September 23, 2010
Hickman defensive coordinator Arnel Monroe is a 1985 graduate of the school. After playing football at Central Missouri State, he returned to Hickman in 1993 and has been there since then. “They’ve gone from being brothers, when I started, to sons now,” Monroe said. “I love my football kids as much as I love my own kids.”
Missouri linebacker Will Ebner keeps an eye on San Diego State wide receiver Vincent Brown in Saturday's victory over the Aztecs.
MU's art galleries and museums shined Thursday as a part of the MU Campus Museum and Gallery Crawl. Most curators said they hope the crawl will lead to more MU students' visiting the galleries and museums.
Chefs and cooks at Columbia restaurants explain why bacon's popularity hasn't waned, even as its price has increased.
Jim Sherraden, manager of Hatch Show Print in Nashville, TN, talks to students in Chamber Auditorium on Thursday as a guest speaker invited by MU's chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Artists. Hatch Show Print opened in 1879 and is one of the oldest letterpress shops in the country. Sherraden joined Hatch Show Print in 1984 and was instrumental in keeping its doors open when the Country Music Hall of Fame, the shop's owner, was considering shutting it down.
In this March 4, 2010 photo, this room used to be the gymnasium of the building with basketball hoops and a short oval running track. It will house exhibits as work continues on the Missouri Civil War Museum at Jefferson Barracks, in Lemay, Mo.
Mike Stevens, an employee of Ernie’s Cafe and Steakhouse, 1005 E. Walnut St., prepares to cook bacon in the early morning hours on a recent morning. Stevens has been working at the cafe for about eight years.
Columbia residents and MU students check out the Victoria Secret PINK sale on Thursday. The event featured the new Mizzou collegiate and holiday collections. Prize giveaways, games and promotions were also part of the event.
Bacon consumers are still purchasing their favorite cut of pork at a steady rate despite increasing prices. Data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture show the price of bacon increasing by almost $1 per pound over the past two years, while the prices of pork chops and ham have remained relatively steady. This price increase could possibly be attributed to the increase in the price of pork belly, the part of the pig used to make bacon. Pork belly prices averaged $12.25 per pound in August, up from $4.22 per pound from a year ago.
Derrick Washington is taken into custody after his bond for two misdemeanor charges is increased to a total of $10,000.
Former Missouri running back Derrick Washington walks toward Judge Deborah Daniels before his bond hearing on a felony sexual assault charge and two counts of misdemeanor domestic assault Thursday at the Boone County Courthouse.
Former Missouri running back Derrick Washington, right, stands in the courtroom with his attorney, Christopher Slusher, after his bond hearing on a felony sexual assault charge and two counts of misdemeanor domestic assault Thursday at the Boone County Courthouse.
Residents of Boone County are buckling their seatbelts more than they have in the past five years. Though seatbelt use has dropped statewide, local usage increased 2.3 percentage points to 89.9 percent from 87.5 percent.
September 22, 2010
Columbia College forward Yudai Yamaguchi, back, defends against Lindenwood's Aos Senad Cavka in the Cougars' victory Wednesday in Columbia.
Columbia College defender Ryan Goldkamp leaps for a header in the Cougars overtime victory over Lindenwood on Wednesday in Columbia.
Columbia College's Edgar Reyna, right marking Lindenwood's Simon Harrsen, scored his first goal as a Cougars player with the game-winner in overtime Wednesday night in Columbia.
Ross Swofford takes a break in front of the Habitat for Humanity house he is helping to build for Chris Ruff, a war veteran. Swofford is a member of the "Day Crew," a group of 17 men who regularly volunteer for Habitat and have built the majority of Habitat homes in Columbia.
Jackson County Republican Committeeman Marcus Bowen addresses community members at an Americans for Forfeiture Reform movie and panel discussion at The Blue Note on Wednesday. Bowen was joined by Missouri Rep. Chris Kelly, attorney Dan Viets and Show-Me Institute scholar John Payne to discuss and answer questions about forfeiture law.
From left, Missouri Rep. Chris Kelly, attorney Dan Viets and Jackson County Republican Committeeman Marcus Bowen sit as panelists during an Americans for Forfeiture Reform event at The Blue Note on Wednesday. Viets answers a question from an audience member about the current forfeiture laws in place.
Roots ‘N’ Blues ‘N’ BBQ Festival artist T.J. Wheeler taught the third-graders at West Boulevard Elementary School about music as a part of the Blues in the Schools Program. Wheeler spent Wednesday afternoon singing with the children and educating them about the origin of blues music.