October 5, 2007
Sir Elton John a.k.a. “Rocket Man,” on the ivories during his opening song.
Elton John stirs up the crowd during his intro to “The Bitch is Back.”
October 4, 2007
The Soviet Union launched Sputnik on Oct. 4, 1957, making it the first Earth-orbiting satellite. Click to see an interactive presentation on the satellite that set off the space race between the United States and Soviet Union.
An early spring and then a late frost took a toll on the apple harvest in Waverly.
MU tennis coach Blake Edwards has taken the team to new heights while using the words of William Shakespeare for inspiration.
Hickman offensive coordinator Steve Luetjen, right, is the man drawing up the plays for the offense run by his son, Doug Luetjen.
Blythe Bradford listens to a cassette tape of Van Morrison’s album “Moondance” during her wait Thursday at Wabash Station on Thursday evening, Oct. 4, 2007.
Wabash Station is currently used as the central hub for the city’s public transport system.
October 3, 2007
The passages of The Spider refer to those who refer to Allah as their creator but do not follow the path of righteousness. Those who follow the path of righteousness will be rewarded in the afterlife. The Glorious Morning Light focuses on how we should treat with kindness those who are homeless or orphaned because God is the guardian to all of us.
Listen to Mohamed El-Sayed Deif recite a selection from the Quran. He recited from Surah Al Ankabut — The Spider, section 29, 58-63 and The Glorious Morning Light sections 1-10 before Friday night’s service at the Islamic center in Columbia.
Chris Stevens looks out his office window as he shows off his one and only tattoo. Stevens' wife gave him a gift certificate to "Living Canvas" because she did not think she'd be able to get a second tattoo until he got his first. "I didn't tell my wife when I got it (the tattoo). I thought it'd be fun to wait and see if she noticed," Stevens said.
Chris Stevens signs paperwork at his desk at Boone County National Bank. Stevens recently got a tattoo on his left shoulder of the Fleur de Lis, a French word that means "flower of the lily."
Jollene Kuo has 21 diamond studs in her ears.
Jollene Kuo wore a blond wig to tone down her style while working as a reporter at KOMU.
Justin Stuart is a co-owner of the new Ninth Street Tattoo parlor. It is Stuart's second business.