July 27, 2010
Junior Hagler loads cinder blocks onto the pony pull weight sled as the competition reaches its midpoint on Tuesday. The sled would eventually weigh over one ton.
Jack Howell weighs in Spud the miniature horse before the Pony Pull competition at the Boone County Fair on Tuesday. "We weigh 'em in like prize fighters," Howell said. Each two pony team will end up pulling a sled of more than four and a half times the combined weight of the pullers.
Connor Harris, left, and Jessica Schlager, in yellow, sheer their February lambs to prepare them for the market lamb competition on Tuesday.
Anna Sheals, left, and her friend Kate Walker take a wild ride on the Tornado at the Boone County Fair on Tuesday."It was a whirlwind of blowing-my-mindness," Walker exclaimed as she and Sheals stumbled off the ride.
From left, Bethany Rhoades, 5, Gentry Duncan, 5, Jamie Henneke, 20, and Hayden Duncan, 3, walk past spectators at the market lamb competition on Tuesday at the Boone County Fairgrounds.
Kody Walters, 10, washes his sheep right before the market lamb competition at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Tuesday, July 27. "It's a very wet process," Kody explained as he lathered up his sheep with soap.
James Walters, 13, left, and Lisa Roberts watch in amusement as Lesleah and Lisa Roberts' sheep shows off a baseball cap borrowed from James on Tuesday at the Boone County Fairgrounds.
One of two manholes, pictured, alongside S. Rock Quarry Road between East Gans Road and East Nifong Boulevard in south Columbia released an estimated 1,000 gallons of wastewater into a tributary of Clear Creek on Monday, July 26.
Rashanta Bledman, the researcher who studied body image.
July 26, 1990 marks the signing of the Americans for Disabilities Act, a monumental law aimed at protecting people with disabilities from discrimination. On Saturday, more than 100 people participated in a march downtown to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the ADA.
This is a list of more than 7,300 Missouri nonprofits in danger of losing their tax-exempt status, including more than 175 organizations in Columbia. It's a long list, so try searching for the word Columbia.
This is a list of more than 7,300 Missouri nonprofits in danger of losing their tax-exempt status, including more than 175 organizations in Columbia.
Because of a larger than anticipated MU freshmen class, Residential Life has made available an unoccupied Stephens College dorm and the former Liahona House as options for the coming school year.
Rachel Prevette and Esperance Nantore pack up after cleaning the Williams' house on Zoe Lane on July 2.
Esperance Nantore, an African refugee, cleans a house on July 2. Nantore is an employee for a cleaning company called Safi Sana. Safi Sana was started with the objective of helping refugees find work. Nantore has been in Columbia for nearly two years.
Rachel Prevette and Esperance Nantore discuss the cleaning checklist for a house on July 2. Prevette, Nantore and their boss, Jen Wheeler, all attend the Christian Fellowship church. Prevette says she enjoys being paired with Nantore, who is nice and with whom she practices her Swahili.
Ragtag Cinema and Lee Elementary school combined forces to host a children's art exhibition as part of Artrageous Fridays. The exhibit was part of a children's film festival Ragtag is currently screening.
This is a list of more than 7,300 Missouri nonprofits in danger of losing their tax-exempt status, including more than 175 organizations in Columbia. It's a long document, so try searching for Columbia, or for a specific name.
The novice youth and amateur horse show had approximately 20 participants in over more than 40 different shows at the Midway Exposition Center on Saturday and Sunday. Participants vied for the ultimate prize — a belt buckle worth over $150, according to Janice Klenke, the show secretary.
July 26, 2010
Dale Carrol keeps his horses on course Monday in the Boone County Fair horse pull event.