April 7, 2010
James A. Whitt, Columbia School Board candidate elect, watches with Michelle Pruitt, a current Columbia School Board member, at Boone Tavern as results to Tuesday's election came in showing that Whitt would be elected to a three-year term on the Columbia Pubilc School Board.
Jan Mees, right middle, speaks with Rep. Stephen Webber, left, Tim Harlan, left middle, and Karla Despain, right, at the Mees watch party at Jack's Gourmet Restaurant on Tuesday. Mees won her election for the School Board.
City Council Fourth Ward candidate Daryl Dudley talks with supporters Kathy Weishaar, right, and Pat Wilson at his watch party held at Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant. Wilson is Dudley's campaign treasurer and both came out to support Dudley.
Forest "Red" Leighton, right, congratulates Gary Kespohl upon hearing of Kespohl's victory in the Third Ward City Council race against Karl Skala at the Kespohl watch party at Jack's Gourmet Restaurant on Tuesday.
April 6, 2010
Missouri assistant coach Evan Pratte takes a moment for a conversation with his son Paul after the Tigers' victory over SIUE on Tuesday at Taylor Stadium.
Missouri pitcher Kevin Mahler closed out the game for the Tigers in their victory over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Tuesday at Taylor Stadium.
Columbia Mayor Darwin Hindman casts his ballot Tuesday afternoon at St. Andrews Lutheran Church. "I was excited to vote for the school bond and propositions, as it is truly important for the city," Hindman said. "But when it comes to the vote for mayor, I missed seeing my name there. It was really a final act before becoming fully aware that my tenure as mayor is truly over."
Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist, speaks at Reynolds Journalism Institute on Tuesday. Newmark created Craigslist while working for Charles Schwab.
David Teeghman poses a question to Craigslist creator Craig Newmark about the company's international relations. Craigslist is used in over 50 countries.
Election officials, from left, Ellen Dugger, Nono Jost, Harriet Riggs, Mary Helen Allen, Verna Rhodes and Chandra Jackson, work at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church on Tuesday. They will work a total of 14 hours at this location.
Mayor Darwin Hindman holds a discussion with City Council members about an agreement with H3 Studio for downtown planning charrette services during his final council meeting as mayor of Columbia on Monday evening.
April 5, 2010
The Maplewood Barn Theatre, located in Nifong Park, burns Monday as Columbia Fire Department firefighters work to extinquish it. The call came in at 7:56 p.m. that Maplewood Barn Theatre was on fire. Units from the Boone County Fire Protection District and the Columbia Fire Department responded to the scene. The building was fully involved upon their arrival. It took approximately 45 minutes to bring the fire under control. The cause of the fire is not yet determined.
Actress Sue Ellersieck, center, as "Kent" from Shakespeare's "King Lear", rehearses her lines as other actors look on Tuesday evening, May 6, 2008, at the Maplewood Barn Theater in Columbia.
The Rams released quarterback Marc Bulger on Monday perhaps clearing the way for them to take Sam Bradford with the first pick of the draft.
Estella Cupp, left, and Joyce DeWeese look at artwork on display in the Boone Hospital Center bridge over Broadway on Monday. The artwork on display was made by cancer patients and healthcare professionals and will be on display in the hospital's center bridge until April 23.
Professor Gregory Triplett accepts the 2010 Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence on Monday. The Kemper Fellowship award, presented by University of Missouri Chancellor Brady Deaton and Commerce Bank Chairman Jim Schatz, is given to five MU professors and is accompanied by a $10,000 award.