March 17, 2010
Daryl Dudley is running for the Fourth Ward City Council seat.
Former Boone County Commissioner Keith Schnarre will become the newest member of the board of the Boone County Fire Protection District in April.
Alex Rozier, an MU junior, has been selected as a semi-finalist in an international video journalism contest. His video shows a day in the life of a Columbia Christian Fellowship School high school senior with cancer.
March 16, 2010
Mayoral candidate Jerry Wade spoke from a portion of resolution R 62-10 — promoting the city of Columbia as a youth and family-friendly community — during Tuesday's mayoral forum sponsored by the NAACP. The forum featured candidates from the school board, council and mayoral races.
Annelle Whitt and Bradley Anresen compare notes on each of the candidates at the forum held on Tuesday evening at Second Baptist Church. Columbia's chapter of the NAACP sponsored the event, which featured candidates from the school board, council and mayoral races.
Steve Calloway, a member of the Columbia Black Round Table, listens intently to candidates from the public office races on the April 6th ballot speak at the forum sponsored by the NAACP on Tuesday evening. While the NAACP does not endorse candidates, the Columbia Black Round Table will announce candidate endorsements prior to election day.
Manuel Scott is scheduled to speak at the MAC Scholars 2010 Spring Conference on Saturday at Hickman High School.
Manuel Scott will speak at the Minority Achievement Committee's 2010 Spring Conference on Saturday morning at Hickman High School. Scott is one of the original "Freedom Writers" depicted in the 2007 movie of that name.
Rick Buford, a candidate for the Fourth Ward seat on the Columbia City Council, poses for an in-studio portrait.
Texas forward Gary Johnson celebrates a basket during the Big 12 tournament. The Big 12 celebrates a record seven team being selected for the NCAA Tournament.
Clemson senior Trevor Booker looks to make the Tigers contenders in the NCAA Tournament.
March 15, 2010
A homeowner looks at the damages to his home following the 8.8 magnitude earthquake in Chile on Feb. 27. Many homes in Chile are built colonial style and suffered damage because they are made of mud and clay materials.
A Chilean walks across a crack formed by the 8.8 magnitude earthquake which caused devastation to a large part of Chile on Feb. 27.
A Chilean homeowner assesses the infrastructure damage to his home after the 8.8 magnitude earthquake which devastated parts of Chile.
Tracey Conrad was selected as Hickman High School's new principal. She will begin her new role on July 1.
The Show-Me Showboaters barbershop chorus performs during the Census rally on Monday. The rally featured live performances as well as lawmakers and county officials.
Boone County Presiding Commissioner Ken Pearson laughs with Julie Middleton during the Census rally on Monday. The all-day rally in Jefferson City featured live performances as well as lawmakers and county officials.
Lori Simms, left, and Katina Jones laugh while preparing hot dogs to give out at the Census rally in Jefferson City on Monday. The rally was held to help encourage census participation. Missouri risks losing one of its congressional seats this year.
Vicky Banda of the Hispanic Heritage Dance Group performs on the steps of the state Capitol on Monday. The performance was part of the rally to promote the U.S. Census. The rally was held to help encourage census participation. The state could lose one of its seats in Congress this year.
From left, Yelenia Guillen, Alfonso Garcia, Jennifer Martinez and Vicky Banda perform on the steps of the Capitol building Monday. The performance was part of a rally held to promote interest and participation in the 2010 U.S. Census.