October 26, 2008
Mike Martin peels off the side of a historic shotgun house that he and Brian Treece own during a demolition of its rear portion Oct. 18. Martin and Treece plan to move the shotgun house and restore it to its original state, which did not include the rear portion.
The Columbia Farmers' Market was busy Saturday morning before the MU Homecoming game. Many customers were stocking up on tailgate supplies. Others enjoyed live music and dance performances. The farmers market has seen a successful year, especially for beef and buffalo farmers.
The Columbia Art League celebrates the grand opening of its new location on Ninth Street, next to the Missouri Theatre. The four-day event marks the organization’s upcoming 50th anniversary. On Saturday, as part of the family-friendly weekend, stage-makeup artist Angela Howard teaches a class on creating fake wounds and tiger faces. The event came just in time for Halloween.
Carl Edwards celebrates his victory in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Oct. 26 at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga.
Missouri tight end Chase Coffman lunges for extra yards after making a catch in the first quarter Oct. 25 against Colorado. Coffman broke the NCAA Division I record for career pass receptions by a tight end in the game.
October 25, 2008
Chip the Buffalo, Colorado’s mascot, hangs his head in front of Missouri fans during the Tigers' 58-0 victory Oct. 25 at Memorial Stadium.
Mizzou beat Colorado 58-0 at their homecoming game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
Families were welcome Saturday at the MU Museum of Art and Archeology as student docents and costumed faculty tried to add a dash of history to Halloween. Museum educator Cathy Callaway and visitors share their impressions of this year’s event, which included owls, a haunted museum tour and exhibits that came alive.
The St. Clair Marching Band marches down Hitt Street near the end of the Homecoming Parade Saturday, Oct. 25. Nearly 10 high school and junior high school marching bands, as well as Marching Mizzou, took part in the parade.
The Missouri Mule Team rides through the Homecoming Parade. The team is cared for by the Mule Club at the MU College of Veterinary Medicine.
Spectators on Hitt Street watch as the Oakland Junior High Marching Band approaches during the Homecoming Parade. The band and other groups and organizations marched down Sixth Street, Broadway, Ninth Street, and University Avenue before finishing up on Hitt Street.
Spectators bundled up to keep warm during the Homecoming Parade.
Snare drummers of the West Junior High School Marching Band keep the beat as they play a cadence.
Marching Mizzou was the first of the many bands to walk in the Homecoming Parade on Saturday, Oct. 25. Also included in the musical entertainment were Jefferson Junior High School, West Junior High School and La Plata High School marching bands.
October 24, 2008
Blaine Dalton, quarterback for Blue Springs South and a Missouri recruit, is tackled by Jason Carmichael, left, and Trey Millard, top right on Friday. The Bruins lost 37-9.
Callery pears, originally sterile ornamental trees, have hybridized and are spreading throughout Columbia's open grasslands. Bad branch angles and heavy branches make the species susceptible to splitting, which is dangerous around roads and power lines.
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Gertie Combs talks to another Angel Food Ministries volunteer as she waits for customers looking for senior boxes. Senior boxes include 10 frozen meals tailored to seniors' dietary needs and sold at a discount. Combs has been a volunteer for several months along with her daughter and granddaughter.
Nan Larsen, center left, Karen Wingert, center right, and 15 other women decorated slabs of clay during a session of "Women with Wings." It was the first time the nonprofit art project took place outside Colorado, where it was started.
After the seven sessions at Orr Street Studios, in which participants stamped meaningful objects into clay, the slabs were taken to Colorado to be transformed into bronze-glazed towers.