August 31, 2009
Saddle bronc rider Roy Toney of Lamoni, Iowa, holds on as the horse Soleme bucks its way to a full eight seconds during the 33rd annual Cattleman Days Rodeo in Ashland on Saturday. The rodeo, which is in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association circuit, was a two-night event where riders competed for the best time and a chance at the $14,000 prize.
Senator Claire McCaskill answers an audience member's question at a town hall meeting in Springfield on Monday. Monday's event was the tenth and final town hall meeting that McCaskill has held around the state in recent weeks.
Mary Hussmann leads a group protesting the cancellation of NBC-affiliate KOMU's "Pepper and Friends" into MU Chancellor Brady J. Deaton's office, which is located in Jesse Hall on the MU campus, on Monday. Hussmann organized the rally that began with a parade and ended with visits to the offices of the chancellor and the vice chancellor and attracted a crowd of about 40 people.
Dennis Kackley, Chris Atkinson, Brett Prentiss and Richard Beckett follow Nancy Atkinson, center, as she leads the group of 40 protesters against the cancellation of NBC-affiliate KOMU's "Pepper and Friends" with Paul Pepper on Monday at Jesse Hall on the MU campus. Atkinson has been protesting the cancellation of the television show since the original announcement, "It's consumed my whole summer, but it's for the best cause I know," she said.
Computer and electrical engineering professor Robert O'Connell sits in front of his college textbooks in his Engineering Building West office on Thursday, Aug. 28. O'Connell received a scholarship from the Fulbright Scholar Program to go to Dublin, where he will help other professors develop modules on teaching in engineering classrooms. This will be O'Connell's first sabbatical during his 30-year tenure at MU.
Computer and electrical engineering professor Dr. Robert O'Connell stands alongside various memorabilia in his Engineering Building West office on Thursday, Aug. 28. Many of O'Connell's students hail from India, China and other Asian countries, where it is tradition for students to give their teachers gifts. O'Connell has received so many of these gifts that he has run out of places to showcase them in his house and keeps many of them in his office.
After hearing that the Tigers for Community Agriculture would be selling watermelons next week, Chester Edwards reminisces about when he helped harvest watermelons growing up in southern Indiana. Tigers for Community Agriculture teamed up with Martz Farm and Olivet Christian Church to set up a farmer's market.
Despite heavy rain, customers browsed through a farmer's market set up by the Olivet Christian Church in conjunction with Tigers for Community Agriculture and Martz Farm on Thursday, August 27 at the Olivet Christian Church in Columbia.
Betty Moon purchases some cherry tomatoes from Missouri senior Whitney Middleton at a farmer's market put together by Tigers for Community Agriculture and Martz Farm in conjunction with Olivet Christian Church on Tuesday, August 27, 2009 in Columbia. Moon visited the market for the first time after reading about the it in a local newspaper.
Cherry tomatoes are ready for purchase at a farmers' market held by Tigers for Community Agriculture on Thursday, Aug. 27 at Olivet Christian Church in Columbia. Customers could fill up a small bag with black and 'Sungold' F1 hybrid tomatoes for one dollar.
August 30, 2009
River City Construction workers renovate the worship space at Evangelical Free Church on Tuesday. The large window above the baptistery will be filled in because of leaks in the past.
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel grabs his knee after being tackled by Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Brandon Mebane, right, during the first quarter of Saturday's game.
Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Zack Greinke is greeted by catcher Miguel Olivo after Greinke threw a one-hitter Sunday against the Seattle Mariners.
Carl Edwards does a backflip Sunday after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal.
Rolandis Woodland works through Missouri's final scrimmage Thursday. He is gearing up to play his first season as a receiver for the Tigers. After attending a prep school for a semester, Woodland redshirted last season.
The scenery is one of the many reasons to love the state of Utah.
Senior forward Michelle Collins takes off after the ball in an Aug. 30 game against DePaul at Walton Stadium. As a junior, Collins led the team in assists.
Kendra Collins, left, and Michelle Collins share a moment before the start of Sunday's game against DePaul at Walton Stadium. The sisters are both forwards on the Missouri women's soccer team.
Senior forward Michelle Collins battles with DePaul's Janina Locascio and Chelsea Grant for control of the ball during Sunday's game at Walton Stadium.
June Grote talks to Lt. Debbie Sorrell about the benefits of Columbia for retirement at the Mature Living Festival on Aug. 28, 2009. June Grote travelled from Corpus Christi, Texas, to visit her daughter.