April 29, 2010
William Johnson and Art Gelder sell a variety of honey-based products from their farm, Walk-About Acres, at the MU farmers market Thursday. This is the first of six monthly markets to be held on Lowry Mall this year.
An ambulance from Southland County Hospital in Memphis, Mo., is pulled up an embankment off Stadium Boulevard at the intersection with Old 63 on Thursday. The ambulance was transporting a gunshot victim from Memphis to University Hospital for additional treatment. It was traveling with its lights and sirens on when it hit a black Honda Civic that was in the intersection, officials said. No one in the ambulance was injured. The gunshot victim was transported to University Hospital.
Ferdous Al-Faruque is a former reporter and editor for the Missourian.
MU senior Stefanie Kienstra will head to New York this week to meet the man whose life she saved. David Jolley, who was diagnosed with leukemia, received a bone marrow transplant from Kienstra two years ago.
April 28, 2010
Valerie Teter is now a student assistant for the Columbia College softball team.
Rock Bridge pitcher Ryan Phillips has a 6-0 record, 0.66 ERA and 39 strikeouts in 32 innings pitched. He is only 5-9, but he throws a fastball in the high 80s to accompany that breaking ball. He is the team’s ace, Bruins coach Justin Towe said.
Macon Mayor Dale Bagley greets Gov. Jay Nixon prior to President Barack Obama's speech at the POET Biorefining facility in Macon on Wednesday.
President Barack Obama greets members of the audience after finishing his speech at POET Biorefining in Macon on Wednesday.
After being given a tour of POET Biorefining on Wednesday, President Barack Obama spoke to a small crowd of employees and guests.
President Barack Obama speaks to employees and guests at POET Biorefining in Macon on Wednesday. Obama spoke about the importance of biofuels after being given a tour of the facility.
President Barack Obama speaks to a small crowd of employees and guests at POET Biorefining in Macon on Wednesday.
Marcia and John Behr show their support for the Tea Party movement at an Americans for Prosperity rally at the O'Laughlin concrete plant in Macon on Tuesday.
Pastor Greg Berglund from the Church of the Open Door in Macon speaks at an Americans for Prosperity rally at the O'Laughlin concrete plan Tuesday. Berglund was one of six speakers to address the crowd.
Hundreds gathered at an Americans for Prosperity rally at the O'Laughlin concrete plant in Macon on Tuesday.
Missouri Americans for Prosperity director Carl Bearden speaks at a rally at the O'Laughlin concrete plan in Macon on Tuesday. The group called the rally to protest Wednesday's visit to the area by President Barack Obama.
At an Americans for Prosperity rally at the O'Laughlin concrete plant in Macon on Tuesday, Republican State Senator John Loudon holds up a sign that a rally attendant brought.
The MU Research Reactor Center currently uses highly-enriched uranium as fuel. The Obama administration recently ordered all U.S. research reactors to reduce their uranium grading to low-enriched.
April 27, 2010
Lana Mims, a sprinter and long jumper for the Missouri track and field team, is the daughter of three-time Olympian runner Madeline Manning Mims, who now serves as an Olympic chaplain.