May 16, 2008
Belinda Masters holds her racket in a ready position during one of her doubles tennis matches on May 13 at Cosmopolitan Park. Masters is part of a 35-and-older league that is sanctioned by the U.S. Tennis Association. This league has all different types of women and tennis skill sets. For instance, Masters is a Columbia teacher and heads the Columbia Public Schools Parents As Teachers group.
Linda Robertson warms up on May 13 for her doubles match with her partner and the team they are playing against. The women who play in the USTA-sanctioned league are all 35 or older and play together every Tuesday, reporting scores and games to league officials in Springfield.
The Eucharist consists of port wine, which keeps fresh longer than other wines, bread, whole wheat or gluten-free wafers and can utilize red grape juice as a substitute for the wine. In addition, Calvary Episcopal Church and Sacred Heart Catholic Church both use a chalice during the Eucharist.
Jen Bruck pitches, while Amanda Renth waits for the hit during the MU women's softball game against Boston University on March 1 at Dan Devine Pavilion in Columbia.
May 15, 2008
Foreclosures have impacted some neighborhoods more than others in Boone County. One Columbia homeowner saw three neighbors lose their homes and worries that nearby foreclosures could affect her home’s value.
A rendering of the hospital.
Alicia Adams, left, hands Christian Balzer his graduation robes in the MU Bookstore on Thursday. Balzer was the last Medical Graduate student to pick up his robes and would be wearing them 15 minutes later for a photo shoot with his peers.
Racks of Ph.D. students robes wait for their owners to pick them up at the MU Bookstore on Thursday. Although the robes have been available for pickup since Monday, many students have neglected to pick them up so far.
DJ Nick Newlin spins during Doctor Pong night on April 24 at Mojo's.
May 14, 2008
Rhonda Kaissi has been a permanent substitute teacher for Columbia Public Schools since the beginning of the program in 2004. Her Syrian accent gains students’ attention, but Kaissi feels content every time that they understand what she teaches.
Kip Kendrick, 26, talks with Mary Still, a candidate for state representative in the 25th District, who stopped by to talk to residents at the Benton-Stephens Neighborhood Coffee Shop meeting on March 1.
Permanent substitute teacher Rhonda Kaissi explains how to create a business letter while subbing for a language arts class on May 8 at Oakland Junior High School.
Clark Frost is a permanent substitute teacher who is filling in for John Stroehmann, an industrial arts teacher at Jefferson Junior High School who recently died. Frost will be teaching industrial arts, woodworking and space and aeronautics at Jefferson for the remainder of the year.