February 24, 2011
Lisa Suits works on a section of an installation art piece which will eventually form a map of the globe on Thursday in the True/False warehouse below American Auto Parts on Business Loop 70. Just one panel can take up to five days to complete. The finished installation will be featured in The Globe Theater at the First Presbyterian Church on Hitt Street.
Kirk Lakebrink, a 6-6 offensive lineman from Liberty, Mo., walked on to the Missouri football team and studied strategic communications at MU.
Matt Davis, a 6-foot-1 tailback from Eldon, Mo., walked on to the Missouri football team and studied biomedical engineering at MU.
Kansas State's Jacob Pullen shoots a free throw next to Nebraska's Lance Jeter during the second half of a 61-57 over the Cornhuskers on Wednesday in Lincoln, Neb. Pullen and the Wildcats host Missouri on Saturday. The Tigers won the first meeting against the Wildcats 75-59 in Columbia.
A Columbia firefighter looks at some flames coming out of the roof line at a house at 1810 Brandeis Court on Thursday. The fire destroyed the attic and most of the back of the house before being extinguished.
Columbia firefighters carry a cat around the front of the house at 1810 Brandeis Court, which caught fire today. The cat was rescued from inside the house as firefighters finished extinguishing the fire.
Flames burn on the chimney of the house at 1810 Brandeis Court on Thursday. The owner of the house escaped the fire, which destroyed most of the upper floor and attic of the residence.
Space shuttle Discovery lifts off from Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., on its final journey to the International Space Station. The shuttle has flown more missions than any other space shuttle — this will be its 39th mission. It will deliver the Italian-built Permanent Multipurpose Module and Express Logistics Carrier 4 to the International Space Station.
Space shuttle Discovery blasts off from Launch Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. The mission, STS-133, will deliver the Italian-built Permanent Multipurpose Module and Express Logistics Carrier 4 to the International Space Station. After the mission, Discovery will be retired.
A woman walks through downtown Columbia in a snowstorm on Thursday. The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory until 6 a.m. Friday.
Lance Wanner shovels the sidewalk Thursday outside of Panera Bread on Ninth Street. Wanner said he was wearing shorts because he was not expecting the snow so soon.
Ben Holden is the director of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Courts And Media.
February 23, 2011
Rock Bridge freshman Chayla Cheadle attempts a lay up while Smith-Cotton senior Tiara Powell, left and senior Tanaeia Smith defend Wednesday in Jefferson City. Cheadle finished with 10 points.
Bowers and English will not hire agents, meaning they can still return to the team next season. Their final decision must be made by May 8.
Missouri guard Marcus Denmon guards Baylor guard LaceDarius Dunn during the men's basketball game Wednesday. Missouri beat Baylor 77-59.
Hickman sophomore Jade Holly, right, drives to the basket against Jefferson City's Lauren Coons. Holly scored nine points for the Kewpies in their district semifinal loss to the Jays on Wednesday night in Jefferson City.
Junior forward Laurence Bowers led Missouri with 20 points, nine rebounds and six steals in the Tigers' victory Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena.
Missouri's Ricardo Ratliffe drives against Baylor's LaceDarius Dunn. Ratliffe scored 11 points and had 13 rebounds against Baylor in the Tigers' victory Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena.
Missouri's Justin Safford powers up a shot against Baylor on Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena. Safford scored nine points and had three rebounds coming in off the bench for the Tigers.
Senior Aqua Corpening led Hickman with 22 points on Wednesday in the Kewpies' loss to Jefferson City in the semifinals of the Class 5, District 9 tournament. Hickman finished the season at 17-8.