October 11, 2009
Cartoonist Jeremy Burt sketches Saturday at his home in Columbia. Burt has been drawing the "Jeremy and Tim" comic strip since he was 8 years old and now uses computers to illustrate his comics. Burt says he draws inspiration for his plot lines from everyday moments.
The "Jeremy and Tim" cartoon strip, created by Jeremy Burt, is modeled after his childhood self and one of his brother's stuffed animals.
The Bookmobile is organized every two weeks by Boone County Regional Library Outreach Services. It visited the Bear Creek neighborhood on Sept. 15, ready with literary projects for the children.
The mobile library stops on Elleta Boulevard in the Bear Creek Neighborhood on Sept. 15. Once the library opens, children gather, play and go through shelves of books.
October 10, 2009
Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert runs through the rain on the way to a second-quarter touchdown Thursday against Nebraska.
Gators quarterback Sam Patterson looks for an open receiver in Upward League football competition.
The Tigers' Colbin Clark breaks past the Volunteers' Caillon Nayler and Dawson Meierotto during their Upward League football game.
Tigers head coach Jamie Giggs and assistant coach Doug Candro get their team pumped up for the second half of their game against the Volunteers on Sept. 26 at Stankowski Field. The two teams are part of the Upward Football League, a youth league based on equal playing time, rather than talent.
Jennifer Shikles, Jamie Knipp, Jason Lampkins and Ayden Lampkins, 4, talk about their experiences at the 2009 Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival Saturday afternoon.
Sister Francine Koehler reads from the hymnal near the end of Spanish Mass on Oct. 4 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. After Mass, Koehler regularly walks around and speaks to members of the congregation.
Sister Francine Koehler stands during Spanish Mass on Oct. 4 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Koehler has been a nun for about 25 years.
Missouri men's basketball player J.T. TIller watches the Tigers' volleyball match against Texas Tech on Saturday at Hearnes Center. “I just like being a spectator sometimes,” Tiller said.
From right, Mark Koch chats with Debby March and Becky Gohring during his art exhibition at Sven's Kafe and Gallery on October 9. March and Gohring meet Koch nearly every morning in an exercise center at the YMCA of Callaway County. Gohring said, "I appreciate details in his work."
From left, Mark Koch chats with Laura Malzner and Katie Stastny during his art exhibition at Sven's Kafe and Gallery on October 9. Malzner has known Koch since high school. "He has the best sense of humor, and he is kind-hearted," Malzner said. "His work reflects that."
On Friday, Rock Bridge High School art students created unique paintings and other pieces of art outside the Columbia Art League on Ninth Street. Artrageous Fridays occur on the fourth Friday of each quarter.
The Hartsburg pumpkin festival draws thousands of visitors each year but mid-Missouri has a variety of pumpkin patches open to people seeking a pumpkin to carve or one for baking.
Both Rock Bridge and Hickman High Schools had their homecoming games on Friday night.
Hickman High School played Gateway Tech. during Friday night's homecoming game. Hickman won 19-18.
Rock Bridge High School played Riverview Gardens during their homecoming game Friday night. Rock Bridge won 36-32.
Hickman sophomore Jordan Smith (right) is congratulated by his teammates after recovering a fumble from Gateway Tech. during Hickman's homecoming game Friday against Gateway Tech.