March 9, 2009
Fred West does a twist as he executes one of the numerous moves of the popular line dance number "Drunken Sailor Step" at the Centralia Senior Citizen Center on Tuesday.
"I do it (line dancing) for the fun and the excercise," Fred West said after finishing a dance Tuesday afternoon in Centralia.
Margaret Bauer is a guest columnist.
Andrew Orozco fills out preliminary paperwork at "The Real World" casting call in Memorial Union on Saturday. Subsequent paperwork asked a variety of questions, some of which were rather personal. For example, one asked participants to describe their relationship with their parents.
The “Get Looped” Exhibit opened Saturday at Stephens College. It documents the last 150 years of women’s history through knits and crochet. The exhibit closes on May 10.
March 8, 2009
DeMarre Carroll became the first player in Missouri history to earn First Team All-Big 12 and First Team Academic All-Big 12 recognition in the same season.
Carl Edwards, left, and Robby Gordon race through turn one during the Kobalt Tools 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga.
Kurt Busch takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Kobalt Tools 500.
MU Extension 4-H members met Sunday to assemble baby sleepers using the skills they’ve learned in their 4-H sewing project. Project leader Theresa Shettlesworth talks about the group’s decision to help newborns in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Columbia Regional Hospital.
Center fielder Ryan Lollis, left, catches a pop fly as right fielder Aaron Senne, right, provides back-up during the Ball State game. Ball State took an early lead with a score of 4-0 in the fourth inning, but MU responded with five runs in the bottom of the fifth. MU went on to win 7-6.
Center Fielder Ryan Lollis is greeted by his teammates after stealing home and putting the Tigers in the lead 5-4 in the bottom of the fifth during the MU-Ball State game. The Tigers went on to win the game 7-6 and the series 3-1.
Trevor Coleman swings during his first at-bat of the MU-Ball State game on March 8 at Taylor Stadium. Coleman made it to first base and Ball State picked up an error on the play.
On Sunday, Congregation Beth Shalom celebrated the Jewish holiday of Purim by hosting a carnival. Purim is known as the most joyous holiday on the Jewish calendar.
Andrew Orozco fills out preliminary paperwork at "The Real World" casting call in the Memorial Student Union on March 7. The paperwork asked a variety of questions some of which were rather personal. For example, one question asked participants to describe their relationship with their parents and siblings.
Marissa Edmiston, 9, uses a serge machine on the seams of a sleeper at the Boone County Extension Center on Sunday. Serge machines are slightly different from regular sewing machines because they cut off the fabric that is beyond where the garment seam is closed.
Sydney Graf, 14, sews down the snap line of a baby sleeper at the Boone County Extension Center on Sunday. The sleeper will cover the infant's legs and has an attached blanket that allows the infant to be swaddled without the risk of the blanket coming loose and covering the baby's face.
Alejandra Hoyos, 14, uses a serge machine on the seams of a sleeper at the Boone County Extension Center on Sunday. Hoyos' 4-H group is sewing sleepers for infants in the neonatal intensive care unit of Columbia Regional Hospital. The group plans on delivering the sleepers on March 31.
On March 7, the Columbia Trojans held tryouts for their inaugural season. The Trojans, a semi-pro football team, will play their first game later this spring against the Kansas Chaos.
Members of the Maryville Fire Department direct traffic outside the First Baptist Church after the shooting on Sunday.
Bruin junior Ricky Kreklow goes airborne in an attempt for two points against Branson's Tee Helsel. Kreklow scored 10 points in the game.