Whitt elected to School Board

James A. Whitt, Columbia School Board candidate elect, watches with Michelle Pruitt, a current Columbia School Board member, at Boone Tavern as results to Tuesday's election came in showing that Whitt would be elected to a three-year term on the Columbia Pubilc School Board.

Jan Mees elected to School Board

Jan Mees, right middle, speaks with Rep. Stephen Webber, left, Tim Harlan, left middle, and Karla Despain, right, at the Mees watch party at Jack's Gourmet Restaurant on Tuesday. Mees won her election for the School Board.

Dudley wins Fourth Ward council race

City Council Fourth Ward candidate Daryl Dudley talks with supporters Kathy Weishaar, right, and Pat Wilson at his watch party held at Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant. Wilson is Dudley's campaign treasurer and both came out to support Dudley.

Kespohl wins Third Ward council race

Forest "Red" Leighton, right, congratulates Gary Kespohl upon hearing of Kespohl's victory in the Third Ward City Council race against Karl Skala at the Kespohl watch party at Jack's Gourmet Restaurant on Tuesday.

Missouri assistant baseball coach Evan Pratte

Missouri assistant coach Evan Pratte takes a moment for a conversation with his son Paul after the Tigers' victory over SIUE on Tuesday at Taylor Stadium.

Missouri baseball pitcher Kevin Mahler vs. SIUE

Missouri pitcher Kevin Mahler closed out the game for the Tigers in their victory over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Tuesday at Taylor Stadium.

Mayor Hindman votes in 2010 election

Columbia Mayor Darwin Hindman casts his ballot Tuesday afternoon at St. Andrews Lutheran Church. "I was excited to vote for the school bond and propositions, as it is truly important for the city," Hindman said. "But when it comes to the vote for mayor, I missed seeing my name there. It was really a final act before becoming fully aware that my tenure as mayor is truly over."

Craigslist founder speaks to students

Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist, speaks at Reynolds Journalism Institute on Tuesday. Newmark created Craigslist while working for Charles Schwab.

Craigslist founder comes to MU

David Teeghman poses a question to Craigslist creator Craig Newmark about the company's international relations. Craigslist is used in over 50 countries.

Voting stickers

Election workers await voters

Election officials, from left, Ellen Dugger, Nono Jost, Harriet Riggs, Mary Helen Allen, Verna Rhodes and Chandra Jackson, work at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church on Tuesday. They will work a total of 14 hours at this location.

Final council meeting for mayor

Mayor Darwin Hindman holds a discussion with City Council members about an agreement with H3 Studio for downtown planning charrette services during his final council meeting as mayor of Columbia on Monday evening.

Flames destroy theater

The Maplewood Barn Theatre, located in Nifong Park, burns Monday as Columbia Fire Department firefighters work to extinquish it. The call came in at 7:56 p.m. that Maplewood Barn Theatre was on fire. Units from the Boone County Fire Protection District and the Columbia Fire Department responded to the scene. The building was fully involved upon their arrival. It took approximately 45 minutes to bring the fire under control. The cause of the fire is not yet determined.

Extinguishing the fire at the Maplewood Barn Community Theatre

Firefighter at Maplewood Barn Community Theatre fire

Fire at the Maplewood Barn Community Theatre

Maplewood Barn Community Theatre before the fire

Actress Sue Ellersieck, center, as "Kent" from Shakespeare's "King Lear", rehearses her lines as other actors look on Tuesday evening, May 6, 2008, at the Maplewood Barn Theater in Columbia.

Bulger released by Rams

The Rams released quarterback Marc Bulger on Monday perhaps clearing the way for them to take Sam Bradford with the first pick of the draft.

'Oncology On Canvas' art exhibit on display at Boone Hospital Center

Estella Cupp, left, and Joyce DeWeese look at artwork on display in the Boone Hospital Center bridge over Broadway on Monday. The artwork on display was made by cancer patients and healthcare professionals and will be on display in the hospital's center bridge until April 23.

Gregory Triplett accepts 2010 Kemper Fellowship award

Professor Gregory Triplett accepts the 2010 Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence on Monday. The Kemper Fellowship award, presented by University of Missouri Chancellor Brady Deaton and Commerce Bank Chairman Jim Schatz, is given to five MU professors and is accompanied by a $10,000 award.