May 3, 2009
MU fraternities Alpha Gamma Sigma and Delta Tau Delta held a Red, White and Blue Barbecue to raise money for Honor Flight Network on Sunday. From noon to 7 p.m., residents of Columbia and surrounding areas gathered to support local veterans and enjoy a meal. Also present were veterans about to go on Central Missouri’s first honor flight, taking place on Tuesday. The fraternities hope to raise enough money for one charter flight.
Unlike last Sunday's harrowing wreck, Carl Edwards (99) had a little less dramatic incident during Saturday night's race in Alabama. Edwards and Jamie McMurray spun out during the NASCAR Crown Royal 400 Sprint Cup Series but finished the race. Edwards is now ninth in the Sprint Cup standings.
Missouri's Gina Schneider makes contact with a pitch during a game against Nebraska.
Missouri pitcher Chelsea Thomas helped the Tigers end a four-game losing streak with a solid effort from the mound.
Lynn Barnett, assistant superintendent for Student Support Services for Columbia Public Schools, celebrates her retirement with her five daughters at a reception on Friday at Hickman High School. She worked for the district for over 32 years.
Mayor Darwin Hindman, left, greets fellow paddler Webb Rooney.
Participants in the Alpine Shop's "Canoe and Kayak Day" paddle for charity at Stephens Lake on Sunday in Columbia. The event was a benefit for Rainbow House, an organization that provides emergency assistance for children in need.
Steve Witzig helps daughter Teagan Witzig with her life jacket before they head for the water.
Students at Paxton Keeley Elementary School played the night away at their Comet Carnival. The carnival included face painting, the “hair salon,” hula hoops and cakewalks.
An Airstream trailer on display at the open house.
A renovation scrapbook is open for visitors at the open house.
David McCall, left, relaxes outside of his Airstream trailer and chats with fellow Airstream owner Bob Cox and his dog, Murphy.
Bonnie Stricklin, left, Myrna Wardrip, center, and Julee Shields chat during the open house.
Flamingos and Airstream fabric decorate a vintage Airstream trailer at the Wally Byam Caravan Club rally at Boone County Fairgrounds on Saturday.
A soldier, who recently returned from Iraq, stopped by Hickman to thank students for their care package from the Adopt a Soldier program.
From left, Steve Powell, Fred Parry and Kristi Powell socialize at Inside Columbia Magazine's Best of Columbia party on April 2; 2009. Parry is the publisher of Inside Columbia.
Louise Martin talks with Fred Parry at an Insider Party at Landmark bank in on April 23. The party was a celebration of First National Bank’s transition to Landmark Bank.
Fred Parry leads a sales and marketing meeting at Inside Columbia Magazine on April 23. The team discussed ad sales for their Wine and Food Festival guide.
Fred Parry meets up with his 9-year-old son, Nick, after his soccer game at Cosmo Park on April 21. Parry said he was looking forward to the family’s weekend trip to the lake, the first they had been able to take in a while because there was no soccer game that weekend.