October 27, 2007
An ambush of stuffed tigers decorates the tops of the vehicles of Missouri fans Russell Stokes, George Linne and Jack Frier.
Hickman high school homecoming queen, Winnie Feng, gets her tiara adjusted durning halftime of the Kewpies' 45-7 win over Fort Zumalt South on Friday night, Oct. 26, 2007. Feng raised over $1,900 for the Children's Miracle Network after being nominated to the homecoming court by the prep band.
Hickman's No. 8 (front center) Chase McMichael, returns a punt for a touchdown in the Kewpies' 45-7 win over Fort Zumwalt South on Friday, Oct. 16, 2007. The return was McMichael's second score during the first half for the fifth-ranked Kewpies.
From left, Becca Brauer and Susan Minchew remove graffiti from a pole on the corner of Locust Street and Seventh Street in downtown Columbia in the early morning hours of Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007. The women are part of the Karis Community Church, which took part in the graffiti removal, part of a larger city graffiti abatement effort.
Becca Brauer scrubs painted graffiti off of a light pole on the corner of Cherry Street and Seventh Street early on the morning of Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007, as part of a graffiti removal abatement effort.
Tahashana Moody, 6, paints herself onto a mural on the north side of the Heibel-March building, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007. This building is a hopeful location of a community center for residents of the North Central area.
Amy Stephenson Woods (right), a local artist, and Peter Byger, left, a member of the Corner Action Committee, help paint a mural on the north side of the Heibel-March building on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007. This building is a hopeful location of a community center for residents of the North Central area. Gennie Pfannenstiel, Central Methodist art professor, designed the mural, and Boone County Electric Cooperative furnished supplies to paint the mural.
PedNet moved on bicycles instead of in cars.
PedNet Executive Director Ian Thomas leads volunteers down West Boulevard as they move the organization's multiple at-home offices to their new downtown location in Columbia on Friday, Oct. 26, 2007.
Moving by bike: What it took to complete Friday's move
The third annual Chef’s Chili Challenge to benefit the Central Missouri Food Bank was held Thursday evening at the Fieldhouse, 1107 E. Broadway, and was hosted by the Columbia Jaycees. People from local restaurants and the mid-Missouri area gathered to cook chili while attendees sampled recipes and listened to live music by the Dustin-Crider Duo. Steve Henderson, a 54-year-old Columbia resident, won the People’s Choice Award for the top-ranked chili voted on by those in attendance. He received $500 and donated half of his winnings to the Downtown Optimist Club.
October 26, 2007
Bill Cocos has attended 439 of MU’s 441 games (home and away) since 1969.
Darnell Terrell drew Cam Janssen in elementary school.
Click for three MU players answers to out hard-hitting questions
Jamie Sweeney moved in before his roommates to 1503 Windsor St. Here, he recalls the first supernatural experience he had in their kitchen.
Sweeney recalls impossible events that occurred while he resided in his haunted house. Events like the one described here, knocking on a second story window, were common for him at that location.
Sweeney knew that something was amiss in this house when he was awoken one night and could not move. He recalls the event and how he talked to his roommate, who had a similar experience the next night.
October 25, 2007
Sophomore middle hitter Maria Omondi came to Columbia College after playing for the Kenyan National Team.
Cara Leis wants to play volleyball, basketball and softball all four years at Stephens College.