January 7, 2009
The Rev. Jess McCabe, a visiting pastor from Alpine, Texas, holds elk antlers to illustrate a point during his sermon at the Cowboy Church of Ellis County on Dec. 7 in Waxahachie, Texas.
January 6, 2009
MU forward DeMarre Carroll reaches for a pass against Coppin State on Tuesday.
MU forward Justin Safford dribbles around Coppin State guard Michael Harper.
MU forward Justin Safford dribbles around Coppin State guard Michael Harper in the first half.
MU guard Kim English leaps over Coppin State defenders Mike Buckley, left, and Michael Harper.
MU guard J.T. Tiller goes up for a layup over Coppin State guard Michael Harper.
Missouri’s Shakara Jones shoots over Chicago State’s Laureen Pierson on Tuesday at Mizzou Arena.
In the back storage room of the newspaper library of the State Historical Society of Missouri issues of newspapers from across the state sit in boxes until the day they can be copied onto microfilm.
Because of a lack of funding, hundreds of boxes of newspapers sit in the back storage room instead of being put on microfilm in the newspaper library of the State Historical Society of Missouri, which is in the basement of MU's Ellis Library.
January 5, 2009
Home owners John and Patty Purves are shown in front of their house in Sullivan Street on Wednesday afternoon. Patty Purves, secretary of the Brookside Square Neighborhood Association, said the group formed because residents wanted to get to know each other and to have a voice that was distinct from developers.
Brookside Square in north Columbia is dotted by vacant lots waiting to be developed. The subdivision's homeowners' association sets the rules for the appearance of homes in the neighborhood.
Sullivan Street in Brookside Square can be seen from Gondolier Drive. This neighborhood has a number of empty lots, but on its streets, including Sullivan Street, Gondolier Drive and Celebrant Court, two-story brick houses and townhouses can be found.
Fifth-grader Destiny Henderson raises her hand to ask her teacher Cathy Cox a question during Respecting Individual Style and Expression class at Brenton Elementary School on Nov. 21, 2008. R.I.S.E. teaches students to be more respectful to their teachers and peers by taking responsibility for ones actions.
Cathy Cox addresses her fifth-grade Respecting Individual Style and Expression class at Brenton Elementary School on Nov. 21, 2008. The class provides students with the opportunity to discuss problems they face at school and in everyday life.
January 4, 2009
Steve Spellman is a guest columnist for the Missourian