September 7, 2010
Kansas athletics director Lew Perkins watches from the sidelines during Kansas' 6-3 loss to North Dakota State on Saturday in Lawrence. Perkins has retired, a year before he planned to step down.
Derrick Washington, the starting running back for MU’s football team, was permanently suspended in September because of an incident that occurred in June.
Eric Dawon Jamison
September 6, 2010
Monday marked the 51st annual Heart of America Marathon in Columbia. With just over 260 runners, this year was the second largest race in the marathon's history.
Harry Morrison served as a music professor at MU and Stephens College. Family and friends remember him as an influential teacher.
The Heart of America Marathon's 26.2-mile course began just east of Hearnes Center on Stadium Boulevard and ended at Broadway and Seventh Street. This year the Labor Day tradition had 265 participants.
Eddie, a pitbull, Lucy, a golden retriever, and Tess, also a golden retriever, chase after a tennis ball at Twin Lakes Park. Their owners, Nolan Marling and John Luetkemeyer, brought their dogs to cool off at the park on Labor Day.
John Luetkemeyer of Columbia plays with one of his two dogs, Lucy, on Monday at Twin Lakes Recreation Area.
Aysha Palmero, 6, climbs the pipes of the jungle gym at Twin Lakes Park on Monday. Aysha and her father, Michael, spent Labor Day at the park with Aysha's friend, Eva Brinkerhoff, 5. Both girls attend Paxton Keeley Elementary School.
Chief Museum Preparator Greig Thompson mats a piece of Charles Shwartz's art work for an exhibit scheduled for Friday, Sept. 3, 2010. Being a former artist himself, Thompson enjoys being immersed in this line of work.
morning regarding a shooting at 219 Anita Court. Officials
have confirmed one fatality.
Police responded to 911 calls shortly after 11 a.m. Monday
Chief Museum Preparator Greig Thompson rechecks his math for a mat frame on Friday Sept. 3, 2010. Thompson's previous job was with the Museum of art and archeology at MU and he described his responsibilities as "caring and feeding" the art work.
Detroit Tigers starter Max Scherzer pitches against the Chicago White Sox in the second inning Monday in Detroit.
Caeleb Rutter, 12, coaxes the family dog, Bella, into the water on Labor Day at Twin Lakes Recreation Area. Bella was rescued by the Rutters when she was three months old from the Humane Society as an early Christmas present for Caeleb and his sister, Karmen.
Cayden McCool, 3, prepares to fly down the slide on Monday at Twin Lakes Park. Cayden and his mother, Candice, fished and played on the playground during their time together.
Eva Brinkerhoff, 5, swings on the jungle gym on Monday at Twin Lakes Park. Eva and her mother, Joy, joined Eva's friend, Aysha Palmero, 6, and Aysha's father, Michael, at the park on Labor Day.
Turner Gill had a frustrating first game as Kansas' football coach, losing to North Dakota State on Saturday in Lawrence, Kan.
Joan Stack, Curator of Art Collections at the State Historical Society of Missouri, takes notes as she observes an illustration by Charles Schwartz on Friday, September 3, 2010. Stack is preparing for the Charles Schwartz exhibit, “Missouri’s Audubon: An Artist in Nature,” which will open at a special event at the Columbia Bass Pro Sportsman’s Center on Friday, September 10, 2010. Stack said the idea for the collaboration came when she saw some of Schwartz’s murals in the store.
Illustrations of a beaver by Charles Schwartz in the State Historical Society of Missouri storeroom Friday, September 3, 2010. More of Schwartz’s work will be on display at the Columbia Bass Pro Sportsman’s Center September 10-12, 2010. The collection will then be moved to the State Historical Society of Missouri where it will be on display through January 2011.
Garrison Fisher, 6, fishes with his father Jack Fisher on Labor Day at Stephens Lake Park. Fishing has become a recent hobby for the pair, Jack said.