November 10, 2010
USS Columbia memorabilia is displayed at Flat Branch Pub & Brewery. When the USS Columbia SSN 771 was built in the early 90s, the original commanders loved the recently opened Flat Branch Pub & Brewery so much that they wanted to call their cruise mess the "Flat Branch Cafe." The restaurant's logo is also featured on the submarine.
The captain of the USS Columbia, Commander Dennis Klein, talks with Lance Wood, the general manager of Flat Branch Pub & Brewing on Wednesday. As a part of MU veterans week, Commander Klein and two of his crew members came to Columbia to teach the Naval ROTC, see the MU Veterans Memorial and tour the College of Engineering.
Sandy Gummersheimer and 15 others in her neighborhood save and collect their plastic bottles and drive them to Ryan Enterprise in Millersburg, which accepts a wider range of recycled plastics than Columbia.
Yo-yo professional Hank Freeman, 25, left, demonstrates a trick he invented to William Eiffert, 11, Max Wolff, 4, and Spencer Klein, 6, in downtown Columbia on Tuesday.
November 9, 2010
Residents of McBaine Avenue gather Tuesday after a three-car accident blocked the street and part of the intersection with Worley Street.
Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft delivers a special message in front of the eight segments of the Berlin Wall that make up the "Breakthrough" sculpture on Latshaw Plaza at Westminster College in Fulton on Tuesday. A small crowd turned out to see Ashcroft speak during the 20th anniversary celebration of the dedication of the sculpture made by Edwina Sandys in memory of her grandfather, Winston Churchill.
November 8, 2010
Rock Bridge coach Kyle Austin says senior Ryan Taylor has the ability to lead people. "People are naturally drawn to him, he is very charismatic and when he talks people listen,” Austin said.
Helen Buchanan, the mother of MU volleyball player Paige Buchanan, knocks down a spike for Kansas State. Buchanan (then Helen Bundy) played for the Wildcats from 1983 to 1986.
The footprint for the new Muriel Williams Battle High School takes shape along St. Charles Road in this aerial image taken Oct. 23. Battle, along with her husband, Eliot, served Columbia's community for many years and were two individuals instrumental in the integration of Columbia's schools.
Missouri volleyball player Paige Buchanan started playing volleyball when she was in fourth grade for the church team in St. Lous that her mother coached.
Clayton Schutz, left, and Chad LaRoche stand atop a thin strip of rock above Pinnacles Youth Park, about 15 miles north of Columbia, on Monday. They called this trip "the redemption" because the last time they went to the park, recent heavy rains swelled the creek and prevented their exploration.
A frustrated Gary Pinkel talks on his headset during the first half of Missouri's game against Nebraska. The head coach has spoken with a good amount of jargon after the Tigers' past two losses.
MU forward Christine Flores attempts a shot while Oklahoma City guard Donica Cosby tries to block her at the game against Oklahoma City at Mizzou Arena on Sunday. MU beat Oklahoma City 68-66.
MU Bailey Gee helps her teammate, forward Christine Flores, up off the ground after an Oklahoma City player pushed Flores during a play.
MU Head Coach Robin Pingeton shouts to her players from the bench at the game against Oklahoma City at Mizzou Arena on Sunday. MU beat Oklahoma City 68-66.
MU guard Bekah Mills drives the ball down the court pass Oklahoma City forward Desiree Jeffries, left, and guard Emily Davis at the game against Oklahoma City at the Mizzou Arena on Sunday.
Muriel Battle, in a portrait that hangs in the Battle home.
Mike Patel of Columbia enjoys Monday evening's warm weather by practicing on the driving range at A.L. Gustin Golf Course.
Rebecca Wippold, an MU senior, reads for her Spanish class in Peace Park on Monday. It was unseasonably warm in Columbia, and the high temperature reached 75 degrees. The forecast calls for highs in the 70s and upper 60s through Thursday. Thursday and Friday could see rain.
Muriel and Eliot Battle together. A committee has recommended, "Muriel Williams Battle" as the name for the new high school.