Hallsville wins first ever varsity home game [Photo]

Down seven points at the half, the Hallsville football team listens to instructions from coach John Morris. The Indians went on to beat Mark Twain 19-8 on Friday in their first varsity home game.

No redshirt for Gabbert [Photo]

Blaine Gabbert's appearance in the third quarter dispelled any speculation that the highly recruited freshman might redshirt this year.

Cut and run [Photo]

Marlon Galbreath tries to escape the outstretched arms of Andrew Adams.

Ready and waiting [Photo]

Missouri's Terrell Resonno prepares to tackle Southeast Missouri State quarterback Dustin Powell.

Going for a takedown [Photo]

Joshua Jackson (38) and Marvin Anderson of Southeast Missouri State try to bring down MU's Wes Kemp.

Playing time for Patton [Photo]

Rock Bridge alum Chase Patton hands off the ball. He came into the game with more than four minutes left in the second quarter.

Show of appreciation [Photo]

Castine Bridges is lifted by a teammate after a successful play.

Daniel to Washington [Photo]

Quarterback Chase Daniel hands off to Derrick Washington.

Weatherspoon scores on an interception [Photo]

Sean Weatherspoon intercepted a pass in the second quarter and returned it 65 yards for a touchdown, his second in two games.

Taking aim [Photo]

Quarterback Chase Daniel completed 16 of 17 passes for 244 yards and three touchdowns.

Making an entrance [Photo]

MU football players take the field.

Show of hands [Photo]

Fans wave their hands before the kickoff of MU's home opener against Southeast Missouri State.

Washington gains ground [Photo]

MU's Derrick Washington runs the ball down the field.

Making the tackle [Photo]

An MU defensive player tackles Southeast Missouri State's Walter Peoples.

Quiet before the game [Photo]

A Missouri player takes a quiet moment in the end zone before the start of Saturday evening's game.

EcoArtFest provides live music [Photo]

Jim Hellman plays keyboard for the band Naked Dave and the Crazy Fish at EcoArtFest.

EcoArtFest face painting [Photo]

Michael Mize paints his daughter Riverdawn's face with blue and pink paint, Riverdawn's favorite colors, at Cooper's Landing on Saturday afternoon.

EcoArtFest serves up the fun [Photo]

Susan Galloway gets two dishes from Thai Food Kitchen at Cooper's Landing. "This is my first time here. I definitely would come here the next year, too. The food is really great, especially when you eat beside the river," Susan said.

EcoArtFest draws local artists [Photo]

Nicholas Orazio, 10, poses for his portrait drawn by a local artist, Kate Folisek, at EcoArtFest. Nicholas came here with his father to paint and sell T-shirts.

EcoArtFest celebrates Missouri River culture [Photo]

From left, Sam D'Agostino, Elizabeth D'Agostino, and Anna D'Agostino sing "Pop Fiction" for EcoArtFest on Saturday. "This is the best time to spend a day with family. I would love to sing a song with my two daughters," Sam D'Agostino said. EcoArtFest will continue through Sunday. Proceeds of the festival will be given to the Missouri River Cultural Conservancy.