April 5, 2009
ManSoo Yu plays with his daughter Kristen Yu, 3, at the Parks and Recreation Annual Kite Day at Douglass Park on Saturday. Organizers provided upwards of 60 kites for participants and awarded prizes at the end of the event.
Judge John Chapman inspects the interior of a Corvette Stingray during the Mid-Missouri Corvette Club Corvette Cup on Saturday at the Quality Inn. Each car was viewed by three different judges: one for the interior, one for the exterior and one for the engine.
Corvettes of varying models and years await judging at the Mid-Missouri Corvette Club Corvette Cup on Saturday. Each Corvette was judged against others of its type by members of the club.
Engine judge Tinker Dawson takes notes under the hood of a C6 Corvette at the Mid-Missouri Corvette Club Corvette Cup at the Quality Inn on Saturday. The cars start with a total score that gets points deducted from it for things like scratches and dirt.
April 4, 2009
Emergency response crews begin their investigation of a motor vehicle collision Friday night just north of the Providence Road and Stewart Road intersection. The driver of the motorcycle was taken to Boone Hospital Center. None of the occupants of the car (pictured in background) were injured.
Emergency response members load a motorcyclist that was involved in a vehicle collision into a Boone Hospital Center ambulance on Friday night. A motorcycle and a four-door Pontiac Grand Prix collided on Providence Road just north of Stewart Road. None of the four occupants of the passenger car were injured. The emergency response members would comment on the status of the motorcyclist.
A paramedic from the Boone Hospital Center prepares an ambulance to receive a motorcyclist involved in a vehicle collision with a late model Pontiac Grand Prix just north of Stewart Road on Providence. None of the four passengers in the car were injured, and the status of the motorcyclist is unknown at this time.
Nichole DeVorss, a sales clerk at Orscheln Farm & Home Supply, gets a fresh batch of roughly 200 chicks ready for customers Tuesday in Sedalia. The store receives 200 to 300 chicks each week and nearly sells out before each delivery.
Three chicks fill Nichole DeVorss' cupped hands as she places them in a coop Tuesday in Sedalia. The chicks will grow into egg-laying hens.
April 3, 2009
Members of the Rock Bridge High School Dems listen to school board candidates answer questions on Tuesday. The students hosted the forum event for the candidates in the upcoming election. They collected the questions from students and audiences who participated in this event.
A group of citizens gather for a prayer vigil Friday to await the Iowa Supreme Court ruling on same sex marriage in front of the Iowa Judicial Building in Des Moines, Iowa.
Dawn BarbouRoske, second from left, of Iowa City leans towards her partner, Jen BarbouRoske, after learning of the Iowa Supreme Court ruling Friday in favor of legalizing gay marriage. Between them is their daughter Bre, 6. Their other daughter, 11-year-old McKinley, left, reacts to the ruling.
A member of the TreeKeepers wraps pitch loblolly pine saplings at the Parks Management Center in Columbia on Friday. The TreeKeepers organization is sponsored by Columbia Parks and Recreation, and volunteers exchange 36 hours of their time over two years for 12 hours of free forestry classes per year. The TreeKeepers helped wrap 700 saplings from seven different species that will be given away for free in the Activity and Recreation Center parking lot starting at 8:30 a.m. Saturday.
Bob Bailey wraps pitch loblolly pine saplings at the Parks Management Center in Columbia on Friday. As a member of the TreeKeepers organization, sponsored by Columbia Parks and Recreation, Bailey volunteers 36 hours of his time over two years in exchange for 12 hours of free forestry classes per year. The TreeKeepers helped wrap 700 saplings from seven different species that will be given away for free in the Activity and Recreation parking lot starting at 8:30 a.m. Saturday.
In a KBIA interview, Nanette Ward and Tom Warhover discuss the potential of reaching audiences via newsletters specific to Columbia neighborhoods. Ward is the community coordinator for the Missourian's neighborhood newsletters, and Warhover is the executive editor of the Missourian. This is the full version of the audio.
In a KBIA interview, Nanette Ward and Tom Warhover discuss the potential of reaching audiences via newsletters specific to Columbia neighborhoods. Ward is the community coordinator for the Missourian's neighborhood newsletters, and Warhover is the executive editor of the Missourian. This is a segment of the audio.
Missouri ace Kyle Gibson is expected to be a first-round pick in Major League Baseball draft.