April 10, 2008
Kevin Kersting, left, and Ben Kaplan, right, battle mummies as part of their movie filming on March 9. The main fight scenes for the movie were filmed on the Francis Quadrangle on the MU campus.
The flower of a vinca plant blooms near 9th Street in downtown Columbia on Wednesday.
17-month-old Emma Miller gets some help getting untangled from her kite from her mom, Megan Miller, at Kite Flying Day at Douglass Park in Columbia on Saturday. A lack of wind made getting a kite to stay airborne a little difficult, but it couldn't prevent dozens of children and their parents from enjoying a fun and relaxing day in the sun.
George Wang, 3, runs to try to get his kite airborne at Kite Flying Day at Douglass Park in Columbia on Saturday.
Ben Sharpe, 10, gets a little tangled while trying to get his kite off the ground at Kite Flying Day at Douglass Park on Saturday. "It's going pretty well, I could use a little more wind," Sharpe said.
Caitlin Linas heads a ball during a game against the Milwakee Panthers Sunday morning at MU's Walton Stadium. The Tigers won the game 3-0; all the goals were scored during the second half.
Missouri outfielder Kurt Calvert bunts the ball to center at the bottom of the sixth inning during the series finale with Oklahome State on Sunday.
Missouri catcher Trevor Coleman attempts to tag Oklahoma State's Jordy Mercer during the seventh inning of the series finale at Taylor Stadium on Sunday.
Rock Bridge outfielder Lonnie Hofmann catches a fly ball in centerfield during Wednesday's game against Hickman. Hickman won 6-4.
Wendell Coonce paddles down Bass Creek with friends on Thursday. All three kayakers have plenty of experience on creeks and rivers and don't recommend that amateurs attempt manuevering through dangerous flood waters.
Bass Creek overflows onto a small private road off of Highway 63 on Thursday. These sorts of conditions make it very dangerous for drivers but are perfect launching points for experienced kayakers.
Freelance writer Clare Adrian writes March 19 in her son's old bedroom at her home in the Benton-Stephens neighborhood.
Junior Alex Turner, number three on the Hickman tennis team, works through a drill intended to increase the accuracy of his shots.
A van was stranded on a flooded road near Twin Bridges off Route E in Columbia on Thursday.
Source: BOONE COUNTY CLERK'S OFFICE
As part of “Cleanup Columbia” on Saturday, Kristen Heitkamp is organizing neighbors to pick up trash at Lions-Stephens Park. Listen as Heitkamp explains what the park has to offer and what needs to be done to beautify the Benton-Stephens area.
April 9, 2008
Incumbent Columbia First Ward Councilwoman Almeta Crayton talks on the phone while gathering with friends and supporters to watch election results at Boone Tavern on Tuesday. Crayton lost her seat on the council to first-time candidate Paul Sturtz.