April 10, 2009
Hickman junior Ben Levin returns a ball during his match against Rock Bridge's Ford Zitsch on Friday at Cosmopolitan Park in Columbia. Levin lost 6-2 in the first set and 6-0 in the second set.
Alex Blanton adds his melody with trumpet while rehearsing the Easter music program at the Calvary Episcopal Church on April 8.
Eileen Porter, a professor of nursing at MU, rehearses with the choir for the Easter music program at the Calvary Episcopal Church on April 8.
Ed Hanson, director of music, conducts the choir during the rehearsal of the Easter music program at the Calvary Episcopal Church on April 8. Hanson has served at Calvary since 1986.
The City Council will hold a public hearing April 20 on the planned renovation of the outside of the historic J.W. "Blind" Boone home at Fourth Street and Broadway. Upon council approval, the Convention and Visitors Bureau will provide $225,000 for the exterior renovation.
This is a sketch of what the city is hoping that the J.W. "Blind" Boone home will look like when all of the renovations are complete. Preliminary renovation of the house began in 2002 with the removal of the aluminum siding and other nonhistoric additions made over the years.
Selene Marquez hugs her 6-year-old cousin Debany during her quinceanara reception party on Saturday. Selene, originally from Mexico, celebrated her 15th birthday, known as a quinceanera, in Columbia. The term refers to the celebrant, and the celebration carries religious significance for Spanish-speaking Roman Catholics.
Selene Marquez at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Saturday during the celebration of her quinceanera.
Selene Marquez arrives at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Saturday for her quinceanera.
Selene Marquez offers flowers to Mary at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Saturday during the celebration of her quinceanera, her 15th birthday.
Six-year-old Debany Ramirez walks past balloons during her cousin's quinceanera reception party on Saturday.
Angela Davis talks about the differences between human and civil rights at MU's Jesse Auditorium on Thursday. Davis, a social justice activist, was invited to speak about human rights and dignity.
April 9, 2009
"New Beach Scene" is one of the paintings exhibited by Ming Zhou at Orr Street Studios.
"Eating With A Fork" is part of artist Ming Zhou's display at Orr Street Studios.
"Good Taste" is one of the paintings displayed by Ming Zhou at Orr Street Studios through May 15.
Ming Zhou, right, interacts with Dennis Murphy during the inauguration of her paintings at Orr Street Studios on Friday. Zhou said the paintings are her critique of China's new middle class, which she feels is mimicking the West and paying no attention to the spiritual aspects of traditional Chinese culture.
April 8, 2009
Rock Bridge golfer Tyler Kolb, far left in second row, traveled to Rwanda with Kanakuk, a Christian athletic camp. While there, he learned first hand about the devastation still remaining from the 1994 Rwandan Genocide.
Hickman junior Ben Levin returns a serve during a practice session at Cosmo Park on April 8, 2009. Levin is the No. 1 singles player for the Kewpies this year.
Missouri's Aaron Senne rounds the bases in Wednesday's 20-5 victory.