Columbia College men's basketball coach<br>humble about 500th win

Columbia College’s Christian Lewis gets off a shot under the basket against Missouri Baptist’s Dane Rawlins.

Love and bean soup

Belva Crane, left, prepares to serve food with her daughter Marla Johnson and granddaughter Heather Johnson at the annual Ham and Bean dinner at American Legion Post 152 in Ashland. The event is hosted by the American Legion Womens Auxilary in order to raise money for veteran services and youth scholarships in the community.


Belva Crane was 15 years old when she met her husband, Frankie, at a dance at Post 152. Frankie had just returned from the Korean War when they met — they have now been married for 51 years.


Belva teases Frankie about enjoying his young granddaughter's Sesame Street book in the Crane living room.


Belva and Frankie Crane met at the American Legion Post 152 in 1955. They have been members ever since.

New regulations discussed at Deer Classic

Guests pass through a display at the Deer Classic on Saturday at the indoor arena of the Boone County Fairgrounds.

Carl Edwards wins second straight Sprint Cup race

NASCAR driver Carl Edwards, a Columbia native, celebrates after winning the Sprint Cup series UAW-Dodge 400 auto race Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Having a voice and a vote

Guadalupe Martínez and her daughter, Lupita, pose for a portrait in their home in Marshall.


Guadalupe Martínez received a cowboy hat as a gift from her co-workers after gaining citizenship. The hat now has a place next to the family’s altar to the Virgin of Guadalupe.


Guadalupe Martinez received this hat as a gift from her co-workers after gaining citizenship.

New MU lacrosse coach looks to move team past controversy

Jared Diamond, right, is in his first year as coach of the MU lacrosse team. He replaced openly gay coach Kyle Hawkins.

Overheard at the True/False Film Festival

Justice Boyes, 13, a participant in the True/False Filmmaker's Bootcamp, takes video footage of political graffiti in downtown Columbia on Sunday as Mike Wilson, 26, an instructor for the bootcamp, looks on. Participants in the bootcamp, all between the ages of 12 and 16, were asked to produce a short documentary in two days' time about the upcoming presidential election.


Film lovers crowd the patio in Ragtag Theater's 'Q' line Saturday night, hoping for a last-minute chance to see "The Mosquito Problem."


Volunteers for the True/False Film Festival hoist giant letters above their heads as they lead the March into March parade on Friday.


Ericka Evans waits for her number to be called in the 'Q' line Saturday night at Ragtag for the film "The Mosquito Problem."


Joao Gilberto, left, and Giovanna Accurso take a break on the new patio at the Ragtag Theater between movies on Sunday at the True/False Festival.


Dan Thompson plays his violin on Saturday in the sun outside the Windsor Theater as filmgoers leave a showing of "Shake the Devil Off!" during the True/False film festival.


Kent Durk is living his dream through 360icon. His sense of adventure and passion never run out. After photographing two abandoned houses in the freezing air of February and starting the trek back to Columbia, he looked out the window and said, "There's a road. Wonder where that goes." If his wife, Cindy, hadn't been behind the wheel proclaiming her hunger, he would have gone.

Spill it: A conversation with Jody Floor

Masseuse Jody Floor works kinks out of the sore neck of Jocelyn Campbell at her office at 3610 Buttonwood Dr. in Columbia.

True/False has Columbia seeing red — in a good way

Annarose Overshiner, 7, sits on her bike before the start of the March to March parade during the True/False Film Festival on Friday afternoon in downtown Columbia.