October 27, 2012
Step teams perform at the National Pan-Hellenic Step Show on Saturday.
October 26, 2012
MU fraternities and sororities partnered together to work on MU Homecoming decorations on Friday. They decorated their Greek houses with various themes including Old West, rock 'n' roll and Jurassic era.
Ann Hawkins Gentry Middle School science teacher Dean Klempke keeps his promise to his students to shave his head for collecting 2,700 peanut butter jars for the Buddy Pack Program for the Food Bank. The program collects food for children during weekends and holiday breaks when schools don't provide meals.
Ninth-grade students at Oakland Junior High School held a political convention Thursday. In groups, students prepared displays with information about candidates' backgrounds and political positions.
Fraternity members prepared house decorations Thursday for MU's 2012 Homecoming celebration.
MU students in Greek organizations painted on windows of downtown businesses Thursday for the Decorate The District contest.
State Sen. Kurt Schaefer is seeking re-election to his 19th District seat in a race against Democratic state Rep. Mary Still.
Mary Still, who is running for the 19th District Senate seat, knows she's facing an uphill battle against incumbent Kurt Schaefer.
Hickman offensive tackle Jon Jennings, known by his team as "Big Jon" for his 6-foot-8-inch, 400-pound frame, had previously quit the football team, but this year he has stuck with it with the support of his teammates.
October 25, 2012
The Stephens College women's soccer team lost to Hannibal-LaGrange on Thursday at Cosmopolitan Park. This is the first year Stephens has had a women's soccer team, and the team has yet to win a game.
Northern District Boone County candidates campaign before Election Day.
October 24, 2012
The Stephens College soccer team lost to Lyon College on Wednesday afternoon at Cosmo Park. The score was 24-0.
Billlie Stock, a 20-year-old photographer, runs a studio out of her home where she specializes in newborn photography.
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.
October 23, 2012
The Rock Bridge volleyball team fell to Hannibal on Tuesday at Rock Bridge High School.
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.
Art for Autism exhibit in Perlow-Stevens Gallery features work by patients of the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders.
October 22, 2012
Seniors on the Columbia College soccer team practiced for their final season Monday at R. Marvin Owens Soccer Stadium.
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.
Angie Schlotzhauer makes jewelry in her home studio and sells most of them to Poppy Arts Fine Craft Gallery in downtown Columbia.