May 27, 2011
While taking a short break from volunteering in Duquesne, a town just east of Joplin, MU Delta Tau Delta members Charlie Landis, Patrick Wolff and Ben Courtois eat breakfast sandwiches provided by volunteers. They noted that while working, volunteers have offered food and water every 5 to 10 minutes.
Marsha Nelson, 58, places flowers at her mother and father's tombstone, located in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Three Beechcraft T-34 Mentors perform tricks for the Veterans' Breakfast.
Members of the air force stand at attention during a moment of silence for fallen soldiers.
Air Force pilot Mike Schriever talks to Warren Cumpton about his experiences in WWII as Charlie Gehlauf looks on. Schriever flies an A10 Warthog and talked to many of the veterans at the breakfast.
Dee and Norm Bauer look over the program for the Air Show as Beechcraft T-34 Mentors do tricks in the background. Norm lives in the South Hampton assisted living facility and came with a group of veterans for the breakfast.
DJ Johnson dances with Warren Cumpton during a break in the air show at the veterans breakfast. Johnson said that the two danced more the previous year as there was more music playing.
Contractor Darrin Collins begins rebuilding his wife's beauty salon that was destroyed in Sunday's EF-5 tornado in Joplin on Thursday.
Phillip Law frames a wall as he helps rebuild a destroyed beauty salon in Joplin on Thursday. The owner's husband, a general contractor rebuilding the shop, plans to have the project finished in 45 days.
Refrigerated trailers sit outside a warehouse being used as a temporary morgue in Atlas, east of Joplin, on Thursday.
Ritchie Randall of Joplin rests his head on the shoulder of his wife, Bianca, while they listen to a town hall meeting for residents affected by the tornado at Missouri Southern State University on Thursday.
Names spray painted on a garage door indicate the status of residents of a home in a Joplin neighborhood on Thursday.
A walker hangs outside a window blown out by a tornado at St. John's Regional Health Center on Thursday in Joplin.
A flag files at half-staff over devastated Joplin High School on Thursday.
Firefighters battle a blaze that erupted in debris behind a business in Joplin on Thursday. One firefighter received minor injuries while extinguishing the fire.
John Ennis of Columbus, Ohio, helps a resident of a devastated Joplin neighborhood salvage items Thursday.
Rock Bridge students and fans form a tunnel for the Bruins girls soccer players after the team beat Camdenton 4-1 on Tuesday in a Class 3 sectional game at Rock Bridge.
May 26, 2011
Missouri's Eric Garcia tosses his batting helmet in the air after his game-winning hit in the ninth inning of the Tigers' Big 12 Tournament game Thursday in Oklahoma City.