April 19, 2008
Firefighters with the Boone County Fire Protection District work to extricate the driver of a tractor-trailer that overturned along Interstate 70 near the 136 mile marker near Millersburg.
Firefighters worked for 35 minutes to remove the driver of a tractor-trailer that overturned Friday along Interstate 70 near Millersburg, but paramedics could not revive him. A second victim was then removed and also died at the scene.
Lindsey Weber, a senior at Stephens College, has led the campaign to save energy and recycle around campus. Signs by the light switches, switching to CFL lightbulbs, keeping hallway lights off in the dorms and promoting recycling are all results of cumulative efforts.
The Civil War-era Guitar house, prior to being demolished in March.
“I ran up the pasture and looked at the house, but there was no house. Equipment was moving, trucks were in a line, and the highway was shaking. In a matter of minutes, they were moving," said Colby Tinsley, who grew up next to the Guitar house.
Danny Raber, left, and Scott Morrison are accompanied by Bud the Dalmatian on the Budweiser Clydesdale cart that circled the MU College of Veterinary Medicine grounds during the college's open house on Saturday. Morrison travels with the Clydesdales all over the country and has been driving them for 13 years.
Tony Hoard, a Purina Incredible Dog team trainer for two years, guides two-time world champion Rory Dean to catch a frisbee as part of the show during the MU College of Veterinary Medicine's open house on Saturday.
Rory Dean, a two-time world champion acrobatic Australian Shepard, catches a frisbee thrown by his trainer, Tony Hoard, at the Purina Incredible Dog Show on Saturday, held during the MU College of Veterinary Medicine's open house.
The Budweiser Clydesdales parade draws a crowd for the MU College of Veterinary Medicine Open House.
Tony Hoard and his Purina Incredible Dog Team put on a show for spectators at the 2008 MU College of Veterinary Medicine Open House.
Children visit the reptile exhibit at the 2008 MU College of Veterinary Medicine Open House.
April 18, 2008
A detail from Forys' art piece "Out on a Limb." The exhibition's wistful desire for the past is influenced by Forys' late grandmother.
Forys' artwork consists of mixed media. She creates paintings and cloth sculptures, rips them, and then fills them with sand and straw.
Paintings and sculptures from Jessica Forys' exhibition "Objects of Affection" line the walls at Orr Street Studios on April 4.
A visitor looks at artworks by Austrian artist Alfred Hrdlicka on display at the diocesan museum in Vienna.
A shell gorget with a jaguar engraved on it is exhibited on Feb. 25 at the Museum of Art and Archaeology at MU. The gorget, estimated to be about 2,000 years old, was discovered in Fairfield Mound 2 in Benton County, by Ray Wood and is part of the “Before Columbus” exhibit at the museum.
Ray Wood looks at the Fairfield Gorget, an ornament made from conch shell engraved with an elaborate jaguar, at the Museum of Art and Archaeology at MU. Wood and Rolland Pangborn found the gorget in 1958.