PHOTO GALLERY: People attend Tribune columnist Irene Haskins' funeral services

People gathered Monday at Jesse Auditorium for the funeral services of Irene Haskins, who was a humor columnist at the Columbia Tribune for more than 35 years.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia's Adapted Melody Chime Ensemble

The Adapted Melody Chime Ensemble in Columbia, which uses a specific method of learning through instruments, is intended for players with special needs.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tebbetts' residents remain connected, maintain town's heritage

Tebbetts, a small town near Jefferson City, still carries on its heritage with residents who maintain close relationships with one another by having an event such as their monthly dinner at Tebbetts Community Center.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri golfer Alina Rogers practices at Old Hawthorne golf course

Missouri golf player Alina Rogers entered an exclusive scholarship program in Ontario, Canada, which has helped her improve her golf game for the Tigers.

PHOTO GALLERY: Construction continues at Battle High School

Construction continues around Battle High School. The principal hopes the school will be operating in time for 2013 summer classes.

PHOTO GALLERY: Les Bourgeois holds annual Crush Festival

Les Bourgeois Winery held the annual Crush Festival on Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Harvest Hootenanny at Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture

People gathered at the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture farm on Saturday for food, live music and games.

PHOTO GALLERY: Paws at the Park

Columbia Second Chance hosted its ninth annual Paws in the Park event Saturday at Stephens Lake Park.

PHOTO GALLERY Missouri softball wins double header

Missouri defeated Mineral Area College and Central Methodist on Thursday afternoon. The Tigers are now 4-0 in fall season competition.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri cross country runner returns

Missouri's Phil Bascio was out with Achilles tendon injuries for over two years but is back training with the cross country team this year.


Fans explore the University of Central Florida's campus and prepare for the Tigers to take on the Knights in the football game Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: For Columbia Entertainment Company, the show goes on

Despite the struggle to survive inherent to community theaters, members of the Columbia Entertainment Company continue to perform.

PHOTO GALLERY: A look at the University of Central Florida

The University of Central Florida will host the Missouri Tigers football team Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Glenn Greenwald speaks at MU School of Law

Glenn Greenwald, a columnist on civil liberties and national security issues for The Guardian, spoke Thursday at the MU School of Law.

PHOTO GALLERY: Todd Akin speaks in Columbia

Todd Akin stopped in Columbia to speak at the Boone County Republican campaign headquarters Thursday. The stop was part of Akin's bus tour of cities in Missouri.

PHOTO GALLERY: James Hopfenblatt uses spray paint to bring creativity to community

James Hopfenblatt, who was born in Bolivia, uses his international background and urban influences to shape his graffiti art.

PHOTO GALLERY: Let Me See U Vote forum addresses social issues

About 150 people attended Let Me See U Vote to hear discussions about different social issues, such as education, health care, women's issues and LGBTQ rights.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge soccer beats Hickman 3-1

Rock Bridge boys soccer beat Hickman 3-1 at Hickman High School on Wednesday. This was the first time the two varsity teams of the schools met this season. The Columbia rivals will meet next on Oct. 23.

PHOTO GALLERY: Jen Wheeler sells donated items to raise money for City of Refuge

Jen Wheeler sells donated items on Facebook at discounted prices to raise money for refugees around Columbia. Wheeler started City of Refuge, a nonprofit organization, in 2010.

PHOTO GALLERY: Fall colors peek through at Capen Park

Four days into autumn, fall colors are beginning to show through at Capen Park in Columbia.