October 8, 2010
Abby Dart, 4, munches on her cotton candy while she waits in line for the dragon-shaped moon bounce on Oct. 8 at the Russell Elementary School Fall Festival.
Coach Melinda Wrye-Washington, left, and Vesna Trivunovic share a laugh after Columbia College’s match against College of the Ozarks on Friday. The Cougars hosted a tri-match against the College of the Ozarks Bobcats and the Carroll College Fighting Saints. The Cougars won their match against the Bobcats 3-0.
Columbia College volleyball players Ola Shawky, left, and Trinity Ojo block at the net during a Friday match against College of the Ozarks. The Columbia College Cougars won their match against the College of the Ozarks Bobcats 3-0.
Columbia firefighters, from left, Lester Shewmake, Dennis Rohr and Captain Brian Clifford and Columbia policeman Clint Sinclair work an accident on I-70. The trailer flipped into the median after the driver lost control on Oct. 8.
PACE held a rummage sale at the Missouri United Methodist Church on Friday in an effort to downsize before moving to a new location on Big Bear Boulevard.
Amanda Holmes, 9, left, and Brooke Runde, 13, shop for costumes at the PACE rummage sale for their family and friends' costume party. The sale was held at the Missouri United Methodist Church.
Sophie Leigh, 4, and her mom, Janiece Leigh, shop for mouse ears and nose, a cowgirl hat and gymnastics outfits at the Performing Arts in Children's Education rummage sale in the Missouri United Methodist Church. PACE held a rummage sale because they are downsizing from their Midway location to Big Bear Boulevard.
Boone County Presiding Commissioner Ken Pearson (center) talks with Public Works Interim Maintenance Operations Manager Chet Dunn (left), and Boone County's District II Commissioner Skip Elkin (right) about potential plans for an unused Missouri Department of Transportation facility near Hallsville. The Boone County Commission is looking into purchasing the property to hold some of the equipment that's used in the north part of the county, along with salt and fuel. The Commission is also looking into using the property as a second location of the sheriff's station.
Boone County Presiding Commissioner Ken Pearson presents a plaque to former commissioner Frank Graham during an event honoring Graham's life and service on Sept. 16 at the Boone County Extension Office. Pearson is not running for re-election this year.
Scott Boulevard construction continues to divert traffic Friday. Ground was broken for the project in May 2009.
The construction project on Scott Boulevard covers more than 10,000 feet. Plans for the boulevard include an expansion to four lanes plus a center median.
The Scott Boulevard construction project that began last year continues to move forward. Once completed, additional bicycle lanes and sidewalks will be in place.
MU student Kayla Meyers(left) walks with her friends around Stankowski Field for the Alcohol Responsibility Walk on Friday, Oct. 8. The MU Wellness Resource Center sponsored the event and is completely coordinated by students. Other activities include a comedy war, crafts studio and a tiger-X class.
Alcohol Responsibility Walk participant, Clarke Ford (left), does laps around Stankowski Field as part of the RAWR for Responsibility Month on Friday, Oct. 8. The event helps raise awareness by promoting alcohol-free activities and providing relative statistics.
A mass of people walk laps around Stankowski Field for the Alcohol Responsibility Walk on Oct. 8. More than 600 people registered for the event and can walk anytime between noon and midnight.
Mike Gerlt of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 513 stands with a protest sign around his neck Friday at the construction site of the new high school on St. Charles Road.
Mike Gerlt, left, Matt Enloe and Tim Miller form a picket line Friday to protest Questec subcontracting non-union company Sunbelt Environmental Services at the construction site of the new high school. "It doesn't matter if it's days, weeks, or months. We'll be here until we get something resolved," Enloe said.
The Missouri football team is shown playing against Colorado in 1990. Colorado won the game 33-31.
Boone County Court Marshals arrested James Thomas Swinney, 39, after he turned himself in to the Boone County Circuit Court on Thursday.
This undated photo shows Katelyn Nicole Lang in Bloomfield. Lang has battled three rare syndromes that doctors thought would leave her blind and require that she use a wheelchair.