May 20, 2008
Workers put the finishing touches on the new electronic marquee outside the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts.
Hickman's Colin Kemble, right, lunges after the ball after Taylor Steuber failed to grab it during Hickman's season-ending 9-3 loss to Wentzville-Holt.
May 19, 2008
Robin Parks checks out a longnose gar he caught bowfishing Wednesday on the Meramec River near Fenton. Parks has landed gar as long as 5 feet.
Keith Riehn shoots an arrow at a fish.
Keith Riehn clubs a longnose gar before hauling it onto the boat. The fish have sharp teeth, and scales and cuts are common.
Robin Parks, left, and Keith Riehn look for a good place to bowfish. The ability to see fish in muddy water is crucial.
Two longnose gar take a spot on the deck of Robin Park’s boat after being reeled in at the end of an arrow.
Keith Riehn, front, and Robin Parks navigate the shores of the Meramec River near Fenton looking for fish.
Trevor Coleman slides to score the Tigers’ first run Sunday against Nebraska.
Before the restoration: Paintings on the original soundboard were severely damaged.
Before the restoration: The Coronado's marquee touts a production of "Tugboat Annie," a 1933 film starring Marie Dressler.
Taken after the restoration project, which wrapped up in January 2001, the Coronado's marquee offers a welcome to patrons. Inside, they'll see the product of an $18.5 million restoration effort.
After the restoration: Michael Goldberg, executive director of the Coronado, said the historical restorations met strict criteria. The first eight rows of seats are restored, original seats, and the rest are replicas.
On March 8, 1909, the Bijou Theatre's opening night, patrons wait for the show to begin.
Here's a glimpse of the gold detailing inside the restored Bijou Theatre.
The $2.5 million Bijou restoration wrapped up in June 2006. Bill Haslam, mayor of Knoxville, Tenn., spearheaded the effort to bring the old theater back to life after it shut down in 2004.
May 18, 2008
A visitor to Goatsbeard Farm watches goat kids at play in the barn during an open house on May 4. The goats are milked daily to produce a variety of artisan cheeses at the farm.
An employee at Goatsbeard Farm stocks goat cheese appetizers during an open house. Visitors to the farm were offered samples of the various artisan cheeses and tours of the production facilities.