April 29, 2009
Charley Blackmore has been a deejay since 1977 and often volunteers his services for wedding receptions, parties and events for family and friends. Blackmore said he didn't become a deejay to make money. It was "to support my addiction. My addiction was buying records and stereo equipment," he said.
Charley Blackmore talks with a bride-to-be about his deejay services for her wedding reception.
April 28, 2009
VIDEO: Josh Kezer delivered a speech on Feb. 28, just 10 days after his release from prison. He spoke in St. Louis to young athletes for the Fab 25 All-American football team banquet about the values and lessons he said he learned while in prison.
Maureen Harris places her hand on Robinson’s leg as the group of volunteers prays with Robinson on Feb. 14 in Columbia.
Aaron Harris, left, looks on as Laura Kebede puts an arrangement of silk flowers back together before placing them in a box on Feb. 14 in Columbia.
Virginia Robinson sorts items in her closet before Karis Community Church volunteers pack them into boxes on Feb. 14 in Columbia.
Maria Nelson, left, and Emily Ponder fold a blanket to be packed away at the home of Virginia Robinson on Feb. 14 in Columbia. More than 30 volunteers from Karis Community Church who went out to several locations to help those in need as part of their “Love Thy Neighbor(hood)” event on Valentine’s Day.
Former Missouri safety Pig Brown spent this season playing for the River City Rage of the Indoor Football League. Brown received an invitation to attend the Green Bay Packers' minicamp this weekend to try out for a roster spot.
Brian Coley is the owner-chef of Coley's American Bistro. Coley, a 23-year-old MU graduate, takes on several roles at the bistro, including chef, manager, owner and even dish washer. Coley said he sees the main attraction of the restaurant to be a mix between the food and the ambiance. Coley's American Bistro is located at 15 S. Sixth St. in the District.
April 27, 2009
Convicted in 1994 for the murder of a 19-year-old nursing student, Josh Kezer's exoneration two months ago was only the second part of what he considers his salvation.
Stewart Johnson, left, the jumps coach for the Hickman track and field team, checks junior Alicia Wagner's form during practice.
Click here to download a PDF of the court decision in which Judge Richard G. Callahan ruled Josh Kezer should be a free man.
A box of action figures awaits a potential customer next to Jeanie Musc in her front yard off of West Way in southwestern Columbia. Jeanie and her husband, Victor, had a garage sale on Saturday in effort to jump-start some spring cleaning.
On Monday, the Central Missouri Humane Society announced the organization's first-place win in the Zootoo.com makeover contest. The winners are given up to $1 million in goods, services and cash. The campaign began after two 13-year-old students from Columbia Catholic School, Amanda Huhman and Libby Burkes, expressed interest in entering the shelter in the contest. The Humane Society came away from the national contest with first place, despite the fact that it was entered four months into the contest.