June 24, 2010
City Council approved changes to the city's bus routes Tuesday night.
Maggie Walter is a night news editor at ColumbiaMissourian.com and the Missourian. She is also an associate professor at the Missouri School of Journalism and teaches copy editing and design.
Local credit union volunteers came together to complete the construction of a specially adapted home for Robert Canine and his family. Click here to download the news release from the Missouri Credit Union Association.
Keith Jones identifies vacation photos taken while he was living in Florida with Tausha Fields. Jones was testifying during Fields' first-degree murder trial Thursday at the Boone County Courthouse.
Tausha Fields talks to her defense team during witness testimony in her first-degree murder trial on Thursday at the Boone County Courthouse.
As a volunteer, Glen Sapp provides a listening ear for the family of his patient, Harry Simons. “I can talk to Glen; he is ‘our Glen,’” said his daughter Alisa Calvert.
Harry Simons gets a visit from Hospice Compassus volunteer Glen Sapp about once a week. When a patient is put on hospice service, aggressive treatment is no longer attempted. The purpose of hospice service is to keep patients comfortable.
Sapp’s visits can be 20 minutes or several hours. He talks to Harry Simons and his wife and caregiver, Zelmajoyce Simons.
Glen Sapp, a volunteer for Hospice Compassus in Columbia, visits patient Harry Simons in his home. Simons has Alzheimer’s disease and has problem with short-term memory. He doesn’t know Sapp’s name, but he enjoys the visits, said Alisa Calvert, Simons’ daughter.
Glen Sapp, a volunteer with Hospice Compassus in Columbia, visits Harry Simons about once a week at his home. Because Simons suffers from Alzheimer's, he doesn't remember Sapp, but Simons' daughter says he enjoys Sapp's visits.
Brian C. Young
Ragtag Cinema, located on Hitt Street, is broadcasting every match of the FIFA World Cup live. These showings are free and are almost always packed. The U.S. vs. Algeria game took place Wednesday and marked the first win for the U.S. in the tournament.
Two banks robberies in the last week, one in Jefferson City and one in Columbia, may have been committed by the same individual. The photo on the left shows the suspect in the Friday robbery of Landmark Bank in Columbia. The photo on the right shows the suspect in Wednesday's robbery at River Region Credit Union in Jefferson City.
June 23, 2010
Wet riding cloths dangle off clotheslines strung between rows of grapes Wednesday at Les Bourgeois Vineyard in Rocheport after cyclists completed their third day of the 10th annual Katy Trail Ride.
Tausha Fields listens to the testimony of Gregory Morton during the Fields' murder trial Wednesday at the Boone County Courthouse.
Judge Gary Oxenhandler speaks with defense and prosecuting attorneys about an objection during the Fields' murder trial on Wednesday at the Boone County Courthouse.
Centro Latino plans to create a diner at 609 Garth Ave, where they recently received a construction permit. Centro Latino, which assists immigrants adjusting to life in Mid-Missouri, also plans to move their office to this site from their current location on Austin Ave, a few blocks away. In the past three weeks, the organization has hosted a farmers market on Tuesday evenings on the building's parking lot at the corner of Garth Ave and Lynn St.
Gary Miller, an attendee of the berry growing and marketing workshop sponsored by the Beginning Farmer Program, displays two Japanese beetles munching away at a Foch grape leaf on Tuesday at Jefferson Farm and Gardens. Although the beetles had not been a major problem in the past, according to Jefferson Farm's horticulture specialist Catherine Bohnert, they have been slowly showing up more this year.
Almost-ripe arapaho blackberries glisten in the hot sun at Jefferson Farm and Gardens. The Beginning Farmer Program sponsored a workshop on berry growing and marketing. Attendees of the workshop came from all corners of Missouri and even Illinois, as Dale Getty traveled from Chester, Ill., about 60 miles south of St. Louis. "I'm trying to find a way to maximize my return," Getty said about adding berries to his 200 acre farm.