May 5, 2011
Rock Bridge pitcher John Miles makes his delivery against Francis Howell on Wednesday at Rock Bridge Field.
Sa'dedra Hayes preforms a dance during a National Day of Prayer event Thursday at Cosmopolitan Park. The event was organized by Latter House Kingdom Ministries.
Members of the Latter House Kingdom Ministries watch a series of performances for the National Day of Prayer event held at Cosmopolitan Park.
Rock Bridge senior Nick Sublett hopes to finish in the top three in the shot put and top eight in the discus at this year's state track and field meet.
Hickman baseball coach Dan Devine Jr. is the son of the former Missouri football coach and athletic director. “There are special memories that I have,” Devine Jr. said.
A few elk wander through the trees. The first wild herd of elk in Missouri since the Civil War era was delivered to the Peck Ranch Conservation Area on Thursday.
Police are searching for Keith Brodie, 32, who is wanted for the aggravated stalking of his ex-girlfriend, according to Columbia Police Department spokeswoman Latisha Stroer.
An elk stands in the trapping pen in Kentucky. There are 34 elk that have been living in a Kentucky holding pen for the past three months, and they arrived in Missouri Thursday.
Jessica Gomez holds two margarita glasses at La Siesta restaurant on May 5. La Siesta was offering drink specials in honor of Cinco de Mayo.
A strawberry margarita is mixed during lunch at La Siesta restaurant on May 5. In honor of Cinco de Mayo, La Siesta worked with the Blue Note to provide live music and dancing in the evening.
Jennifer Glennon talks on the phone outside of La Siesta Restaurant on Cinco de Mayo. Glennon went to La Siesta for lunch.
This image from Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite shows the flooded conditions along the Ohio and Mississippi rivers on May 3, 2011. By this date the water level for the Ohio River had dropped, although it was still at major flood stage.
This image from Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite shows the flooded conditions along the Ohio and Mississippi rivers on April 29, 2011.
This image from Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite shows the Mississippi River on April 29, 2011, after flooding took place.
This image from Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite shows the Mississippi River on April 29, 2010, a year before flooding.
Tracy Sargent works with her cadaver dog Chance on Wednesday as they search a wooded area for survivors in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Authorities have said they expect the search will continue for at least another week.
Debbie Ricketts, left, and her Point Township, Ind., neighbors, Bill, center, and Hank Cox basked in the sun Wednesday on their old grain bin cement foundation they dubbed "Gilligan's Island."
A flooded home along Oaks Road is seen in Paducah, Ky., on Thursday. Thousands of people from Illinois to Louisiana have already been forced from their homes, and anxiety is rising along with the river, though it could be a week or two before some of the most severe flooding hits.
Passengers board the Missouri River Runner on April 23 at the Jefferson City Amtrak station. The line travels daily between St. Louis and Kansas City.
Maxine Birdsong stands among her friends as they gather a group to make a trip to the snack car of the Missouri River Runner. The group was riding back to St. Louis on April 23 after celebrating Birdsong's 60th birthday in Jefferson City.