PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia photographer finds specialty in newborn photography

Billlie Stock, a 20-year-old photographer, runs a studio out of her home where she specializes in newborn photography.

PHOTO GALLERY: Gentry students collect peanut butter, raise money for Buddy Pack program

Gentry Middle School students participated in a fundraiser to collect 2,000 jars of peanut butter to donate to the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri. The peanut butter jars will be used in the food bank's Buddy Pack program, which supplies food for kids who don't have enough food at home.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hannibal beats Rock Bridge volleyball in district tournament

The Rock Bridge volleyball team fell to Hannibal on Tuesday at Rock Bridge High School.

PHOTO GALLERY: Children learn ballet in Dance Outside the Box program

The Dance Outside the Box program teaches ballet and other kinds of dance to children with fewer resources. The classes meet at the Missouri Contemporary Ballet studio on Thursday nights.

PHORO GALLERY: Art for Autism exhibit displays talents

Art for Autism exhibit in Perlow-Stevens Gallery features work by patients of the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia College soccer seniors practice Monday

Seniors on the Columbia College soccer team practiced for their final season Monday at R. Marvin Owens Soccer Stadium.

PHOTO GALLERY: Bike polo players practice

Bike polo players practice Oct. 7 at Cosmopolitan Park.

PHOTO GALLERY: Lily Chan helps provide organic food to Columbia's hungry

Lily Chan volunteers at the Interfaith Garden at Congregation Beth Shalom. Chan leads other volunteers in maintaining the garden, from pulling weeds to putting in mulch. The food from the garden is donated to local food banks.

PHOTO GALLERY: New Haven art teacher makes jewelry

Angie Schlotzhauer makes jewelry in her home studio and sells most of them to Poppy Arts Fine Craft Gallery in downtown Columbia.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri and Missouri State compete in swim meet

The Missouri swim and dive team won at a meet on Saturday against Missouri State University.

PHOTO GALLERY: Warm Up Columbia provides warm items to those in need

The eighth annual Warm Up Columbia event organized by the Voluntary Action Center provided warm items to low-income families, the elderly and disabled individuals.

PHOTO GALLERY: This year's Citizen Jane Film Festival will feature end of the world theme

The Citizen Jane Film Festival will take place this weekend from Oct. 19 through Oct. 21. Films will be shown at multiple locations such as Ragtag Cinema, Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts, The Bridge, The Warehouse Theatre and Windsor Auditorium at Stephens College. This year's festival has an end of the world theme.

PHOTO GALLERY: GradeA! program works to build leadership in youth

The after-school program, GradeA!, provides enrichment activities and works to instill leadership in Columbia youth. The program runs during the fall and spring for students from kindergarten to college.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hickman football team prepares for Rockhurst game

The Hickman football team practices drills Wednesday at Hickman High School in preparation for its game against Rockhurst High School on Friday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge beats Hickman in volleyball

Rock Bridge High School beat Hickman High School in volleyball Wednesday night at Columbia College.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia experiences a rainy autumn day

Wednesday brought rain and 60 degree temperatures to Columbia.

PHOTO GALLERY: Fall into Arts coordinator creates jewelry in her home studio

Farah Nieuwenhuizen, a former art teacher at Hickman High School, is now one of four coordinators of the Fall into Art festival, which is set for Saturday and Sunday at the Parkade Center.

PHOTO GALLERY: Dewey becomes Puppies with Purpose's first service dog in training

Puppies with Purpose is a new organization that is drawing on students and community members to raise puppies for CHAMP Assistance Dogs in St. Louis.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hickman soccer falls to Helias in last minute loss

The Hickman High School soccer team fell to Helias High School 2-1 in a last-minute loss Tuesday at Hickman.

PHOTO GALLERY: Artful Bra Contest held at Missouri Theatre

The Artful Bra Contest featured 70 bras Tuesday at the silent auction. Money raised from the event will go toward patient care and mammographies at Ellis Fischel Cancer Center.