May 13, 2010
For more than 37 years, TouchPoint has offered programs to children and adults with autism in Mid-Missouri. Jude Bell, 7, recently completed a two-week intensive course at TouchPoint.
Jim Dunne, Boone Therapy Team occupational therapist, holds a piece of Theraputty during a physical therapy demonstration at Boone Hospital Center on Thursday. Simple treatment options like Theraputty provide at-home treatment for patients between visits.
Jim Dunne, an occupational therapist for the Boone Therapy Team, explains a piece of equipment at Boone Hospital Center. The Boone Therapy Team uses diagnostic tools like this one to help treat upper-body joint issues.
With coaches becoming increasingly wary about what their athletes might be posting on social networking sites, groups that monitor athlete activity on such sites have found a niche.
Winston relaxes in Sen. Kevin Engler's office, while Engler works on the Senate floor.
Rep. Luann Ridgeway's 2 1/2-year-old terrier mix Kaci in Ridgeway's office in Jefferson City.
May 12, 2010
Keith Euker, left, coach of the MU men's lacrosse club, speaks to his team at halftime of a March 6 game along with assistant coach Patrick Sammons, right.
Columbia citizens turned out for the Citizens Police Review Board at Council Chambers in City Hall on May 12. The major topic for the night included citizens reactions and comments about the recent SWAT raid conducted by the Columbia Police Department.
Jim Devine, an associate dean at the MU School of Law, passed away Wednesday.
T. Boone Pickens gestures as he answers a question during a news conference Wednesday in Oklahoma City. Pickens commented on the Big Ten's expansion desire by saying Oklahoma State should remain in the Big 12 Conference.
People walk to Mizzou Arena to see the MU-KU rivalry basketball game March 6.
Gary Newton puts jigs in place to hold glass on the sculpture being constructed in front City Hall on Wednesday. The sculpture was designed by Howard Meehan and should be completed by Friday or Saturday depending on the weather.
Howard Meehan watches Wednesday as workers attach jigs for the glass on the sculpture he designed. Meehan enjoys creating large art installations and said, “I wanted something that would empower citizens as they walk through because they are a part of the community, they have a vested key.”
Nancy and Phil Harter are shown in Vermont, while taking a break from biking.
These documents, obtained by the Missourian through a Missouri Sunshine Law records request, contain the participating officers' individual reports of the Feb. 11 SWAT raid on 1501 Kinloch Court in which police officers shot and killed a pit bull.
The Central Humane Society has temporarily relocated to 2105 Paris Road.
Nancy and Phil Harter biking in Vermont.
Phillip Ortiz, left, and Henry Garcia align the structure over the base as it is suspended by a crane in front of City Hall on Wednesday. The rods were set into the concrete bases earlier in the day as part of the daylong project of constructing the piece of art.
Phillip Ortiz blows the air out of holes drilled into the base that will support the new artwork in front of City Hall on Wednesday. Each hole will hold a metal rod that is secured by a setting agent and matches up with holes on the bottom of the artwork.
Howard Meehan, left, observes as Phillip Ortiz, center, and Henry Garcia install his sculpture in front of City Hall on Wednesday. Meehan designed the metal and glass structure that is part of the City Hall remodel.