October 28, 2010
Adela Navarro of ZETA
Ignacio Gomez of FLiP
The Oct. 27 hospital lockdown in Columbia caused rumors to run wild on Twitter. The number of tweets containing the phrase “University Hospital” in the Central Time Zone peaked at 269 tweets around 6 p.m.
The projects at Jameson Island, Baltimore Bend, Rush Bottom Bend and Tarkio River Chutes were all put on hold in 2007 due to controversy surrounding the projects. The constructed side channel at Jameson Island is 2 miles long and 100 feet wide. It was designed so that, in time, it can grow to be up to 200 feet wide. In the summer it is 5 feet deep. Barney Bend and Wolf Creek Bend are both currently in the planning stages.
Columbia residents looked at a plan Tuesday to restore Clyde Wilson Memorial Park in the East Campus area. The Parks and Recreation Department outlined several areas of need, including making a portion of the park’s trail accessible to Rollins Street. Benches, bridges and other portions of the trail are also in need of repair.
Joshua William Maylee
October 27, 2010
Rock Bridge junior Matt Kelly makes a pass Wednesday night against Whitfield. Kelly scored the Bruin's first goal in a 3-0 victory.
Click the faces to hear MU students and faculty share their memories and express their pride about the Tigers victory over the Sooners at Saturday's Homecoming game.
Rock Bridge senior Jonathan Gunter, center, is congratulated by teammates Bennett Arey, left, and Austin Powell after scoring the Bruins second goal Wednesday night in a 3-0 victory over visiting Whitfield.
Missouri's Paola Ampudia spikes the ball past Kansas defenders during Wednesday's game at Hearnes Center.
Missouri's Brittney Brimmage, left, and Paola Ampudia jump for a block against Kansas' Karina Garlington during Wednesday's game at Hearnes Center.
Oklahoma State receiver Justin Blackmon, right, speaks to reporters while head coach Mike Gundy sits at his side during a news conference Wednesday in Stillwater, Okla. Coach Gundy says he has suspended star wide receiver Blackmon for one game after Blackmon's arrest on a misdemeanor DUI charge.
Nebraska's Prince Amukamara intercepts a pass intended for Oklahoma's Adron Tennell during the first half of a game Nov. 7, 2009 in Lincoln, Neb. The cornerback will be in the spotlight Saturday when Blaine Gabbert and the Missouri Tigers visit for a game that could decide the Big 12 North winner.
Head coach Robin Pingeton brings an intensity to the Missouri women's basketball program. She has also put high expectations on the team.
Head coach Robin Pingeton talks to junior BreAnna Brock during a break in play on Tuesday at a Missouri women's basketball practice. Pingeton likes to run practices with little down time.
City carpenters construct a new shelter house on Friday at Lange Neighborhood Park. The 2005 Park Tax funded the structure, which is a joint venture between Columbia Public Schools and Columbia Parks and Recreation.
MU junior Matt Johnson looks at what is left of the hero costumes being sold at Gotcha on Wednesday. Many people have flocked to the store to get their superhero costumes in preparation for the attempt to break the world record of 1,580 people dressed as superheroes. The free event will be Saturday at the Hickman High School football field. Registration begins at 11 a.m.
Tim Roberts works on roof framing of the new shelter house on Friday at Lange Neighborhood Park. Roberts has been doing carpentry work for Columbia since 1994.