December 6, 2008
Jeremy Maclin and Chase Daniel console each other on the sideline Saturday night in the final moments of Missouri's loss to Oklahoma in the Big 12 Conference championship game in Kansas City.
Hickman sophomore Aqua Corpening drives for the basket past St. Joseph Academy's Katye Nash on Saturday during the second game of the Norm Stewart Classic. The event hosted high school teams including Hickman and Rock Bridge in an effort to raise money for cancer research.
The Tigers' Martin Cernansky chats with teammate Gilad Kaufman on Saturday during the Mizzou Invite swim meet.
DeMarre Carroll plays defense on Nov. 30 against Oral Roberts. Carroll suffered a high-ankle sprain in a frustrating loss at California last season that bothered him the rest of the season. "I really don't even want to think about that game," Carroll said. "It was one of those nightmares."
Ele Dockweiler and Cully Dale stand behind the church mice they made and taught others to make for Calvary Episcopal Church's annual St. Nicholas Advent Bazaar on Saturday.
Joel Putnam displays a Nutcracker Suite-themed church mouse at Calvary Episcopal Church's annual St. Nicholas Advent Bazaar on Saturday.
December 5, 2008
Stephens forward Cara Leis, right, dribbles the ball closer to the basket before passing to a teammate as Manhattan Christian College players Whitney Stotts and Kristy Reigle fail to stop her during the first half on Friday at Stephens College. The Stars won 77-54.
Missouri head football coach Gary Pinkel, left, and Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops pose for a photo during The Big 12 press conference on Friday in Kansas City.
Jutsin Lawzano, a Columbia resident and Columbia College student, takes online courses because he is stationed at Camp Bondsteel in Kosovo as a military police officer in traffic accident investigations.
Daniel Sanders, 19, was indicted Friday for second-degree murder in the death of his mother, Helen Sanders, who was found dead in the trunk of a car he was driving.
Columbia author Ibtisam Barakat gave a lecture and read from her new book "Tasting the Sky: A Palestinian Childhood" at MU on Oct. 2. The book describes Barakat's childhood memories from Palestine and her family's struggles during the Six-Day War.
Ibtisam Barakat gave a lecture and book reading at MU Oct. 2. Her book "Tasting the Sky: A Palestinian Childhood" is about the Columbia author's childhood in Palestine and her family's struggles during the Six-Day War.
"Tasting the Sky: A Palestinian Childhood," a book by Ibtisam Barakat, was released last year.
Mohammed Khalilia rests his head on the shoulder of Keila E. Pena-Hernandez during a reading by Ibtisam Barakat. Barakat gave a lecture and read from her new book, "Tasting the Sky: A Palestinian Childhood" at MU on Oct. 2.
Houses on Kipling Way in Columbia stand on a dividing line between jurisdictions of the city fire department and the county fire district. Houses on the left of the photo are under the county's protection while houses on the right are under the city's protection.
Special prosecutor Morley Swingle demonstrates how he says Steven Rios grabbed Jesse Valencia, which left Rios' arm hairs on Valencia's chest when he was murdered.
Chris Willow-Schomaker plays with her youngest son, Silas, 3.
"Nessie Von Kelpie" is photographed at Chris Willow-Schomaker's home. According to Willow-Schomaker's etsy.com Web site, she was inspired to make the toy because her son was fascinated by the "Nessie and the Water Horse" story.
Chris Willow-Schomaker shows her "Three Blind Mice" at her Columbia home. Willow-Schomaker created mamaroots, a company she made that sells her homemade, all-natural toys.