August 8, 2011
Edgar I. Ailor’s photograph, “Booches-since 1884” was recently awarded the 2011 Commemorative Poster for the city of Columbia.
Years of deficits have dried up the pool of funds for operating Columbia's bus system.
The storm that carried winds between 60 to 75 mph from the northwest passes over Capen Park on Sunday, Aug. 8, 2011. The strong winds caused power outages in almost 800 homes in Boone County.
Sen. Kurt Schaefer, Rep. Chris Kelly, Boone County Southern District Commissioner Karen Miller, Rep. Mary Wynne Still and Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission Chairwoman Grace Nichols break ground on a new $9.8 million interchange at U.S. 63 and Route H on Monday.
Missouri's linemen run drills at the first full-pads practice on Monday. Third-string lineman Max Copeland (61), a walk-on from Montana, is one of the most vocal members on Missouri's line.
Offensive lineman Max Copeland watches his teammates during practice on Monday. Copeland, a Billings, Mont., native, was recruited in his home state but opted for Missouri because he wanted to "earn love" and because Montana "wasn’t rock and roll enough for me.”
Michele Boone, Asdan Hamadto and Maria Wood ride one of Columbia's buses on Friday evening. Boone says that without the buses, her husband would not be able to get to work.
Jessie Archer drives the 103 Green Line bus on Friday. Archer has been driving buses for Columbia since December of last year.
Brianna Soloman, 7, looks out of a window aboard a city bus on Friday.
Craft breweries have become popular over the past two decades. Here's a look at the brewing process, the flavors and the locations in Missouri.
August 7, 2011
In this July 13 photo, a brick walkway is seen at the Armstrong home in Cape Girardeau.
In this July 13 photo, Carl and Connie Armstrong pose inside their restored 1795 log cabin home in Cape Girardeau.
Fans wait in line to meet MU football players at the ninth annual Fan Day at Faurot Field. Hundreds of fans of all ages braved the heat and humidity to attend the event.
Defensive lineman Dominique Hamilton signs autographs during MU football's Fan Day on Sunday. Players, coaching staff, cheerleaders and Golden Girls were present at the event to meet fans and sign merchandise.
Cousins Nicholas Turner, 4, and Abby Hay, 6, take a water break after getting their merchandise signed by MU football players at Fan Day on Sunday. The first player they met was wide receiver T.J. Moe, their favorite.
Canned foods are among some of the items sold at Campus Eastern Foods, which is currently on Locust Street and is set to move to a new location within the next two months.
Campus Eastern Foods, currently on Locust Street next to the mosque, will be moving to 15 N. Fourth St., according to owner Youssef El-Tayash. The store is moving to make way for an expansion of the elementary Islamic School of Columbia.
Campus Eastern Foods will be relocating to 15 N. Fourth St.
August 6, 2011
Shari Rasing searches for one of the 14 winning slips of paper during the adult "needle in a haystack" contest at the 52nd annual National Trappers Association convention at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Saturday. Prizes included gift baskets, taxidermy pieces and trapping tools.
Anna Meeks, 17, struggles to set a trap in the speed women ages 17-and-up trap setting competition.