September 12, 2007
Bob Barker, former host of "The Price Is Right," is shown with an excited contestant in this October 1980 photo.
September 11, 2007
James Langley, right, describes to Lt. Kevin Rogers of the MU Police Department how he found an unconscious male outside of Devine Pavilion on Providence Road south of Stadium Boulevard while Detective Brandon Ruediger collects evidence Tuesday morning. Langley found the male victim in a nearby ditch. Police and paramedics responded to the scene and transported the individual to University Hospital at approximately 7:55 a.m.
Detective Brandon Ruediger examines a pill bottle at the scene where an unconscious male was found outside of Devine Pavilion on Providence Road south of Stadium Boulevard on Tuesday morning. Police and paramedics responded to the scene and transported the individual to University Hospital.
Cole Camp FFA members Kelsie Baslee, 17, center, and, from left to right, Brian Burnett, Shane Walden, Steven Renfor and Dustin Carver watch a demonstration on integrated pest management during the fifth annual FFA Field Day, held at Bradford Research Farm on Tuesday. "It's a great experience to come here. You get to learn a lot of different things," said Baslee, adding that her favorite part of the day was the greenhouse demonstration because she teaches a cadet greenhouse class at FFA.
Pat Guinan of MU Extension's agricultural commercial program stands in front of an automated weather station and shows students a rain gauge. This gauge is used by more than 200 volunteers throughout the state to collect rain and report on rainfall. Guinan's weather demonstration was part of the fifth annual FFA Field Day, held at Bradford Research Farm on Tuesday.
The Tour of Missouri will test cyclists over six days for more than 550 miles. Although the course doesn't have the peaks and valleys of the Tour de France, elevation still plays a role in the race. Click here for an interactive graphic that shows the route.
Professional cyclists who participate in the Tour of Missouri use specialized equipment to carry them to the finish line. Click here for an interactive graphic that shows the gear.
The All Breed Health Clinic and Fun Day for dog owners was held at the Columbia Canine Sports Center on Sept. 8. Debi Bell, of the Columbia Missouri Kennel Club, helped organize the all-day event and explains its purpose. Jennifer Riess of the Show-Me Canine Agility Club, describes one of the exams that the clinic offered and its importance for her dog.
Barbecue cooks have fun stories to tell and work hard to find the winning combination for the judging.
September 10, 2007
MU coach Gary Pinkel says he is responsible for getting the Tigers' second-half struggles fixed quickly.
Tasha Dittamore’s 0.79 goals against average has propelled the MU soccer team to another impressive start.
Bethany Tunmire sets a nail into the doorframe of her soon-to-be room. The Tunmires had to complete 250 sweat-equity hours to receive their new home. Working on their house allowed them to interact with the hundreds of volunteers who helped build it.
Melissa Tunmire breathes a sigh of relief after signing last bit of paper work for Bill View, executive director of Show-Me Central’s Habitat for Humanity.
Over 250 MU students helped build the Tunmires’ new home, including shingling the roof.
Melissa Tunmire takes a moment to gather herself while dressing her grandson. Tunmire spends every night on a twin mattress donated by her church. “I’ve never slept on a real nice bed,” she said.
Melissa and her family finally moved into their new home on July 30. "He thinks because my bed's on the floor, it's his bed, too!" laughed Tunmire. "We're home, Max!"
September 9, 2007
Rosetta Bonaparte grills chicken at the Rooten Tooten BBQ catering trailer on 8th Street. Rooten Tooten was sold out of the majority of their BBQ by 2 p.m. on Saturday.