April 3, 2008
The Columbia School Board approved $5.23 million in cuts from its budget with a unanimous vote Thursday morning.
Columbia School Board member Michelle Gadbois converses about the meeting's agenda with language arts coordinators for the district Val Garton and Janet Tilley during a break at the meeting Thursday morning.
Jan Mees skims documents at the Columbia School Board meeting Thursday morning. Mees made the motion to approve cutting about $5.23 million from the budget.
Stacia Schaefer takes the floor at the Columbia School Board meeting during a period for questions and comments from the public.
Michael Harmata, professor of chemistry at MU, takes the floor for the second time at the Columbia School Board meeting during a period for questions and comments from the public.
Arthur L. Rainey
Thomas C. Stevens
Officers discovered 674 grams of powder cocaine, 187 grams of crack cocaine, 1,800 tablets of Ecstasy and 40 grams of marijuana. They also found $33,779 in cash, a digital scale, a ledger and glassware used to make crack. Police also found three handguns, a rifle and a shotgun.
JAMES "MICKEY" NICHOLS
"The Touch," a collabration between Columbia artists Tammy Atkins and Mark Mueller, was unveiled Thursday outside the main entrance of the YouZeum. Atkins died in 2006, before she could complete the piece, and Mueller stepped in to finish the statue in her memory.
The little girl feeling her doctor's heartbeat in "The Touch" symbolizes the special bond between doctor and patient.
Ira Hubbell and Kelsey Knorr admire their bronze counterparts after a statue with their likenesses, "The Touch," was unveiled on Thursday.
Mark Buhrmester poses outside of Boone County Democratic Headquarters on Walnut Street on Thursday. Monday, Buhrmester will take over as Executive Director of the Boone County Democrats.
A photograph of the original Hillel House located at 1107 University Ave. It was razed in 1969 to make way for the larger B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation Dancinger House – MU Hillel's current building – on the same site.
This photograph was taken when former President Harry S. Truman visited MU in 1959. He also visited Hillel House for the dedication of the Hillel Chapel in memory of his former partner Eddie Jacobson.
This flier was circulated when comedian Blix Ruskay visited the Hillel House. The organization has hosted many well-known musicians, entertainers and political figures since its inception.
AJ Miller of Rock Bridge High School performs a pole vault in the 9th Annual Missouri Relays in Audrey J. Walton Stadium on March 28.
Hammers lay on the ground next to the feet of a competitor on March 28 at the 9th Annual Missouri Relays Men's Elite Hammer Throw.
Kristin Klaus of Sullivan High School performs a long-jump in the 9th Annual Missouri Relays in Audrey J. Walton Stadium on March 28.
Emma Booth of Helias High School performs a long-jump in the 9th Annual Missouri Relays in Audrey J. Walton Stadium on March 28.