August 7, 2010
Friends and family of Daniel Schatz, 19, fill the football stadium at Sullivan High School in Sullivan on Friday to honor his life and passing. Schatz was killed during Thursday's school bus accident on Interstate 44. Daniel was the driver of the pickup that was crushed between the truck and one of two school buses involved in the accident.
Kyle Johns, 19, prays during the candlelight vigil for Daniel Schatz on Friday night. Friends and family of Schatz, 19, filled the football stadium at Sullivan High School in Sullivan on Friday to honor his life and passing. Schatz was killed during Thursday's school bus accident on Interstate 44. Daniel was the driver of the pickup truck that was crushed between the truck and one of two school buses involved in the accident.
Cory Basinger is a figure-eight racer from Hartsburg who has been racing for 12 years. Last year, he won first place in the figure-eight race at the Boone County Fair.
August 6, 2010
Olivia LaMonda tours the grounds of D&D Animal Sanctuary with her new friend Bubba, a potbellied pig, on Sunday during an open house event. When asked what noise Bubba made, Olivia pointed and proudly said "Woof!"
The week's photos include fencing, the primary election, the National Bikers Roundup and a crash involving two school buses in Gray Summit.
Kerwin Stricker, 9, catches the ball on the second day of MU football practice on Friday morning.
Terrell Resonno, 93, and Ashton Glaser, 16, get pumped before their second MU football practice Friday morning.
Tyler Gabbert, 7, freshman quarterback, on the second day of MU football practice on Friday morning.
The Suicide Prevention Resource Center offers tips to reporters on how to safely report suicides to avoid having someone imitate the action.
Pausing before a display of women's fashion at the time of Gwynn Hall's construction, Shirley Gwynn-Crane said she couldn't help but remark on the corsets. "Look at that 18-inch waist! Nobody is that tiny when they are 7 years old!"
"My, she was a beautiful woman, wasn't she?" said Shirley Gwynn-Crane about the portrait of her great aunt Marie Louise Gwynn that hangs in the lounge of Gwynn Hall.
Shirley Gwynn-Crane and her husband, Charles Crane, decided to explore Gwynn Hall as they passed through Columbia on Thursday, Aug. 5. They discovered a portrait of Gwynn-Crane's great-aunt Marie Louise Gwynn hanging in the lounge. "Oh my goodness there she is," Gwynn-Crane said as she entered the room.
Shirley Gwynn-Crane photographs the entrance to Gwynn Hall, which is part of MU's College of Human Environmental Sciences.
Friends and family members gather around their campsites on Thursday night at the National Bikers Roundup at the Boone County Fairgrounds.The Roundup concludes this weekend.
Bikes and their owners lined the main access road through the Boone County Fairgrounds at the National Bikers Roundup on Thursday night. Bikers put their rides on display as they rode down the access road revving their engines.
Lady Ryder and Chilly Willy of the Iron Sliders Motorcycle Club from Radcliff, Ky., enjoy live music at the National Bikers Roundup at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Thursday night.
Bea Edmundson, of Nashville, Tenn., dances to live music at the National Bikers Roundup at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Thursday night.
Thousands of fans cheer the arrival of actors Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg for a showing of the new movie "The Other Guys" at Wehrenberg Chesterfield Galaxy.
Actors Will Ferrell, right, and Mark Wahlberg, center, are handed keys to the city by St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay, left, before a showing of the new movie "The Other Guys" at Wehrenberg Chesterfield Galaxy theater on Thursday, Aug. 5.
Actor Will Ferrell runs up on stage to speak to a large crowd gathered for a showing of the new movie "The Other Guys."