September 11, 2007
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.
River Boys' award-winning chicken during the Roots n' Blues n' BBQ Festival's BBQ competition on Saturday, Sep. 8, 2007. The Muddy River Boys, consisting in part of two of the girls' relatives, placed 3rd in the chicken category.
From left to right, cousins Katie and Sayler Eastin delve into The Muddy
Students, from left to right, Colin Smith, Maddie Mutrux, Emilee Breckenridge, Alex Isgriggs and Sarah Meadows, from Grant Elementary, perform at the Roots 'n Blues 'n BBQ Festival in Flat Branch Park on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007. The students were taught by blues musician T.J. Wheeler between Sept. 4 and 7.
Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel is rushed by Mississippi’s Ted Laurent, causing an incomplete first-quarter.
Rosetta Bonaparte grills chicken at the Rooten Tooten BBQ catering trailer on 8th Street during the Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ Festival on Saturday. Rooten Tooten had sold out of the majority of their BBQ by early afternoon.
Missouri forward Alysha Bonnick, right, maneuvers the ball past Eastern Illinois defender Lindsey Wilkening.
Trail guide Kathryn DiFoxfire teaches Catharyn Pilch and her daughters Samantha, 8, and Avery, 19 months how to interpret a topographical map in Rockbridge State Park.
Brad Eiffert uses a compass and a topographic map to complete an orienteering course in Rockbridge State Park.
After reaching a bright orange and white marker; Brad Eiffert and his 13-year-old son Ryan Eiffert take time to get their bearings. The father and son were participants in Lost in the Woods, a free orienteering course offered at Rock Bridge State Park on Friday.
Tad Bartimus, who graduated from the MU School of Journalism in 1969, will be the keynote speaker Tuesday at the celebration of the 20-year anniversary of the National Women in the Media collection.
Fred Hawthorne, a member of Mid-Missouri Model Sailing Club, explains his boat's name. Hawthrone became a member of the club three months ago.