July 23, 2008
Fair goers enjoy a spin on the Super Sizzler ride during the carnival at the Boone County Fair Grounds Wednesday night. Wristbands for unlimited rides were discounted to $10 from $15, boosting crowds looking to enjoy the night's nice weather.
A baby camel waits in its pen at the petting zoo at the Boone County Fair on Wednesday.
Kim Newberry, left, with her children Bailey, 9, and Landon, 13, visit the petting zoo at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Wednesday.
Sydney Sommers learns how to milk a cow using a bucket and water in the Children's Barnyard at the Boone County Fair on Wednesday.
Kayla Sage, left, Booklyn Marrs and Rebekah Montgomery, right, play with soybeans at the Children's Barnyard at the Boone County Fair on Wednesday. The three girls came to the fair with a group from Ashland Academy Early Learning Center.
Karen Miller talks with Roger Snodgrass while campaigning for Southern District County Commissioner in the Rothwell Heights neighborhood Sunday. Miller was handing out campaign leaflets and a household safety checklist magnet to help residents prepare for emergencies.
Former MU basketball player Jason Horton’s trial for third-degree assault in connection with a fight last January at Athena Nightclub was delayed so the defense can gather further discovery evidence.
"You're all I've got, take care of me," sings country music legend Willie Nelson during his opening song, "Whiskey River," in Jesse Auditorium.
Mark Brumbach follows through after "rolling" a virtual bowling ball on the Nintendo Wii game console Friday at Lenoir Woods retirement community. He purchased the game to play with his three grandchildren when they visit from St. Louis.
Country music legend Willie Nelson discusses small-farmer issues with Rhonda Perry, Missouri Rural Crisis Center program director, in his tour bus before his show in Jesse Auditorium.
Lavona Virgen watches her virtual bowling ball roll toward the pins Friday at Lenoir Woods retirement community. Once a week, the recreation room turns into a virtual bowling alley for the residents.
July 22, 2008
At 6 feet, 225 pounds Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel fits right in among Big 12 quarterbacks, a group that is showing you don't need big size to have success.