Jesse Koster fought for the Confederates at the Civil War reenactment the weekend of September 12, 2014 in Centralia, Mo. Koster, from Kearney, Mo., has been participating in reenactments for over nine years.
Viorica and Iliana Bladea relax in a pile of hay as they take a break from working in 2014. The two had been piling hay to dry since sunrise and would be working till sunset in Breb, Romania.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held by Columbia Public School Board for a new elementary school atop the hill at the corner of Route KK and Scott Boulevard on Monday, November 10, 2014. The school will be finished by 2016 and has been approved for construction due to student overpopulation.
Nichole Vilcek and Michael Richie kiss during an engagement shoot in the Talamore neighborhood in Huntley Ill. on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Nichole and Michael met while at the University of Texas.
Laura Flacks-Narro (cq), one of the founders of the rescue project, plants an Ivan tomato in Ashland on Tuesday, April 12, 2016. Laura runs the business side of the Ivan Tomato Rescue project and visits the greenhouse on a weekly basis.
George Porter sits by the fire at sunrise in the 2nd Missouri Crows camp after waking up in Hartville, Mo. on Saturday, April 25, 2015. The group is based off an infantry that existed during the time of the Civil War and was given the name Crows based off the folk song "Old King Crow" they would sing around the fire.
Mary Colquhoun, right, and Jill Schmidt dance with balloons during the annual T/F March March in downtown Columbia, Mo. on Friday, March 3, 2017. The T/F Film Festival is a highlight of cinematic work showcasing new documentaries.
Columbia College women's basketball players Meagan Goza and Jasmine Patterson attempt to block a basket against Williams Baptist College player Amber Percival. Columbia College won 92-70 at Southwell Complex Saturday, November 22, 2014.
Radio, a two month old kitten, is photographed in the Lee Hills Hall photo studio in 2013. Her presence in the glass fish bowl is meant as comedic affect because of cats' love of fish. This is shown by the absence of a fish in the bowl.
Jay Parks plays his drum set in the back of his '85 Dodge Ram on 8th Street Wednesday, August 27, 2014. Parks started playing the drums in grade school after World War II and found inspiration from the Star Spangled Banner. "I don't know if it was patriotism in my heart but when we won the war and I heard that sound, I wanted to play," Parks said.
On Nov. 2, 2013 a member of the Desi Girls fixes her dress back stage before her stage entrance during India Night at Jessie Hall in Columbia, Mo. The Desi Girls were only one of many groups performing that night and had begun preparing months before their performance. India Night is an annual event held by the University of Missouri to celebrate Indian culture.
Lindsey Schrimpf and her husband have their first dance to Ella Fitzgerald's "So in Love" after wedding at Shelter Gardens on Friday, October 28, 2016.
Missouri's Marcus Murphy is tackled by Minnesota's Chris Streveler in the second half of the Citrus Bowl on Thursday, January 1, 2015 in Orlando, Florida. The Tigers won against the Golden Gophers 33-17.
From left to right Kaylee Emery, Belinda Gale, Matt Osman, Martha Holland, and Ronnie Emery wait outside a Casey's General for the confederates to march by on their way to battle during the Civil War Reenactment in Hartville, Mo. on Saturday, April 25, 2015. The Battle of Hartville was recorded as a Confederate victory on Jan. 11, 1863.
Alexus Grffith applies makeup before her photo shoot during the Love Your Body campaign held by the Women's Center Thursday, March 12, 2015. The shoot was held in the basement of the Student Center as a way for women to express comfort for their bodies.
The 2nd Missouri Crows sit around their fire drinking after a day with two reenacted battles based off the Battle of Hartville in Hartville, Mo. on Saturday, April 25, 2015. The Crows was the host group during the Civil War Heritage Festival, based off an infantry that fought during the Civil War, the group has been around for 18 years.