February 4, 2010
A the 2009 Beauty and the Beast meet, MU gymnast Alicia Hatcher preforms her floor routine while MU wrestler Raymond Jordan, left, competes against Central Michigan wrestler Mike Miller.
Joseph Jacobs, a fourth grader at Robert E. Lee Elementary School, shows off his new 'Fitness badge' during the Cub Scout Blue and Gold Banquet at Missouri United Methodist Church Thursday.
Westley Denny of Robert E. Lee Elementary School eats a piece of pizza during the Cub Scout Blue and Gold Banquet at Missouri United Methodist Church Thursday.
Nevin Dubinski, a fourth grader at Robert E. Lee Elementary School, salutes during the Cub Scout Blue and Gold Banquet at Missouri United Methodist Church Thursday.
Cub Scout members of Robert E. Lee Elementary school hug Patience Fox, a Cub master, during the Cub Scout Blue and Gold Banquet at Missouri United Methodist Church Thursday.
Missouri's Justin Safford, right, fights for a loose ball with Texas A&M's Naji Hibbert on Wednesday in the Tigers loss at Mizzou Arena.
Columbia College forward Rachel Oswald takes a shot against Williams Baptist.
Columbia College guard Courtney Jorgenson blocks a shot by Williams Baptist guard Courtney Sublett during the second half of the game Thursday.
Gov. Jay Nixon announced at the Katy Trail depot in Boonville Thursday that the historic MKT railroad bridge will be preserved. The bridge will be transferred to the city of Boonville under an agreement made between the State of Missouri and Union Pacific.
Gov. Jay Nixon announced that the MKT railroad bridge over the Missouri River will be transferred to the city of Boonville Thursday. Built in 1932, the bridge is a historic landmark that spans 400-feet and is part of the 225-mile long Katy Trail State Park.
A patient who suffered severe burns to her back after her mattress caught fire is transported to makeshift triage set up on a school basketball court. Volunteers set up tents on the court to treat patients' needs before transporting them to receive further care, said Heidi Ennenbach, who was part of a week-long trip to Haiti to assist local hospitals.
Children in the back of a wagon pose for a picture while being transported to a makeshift pediatric hospital because they want to "see what they look like on the display screen," said Heidi Ennenbach, who was part of a week-long trip to Haiti to assist local hospitals.
A boy suffers from meningitis after debris seeped into a skull fracture through a hole on his head. Both the boy's parents were killed in the earthquake, but his 12-year-old brother managed to escape without injury and stood by his bedside the entire time, said Heidi Ennenbach, who was part of a week-long trip to Haiti to assist local hospitals.
Two children from Milot, Haiti, who were not affected by the quake show interest in the American presence in their town. The town of Milot has been helping the victims transported from Port-au-Prince. "Total strangers would come to the hospital and care for them like they were their own," said Heidi Ennenbach, who was part of a week-long trip to Haiti to assist local hospitals.
In this product image provided by H.J. Heinz Co., the new Dip & Squeeze Heinz ketchup package is shown. The new design has a base that's more like a cup for dipping and also a tear-off end for squeezing. The new design holds three times as much ketchup than a traditional packet.
A small plane sits in the grass at Columbia Regional airport after going off the runway Thursday.
Darryl Burton, Dennis Fritz and Josh Kezer all served years in prison for crimes they did not commit. They shared their stories at a Midwest Innocence Project presentation in MU’s Neff Hall Auditorium on Wednesday evening.
Missouri redshirt senior guard Zaire Taylor goes for a layup. Texas A&M beat Missouri 77-74 on Wednesday night.
John Stegner, left, and Frank Frevert, right, get assistance from Children's Miracle Network coordinator Molly Myers in voting for Columbia radio station Y107 as "North America's Most Caring Radio Station." The contest is an effort to raise $50,000, which would go toward MU Health Care's Children's Hospital. Culver's restaurant hosted a voting booth all day on Wednesday.
A flier for the "North America's Most Caring Radio Station" contest sits in Culver's restaurant in Columbia on Wednesday. The restaurant gave away free ice cream to customers who voted for the Columbia station Y107 in an effort to raise money for the Children's Miracle Network.