September 27, 2007
The Columbia/Boone County Health Department released this photo of the monkey and the woman believed to be its owner. The monkey is thought to have bitten at least two people during a dog show at Stephens Lake Park on Saturday.
The Columbia/Boone County Health Department on Thursday released this additional photo of the monkey and the woman believed to be its owner.
Aubryn Stevens sings “Don’t Cry Out Loud” by The Boy from Oz. Stevens and about 15 others Thursday performed a mix of classical, musical theater and jazz standards during the Stephens College Bach’s Lunch.
Pamela Ellsworth-Smith, the coordinator of music at Stephens College, organizes the concerts on the last Thursday of the month.
Boone County Correctional Facility inmates Justin Mahaney, left, and Joey Hall spread concrete for a new sidewalk being built in Harley Park in Boonville.
Boonville United Methodist Church member Bill Campbell, center, leads the morning devotional with Boone County Correctional Facility inmates and fellow church members Friday, Sept. 14, 2007. The inmates perform community service though a joint program with the church.
September 26, 2007
Bob Stephens, right, congratulates Harry Besleme after a good roll of the bocce ball during a practice near Stankowski Field on Monday.
Harry Besleme throws a bocce ball while practicing at Stankowski Field. Besleme, 31, will compete in the Special Olympics in Shangai, China, in October. Besleme has been in the Special Olympics for seven years.
Bob Stephens, left, and Harry Besleme were on the field at the Missouri football game Saturday. “They put out our name, and I kinda of waved,” Stephens said. “Right towards the end, I took Harry’s arm and lifted it in the air, and it seemed the crowd, they just went wild.”
Kevin Walsh checks email while burning a CD entitled "uncool" for a customer. The CD is a combination of songs from Windmill, Patrick Oswalt and the Beastie Boys.
Publicity fliers from local past shows smother the walls of Kevin’s World. Walsh tries to keep his shop involved in as many community events as possible, such as having dishes cooked on the shop’s back patio during the Twilight Festival, and giving his keys to the Blue Note so a performing band could use the shop as a dressing room.
The new sculpture at MU’s Life Sciences Center features eight discs that highlight new breakthroughs by researchers at MU. Al McQuinn, a 1954 MU graduate, commissioned the artwork.
A sculpture by artist and architect Kenneth vonRoenn was dedicated at MU’s Life Sciences Center on Tuesday. The artwork is titled “Joy of Discovery.”
Anthony Pettit exhales smoke outside Snapper’s Bar on Seventh Street on Wednesday. Because of the city’s smoking ban, business must force patrons to smoke outside either on patios or in front of their buildings.
An elephant waits for his turn to help out beneath the tent of the Carson & Barnes Family Circus on Monday. In the past, elephants were used to raise all tent poles between shows. But this elephant will only help haul the heaviest poles and let small forklifts slide the smaller poles into place. This elephant, as well as others owned by Carson & Barnes, will travel with the circus for eight months and then spend the winter at the circus’ base in Hugo, Okla.
Madasyn, 6, left, and her sister Mia, 2, visit the circus with their dad, Jason Kluck. The circus features animal performances, clowns and a menagerie of exotic and domestic animals.