May 29, 2008
Boonville High School coach Tim Edwards catches a ball from Kyle VanderLinden while working with his team on Wednesday morning at Harley Park in Boonville. Boonville takes on Webb City in the Class 3 state finals at 1 p.m. Friday in Springfield.
Tim Edwards huddles with his team before practice on Wednesday at Harley Park in Boonville.
Stephen Bourgeois, left, the architect for John and Vicki Ott's latest renovation project, presented the couple with the Columbia Historic Preservation Commission's first Outstanding Local Historic Preservationist award on Thursday. The Otts are also restoring The Tiger Hotel and several buildings in the art village district on Walnut Street.
The Columbia Historic Preservation Commission held an awards ceremony and reception for John, center, and Vicki Ott on Thursday for their downtown revitalization efforts. The ceremony took place in a building the Otts recently refurbished and hope will become a restaurant.
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MU pitcher Kyle Gibson hurls a pitch during the Tigers' game against Baylor on March 23. Gibson and the Tigers open play at the NCAA Regional on Friday against Ole Miss.
MU baseball coach Tim Jamieson addresses the Tigers during practice Tuesday afternoon at Taylor Stadium.
May 28, 2008
Police were quick to respond to First National Bank on Wednesday afternoon after receiving a report of an armed robbery. After a brief foot chase, police arrested Johnny Miller, 40, of Pinellas, Fla., on suspicion of first-degree robbery and armed criminal action.
This summer a new trail is open at Rockbridge Memorial State Park, connecting the popular Spring Brook and Sinkhole Trails near the Devil's Ice Box cave. Previously unseen areas of the park are now open along the new connecting path.
A Columbia Police Detective examines a bag containing cash that was found after a bank robbery Wednesday afternoon at First National Bank on Garth Ave. near Broadway in Columbia. A hat with hair attached and a gun were also found nearby.
Columbia Police Officers and Detectives work the scene of a bank robbery Wednesday afternoon at First National Bank on Garth Ave. near Broadway in Columbia. Officers recovered a bag containing money, a hat with hair attached and a gun and arrested a suspect nearby about 45 minutes after the robbery took place.