July 18, 2010
Cindy Boyer, left, assists Debbie Simon in getting the last drops of water from a cooler after the Show-Me State Games’ 5K, 10K, and race walk at Bethel Park in southwest Columbia on Sunday. Boyer said she and a friend, Nancy Mueller, do a 5K every month.
Gage Hill, 3, shoots his grandfather Spencer Barron's arrows at the Show-Me State Games 3D archery competition. Barron is president of the NOMO Bowhunters Archery Range in Moberly where the events took place.
Richard Potter of Huntsville judges the yardage of the target during the Show-Me State Games 3D archery competition on Sunday. At this particular target site, archers competing in the Men's Open, which Potter did, had to shoot from the top of a bridge at the target approximately 32 yards away. Potter received first place in the class.
Becca Nowlin, 16, hangs up her bow after shooting at the Show-Me State Games 3D archery competition. Nowlin placed third in the young adult, age 15 to 17 female class.
Kelsey Brandkamp, 16, finds her mark during the Show-Me State Games 3D archery competition on Sunday. Brandkamp has been archery shooting since age 4. "I will continue to do it for the rest of my life if I can," Brandkamp said. She placed first in the young adult, age 15 to 17 female class.
Kelsey Brandkamp, 16, aims her arrow at the target on Sunday at the Show-Me State Games. The games were held at the NOMO Bow Hunters Archery Range in Moberly.
Lynda Hodges, left, shoots at a target as Kelsey Brandkamp converses with friends and opponents during the Show-Me State Games 3D archery competition on Sunday. Hodges has been shooting for four years and took the gold medal in the women's open event.
Bill Crawford, 93, showing historical newspaper clippings of The Walters-Boone County Museum's grand opening that took place 20 years ago. The museum celebrated its two decades with a party on Sunday afternoon.
Despite early thunderstorms on Sunday, participants still came out for the second day of the Show-Me State Games golf tournament.
Prairie Grove Shooting Sports hosted the shooting competitions throughout the weekend for the Show-Me State Games.
The road cycling portion of the Show-Me State Games includes both individual and tandem events, each grouped by age and gender. Brent Young is a six-time participant in the individual race, and this year will ride with his son, Brandon, 10, in the tandem event.
Carl Edwards, left, passes Brad Keselowski in the final lap to win Saturday's Nationwide race at Gateway International Raceway in Madison, Ill. Edwards nudged Keselowski out of control on the final straightaway spinning him into the wall before he was struck head-on by Shelby Howard as he slid back to toward the infield. Edwards won for the third time at Gateway, which he considers his home track.
July 17, 2010
On Saturday Coyote Hill Christian Children’s Home celebrated its trademark “Framing Day” for the building of its fourth home. The all-day event included both professional carpenters and community volunteers to help construct the frame and roof of the house. Coyote Hill is an organization that takes in abused and neglected children.
Mark Mahnken, president of the Columbia Farmers Market, hosts a live auction supporting the Farmers Market and Sustainable Farms & Communities, at the Farmers Market's 2010 Appeteazer. There was also a silent auction, and donations and money raised from the auctions will be used to support the planned Columbia Farmers Market Pavilion.
Local food, drinks, and art abound at the 2010 Appeteazer, an event held in support of the Columbia Farmers Market, at the Fay Street Lofts on Saturday, July 17.
Dan Meenehan of Broadway Brewery pours a draft of beer for Rumi Faizer at an event benefiting the Columbia Farmers Market. Broadway Brewery joined other Columbia businesses, including Main Squeeze, Les Bourgeois, and the Wine Cellar and Bistro, to help raise funds for a proposed pavilion at the Columbia Farmers Market. Faizer, who lives in Columbia, is a "long-time supporter" of the Farmers Market, and was joined at the 2010 Appeteazer by his wife and two sons.
Mike Sleadd, Mike Knoll and Dorothy Canote talk at the 2010 Appeteazer, a charity event supporting the planned Columbia Farmers Market pavilion, on the Woodruff Sweitzer patio at Fay Street Lofts on Saturday. The Appeteazer was held by the Columbia Farmers Market and Sustainable Farms & Communities, organizations that have worked since 1996 to foster the growth of the Farmers Market. "This pavilion is a long-time dream," Knoll said, "and events like this help those in the community who want to help us."
The Show-Me State games had its second day of competition Saturday around Columbia. Here are some of the best moments that Missourian photographers found around town.
A photo hanging just to the right of the altar inside St. Patrick Catholic Church in Port Sulphur, La., shows the damage the church sustained after Hurricane Katrina. Now, many in the parish are dealing with the fallout of the BP oil spill.