December 15, 2014
Cherie Rutter sits by a piano inside a cake boutique and tea room in Millersburg. She is a "Sugar Angel" volunteer baker for the non-profit organization called Icing Smiles.
Cherie Rutter mixes icing to decorate a cake. She has been baking professionally for about 30 years.
Cherie Rutter spreads icing on a cake at the kitchen of Cherie's Cake Boutique in Millersburg earlier this month.
Jonathan Butterworth, 16, blows out candles on a superhero cake during his birthday party in March. He received the free cake from Cherie Rutter, a Columbia baker who makes cakes for children and teens with illnesses or disabilities. Jonathan, who had a stroke when he was 12, lit up when he saw Rutter walk in with the superhero cake.
A superhero-inspired cake made by Cherie Rutter sits on a table at Jonathan Butterworth's 16th birthday party in March. Rutter is a "sugar angel" volunteer baker for the nonprofit organization Icing Smiles and makes free birthday cakes for children with illnesses or disabilities.
December 14, 2014
Sophomore guard Jordan Frericks prepares for a free throw during the second half of the Missouri women's basketball game against Northern Illinois on Sunday. Frericks led the team with 13 points and eight rebounds during the Tigers' defeat over the Huskies.
Missouri's coach Robin Pingeton responds to a call during the Northern Illinois game on Sunday. The Tigers finished the game with 45 rebounds.
Sophomore guard Lindsey Cunningham prepares to pass the ball during the Missouri women's basketball game against Northern Illinois on Sunday. The win over the Huskies makes the Tigers 8-2 overall.
Sophomore guard Sierra Michaelis fights for the ball during the game against the Northern Illinois Huskies on Sunday. The Tigers beat the Huskies 47-44.
Kansas City Chiefs running back Knile Davis (No. 34) and wide receiver Albert Wilson celebrate after Davis scored a 70-yard touchdown during the second half of Sunday's football game against the Oakland Raiders in Kansas City, Missouri.
December 13, 2014
St. Louis Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester, left, checks Colorado Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog, of Sweden, as they fight for control of the puck in the corner in the first period of Saturday's game in Denver.
Missouri forward Johnathan Williams III lunges for a loose ball around Xavier guard Dee Davis during the second half of Missouri's 74-58 loss at Mizzou Arena on Saturday.
Missouri's Namon Wright has his shot contested by Xavier center Matt Stainbrook in the first half at Mizzou Arena on Saturday.
Missouri forward Ryan Rosburg drives to the basket against Xavier center Matt Stainbrook in the second half at Mizzou Arena on Saturday.
Missouri assistant coach Brad Loos restrains head coach Kim Anderson during Saturday's men's basketball game after Anderson received a technical foul in the second half. Mizzou lost 74-58 to Xavier at Mizzou Arena.
Missouri forward Jakeenan Gant walks back to the bench for the final time in the game Saturday after scoring 13 points against Xavier. The game was his first of the season.
Missouri guard Wes Clark drives to the hoop against Xavier at Mizzou Arena on Saturday. Clark shot one-for-four from the floor and score three points on the night.
Missouri head football coach Gary Pinkel paces the sideline on Dec. 6 during during the SEC Championship at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.
In this photo provided by the Heisman Trust, Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota holds the Heisman Trophy after being named college football's best player during the Heisman Trophy presentation in New York on Saturday.
Missouri head coach Kim Anderson walks off the court Saturday after Missouri's 74-58 loss to Xavier at Mizzou Arena. Anderson said this week that he regretted not focusing more on the team's offense early on in the season.