July 19, 2010
Shirley Livers' refurbished home in the Lower Ninth Ward.
Across the street from Shirley Livers' home in the Lower Ninth Ward, these houses are still in disrepair after Hurricane Katrina.
Shirley Livers, 72, on the front porch of her refurbished home in the Lower Ninth Ward.
July 18, 2010
The Percent for Art program, which started in 1997, allots 1 percent of all above-ground capital improvement projects exceeding $1 million to site-specific public art. The tenth project was installed at City Hall in May 2010. Select a location on the map to see details about the public art on display there.
A Jeep crosses an overflowing Hinkson Creek to access the Show-Me-State Games Ultimate Frisbee tournament on Sunday. Within an hour, the creek had risen substantially, making the road impassable. People wishing to access Hinkson Fields were required to find an alternate route, and those who were already at the fields had to wait until the water level fell before they could leave.
Forest McCurren grabs the hand of team captain Alexander Cole, who is on the ground, just after their team The Dangerous Angels defeated the Southern Gentlemen in a playoff game of the Show-Me-State Games Ultimate Frisbee tournament.
Kevin Miller of the Dangerous Angels reaches up to catch a disc as his defender, Michael Blackwell, of the Southern Gentlemen hurries to set a mark during a playoff game of the Show-Me-State Games Ultimate Frisbee tournament on Sunday.
Forest McCurren of The Dangerous Angels catches a disc in the air with an open mouth after leaving his defender, Michael Fox of Southern Gentlemen, behind during a playoff game of the Show-Me-State Games Ultimate Frisbee tournament on Sunday.
Tyler Warner of the Southern Gentlemen trails behind as Bryan Meeker of The Dangerous Angels catches a disc during a playoff game of the Show-Me-State Games Ultimate Frisbee tournament on Sunday at Hinkson Fields. Despite having no substitutes and two people playing barefoot, Meeker included, The Dangerous Angels beat Southern Gentlemen before going on to lose to Ishmael Tater-Brown.
Cosette Briggs, 10, of Midway Heights Elementary School, has competed in the girls seventh-grade division volleyball games of the Show-Me State Games this weekend. Cosette has participated in volleyball camps and is currently a member of Club Como 13-2, one of the 13-and-under volleyball teams in Columbia. Her other interests are jujitsu, a Japanese martial arts style, and drawing.
Betsy Poehlman of the Club Como 13-1 volleyball team displays her bronze medal that the team won in their volleyball game Sunday at the Columbia Armory.
Larry Janes helps his grandson Tyler Janes of Wentzville High School loosen up before his match at the Show-Me State Games wrestling competition Saturday at the Hearnes Center.
Tyler Loethen, 17, of Helias High School in Jefferson City grips Michael Rodgers, 17, of St. Clair High School in St. Clair at the Show-Me State Games wrestling competition Saturday at the Hearnes Center. Loethen, who won the match, said of wrestling at the Show-Me State Games, “I love the sport. It’s always a good tournament. I love the competition.”
The Hearnes Center is filled with activity as 493 wrestlers participate in the Show-Me State Games wrestling competition on Saturday. This year’s turnout was the largest yet. Eight matches were held simultaneously on the arena floor from 10 a.m. until about 7 p.m. for some age groups.