PHOTO GALLERY: Waynesville begins cleanup after flooding

Waynesville began the task of cleaning up and sorting out possessions after a flash flood tore through the town on Tuesday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Retired soldier walks America to honor others

Memorial creator Joe “Tiger” Patrick of Peace Dale, R.I., selected more casual, personal photos for the memorial when they were available. Patrick is walking 20 miles a day, six days a week to honor military members killed in action. On the 25-foot panel are 26 Missouri natives, including Columbia residents Lance Cpl. Leon B. DeRops and Spc. Sterling Wyatt.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tigers run through first official scrimmage of fall

The Missouri Tigers had their first official scrimmage of the fall season Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

PHOTO GALLERY: Children get free medical tests

Children were weighed, measured and underwent a variety of medical tests at Boone Hospital Center on Saturday at the Back to School Health Fair hosted by the Voluntary Action Center and Healthcare USA.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri football team practices for upcoming season

The Missouri football team practiced Friday at the practice field behind Devine Pavilion in preparation for the 2013 season. The Tigers hope to best their 5-7 record from 2012's inaugural campaign in the Southeastern Conference.

PHOTO GALLERY: Harrisburg school reflects Masonic origins

Restoring the 135-year-old Harrisburg school building is a driving reason behind trying to get it on the National Register of Historic Places. A hearing to consider the Harrisburg school as well as 10 other Missouri sites for the registry will be held at 9 a.m. Friday in the Lewis and Clark State Office Building.

PHOTO GALLERY: Woodcarvers practice craft at Columbia Senior Center

Woodcarvers gathered to fashion sculptures Thursday at the Columbia Senior Center.

PHOTO GALLERY: Flash flood damages homes in Hollister

A flash flood ripped through a trailer park and industrial area of Hollister on Thursday morning, forcing the evacuation and rescue of residents of the Hidden Valley Mobile Home Park.

PHOTO GALLERY: Mizzou Store employees work on filling orders

Mizzou Store employees find books Thursday for students who registered for EarlyBird Textbook Registration.

PHOTO GALLERY: Mark Twain Residence Hall reopens

MU's Mark Twain Residence Hall was reopened Wednesday. Events included lunch in the remodeled dining room and tours of rooms. The project cost $21.7 million.

PHOTO GALLERY: Flooding continues in south-central Missouri

Floodwaters closed Interstate 44 and U.S. 63 in south-central Missouri on Wednesday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Natural processes change flood plains along Missouri River

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Refuge established the Big Muddy National River Refuge in the Missouri River flood plains between St. Louis and Kansas City after the flood of 1993. In the years after refuge’s creation, the Fish and Wildlife Service studied the natural processes at work.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia residents participate in National Night Out

Columbia residents turn out to participate in National Night Out at more than a dozen locations across the city Tuesday evening. National Night Out is an event meant to strengthen the relationship between communities and public services. It is held annually on the first Tuesday of August.

PHOTO GALLERY: Community members protest fracking before, during City Council meeting

Approximately 20 protesters gathered outside the Daniel Boone City Building on Monday to protest fracking. Jason Burke said he doesn't want his daughter, Sarah, to live in a world full of chemicals.

PHOTO GALLERY: Black and White Ball closes weekend with picnic

Crowds gather to watch the Black and White Ball talent show Sunday at Douglass Park. The talent show featured performers of all ages. Elsaun Hutchison performed "Candy Rain" and Jonathan Garr performed Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean." Woody Warren tended a grill at the picnic.

PHOTO GALLERY: Crowds turn out for Football Fan Day

The Football Fan Day event was Sunday. Players, coaches and Golden Girls signed autographs for for fans lined up at Faurot Field. The event staff expected an estimated 5,000 fans to come to the event. James Hutchings, owner of Jim's Barbershop in Liberty, waited in line Sunday. He has come to every Football Fan Day and home game for years, he said.

PHOTO GALLERY: Alumni gather at Black and White Ball

About 150 people gathered at the Hilton Hotel on Saturday for the Black and White Ball, the main event of a weekend full of festivities intended to reunite black graduates of Columbia's public schools.

PHOTO GALLERY: A look back at the Great Flood of '93, week of Aug. 7

During the week of Aug. 7, 1993, the Missouri River fell below flood stage in Kansas City, but rain fell in mid-Missouri slowing down clean-up efforts.

PHOTO GALLERY: Black and White Parade

The Black and White parade pulled through downtown Columbia as part of the festivities surrounding the 19th Black and White Ball on Saturday. Candy and bead necklaces were some of the things thrown to spectators along the way.

PHOTO GALLERY: Black and White basketball game

Darion Polk, Mark Tillman and Kevin Aaron were just some of the players in the Black and White All Star Basketball Game on Saturday in Douglass Park. Players were chosen from teams throughout the Midnight Hoops league based on their performance during the season. The game is part of the Black and White Ball.