September 16, 2009
Dr. Lana Zerrer, Director of the Primary Care Service Line, started the post-deployment clinic at Truman Veterans Hospital that helps returning combat veterans receive service quickly. Zerrer is also an OEF veteran of the U.S. Air Force and has been director for four years.
The proposed Southeast Regional Park includes A. Perry Philips Park properties and the Gans Creek Recreation Center. Once completed, the park will be the second largest in Columbia.
September 15, 2009
Lindsey Petrick, a freshman middle blocker for the Missouri volleyball team, isn't likely to play much Wednesday night against Kansas, but she is more excited than usual about the match, a fundraiser for breast cancer research. Petrick's grandmother is a breast cancer survivor.
Furman's Adam Mims, left, is tries to escape Presbyterian defender Bo Tribble on Sept. 5 at Paladin Stadium in Greenville, S.C.
Fourth Ward Councilman Jerry Wade announced his plans to run for mayor in 2010, seeking to replace Mayor Darwin Hindman.
The Boone County Commission is meeting Thursday to discuss fixing a shortfall in the budget created in part by a decrease in sales tax revenue. The commission is considering increasing the county property tax rate in hopes of balancing the budget.
Fourth Ward Candidate Jerry Wade asks Fourth Ward resident Kelly Carney for her support as Wade goes door-to-door on Bourn St. handing out literature and speaking to residents on March 10, 2007. Wade announced he will run for mayor in 2010.
Pink was the popular color at Monday night's game between Hickman and Rock Bridge. Both teams wore pink in the form of shoelaces, socks and hair bands in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Rock Bridge senior Lizzie Frericks high fives her teammates as the starters are announced. Rock Bridge players wore pink breast cancer awareness warm-up shirts before the game began.
Rock Bridge players, in black, from left to right, Shelby Ringdahl, Caitlyn Beck and Lizzie Frericks all leap to block a spike from Hickman's Danielle Christian, center, during Monday's game at Rock Bridge.
The Columbia Police Department and the Boone County Sheriff’s Department are now seeking funding from the federal government to buy License Plate Recognition devices. Here is how the technology works.
September 14, 2009
Capt. Tom Putnam puts an absorbent material on the surface of Highway 124 on Monday. "Fluids make the road slick, especially oil and antifreeze," Putnam said. "Wouldn't want another wreck."
Lt. Chris Roberts and Capt. John Timmermann of the Boone County Fire Protection District in Harrisburg watch a wreck being cleaned up Monday near Harrisburg.
Actor Patrick Swayze died Monday, Sept. 14, 2009, after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 57.
Kansas State running back Daniel Thomas (8) is brought down by Louisiana-Lafayette defenders Grant Fleming (47) and Jordan Topp. The Wildcats' offense did not score until the fourth quarter.
Houston quarterback Case Keenum signals a touchdown during Saturday's upset win against No. 5 Oklahoma State.
Tao Weilundemo, left, loads a hay bale during the construction of a community center, made of hay, at the Plan B Ecovillage. Weilundemo, who founded the ecovillage with Elizabeth Stanfill, is building the ecovillage on land that his family owns near Fulton.
Justin Garnett of Fulton takes a break after straightening an outer wall of a community center, made of hay bales, at the Plan B Ecovillage near Fulton.
Justin Garnett of Fulton pauses to examine the straightness of an outer wall of a community center, made of hay bales, at the Plan B Ecovillage near Fulton. Garnett used a hand-built hammer to straighten out the bales.
Tao Weilundemo, co-founder of the Plan B Ecovillage, stacks up unused hay bales to protect them from the elements at the ecovillage.