November 27, 2008
Missouri’s RaeShara Brown, left, looked forward to extra practice time this week. “You can spend more time working on the smaller things that help the team gel rather than just rushing through things,” she said.
MU fans Kelly Roekich and Tyler Britz start the tailgating early on the I-70 exit ramp near Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City during last year's Border Showdown game between Missouri and Kansas. Fans will continue to make the trek from Columbia and Lawrence, Kan., for the next four years for the annual game.
MU fans gear up for last year's Border Showdown outside Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City. The Tigers and Jayhawks signed a deal Thursday to keep the annual rivalry game in Kansas City through 2012.
Marty Janains, Jeff Peterson and Willy Maxwell enjoy the Thanksgiving dinner provided by the Salvation Army at Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken on Paris Road. The event relied on donations and help from a variety of volunteers, many of whom have participated for several years.
Willy Maxwell waits for his second plate to be assembled by David Shirley, Dawn Brandon and Lisa Berry at the Salvation Army Thanksgiving Dinner held at Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken on Paris Road. Shirley said he was happy to come out and spend time at the event. "The experience from this side of the counter is very gratifying," Shirley said.
November 26, 2008
Click here to download a PDF version of MU football coach Gary Pinkel's new contract extension.
Volunteers for Show-Me Central Habitat for Humanity work to complete vinyl siding for a new house being built in North Columbia on Saturday. This home was one of more than 20 that are located in the Habitat for Humanity subdivision in North Columbia.
Bob Shannon, shown inspecting a home on Saturday, is a building supervisor for Habitat for Humanity. He takes groups of novice builders and teaches them construction skills.
Jake, a Budweiser Clydesdale, greets Karla Terry during a media tour Wednesday at the new Anheuser-Busch breeding farm in Cooper County. Jake, 7, stands 20 hands high (about 80 inches from the feet to the top of the shoulders) and weighs 2,290 pounds.
Jake, a Budweiser Clydesdale, is displayed with show grooming during the media tour Wednesday at the new Anheuser-Busch breeding farm near Boonville. Expert grooms who travel with the horses may spend five hours preparing the horses for events or showings.
The new Anheuser-Busch breeding farm near Boonville is not open to the public but it did invite media Wednesday to view the 350-acre farm that now holds 70 percent of the Budweiser Clydesdales.
A Budweiser Clydesdale observes the media tour passing his paddock at the breeding farm near Boonville. Anhueser-Busch expects to host about 100 Clydesdales within the first year at the new property.
One hundred Budweiser Clydesdale horses have recently moved to a new Anheuser-Busch breeding farm near Boonville. To qualify for one of the six hitches (10 horses per hitch) the Clydesdale gelding must be fours years old, stand 6 feet at the shoulder, weigh about 2,000 pounds, "be bay in color, have four white stocking feet, a blaze of white on the face and a black mane and tail," according to Anheuser-Busch regulations.
Angie Kennon and her husband, Dave, play peek-a-boo with their son Ryan while waiting for his doctor at University Hospital. Kennon was diagnosed with breast cancer in August.
This document, provided by the Boone County Fire Protection District, is the Mutual Release, Settlement Agreement and Covenant Not To Sue between Steve Paulsell and the fire district.
November 25, 2008
AUDIO: Listen as Steve Paulsell announces his "forced" retirement as chief of the Boone County Fire Protection District.