March 26, 2008
Columbia firefighters put on their gear before fighting a fire at the Arrow Head Motel on Wednesday. No one was injured in the fire at the business, 1411 Business Loop 70 E.
Sgt. Phillip R. Anderson with his son, Warner, is shown in this undated family photograph.
The Columbia Women's Lacrosse Team has girls from Hickman and Rock Bridge high schools, as well as West Junior High School.
March 25, 2008
First Ward City Council candidate Paul Sturtz talks to Columbia residents during a meet and greet at Klik's at 205 N. Tenth St. on March 19.
A series of cars and trucks turn into the intersection Stadium Boulevard and Bernadette Drive Tuesday. The intersection was the location of 53 traffic accidents last year, the most of any site in Columbia.
March 24, 2008
At left, Juanita Jennings, Cassie Fisher, 3, Mary Burnett and Marcella Roberts sign in while waiting for help on their taxes at the Columbia Public Library on Friday. The AARP has offered free tax assistance to Columbia residents each Monday, Wednesday and Friday since March 1. The tax clinics continue through April 15.
Tim and Annette Renwick listen to their daughter Kylie, 9, ask for permission to go to a sleepover at a friend’s house.
John Clark speaks at a structured forum for First Ward City Council candidates on Feb. 23.
Beefaloes graze at Fowler Beefalo Farms in La Monte on Thursday.
Danny Sanders, with the St. Francis Levy District of Missouri, looks out over the Mississippi River flood wall at floating debris near the Aztar Casino as a crew of teenage boys fills sandbags in Caruthersville on Monday. The river is scheduled to crest on Thursday without threatening the Southeastern Missouri town.
Nolan, a beefalo, lives at Fowler Beefalo Farms in La Monte on Thursday.
John Fowler takes care of beefaloes named Nolan, left, and Toby at his family's Fowler Beefalo Farms in La Monte on Thursday.
The Fowler family ate beefalo for lunch Thursday. The Fowlers own Fowler Beefalo Farms in La Monte.
John Schuder holds a sign during a peace rally on Monday in front of the Boone County Courthouse. It also commemorated the 4,000th American casualty in Iraq since 2003. Schuder and about 60 other people gatehered to remember Iraqi and American lives lost during the conflict.
Aaron Senne was recruited by UCLA, Cal State Fullerton, Long Beach State and Stanford, along with Nebraska, Iowa and his home-state Gophers, among others.
Aaron Senne was a former Minnesota State Player of the Year in high school and grew up in Rochester, Minnesota.
March 23, 2008
First Ward City Council candidate Karen Baxter sits in her car, a Suzuki Aerio RX, near her home at 117 4th Ave. She says she won’t change her car, whether or not she is elected April 8.
First Ward city council candidate Paul Sturtz talks to Mark Stevenson about Stevenson's real estate business and energy costs. They have known each other for roughly 10 years, and joined other supporters during a meet and greet at Klik's at 205 N. Tenth Street on Wednesday night, March 19.
Jessica Ragsdell, 7, is baptized by her father, the Rev. Thomas Ragsdell, at the Activity and Recreation Center on Easter Sunday. In total, six members of the New Life Community Church were baptized before the group celebrated with a pool party.