THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Veterans Day, election events and a young horse rider

Last week's best photos by Missourian photographers captured election events, a Veterans Day ceremony and a young horse rider.

Centralia without water

A water break Sunday morning left Centralia residents without water. As of Sunday afternoon, the city's water department was working to repair the break.


Columbia Police respond to attempted kidnapping

A 9-year-old girl freed herself from a man who had grabbed her arm when she was playing outside Sunday morning, police said. 

UPDATE: Shots fired in northeast Columbia on Sunday night

Officers were dispatched to the 2700 block of Quail Drive at 5:24 p.m., after receiving calls about shots being fired in the area.

Missouri volleyball sweeps Louisiana State, wins 3-0

Missouri also honored the team's alumnae as part of Tiger Alumni Day.

FROM READERS: Fallen Marine's father works to memorialize military members

In 2006, Dale Deraps' 19-year-old son was killed in Iraq. His son's death inspired him to organize an effort to establish the Honor and Remember Flag as an official state emblem for people who have been killed in action. 

FROM READERS: Former POW shares story of six-year imprisonment

Local veteran John Clark recounts his experience as a prisoner of war in Vietnam, and how it has fortified his faith in family, God and nation.

Missouri women's basketball freshman is a three-point sharpshooter

Throughout the Tigers' first three games, Maddie Stock emerged as a consistent threat to score from beyond the arc.

Rams, 49ers play to 24-24 tie

The St. Louis Rams and San Francisco 49ers played the NFL's first tie game in four years as kickers from both teams missed overtime field goals Sunday.

Hatchet, speakeasy help tell tale of Prohibition

The National Constitution Center is now showing an exhibit about prohibition. Organizers describe the 18th Amendment, which essentially banned alcohol, as America's "most colorful and complex constitutional hiccup."

Young players make impact in Missouri football's win over Tennessee

Each player handled the weight of four overtimes in different ways but one by one, Missouri's young players made an impact in the team's 51-48 victory over Tennessee.

Missouri football survives, beats Tennessee in fourth overtime

The Missouri football team defeats Tennessee 51-48 with a winning field goal in the fourth overtime of the game.

Bowers helps Missouri men's basketball recover from slow first half

The Missouri men's basketball team defeated SIU-Edwardsville 83-69 on Saturday at Mizzou Arena in its season-opener.

Missouri fans celebrate after a close game with four overtimes

After the game on social media, Tiger fans were enthusiastic about the win. However, a few criticized the team for letting the game come so close to a loss. 

PHOTO GALLERY: For Tigers and Vols fans, a close game in Knoxville

Missouri beat Tennessee 51-48 in four overtimes on Saturday in Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tenn.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri Tigers beat Tennessee Volunteers in 4 overtimes

The Missouri Tigers football team played the Tennessee Volunteers on Saturday at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tenn. The final score was Missouri 51, Tennessee 48.


Hickman football team loses to Francis-Howell in district finals

The Kewpies fell behind 28-0 in the first quarter and never got going in a 45-0 loss to the Vikings on Friday night in the Class 6, District 3 championship. Hickman ends the season with a 9-2 record.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tennessee tailgaters mingle with Missouri fans

Missouri and Tennessee fans enjoyed a warm fall day before the start of the football game.

Tennessee football fans flood the streets outside Neyland Stadium

While some Volunteers fans said they didn't expect to see the crowd reach the stadium's capacity of 102,455, plenty of fans would come out to watch two 4-5 teams fight for an SEC win.

Tennessee's 'Vol Navy' is a staple of home games in Knoxville

Instead of tailgating, many Tennessee fans "sailgate," docking their boats on the Tennessee River beside Neyland Stadium and partying before, during and after football games.