July 29, 2008
Nina Drew assists family members by helping whenever possible. Most recently she helps care for great-granddaughter Abbygale Tillman while granddaughter Kaleena attends college. Drew earned her GED through Columbia Public Schools at age 76.
Nina Drew works part time as a secretary at the Job Point office, located at the Missouri Career Center. She recently earned her GED at age 76.
Since January, Columbia has received about 35.17 inches of rain, more than the 32.92 inches of rain that fell in all of 2007.
This image shows the design of the youth transitional home from the north side, excluding adjacent properties. The first floor would have common areas, offices and one ADA accessible apartment unit. The second story would have four apartment units.
This image shows how the design of a transitional youth home would appear with the nearby buildings from Seventh Street. The home would be visible from Hickman High School. The driveway in front could hold five cars. At Monday night's meeting, the possibility of adding a front porch was discussed.
July 28, 2008
A participant in the Show-Me State Games race walk clutches his winning medal on Sunday at Faurot Field.
The swimming spot usually opens at 10 a.m. but remained closed until noon because of the rain. "There was some water on the road when we opened," Idel said.
Cynthia Parker, left, and Georgia Parker look over the flooded road that leads to the Twin Lakes Recreation Area on Monday. S.J. Idel, an aquatic specialist for the city, said the road typically floods when it rains and the water is generally down 30 minutes after it quits. "Today it hasn't gone down as quickly," Idel said.
A Way With Words and Numbers tutor Aaron Dowdall works with Lazareanna Jordan and Tramonte Miller at Parkade Elementary School in Columbia.
A Way With Words and Numbers tutor Aaron Dowdall works with first-grader Alex Shultz while Lazareanna Jordan seeks Dowdall’s attention at Parkade Elementary School. The program provides tutors to schools throughout Columbia.
Stephen Webber, Democratic candidate for the 23rd District, speaks to the crowd at Boone County Democratic Days at the Boone County fairgrounds on July 13.
Adam Ritter dives into the pool at the start of the Men’s 200 LC Meter Freestyle Preliminary of the Missouri Grand Prix.
MU’s Taylor Hay third from left, celebrates the goal she scored in the 88th minute of the game against the Milwaukee Panthers, with her teammates, from left Kari Adam, Michelle Collins and Alysha Bonnick. Mizzou won the game 3-0; all the goals were scored during the second half.
Megabus could possibly be the least expensive way to get out of Columbia for a weekend. Fares begin at just $1.
Robert Johnson, a GetAbout Columbia bike route guide, points out the different bike routes to take around the city. These routes can make biking easier for people who are willing to ride to different parts of town.
The Intersection, a local community center reaching out to children, celebrates ending its summer program. They gathered together to honor accomplishments and graduates of the All Stars program. With food, fun, and friends, they hope to move together for a brighter future.
Members of Alpha Chi Omega stand in formation in front of their house on Richmond Avenue, listening to critiques from senior members about the style and tempo of their walk-out. Sororities around campus are practicing walk-outs and chants in preparation for formal recruitment.
Students from all over the world pass through La Penice, the main foyer of L’Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, in March of the 2007 Spring semester in Paris.
Katrice Jackson, right, shares a laugh with Olivia Win, center, after their friend Michael Stuart, left, finishes his roll at T.A. Brady's.