December 7, 2010
The Heibel-March Building is located at the corner of Range Line Street and Wilkes Boulevard.
The inside of the Heibel-March Building (aka "The Corner") on Range Line Street remains in decay. The names on the wall include those who have painted the building and have tried to turn the building into a community center. Central Missouri Community Action has not been able raise enough money over the past eight years to renovate the building and recently had to return it to the city.
Vanderbilt's Festus Ezeli, a 6-foot-11 center, is scoring 13.3 points per game this season for the Commodores.
Interim Columbia Police Chief Tom Dresner announces the arrest of 16 alleged members of the Cut Throat gang at a press conference held on Jan. 29, 2009, at the Columbia Police Administration offices. Dan M. Nelson, Executive Assistant U.S. Attorney, right, and Dan Jones, FBI Agent in Charge, back right, lead their respective departments in working with the Columbia Police Department in making the arrests.
Two members of the Mid-Missouri Bomb Squad look at the bomb robot after it emptied a backpack that was inside a Greyhound bus on Range Line Street on Dec. 7. The bus was pulled over because of suspicious comments made by a passenger. As of 12:45 p.m. no suspicious materials had been found.
December 6, 2010
Missouri junior guard Marcus Denmon, this week's Big 12 Player of the Week, spent down time on the Tigers' recent road trip teaching his teammates to be better card players.
Ecologist Aaron DeLonay and Biological technician Rebecca Welly, both with the U.S. Geological Survey, suit up in warm clothes and life vests before they search for and check on the reproductive condition of a previously tagged female pallid sturgeon in the shadow of the Jefferson City Bridge and the Missouri State Capitol Building on Oct. 29.
Biological technician Rebecca Welly, from the U.S. Geological Survey, holds the end of a pole which guides a receiver on the submerged end intended to locate tagged pallid sturgeon in the Missouri River on Oct. 29.
Ecologist Aaron DeLonay, with the U.S. Geological Survey, holds a transmitter that is surgically implanted into untagged pallid sturgeon in the Missouri River on Oct. 29.
Ecologist Aaron DeLonay, with the U.S. Geological Survey, displays a captive male pallid sturgeon at the Columbia Environmental Research Center on Oct. 29.
Ecologist Aaron DeLonay, with the U.S. Geological Survey, holds a shovelnose sturgeon netted just east of Jefferson City on the Missouri River that he estimates to be 3 or 4 years old Oct. 29. DeLonay and a small team of scientists go out on the river frequently to check on the reproductive condition of a more rare fish, the pallid sturgeon, to see, and in some cases ensure, successful reproduction. Whenever DeLonay and his team catch a pallid sturgeon that they have not caught before, they implant a tracking device that, other than tracking water depth and temperature, can be used to determine if the fish mated.
Missouri senior forward is starting to gain more confidence in new coach Robin Pingeton's system.
Quarterback Dax Crum gets instructions from Wyoming head coach Dave Christensen near the end of their game against Utah on Oct. 16 in Laramie, Wyo. Crum was the backup to starting quarterback Austyn Carta-Samuels.
Elena Vega, new owner of the Guitar Mansion, walks through the music room of the house on Thursday. Vega said the music room is one of her favorite rooms in the house.
Elena Vega stands by the front window on the second floor of the Guitar Mansion on Thursday. After she bought the house in the October auction, Vega said her plans are to renovate the house and live in it one day. "It's historic and it's beautiful," she said.
Josh Stearns is the associate program director for Free Press, a national, non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to reforming the media. This is a guest column for the Missourian.
December 5, 2010
Rock Bridge Coach Jill Nagel, right, rallies her players — from left, senior forward Emily Holt, sophomore forward Hannah Dressler*, freshman guard Chayla Cheadle, senior guard Taylor Payne and junior guard Lindsey Cunningham — during the second half of the Rock Bridge vs. Blue Springs game on Sunday. Rock Bridge fell 48-34.
MU head football coach Gary Pinkel, right, discusses the Insight Bowl bid acceptance with senior associate athletics director for administration Mark Alnutt, left, on Sunday at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers will play against the Iowa Hawkeyes on Dec. 28 in Tempe, Ariz.
Trying to pass the ball, Rock Bridge freshman Chayla Cheadle attempts to escape sophomore Blue Springs guard Lizzy Wendell. Rock Bridge lost to Blue Springs 48-34.
Dribbling past Blue Springs junior center Azia Washington, left, Rock Bridge freshman guard and forward Bri Porter tries to gain two points for the Bruins. Rock Bridge fell to Blue Springs 48-34.