June 27, 2008
Moss Johnson, Traci Wilson-Kleekamp’s relative.
About 50 people participated in a disaster drill organized by Columbia’s Office of Volunteer Services on Thursday, June 26, 2008. The purpose of the drill was to practice and test the community’s management of volunteers in the event of a disaster. Volunteers registered, were interviewed and placed, and then received identification and training for a position in response to a hypothetical major power outage.
June 26, 2008
Dwight T. Hayes
David Eberle sorts through, separates and lays out water-soaked pictures to dry on the lawn of his home in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. "All you can do is save what you can, and keep the memories you have," Eberle said.
From left, Kathleen Weinschenk, Greg Ahrens and Sean Spence listen to a speech given at a fundraiser for Weinschenk. The money will be used to buy a wheelchair-accessible van.
Kathleen Weinschenk's van is parked in front of Unity Church. A fundraiser was held Tuesday night to raise money for a new van for Weinschenk.
Kathleen Weinschenk, left, and Royda Crose greet each other at a fundraiser to raise money for a new van for Weinschenk.
Danielle Scheetz rehearses a move in a new routine she is learning as part of an elite lyrical dance class Thursday afternoon at the MU Student Recreation Complex. High school senior Scheetz and her team, the Eureka Golden Line Dance Team from Eureka High School in Eureka, are participating in a four-day National Dance Association camp held at MU.
Danielle Scheetz, center, leaps during a run-through of her team's dance routine Thursday afternoon at the MU Student Recreation Complex. Scheetz competes at varsity and elite levels in dance competitions while managing her diabetes.
Danielle Scheetz, left, listens to instructions from her dance coach before her team rehearses their routine Thursday afternoon at the MU Student Recreation Complex.
Listen to KBIA's report on the gathering Wednesday night at the Columbia Public Library for a discussion on the role of the news media. The citizen dialogue was sponsored by the City Human Rights Commission, the Columbia Missourian and the Reynolds Journalism Institute.
June 25, 2008
Leigh Lockhart, right, owner of Main Squeeze Natural Foods Cafe, is filmed preparing various recipes using tofu and soy products Tuesday afternoon at the Boone County Health Department as part of a series of videos called "Columbia Cooks." The department is producing the videos to help educate people on healthier eating.
A crowd gathers at Jefferson Farms on Wednesday to learn about the water permeable parking lot being installed and about the farm's environmentally conscious efforts. Jefferson Farm is due to be completed by spring 2009.
Aqua-Bric, designed by Advanced Pavement Technology, is an environmentally friendly paving brick that allows rainwater to seep into the ground instead of running off into the sewer system.
The first day of the murder trial of Dwight T. Hayes, center, who is accused in the shooting death of Cynthia White at the Comfort Inn on Nov. 24, 2007.
Horace C. Johnson