May 6, 2010
Columbia Boys and Girls Club Unit Director Deronne Wilson wipes off a cut on the forehead of Asha Hamilton, 8, on April 14. "We'll fix you all up," he said. Wilson has been working with the organization for almost 7 years and serves as administrator, caretaker and friend for the staff and children who attend the club.
Shelli McGregor plays with her boxer Kati, 11, while her other boxer Brach, 8, rests in the Barkley House room at Stoney Creek Inn. Both dogs are being treated at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine. McGregor, who lives in Nebraska, has stayed at the Barkley House room with her dogs multiple times over the past several months while her dogs received treatment at the veterinary school.
Barkley House offers out-of-town clients a place to stay while their animals receive long-term care at the veterinary school.
May 5, 2010
Hickman girls' soccer players Jessie Loch, far left, Lauren Chapman, middle, and Paige Nelson, front, lead an attack past Rock Bridge's Sarah Humphrey on Wednesday.
Rock Bridge's Kayla Hauck and Hickman's Mica Lopez collide in the second half of Wednesday's game at Hickman High School.
Before MU’s Class of 2010 graduates next weekend, some seniors took part in the Senior Sendoff tradition Wednesday afternoon. Participants assembled on Francis Quadrangle and walked north through the columns toward downtown Columbia. The walk symbolizes the students’ transition from academia to post-college life. The event concluded with a picnic and concert on the Mel Carnahan Quadrangle, where students 21 and older received a free beer. Here, MU seniors Nick Woodbury and Matt Shepley describe what the event means to them as soon-to-be graduates.
Pat Kay, left, Brian Heffernan, center, and Sean Canan, members of The Hatrick, perform on the Mel Carnahan Quadrangle as part of the Senior Sendoff activities on Wednesday.
MU seniors Robert Specking, left, and Brian Douglas listen to The Hatrick perform on the Mel Carnahan Quadrangle as part of the Senior Sendoff festivities on Wednesday.
This is J. Scott Christianson's campaign finance report. Bondi Wood would have been his opponent in the race for Boone County presiding commissioner.
MU seniors Lyndsey Nielsen, left, Jill Granger and Tyler Hoffman push pins onto the "Where Are You Going?" map on the Mel Carnahan Quadrangle as part of the Senior Sendoff ceremony on Wednesday.
This is a quarterly campaign finance report for Bondi Wood.
MU seniors congregate around the columns on Francis Quadrangle on Wednesday. The students then went to the Mel Carnahan Quadrangle for free food, drinks and music.
Seniors walk and jog between the columns on Francis Quadrangle on Wednesday. The Senior Sendoff ceremony marks their graduation from the university and their entrance into the alumni community.
Cassie Belek, a graduate student at the Missouri School of Journalism from Overland Park, Kan., will be a contestant on “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” on Friday and the following Monday. Belek said that if she won big, she would repay her parents for helping her pay for school, pay her brother’s loans and move after graduation.
Repairs on bridges 12 and 13 will not be completed by the 20th anniversary in Rocheport on Saturday, but there will be temporary bridges for crossing.
Boone County Clerk Wendy Noren released a statement Wednesday morning on Bondi Wood's disqualification from the county presiding commissioner race.
Melinda Farhangi helps her husband Mehdi adjust his helmet before they start their lesson.
Michael Knight, who had previously directed Mizzou Band Camp, is stepping down at the semester's close from his position as associate director of bands at MU and director of Marching Mizzou.
Tracy Lane will be leaving her position as director of Orr Street Studios to become the new director at Ragtag Cinema.
May 4, 2010
Missouri pitcher Tyler Clark throws in the early innings against Missouri State.