June 24, 2010
Volunteer Zah Mayfield works on a handicap-accessible door for veteran SSG Robert Canine's newly built house in Columbia on Monday, June 21.
Homes for our Troops volunteer Earl Talbert walks through veteran SSG Robert Canine's newly built house in Columbia on Monday, June 21. Construction of the house begun in April and is now reaching completion. The key ceremony will be held Saturday, June 26, at which time the home will be handed over to the Canine family.
Volunteer Jim Whitaker works on the windows for veteran SSG Robert Canine's newly built house in Columbia on Monday, June 21. The windows are all built at a handicap-accessible level for Canine, who is a double amputee.
Staff Sgt. Robert Canine sits on a window sill on the back side of his future home and talks to volunteers during the first day of the Homes for our Troops build on April 9 in Columbia.
West Worley Street, West Broadway, West Boulevard and McBaine Street mark the West Ash Neighborhood Association boundaries.
Homeowners on Bourn Avenue north of Rollins Road received city approval to organize a new neighborhood association.
City Council approved changes to the city's bus routes Tuesday night.
Maggie Walter is a night news editor at ColumbiaMissourian.com and the Missourian. She is also an associate professor at the Missouri School of Journalism and teaches copy editing and design.
Local credit union volunteers came together to complete the construction of a specially adapted home for Robert Canine and his family. Click here to download the news release from the Missouri Credit Union Association.
Keith Jones identifies vacation photos taken while he was living in Florida with Tausha Fields. Jones was testifying during Fields' first-degree murder trial Thursday at the Boone County Courthouse.
Tausha Fields talks to her defense team during witness testimony in her first-degree murder trial on Thursday at the Boone County Courthouse.
As a volunteer, Glen Sapp provides a listening ear for the family of his patient, Harry Simons. “I can talk to Glen; he is ‘our Glen,’” said his daughter Alisa Calvert.
Harry Simons gets a visit from Hospice Compassus volunteer Glen Sapp about once a week. When a patient is put on hospice service, aggressive treatment is no longer attempted. The purpose of hospice service is to keep patients comfortable.
Sapp’s visits can be 20 minutes or several hours. He talks to Harry Simons and his wife and caregiver, Zelmajoyce Simons.
Glen Sapp, a volunteer for Hospice Compassus in Columbia, visits patient Harry Simons in his home. Simons has Alzheimer’s disease and has problem with short-term memory. He doesn’t know Sapp’s name, but he enjoys the visits, said Alisa Calvert, Simons’ daughter.
Glen Sapp, a volunteer with Hospice Compassus in Columbia, visits Harry Simons about once a week at his home. Because Simons suffers from Alzheimer's, he doesn't remember Sapp, but Simons' daughter says he enjoys Sapp's visits.
Brian C. Young
Ragtag Cinema, located on Hitt Street, is broadcasting every match of the FIFA World Cup live. These showings are free and are almost always packed. The U.S. vs. Algeria game took place Wednesday and marked the first win for the U.S. in the tournament.
Two banks robberies in the last week, one in Jefferson City and one in Columbia, may have been committed by the same individual. The photo on the left shows the suspect in the Friday robbery of Landmark Bank in Columbia. The photo on the right shows the suspect in Wednesday's robbery at River Region Credit Union in Jefferson City.