Missouri baseball player Aaron Senne is one of few returning starters this season

Missouri outfielder Aaron Senne, one of just two seniors on the Tigers this season, stands at the plate during a 2009 game against Minnesota.

Rock Bridge's Megan Marshall vs. Helias's Arielle Chambers

Rock Bridge's Orreshia Chatman vs. Helias

Helias' Marki Burnett tries to block Rock Bridge's Orreshia Chatman's shot during Thursday's game at Rock Bridge High School.

Rock Bridge's Hannah Dressler vs. Helias's Carol Kehoe

Rock Bridge High School's Hannah Dressler drives the basket against Carol Kehoe of Helias High School during the Bruins' last home game of the season at Rock Bridge High School.

Rock Bridge's Allison Marshall vs. Helias

Rock Bridge's Allison Marshall drives to the basket as Helias' Alex Heislen guards during the Bruins' last home game of the season.

Commemorating the "New Patient Tower"

A beam which will be placed on the top of the "New Patient Tower" is displayed in the lobby at Boone Hospital Center, Thursday, Feb. 18. The Hospital has been encouraging people to sign a beam to commemorate the "New Patient Tower" which will be equipped with 128 beds and constructed by mid of 2011.

New beginnings

Gabriel Forte, 5, signs a beam which will be placed into the "New Patient Tower" at Boone Hospital Center Thursday, Feb. 18. The New Patient Tower will be equipped with 128 beds and constructed by mid of 2011.

Craig Van Matre

Craig Van Matre

Plane crash into IRS building

In this aerial view, smoke billows from a seven-story Internal Revenue Service building in Austin, Texas, after a small private plane crashed into it Thursday morning.

MU men's basketball player J.T. Tiller vs. Texas

Missouri's J.T. Tiller drives for a layup past Texas junior Gary Johnson.

MU men's basketball player Zaire Taylor vs. Texas

Missouri's Zaire Taylor puts up a shot in front of Texas defender J'Covan Brown.

MU men's basketball player Justin Safford vs. Texas

Missouri's Justin Safford is fouled on a drive to the basket.

MU men's basketball player Kim English vs. Texas

Missouri guard Kim English puts up a shot against Texas guard Justin Mason on Wednesday at Mizzou Arena. English led the Tigers with 18 points.

Columbia Photo to close

MU junior Tommy Nagel watches as Columbia Photo camera sales manager Dennis Stegall, center, and service manager Bob Orman figure out the flash problem with his camera on Wednesday. After 42 years of service Columbia Photo will be closing its doors in April.

Fixing a flash

Columbia Photo camera sales manager Dennis Stegall, left, and service manager Bob Orman try to figure out a flash problem on a customer's camera on Wednesday.

Helping customers

Ben Griffith, left, and Jeremy Burt are assisted by Columbia Photo service manager Bob Orman as they make a purchase at Columbia Photo on Wednesday.

Closing signs

Columbia Photo displays discounts outside the shop on South Ninth Street on Wednesday. Columbia Photo recently announced it will be closing in April after 42 years of serving the community.

Thompson Center a blessing for many

Nurse practitioner Theresa Swenson, left, prepares to give a check-up to 10-month-old Cordarra Dudley, seated in her mother Kennita Payne's lap Wednesday at MU's Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders. Dudley suffered a stroke at birth and now gets regular check-ups at the center, which received $750,000 in federal funds this year for expansion.

John Pelot

MU men's basketball player Keith Ramsey vs. Texas

Missouri's Keith Ramsey leaps to defend a shot by Texas' Jordan Hamilton.