October 18, 2009
MU senior Brittney Stevens listens to sophomore Amy Jackson talk about the biblical King David and forgiveness during a worship service hosted by The Branch on Tuesday, Oct. 6, at Deja Vu. Each weekly service features worship music, a message, fellowship and an informal activity.
Sign-up sheets for various subgroups within the young adult ministry, The Branch, greet those who come to weekly services at Deja Vu. Co-coordinator Liz Hinz said Branch leadership combed downtown Columbia for a regular location for their services. After Ragtag Cinemacafe was unable to provide such a location, the group came to Deja Vu. "We walked in here and said, 'This is perfect,'" Hinz said.
Hunters around urban areas in the state are encouraged to shoot female deer in order to decrease the population. More deer can lead to increase in deer related accidents, as well as damage to landscapes.
October 17, 2009
Oklahoma State running back Keith Toston stiff arms Missouri's Zaviar Gooden during the first half of the Tigers' loss to the Cowboys on Saturday.
Kayla Burri, foreground, works on her putting with teammate Meghan Mueller at a Rock Bridge practice.
SLIDESHOW: Tony Hawk and his BirdHouse tour come to Columbia.
Missouri’s Weiwen Wang tries to get the ball past Nebraska blockers Lindsey Licht (No. 4) and Kori Coper (No. 15) in Thursday's home match against Nebraska. The Tigers lost their first match at Hearnes Center.
Ernest Hildebrand demonstrates wood turning at the annual Missouri Chestnut Roast on Saturday.
The annual Missouri Chestnut Roast, held Saturday in New Franklin, Mo., is a family oriented event. Hundreds of visitors each year enjoy samples of sweet, Missouri-grown roasted chestnuts at the MU Horticulture and Agroforestry Center.
Unhusked chestnuts are used as decorative objects at the annual Missouri Chestnut Roast on Saturday.
Debbie Milks of Chestnut Charlie's roasts chestnuts at the Missouri Chestnut Roast on Saturday.
Artist Shepard Fairey, 39, signs his Barack Obama "HOPE" poster in Los Angeles on Jan. 12. The poster became the subject of a lawsuit with Fairey claiming he had the right to use a news photo to create his poster.
Professional skateboarder Tony Hawk came to Columbia on Saturday to demonstrate skateboarding tricks and publicize the release of his new video game, “Ride.” Shakespeare’s Pizza sponsored the event and threw in free pizza for the public.
A 23-year-old veteran, Rod Hauser, also known as Sir Hirsch Eichman, was king for the first time Saturday. "The memories and experiences are incomparable," Hauser said.
Members of the SCA are able to choose from any culture from the time period and learn skills from fellow participants. "All these people are volunteers. A lot of folks are able to share a common interest," Tim Jones.
The Society of Creative Anachronism met Saturday in Peace Park for a scribe seminar and some practice fighting. Saturday's event attracted SCA members to travel Nebraska foe daylong classes.