June 14, 2008
Between June 8 and 13, the MU School of Music held the first annual Piano Camp for 7th through 12th grade piano students. At the end of the week-long piano camp, attendees had a piano recital at the Whitmore Recital Hall at MU.
Fathers of different generations tell you what is the best Father’s Day gift and share their opinions on the meaning of being a father. They may be various in many ways but they have one thing in common: love.
Amy Williams and her dog Carly take a break from the bright sunlight at PrideFest, which was held at Stephens Lake Park on Saturday.
Megan Boyer of the Megan Boyer Band performs at PrideFest. About 1,000 people came out to the fifth annual celebration.
From left, Michele Porter, Elisa Cisims, Brian Smith and a friend participated in the Gayest Dog Contest.
The 19th Annual National Red Power Roundup was held at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Saturday.
Willard Murphy of Macon showed a tractor in the 19th Annual National Red Power Roundup held at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Saturday.
A train of children are pulled by a tractor at the 19th Annual National Red Power Roundup held at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Saturday.
Nathaniel JaRoe “Nate” Bentley
June 13, 2008
J. Kraig Kahler
J. Kraig Kahler. Missourian file photo.
Boone County Historical Society intern Travis Pringle gives guided tours of Boone Junction. The parlor is where guests were brought upon arrival to the Maplewood house, and it still contains the original piano of Lavinia, the daughter of Slater Ensor and Margaret Bradford Lenir who built the house in 1877.
The Gordon-Collins Cabin is thought to be Boone County’s oldest log structure still standing. The cabin was built in 1820 to house slaves and is decorated to show the living conditions of the time.
The Maplewood home where Frank G. Nifong and his wife, Lavinia, lived is open to the public for tours. Nifong was the last of four people to live in the house.
Thomas G. Dresner
Friday’s rainstorm causes water to spill over the creek onto part of the MKT trail at Stewart and Providence roads.
Rainstorms create standing water in farm fields in McBain on Friday.
June 12, 2008
Smithville High School junior varsity cheerleader, Sarah Pence, foreground, helps teammate Olivian Sloan with a routine on Wednesday. The girls practice for their team evaluations at the National Cheerleaders Association cheer camp held at the MU Student Recreation Center.
Mary Beth Duncan, Autumn Lewis and Amy Gibson, students in the Missouri Scholars Academy, play a game of cards in their free time between sessions. High schoolers come from around the state to spend most of June on MU's campus.