October 22, 2007
Lourdes Curiel, 5, of Milan, Mo., fell and broke her arm in September. Lourdes was dropped from the Medicaid rolls before the accident. Javier Curiel, a small grocery store owner, has since accrued more than $1,000 in medical bills related to the injury.
Elia Sandoval, a pastor, and her nephew Eduardo Sandoval sit in the room where she holds services at the First Church of the Nazarene in Mexico, Mo. Eduardo is in the country legally but is not eligible for Medicaid or SCHIP because he has not lived in the U.S. for five years.
Lourdes Curiel, 5, of Mexico, Mo., fell and broke her arm in September. Lourdes was dropped from the Medicaid rolls before the accident. Javier Curiel, a small grocery store owner, has since accrued more than $1,000 in medical bills related to the injury.
Barbara Michael, a pet minister, blesses the animals at the Columbia Humane Society on Sept. 15. "It's a way to honor animals," Michael said. "They are expressions of the love of God, too."
The bleary weather kept Burgundy Anderson and Alysa Tarantino inside at Kaldis Coffee, at the corner of Ninth and Cherry, on Monday evening. According to KMIZ/Channel 17’s weather team, however, today and Wednesday should be dry with highs near 60.
Sen. Chuck Graham
Abu Asal tells personal encounters from the Darfur genocide to a crowd at Ellis Auditorium on Monday. Abu has lived in the U.S. for just over a year and teaches English as a second language course in Massachusetts.
New Royals manager Trey Hillman says he already bleeds Royals Blue.
Steve Curry, owner of Spicewine Ironworks, welds a hinge on to a smoker at their garage on Oct. 19. Spicewine Ironworks sells award-winning sauces and rubs along with their smokers.
Owners of Spicewine Ironworks Randy Ham, left, and Jay Curry inspect a finished smoker before it is shiped to Florida. The Spicewine Ironworks smokers are sold across the nation.
Jay Curry, left, and Steve Curry of Spicewine Ironworks inspect a smoker Oct. 19.
Jackie O'Rourke is a breast cancer survivor who started the "Cups of Kindness" program in 2003 and is now living with lymphoedema.
Click here to learn why MU football fans love to tailgate.
See the different activities of homecoming week and listen as Rock Bridge High School’s student activities director David Bones and queen candidate Lauren Meyer talk about homecoming week.
October 21, 2007
Sen. Chuck Graham, D-Columbia, was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated on Saturday night.