Emily Million receives a cross of ash during evening mass on Wednesday March 6, 2019 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Columbia. Traditionally, members of the Catholic Church receive crosses made of ash on their forehead, symbolizing repentance.
University of Missouri's Cierra Porter, Sophie Cunningham and Jordan Roundtree( celebrate after Mizzou sinks a basket on Sunday, March 03, 2019 in Columbia. Mizzou Women's Basketball faced off against Alabama in their final home game of the season.
Young dancers watch the performance from backstage during the Dancearts’ spring recital May 24 in Jesse Auditorium. Dance Arts turned 40 in 2019.
Tony Minnick checks some of the growing seedlings in the soil blocks at the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture's urban farm on March 12, 2019 in Columbia. Minnick has been the urban farm's manager for about four seasons.
Ruth Lahue spends her day arranging flowers. She has owned My Secret Garden in downtown Columbia for 39 years. She started the business out of her house in 1979.
Chuck Krainz is a sculptor, and wood is his medium of choice. He rescued the log used to make these sculptures after a major forest fire in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Krainz hinted at ambitions outside the art world. “Don’t you think it’s time we had an artist for president?” Krainz asked, “Someone who understands balance.”
Dust flies as a cowboy hog ties a calf during the annual Saline County rodeo on July 13, 2019 in Marshall, Missouri.
A car drives between a flooded field and the Missouri River on April 6, 2019 south of Easley, Mo. Communities near the river have to deal with unpredictable flooding.