions at the Show-Me State Games on Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Families remain divided 60 years after Korean War

Families remain divided between North and South Korea 60 years after the war ended. Many still hold out hope of reunions, although the idea has fizzled recently despite a short period of detente in the early 2000s.

PHOTO GALLERY: Ham auction draws crowds to fairgrounds

Brooke Schnarre scored the prize-winning ham at the 69th annual Boone County Fair ham breakfast and auction.

PHOTO GALLERY: Basketball teams take to the court for the Show-Me State Games

The Show-Me State Games hosted the first day of basketball competition today. Teams Faced off at four different locations around the area to determine seeding for this weekend’s tournament play.
At the Southwell Complex at Columbia College, the Hoplites from Columbia faced the Wildcats out of Springfield in the eight grade boys competitive division during the initial round of games. The Hoplites won the day’s contest by a score of 47-38.

PHOTO GALLERY: Campers learn about alpacas

Campers learn about how to harness and walk alpacas as well how to do many different fiber arts Thursday at Sycamore Creek Farm.

PHOTO GALLERY: Twins show pigs at Boone County Fair

Olivia and A.J. Hombs prepare and show their pigs at the Boone County Fair swine show Wednesday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Volunteers work to renovate Almeta Crayton's home

Fairview Road Church of Christ members repay contributions of community advocate Almeta Crayton with the renovation of her home. Crayton formerly served as the First Ward's representative on the Columbia City Council.

PHOTO GALLERY: Competitors display rabbits at Boone County Fair

Participants between the ages of 8 and 22 were able to bring their rabbits and have them assessed by judges Thursday at the Boone County Fair.

PHOTO GALLERY: Fun City Youth Academy hosts talent, fashion shows

Fun City Summer Youth Academy hosted a talent show and fashion show Thursday at Ridgeway Elementary School.

PHOTO GALLERY: Drivers compete in Boone County Fair demolition derby

Drivers competed Wednesday evening in the demolition derby at the Boone County Fair.