Running for president

Abdullahi Ali Ibrahim, professor of history at MU and his wife, Mahasin Awadelkarim, sit at the dining room table of their duplex in central Columbia.

Researching as part of field work

Abdullahi Ibrahim takes notes from the historian of a tribe in west central Sudan in 1969. Ibrahim was studying the Kababish nomadic community as part of his field work.

Discussing plans

In February 2009, Abdullahi Ibrahim discusses in Gadaref, Sudan his reasons for running and his plans should he win the election.

Thornhill is sworn in

Jason Thornhill, left, is sworn in to his first term as representative of the Second Ward in the City Council by City Clerk Sheela Amin during the meeting at the Daniel Boone City Building.

Saying hello to Thornhill

Newly elected City Council member for the Second Ward, Jason Thornhill, center, chats with Ted Curtis, left, from the Division of Public Works, and City Manager Bill Watkins during a reception after Thornhill was sworn in to his first term.

Hoppe takes her place

Mayor Darwin Hindman, left, watches Barbara Hoppe, center, be sworn in for her second term as the Sixth Ward councilwoman by City Clerk Sheela Amin.

Gragnani coaches Hickman girls

Tony Gragnani is in his first year as head coach of the Hickman girls' soccer team.

Doug Hunt tutors refugee students

Doug Hunt plays a game using flashcards with Gire Ngzihayo, left, and John Mitaearo, right, in which he challenges the boys to win a coffee stirrer for every word they read correctly. The flashcards contain words such as "are" and "dig."

Shining the Harley

Rock Palmer shines up the '82 Harley-Davidson Shovelhead FXRS custom cycle he and Raymond built together. They are very proud that the cycle won first place at the 2009 Wide Open Bike Show in the shovel custom category.

Hog maintenance

Raymond Palmer tightens a new belt he replaced on a client's hog Friday in Centralia. After going to technical school for motorcycle maintenance, Raymond thought about going to work for Harley-Davidson, but decided join his father at their own shop.

Working on a Harley

Rock and Raymond Palmer work on a Harley-Davidson Ultra Classic in their Centralia cycle shop they work in together.

Raymond Palmer portrait

Rock Palmer stands near the award-winning Harley-Davidson motorcycle as his son, Raymond, stands for a portrait so he is reflected in the rearview mirror.

Doug Hunt tutors refugee student

Doug Hunt uses various literature to teach his students, one being the "English Through Pictures" workbooks. Gire Ngzihayo, left, has already progressed to the second book.

Woodridge neighborhood map

Woodridge neighborhood is bordered by Evergreen Lane to the north, by Cedar Lane to the east, and by Arbor Drive to the west and south.

Stonecrest neighborhood map

Stonecrest neighborhood has two sections, one north and one south of Chapel Hill Road. North of Chapel Hill Roadh, the boundaries include all properties off Limestone Avenue, Walnut Ridge Court and Cedar Coals Court. South of Chapel Hill, the boundaries include all the properties to the west of the Daniel Boone Little League property, with Gillespie Bridge Road as the southern boundary.

Moon Valley Heights neighborhood map

Moon Valley Heights neighborhood encompasses most properties addressed on the following streets: Buck Run, Randy Lane, Audubon Drive north of Shepard Boulevard, Pepper Tree Lane, Raintree Court, the north side of Shepard Boulevard from 2411 to 2601, and Bluff Creek Boulevard starting at 2412-2415.

Hinkson Creek neighborhood map

Hinkson Creek neighborhood is bordered on the north by property lines addressed on Bluff Dale Drive to the north, by Old 63 to the east, by Hinkson Creek to the west and by the southern property lines of properties addressed off Valley View Road to the south.

Shepard Boulevard neighborhood map

Shepard Boulevard neighborhood is bordered primarily by Bluff Boulevard and Shepard Boulevard to the north, by U.S. 63 to the east, by Stadium Boulevard to the south, and by Old 63 to the west. In addition, there is a peninsula that extends north from Bluff Boulevard that is bordered by Hinkson Creek to the north, by Moon Valley Road to the east and by Old 63 to the west.

Parkade neighborhood map

Parkade neighborhood is bordered by Bear Creek to the north, by Creasy Springs to the west, by the east side of Newton Drive extending north to Bear Creek to the east and by I-70 to the south.

Westmount neighborhood map

Old Southwest neighborhood is comprised of five neighborhood associations: Historic Old Southwest, Historic West Broadway, Park Hill, Quarry Heights and Westmount neighborhoods.

Westmount neighborhood association is bordered by Westmount Avenue to the west, by the MKT Trail to the south, by Garth Avenue to the east and by the southern limits of the properties addressed off Stewart Road to the north.