September 18, 2010
Missouri's De’Vion Moore scores the first touchdown of Saturday's game against San Diego State, giving the Tigers an early lead at Faurot Field.
Maps were created to show where crime is happening downtown to help decide where to place downtown surveillance cameras.
Decorations at a tailgate outside Memorial Stadium on Saturday. Many tailgates had stuffed tigers to help add to the festivity.
From left, Mary Kaitlyn Condict, 10, Maggie Condict, 6, and Julia LaHue, 8, fill their plates with fiesta-themed food at a tailgate on Saturday. Each week their families have a different theme for their food and decorations at the tailgate.
Members of the Kyklos dance group of St. Louis perform during the fifth annual More Than a Greek Festival at St. Luke's Greek Orthodox Church in Columbia on Saturday.
Sassy, a six-year-old Airedale Terrier Labrador, drools in one of the new dog rooms on Saturday. Facility renovations have been valued at $600,000.
Festival-goers enjoy the food at the fifth annual More Than a Greek Festival at St. Luke's Greek Orthodox Church in Columbia on Saturday.
Trevor Cunningham cleans one of the dog doors at the Central Missouri Humane Society on Saturday. Animal Care Counsellor Scott Surface says that the renovations have made it much easier to clean and keep the animals healthy.
A visitor of the Central Missouri Humane Society holds a cat in one of the new holding rooms on Saturday. Shelter Operations Coordinator Pam Pearn said the the renovations have been valued at $600,000.
A three-month-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel stands in newly updated rooms at the Central Missouri Humane Society on Saturday. Amanda Huhman, one of the "zoo girls" who helped win the makeover contest, said that the shelter was very much in need of a face-lift.
Libby Burks, left, and Amanda Huhman, also known as the "zoo girls," cut the ribbon to the debut of the newly renovated Central Missouri Humane Society on Saturday. Most of the employees of the Humane Society credit these girls for their efforts in winning a makeover contest that granted the facility up to one million dollars in renovations.
Barbara Willenberg demonstrates rug hooking at the Fall into Art festival Saturday. There were about 30 booths featured at the event.
Rina Leon, left, inspects a piece of Farah Nieuwenhuizen's handmade earrings at the Fall into Art festival on Saturday. Leon was shopping for a birthday gift for her mom, who likes handcrafted jewelry.
Jeff Ferguson carves a block of wood into a spinning top for a child at the Fall into Art festival on Saturday. Ferguson's booth featured bowls, gourds and plates that he carved.
Fisher John Willenberg crafts a fly to give to kids at the Fall into Art festival on Saturday. Willenberg cares more about the challenge of fishing, rather than the catching and eating aspect.
From left to right, Tim Taylor, Mike Bauer and Roger Mertensmeyer from the Columbia Fire Department clean up glass and debris from an overturned SUV on Friday at the Stadium exit on US-63.
The ragweed-pollen count in St. Louis County has reached its highest level since 2000. During August and September, prime allergy months for ragweed-pollen, St. Louis County has already experienced 11 days where the pollen count was more than 100. St. Louis County is the closest area from which MU Health Care’s Emergency Medical Technician and Allergy Center gets its data. In 2005 and 2007, there were no days where the pollen count was more than 100.
Police Chief Ken Burton has proposed locations for downtown camera locations.
September 17, 2010
Rock Bridge's Freeman Simmons fakes out a Jefferson City player during Friday's game at Adkins Stadium.
MU Senior Alysha Bonnick attempts to fend off Loyola senior Kelly Thomas in Friday's game against Loyola. Bonnick scored the second goal against Loyola in the second half.