August 6, 2007
From left: Lee Winfield, Ben Moore, and Ronnie Williams of the winning team, Our Group, take a break after their game against Gateway. Our Group defeated Gateway 59-32, and will face their next opponent this afternoon at Rock Bridge High School.
Cardinals manager Tony La Russa argues with with umpire Mark Wegner before being ejected.
Rams veteran receiver Torry Holt had arthroscopic surgery to repair torn meniscus in his right knee.
Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano completed this seventh-inning double play, forcing out Joey Gathright and throwing to first to retire Tony Pena as the Yankees continued their surge.
Michelle La Fata and Emily Adams illustrate lanterns to be floated across Stephens Lake at Mid-Missouri Peaceworks' 21st Annual Hiroshima-Nagasaki Commemoration at Stephens Lake Park on Sunday evening.
Watch and listen to a slideshow of Ranadhir Mitra, who left India and moved to Columbia to pursue his graduate studies in extension education and environmental physiology at MU. He has lived here ever since.
Jane Accurso talks about the latest members of Ironweed, and their travel plans for China as they play music in the background.
August 5, 2007
Blankets and chairs filled the lawn at Stephens Lake Park on Friday night in Columbia for the Flat Branch Outdoor Cinema Series' showing of Casablanca. This is the fourth year for the series, but the first time for a film to be shown at Stephens Lake. The next film in the series will be The Princess Bride on September 6 at Flat Branch Park.
From left: Sammy and Dee Stidham, who own D-Dee's Kettle Korn, start to pick up after the crowd settles into watching Casablanca, shown as part of the Flat Branch outdoor cinema series.
The large crowd of movie-goers gets settled before the movie, which was being shown on a big, inflatable movie screen provided by Flat Branch Pub.
Moving Ahead participant Zyeir Houston, 6, shoots a glance at Beverly Thompson, who monitors computer use at the Blind Boone Center, on Monday afternoon before his tutor, Kara Buffington, left, begins studying with Zyeir.
Keith Schulte warms up with his band, Decadent Nation, at Shiloh Bar and Grill. Building owner, Jack Rader, decided in January not to renew Shiloh’s lease.
Resident Representative Jeffrey Johnson tours a recently opened mini-mart in the Bear Creek Public housing community. This facility was created in order to give residents access to basic necessities, such as food and cleaning products, and to provide job experience for workers.
Steve MacIntyre of Columbia won the Show-Me State Games cross country race at Cosmo Park Saturday morning with a time of 15:28.45, a course record.
Nigel Lopez, 10, practices tricks for the Show-Me State Games’ skateboarding event Saturday at Cosmo Park. The start was delayed for nearly two hours in the 90-degree heat.
Mike Mudd, of Jefferson City, counts his darts during a game of men’s doubles, Chicago-style play at the Show-Me State Games Saturday. Mudd played with partney Craig Ponder.
Alex Rodriguez watches his home run off Royals pitcher Kyle Davies along with Royals catcher Jason LaRue and umpire Jerry Meals.
Cardinals pitcher Joel Pineiro walks off the field after giving up four runs in the fourth inning.
Austin Thompson, 13, practices tricks and works on his line during the extended pre-contest warm-up. The Show Me State Skateboarding Contest began nearly two hours late due to electrical problems and missing registration documents.