October 18, 2008
Tim Pohlman, left, of Columbia's Water and Light Division talks with Officer Mike Hayes during the Civic Awareness Event on Saturday at the ARC.
James Tatum takes some brochures from Officer Mike Hayes' table at the "Keys to the City: A Civic Awareness Fair" at the ARC on Saturday morning. Tatum said he was just walking by the Activities and Recreation Center and saw the sign for the event, so he decided to go in and see what it was about.
MU swimmer Anastasia Sotiropoulos competes in the women's 100-yard butterfly Oct. 18 at the MU Aquatic Center.
Cheryl Pickett of Wardsville, Mo. talks about her son, Luke, who has cerebral palsy. Luke and his father, Clint Pickett, are in China where Luke is receiving a donated umbilical cord blood stem cell transplant.
The Rev. Paula Robinson, who has been at Calvary Episcopal Church since march, was officially welcomed on Sept. 24 as the church's first female senior rector. Robinson is originally from Ireland and served as a rector before coming to Columbia.
The Rev. Paula Robinson chats with church members after being officially welcome as Calvary Episcopal's first female senior rector. Robinson said that when she first started supporting ordaining women in the Anglican Communion, she thought it wsa about justice, not about her personally.
The Rev. Paula Robinson was officially welcomed as Calvary Episcopal's first female senior rector. The church's associate rector — Amy Cortright — is also female, making Calvary the only downtown church with an all-female clergy.
October 17, 2008
Sophomore quarterback Clint Ross scans the field during the fourth quarter of Friday night's game. Hickman's loss drops its record to 3-5 on the year and 0-1 in district play.
Hickman coach Jason Wright, expresses his disappointment during Friday night's game against Fort Zumalt West. The Kewpies lost to the Jaguars 54-15 on senior night.
This video was taken on a cell phone by a student at Hickman High School on Wednesday. The video was originally posted on YouTube, but it was later removed. WARNING: This video contains profane language.
Editing by Sarah Orscheln
Michael Yonan holds a homemade tie given to him by his colleague Kristin Schwain. Most of Yonan's ties come from flea markets or antique shops, and he rarely spends more than a few dollars on them.
Michael Yonan shows off his plethora of ties. Yonan often travels to small towns around the state in search of vintage ties in antique shops.
Michael Yonan pets his cat, Felicity, as she rests on a portion of his collection of ties. Yonan went 200 days without wearing a tie twice after he was dared by his colleagues at MU.
Michael Yonan’s collection mainly includes ties he purchased at flea markets and antique shops. “I do not really know when I started the collection and I must have over 200 ties now,” Yonan said.
Michael Yonan adjusts his tie in the bathroom of his house. Yonan, a MU art history professor, is known for his collection of vintage ties.
Clint Pickett plays with his sons Cody, 3, and Luke, 18 months, while Cheryl Pickett watches over them at the family's home in Wardsville. "We try to live as normal life as possible," Cheryl Pickett said. "Just because Luke has cerebral palsy doesn't mean that we have to stop living our life as a normal family."
Luke laughs as he tries to hold his head up during an aqua therapy evaluation for his cerebral palsy at Capital Region Healthplex West in Jefferson City. Liesl Stevens, a physical therapist, assesses Luke's head control during his three-month evaluation of aqua therapy.
Clint Pickett kisses Luke at a 5K fundraiser at Stephens Lake Park in August. The family raised more than $30,000 since May to help pay for travel and treatment expenses for Luke to go to China to receive a donated umbilical cord blood stem cell transplant treatment for his cerebral palsy. More than 100 people attended the fundraiser.
Linda Kuebler, left, a speech pathologist, and Terri Brune, and occupational therapist, work with Luke Pickett during one of his sessions at the Special Learning Center in Jefferson City. The center works with children with developmental delays. Luke goes to different therapists four days a week.
Luke Pickett, held by Terri Brune, an occupational therapist, watches bubbles during one of his occupational and speech therapy sessions.