January 3, 2008
Amy Mack, far left, waits for production to begin for “Counterpoint,” a talk show hosted by Third Ward City Councilman Karl Skala in November. Guests for the show were DeAnna Walkenbach, Dan Goldstien and Ben Londeree.
CAT staff members Stephen Hudnell and Jeff Bassinson work the production booth during a taping of Brendan Craughwell’s “Scientific Station” in November.
Stephen Hudnell, left, shows Brendan Craughwell how to change the exposure on a video camera in the CAT studio on the Stephens College campus. The station’s camera classes give interested volunteers a chance to learn their way around video equipment.
Bob Hartzell, right, tests his knowledge of the iMovie software at a class lead by CAT Director Beth Federici, along with classmate John Zielinski. Federici says it’s rewarding to teach how movies are made behind the scenes because it helps people become more media literate.
Missourian reporter Emilie Rusch, who took a camera class as part of her reporting on CAT, counts down to a taping of Brendan Craughwell’s “Scientific Station.”
Nancy Shepherd trains her pigs to do tricks. She teaches Little Stevie, left, and Bibica, right, inside the barn she custom built and designed for the needs of her pigs. Speedy the cat can be seen in the foreground.
Shepherd feeds her pigs at dawn and dusk every day.
These three pigs are the youngest living at Shepherd’s farm. She keeps them inside the house most of the time, and they even sleep there at night.
Shepherd’s pigs can be timid but are usually not afraid to get close to people.
January 2, 2008
Kercy Main and Eduardo Crespi play in Crespi's house while Kelly Main, Kercy's mom, is in the kitchen with Crespi's wife.
Kercy Main takes piano lessons once a week and practices at home most days of the week.
Kercy and Kelly Main play in their living room. “We are definitely best friends,” Kelly Main said. At 7, Kercy is already learning several instruments.
(from left) Kercy Main, Eduardo Crespi, Barbara Crespi and Kelly Main hang out in the Crespi family's kitchen. Kelly is Barbara's nurse. She takes her son Kercy to the Crespi residence when he doesn't have school so he can play music and sing with Eduardo.
Shannon Reed, 25, left, and Blondell Kelly, 53, right, work out Wednesday evening at the Activity and Recreation Center. Reed said although she’s been working out regularly, she hopes to increase her workouts to four days a week.
Many people were busy working out during the first week of the new year at the Activity and Recreation center.
Missouri senior tight end Martin Rucker raises the Cotton Bowl trophy Tuesday after the Tigers' victory.
January 1, 2008
Three hundred runners braved the cold Monday to participate in the Boone Hospital 5K Run/Walk. Nicole Mello, 12, was the second-fastest female in the run. “This is my favorite kind of race,” she said. “I love it when it’s bad weather.”
Tony Temple basked in the spotlight during Missouri's 38-7 win over Arkansas in the Cotton Bowl.