Merle Norman's living window paints the town red

Cahlia Kanas watches pedestrians as Heather Horn and Kristen Chumley perform in the Merle Norman living window display Friday.

J.T. Tiller drives down the court

MU senior guard J.T. Tiller drives past UT Martin's Delrico Lane in the second half of the Tigers' game against the Skyhawks on Nov. 17 at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers won the game 83-68.

Hickman girls basketball player Jade Holly

Jade Holly, a freshman guard on the Hickman girls basketball team, started and scored 19 points Thursday night in her first game for the Kewpies.

Rhyme University

Brothers Charles and Tony Iyoho make up the rap group Rhyme University. They both have advanced degrees from MU, Charles is a journalist in Texas and Tony is an engineer for caterpillar. Charles Iyoho is performing at 8 p.m. tonight at Mojo's.

MU guard RaeShara Brown

Junior guard RaeShara Brown works on her shooting during an MU women's basketball practice Thursday at Mizzou Arena. Brown led the Big 12 last season with 79 steals for the Tigers.

Bruins' Ricky Kreklow

Senior guard Ricky Kreklow shoots free throws at a Bruins basketball practice Thursday.

Photo of the Kahlers at vigil

A photo of Lauren, Emily and Karen Kahler taken on Thanksgiving Day rests on a table outside the Activity and Recreation Center during a candlelight vigil held for the Kahlers on Thursday. About 80 people attended.

Final prayer at vigil for Kahlers

David and Lysa Holmes close their eyes during the final prayer at the candlelight vigil held for the Kahler family Thursday outside the Activity and Recreation Center. Karen Kahler, who was killed Saturday along with her two daughters, was a personal trainer at the ARC.

Johnson in court

Horace Johnson, sits in court Thursday morning next to his attorney, Stephen Wyse. Johnson was convicted of second-degree murder Thursday in the death of his 2-year-old son, Cortez.

Protesters at University Hall

Mandy Sutherland leads a chant, "Forsee lacks foresight," during a protest against University of Missouri System President Gary Forsee's stance on cap and trade legislation. Forsee sent a letter earlier this week in opposition to federal climate change legislation. Protesters demonstrated on Thursday outside of University Hall.

Frank Lloyd Wright inspired homes

This house was designed by William Bernoudy, who studied architecture under Frank Lloyd Wright. It's unique because it is on a fairly flat plot of land, whereas many Bernoudy houses are on hills or more uneven surfaces. It is two stories high with the bedrooms on the second floor and an indoor balcony facing the large glass windows overlooking a large front yard filled with trees.

Missouri men's basketball player Zaire Taylor vs. Vanderbilt

Missouri guard Zaire Taylor, left, fights for a loose ball with Vanderbilt forward Steve Tchiengang in Wednesday night's loss in Nashville, Tenn.

Step this way

Sachiyo Ito, center, leads her Japanese dance class in a walking exercise at the Historic Senior Recital Hall at Stephens College. The students will be giving a free performance at the school on Friday.

Gently, gently

Sachiyo Ito demonstrates movements with a dance fan for her Japanese dance class at Stephens College.

Hickman girls basketball

Hickman varsity girls basketball players Ashley Davis, Shaunece Ballenger and Paige Nelson laugh with each other during practice Wednesday.

A look at the evidence

Boone County Circuit Judge Kevin Crane looks at pictures of evidence before Boone County Prosecutor Dan Knight presents it to the jury during the murder trial of Horace Johnson on Wednesday. Johnson is charged with second-degree murder in the death of his 2-year-old son that took place on June 25, 2008.

Testimony in Johnson trial

Douglas Miller, specializes in neuropathology, testifies at the Johnson trial on Wednesday. Miller examined Cortez Johnson's brain after his death. Miller explained the cause of death was pressure and swelling of the child's brain.

Chris Kelly

Chris Kelly

Workers create CMSE anniversary quilt

Amanda Pirtle, left, and Terri Hilt sew buttons onto a quilt celebrating the 40th anniversary of Central Missouri Subcontracting Enterprises, a sheltered workshop for people with disabilities. Pirtle has been working at the workshop for two years where Hilt has been a staff member for 10 years.

Working at CMSE

Ricky Orndorff and Tammy Harvey share a laugh as they assemble small parts to be used in electronic equipment at the Central Missouri Subcontracting Enterprises workshop on Tuesday. The CMSE, a sheltered workshop that employs people with mental disabilities, has been suffering from recent state funding and contracting cuts and consequently has had to cut the afternoon shift for employees.