December 17, 2010
On Saturday, Parker Quade, right, adds a cup of rice to the MannaPack held by his mother, Brandy Quade at West Park Mall in Cape Girardeau. Hundreds of volunteers from La Croix United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau prepared individual dried meals called a MannaPack for the nonprofit Christian organization Feed My Starving Children. Each pack contains rice, extruded soy nuggets, 20 vitamins and minerals, and dehydrated vegetables.
A wooden Santa sits unfinished in Kevin Begley's workshop on Tuesday. Begley said each Santa takes days to make.
Kevin Begley stands next to a Santa he made that hangs on the door to his workshop on Tuesday. Begley said he started making Santas because of his interest in the holiday and santa himself. "People like these things and they are fun to make," he said.
Wooden Santas line the counter in Kevin Begley's workshop. He said he started making Santas because of his interest in the holiday and has been making them for more than 25 years.
In honor of the twenty-second Insight Bowl, Ken Lamneck, President and Chief Executive Officer of Insight Enterprises, was joined by Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel, Director of Athletics Mike Alden and Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta, to ring the NASDAQ Opening Bell on Friday, Dec. 17, 2010.
This 2010 graphic shows Missouri's lethal injection process when the state used three chemicals. Measured doses of thiopental and pancuronium bromide paralyze and render the prisoner unconscious before an injection of potassium chloride stops the heart.
John E. Winfield
Earl Ringo Jr.
December 16, 2010
The No. 13 Missouri men's basketball team defeated Oral Roberts 81-62 on Thursday night at Mizzou Arena to improve to 9-1. Laurence Bowers led the Tigers with 17 points, six rebounds and five blocked shots.
Hickman freshman Chris Clark puts up a shot Thursday against visiting Hickman. A loss to their rivals leaves the Kewpies' record at 1-5.