April 4, 2010
Jim Braithwait, Missouri Department of Conservation employee, with a typical wild boar trap.
April 3, 2010
MU freshman Dane Opel dives safely back into first base to beat out Baylor freshman Max Muncy's tag during the MU baseball game against Baylor at Taylor Stadium on Saturday, April 3, 2010. The game was called after 8 innings with MU losing 20 to 6 against Baylor.
Tigers freshman Eric Anderson pitches during the MU baseball game against Baylor at Taylor Stadium on Saturday, April 3, 2010. The game was called after 8 innings with MU losing 20 to 6 against Baylor.
Kamiya Logan, 6, center, has her face painted by Sarah Perry, while Kedrick Harris, 3, waits his turns for the activity. Face painting was one of several activities offered during the Easter EGGstravanza.
Violet Sieli, eighteen months, looks around for more eggs as the Easter EGGstravaganza egg hunt comes to a close. Organizers had to relocate parts of the egg hunt in order to avoid rain-soaked areas of Douglass Park.
Ava Beary, 4, right, and brother Isaac, 2, sort through the Easter candy they collected during the Easter EGGstravaganza egg hunt.
Seongmin Lee, 3, gathers eggs during the Easter EGGstravaganza egg hunt at Douglass Park on Saturday. More than 2,600 eggs were filled with candy before the event, said Camren Cross of the Columbia Parks and Recreation Department.
Junior Marla Schweisberger keeps her eyes on the ball during an at-bat.
Junior catcher Megan Christopher, right, stretches out for the tag on Oklahoma State sophomore Julie Ward during a close play at home plate.
Senior pitcher Jana Hainey throws during Missouri's softball game against Oklahoma State on Saturday.
Artist and Iraq war veteran Drew Cameron, 28, explains the pulping process to an audience Friday night at the Orr Street Studios. The cloth from one military uniform can make up to 350 sheets of 8-by-11-inch paper.
Lynne Finnerty is the editor of FBNews, the official newspaper of the American Farm Bureau Federation.
April 2, 2010
Arianna Del Rosario, 2, looks to her mom at the arts and crafts table at the first annual Easter egg hunt at the Missouri Children's Museum on Friday, April 2, 2010. Participants of the Easter egg hunt were forced indoors due to the rain on Friday.
April 1, 2010
Brett Nicholas, a junior utility player for Missouri, played as a freshman at Gonzaga where he was put in left field with little hope of trying different positions. So he left the Bulldogs to seek a better experience and played a year of junior college ball before coming to MU.
Kimberly Smith, a 20-year-old Columbia College student, was found dead in a house in Troy. Law enforcement officials say she most likely was a victim of a murder-suicide.
Boone County Fire Protection District firefighters Colt Doman, left, and Lt. Ashton Lake battled a house fire on 1001 Old Plank Road on Thursday.
Firefighters from the Boone County Fire Protection District and the Columbia Fire Department battled a house fire on Old Plank Road on Thursday. The residents were not home at the time of the fire.
Twenty-five firefighters from the Boone County Fire Protection District and Columbia Fire Department battled a house fire on Old Plank Road on Thursday. The cause of the fire is unknown, but there was an estimated $200,000 damage to the house.
MU Museum of Art and Archaeology associate curator of ancient art Benton Kidd hands up one of several ancient transport amphoras to George Szabo on Thursday. The museum is trying to use every possible bit of space to fit its permanent collection on display.
MU Museum of Art and Archaeology exhibit preparator Barbara Smith directs, from left, Jeff Wilcos, Benton Kidd and Kenyon Reed on Thursday as they prepare to lift one of several transport amphoras that will be on exhibit at the museum. The transport amphoras had been in storage.