March 28, 2010
During Saturday's coop-building workshop, Ian Thomas, right, shows Robert Johnson the "Chicken Mansion" that his wife wants him to build. Thomas hopes to finish the project this week.
Bobby Johnson measures the chicken coop for the roof at at the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture's Hands On Coop Building workshop on Saturday.
From left, Bobby Johnson, Laurie Florio and Jaye Wright construct a chicken coop Saturday at the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture's workshop. The coop was built with wood from an old deck and scrap metal that was found on Paris Road.
MU junior Chris Holly builds up speed for the throw in the hammer throw event during Missouri Relays at Walton Stadium on Friday. Holly, a junior college national champion, is competing in his first season for the Tigers. During the Missouri Relays he threw 59.73 meters.
March 27, 2010
Mayor Darwin Hindman addresses the crowd at the "Thank You, Mayor Hindman!" Dinner on Saturday night at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Approximately 500 attendees gathered to celebrate Hindman's 15 years of service as Columbia's mayor.
Approximately 500 attendees gathered to honor Mayor Darwin Hindman at the "Thank You, Mayor Hindman!" Dinner held at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Saturday night.
March 26, 2010
If Google selects Columbia, the city would become part of an experiment that would bring ultra-high speed Internet to the area.
Mayor Darwin Hindman submits the online application for Google Fiber at city hall on Friday.
Standing at the corner of Ninth Street and Broadway on Friday, Dan Viets makes clear his opposition to Proposition One, which would allow the use of city surveillance.
The LGBTQ Resource Center at MU is providing stickers at Memorial Union for people to place on their census envelopes. "The current census counts individuals on more traditional lines. We are trying to move it to a phase where people have more options for being counted based on sexual identity and gender identity." said center coordinator Ryan Black.
Francisco Forbes, 73, runs a census booth at Memorial Union at MU. Forbes, a partnership assistant, raises public awareness for the census. On April 1, Forbes will become a census enumerator, meaning he will go out and count people in neighborhoods, home shelters or any other location. “We will make every effort for people to work in local areas where they live,” he said.
March 25, 2010
Senior gymnast Sarah Shire performs a floor routine Feb. 19 during the meet against Oklahoma at Hearnes Center.
A rendering of what William Street will look like once it is completed.
March 24, 2010
Missouri junior infielder Abby Vock is only hitting .087 this season, but her defensive ability and her gritty playing style keep her on the field.
The city of Columbia Public Works Department uses cinders provided for free by the Columbia Municipal Power Plant on icy roads.
Hickman second baseman Xavier Lewis avoids St. Charles' Tony Nelson as he slides into second base during the Kewpies' home opener. Nelson was ruled out on the play.
Hickman senior Ehrich Chick hits a ground ball. Chick drove in one run during Wednesday's game against St. Charles.
Hickman senior Ehrich Chick pitched two innings during Wednesday's game against St. Charles.
Missouri Department of Transportation Director Pete Rahn talks to the press following his department's announcement of his intended resignation in the Missouri Capitol on Wednesday. Rahn accepted a position with an engineering firm that received millions of dollars' worth of contracts with MoDOT.