September 23, 2007
"I've been coming to this church since 1957," Elbert said. "And not too much has changed. Older people pass on and younger ones join. I do wish we had more young ones."
Washington Elbert has been a member of St. Paul's AME Church for fifty years. Elbert waits to have his portrait taken with his wife for the fundraiser on Sept. 22.
Christopher Hutchen, right, visits with Monica Rolley, who holds her niece Vonyae Rolley, was they wait to have their portraits taken. Hutchen was there to have his portrait taken with his mother, Tamara Hutchen, who was celebrating her 40th birthday.
The Loneliest Road riders, from left, Kevin Sims, Mike Love, Rick St. John, Vander Davis, Alec Oughton and Randy Monroe pose Sept. 9 in Sacramento, Calif.
Jeff Swank, left, and Bernardo Zamora, center, get advice from John Hagler during the Boone County Draft Horse and Mule Sale at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Thursday. Swank bought about 80 Missouri horses for a domestic animal theme park in Costa Rica. “It feels like Noah’s ark,” Zamora said.
Harley and Davidson, two 5-year-old paint horses, are offered for sale by Ken Boyer of Oklahoma City, Okla. “You know, men ride motorcycles nowadays,” Boyer said, “so I named them for Harley Davidson.”
Diana Moxon, left, and Nancy Mebed share a story during the 12th annual Saint Swithun's Day party on Sunday, September 23, 2007 at the O'Connor's home. "Saint Swithun's Day is actually July 15, but we decided it should be a floating holiday so we could celebrate it any day we want," Joane O'Connor said of the party hosted at her home.
Saint Swithun's Day plants sit outside of the O'Connor home. The plants are party favors for the guests of the 12th annual Saint Swithun's Day party, which took place at the O'Connor home.
Portions of Stadium Boulevard and Range Line Street will be widened and reconstructed within the next few years. The Range Line project will be completed through a cooperative agreement between the city of Columbia and the Missouri Department of Transportation and is scheduled to begin 2008.
September 22, 2007
Todd Drone demonstrates how his grill swings into the back of his tailgate for storage during the long drives to Illinois State road games. Drone made the grill himself and said that he received a lot of advice about patenting the design. "You can't even feel it when it's back there," Drone said.
Kareen Rush, center, scrimmaged with the Missouri men's basketball team Saturday morning at Mizzou Arena during an open practice. Rush left Missouri after his junior year and is currently under contract with the Indiana Pacers of the NBA.
Missouri tailback Tony Temple, left, ran for 101 yards and a touchdown, but five four other running backs contributed to the Tigers' 240 rushing yards against Illinois State.
Ring referee Ron Cook pulls apart Mike Dey and Michael Johnson during the sixth fight at the Battle at The Blue Note III on Friday. The event featured 11 rounds of amateur cage fights.
Ring referee Ron Cook announces that Kyle Carver, right, has beat John Phillips at the Battle at The Blue Note III on Friday. Carver won the fight with a tap out move.
Kevin Croom, left, and Carlus Moore go blow-for-blow in the first fight of the night at the Battle at The Blue Note on Friday. After the fight finished in three rounds the judges unanimously ruled that Croom won.
September 21, 2007
MU tight ends coach Bruce Walker, who is in his seventh year at MU, led both Martin Rucker and Chase Coffman to first-team All-Big 12 honors last year.
The Missouri marching band will join at least 17 high school bands from the area in a halftime performance at Saturday's game between Missouri and Illinois State.
Bill Mann, a visiting assistant professor of trombone, poses for a portrait on the balcony inside of the Fine Arts Building at MU on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007. Mann is finishing a doctorate degree on performance anxiety that includes archiving prior research on the topic, and using a heart rate monitoring device on himself during some of his performances.