November 23, 2009
In this Nov. 12, 2009, photo, Rita Miller poses for a photo at her St. Joseph home. Miller, graduated from Buchanan County's Drug Court in 2006 and has been clean and sober ever since. She's attending Missouri Western University majoring in Social Work and hopes to be able to help adults suffering from alcohol and drug addiction.
In this photo taken Oct. 30, 2009, Steve Mann of Kansas City harvested oak leaf lettuce from a garden in the Northland in Kansas City. The city of Kansas City is looking at revising its ordinances to accommodate urban farms.
November 22, 2009
Jimmie Johnson holds up his trophy after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Injured Missouri senior guard J.T. Tiller, center, laughs with his team on the bench Saturday. His status for Tuesday's game is still questionable.
MIssouri junior forward Justin Safford scores two of his seven points during Saturday's game. He missed the second half with "small little spur” in the joint between his left ankle and foot.
Missouri sophomore guard Kim English passes the basketball Saturday against Texas-Pan American junior guard Manny Hendrix. English finished with 25 points, three assists and three steals.
Missouri running back Derrick Washington pushes forward to a first down during Missouri's game against Iowa State on Saturday. Washington suffered a concussion, and he did not play during the second half.
God's Girlz from left to right: Sarah, Imani, Abigail and Hannah. Each doll's name has a specific spiritual meaning given to them by Kerusso.
MU students promoting the Sierra Club Coal Free Campus Campaign put on a demonstration at Speaker Circle on Wednesday, Sept. 16, to educate listeners on the amount of coal the MU campus uses. The group displayed the amount of coal that the MU campus burns every second and said that last year MU burned 48,000 tons of coal.
November 21, 2009
Missouri's Lei Wang-Francisco, left, and Amanda Hantouli miss a block at the net in the Tigers' loss to Iowa State Saturday at Hearnes Center.
Missouri's Amanda Hantouli disputes a call awarding a point to Iowa State during the third game of the Tigers' loss to the Cyclones on Saturday at Hearnes Center.
Missouri senior linebacker Sean Weatherspoon holds up a rock from the giant 'M' in the north end of Memorial Stadium after the Tigers' win over Iowa State on Saturday, a tradition for seniors at Missouri after their final home game.
MU wide receiver Danario Alexander, right, tries to work his way around Iowa State's Michael O'Connell during the first half of the Tigers' game against the Cyclones on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
November 20, 2009
Hickman goalie Chuck Wilson dives to try stop another CBC goal during the first half of the semi-final round of the 2009 state soccer championship on Friday night. Wilson missed, giving the Christian Brothers College Cadets another goal. The Cadets defeated the Kewps 6-2. The Kewpies will play the loser of the St. Louis University and Park Hill semifinal game Saturday at 1 p.m. in Fenton, Mo.
Hickman High School head coach Adam Taylor gives his team a pep talk during the halftime break of the semi-final round of the 2009 state soccer championships on Friday night in Fenton, Mo.
From left, Hickman Kewpie Colin Janicek and Alex Holliday wait for the action to recommence as CBC fans heckle them in the background on Friday night. The Kewpies lost their semi-final game of the State tournament against the Christian Brothers College Cadets, 6-2.
Graduate students who attend the MU Asian Affairs Center prepare a turkey for their celebration on Thursday.
Police have blocked off a portion of Hitt Street because a broken water main is flooding the street.
A water main break on Hitt Street between Paquin Street and University Avenue caused police to block off the road on Friday morning.
Rock Bridge senior guard Ricky Kreklow shoots over Rock Bridge senior forward Charlie Henderson during Thursday evening's Green and Gold scrimmage at Rock Bridge High School.