May 5, 2009
The gun’s loud shot rang through the air as the runners blasted off their starting blocks. Seconds later, the next heat lined up and Dave Carlson, the MSHSAA race starter, reloaded his gun. Carlson is a race starter for the Missouri State High School Activities Association for track and field events. On Tuesday, he was starting relays for a track meet at the Hickman High School track.
May 4, 2009
Wearing the expression of a stranded, hard-luck motorist, Chloe rests her jowls out the window while her owner Darren Crites replaces a length of fuel pump hose he borrowed from his old Ford to get a Jet Ski running at the Warren School Road river access near Easley on Sunday.
Darren Crites explains how many Jet Skis get a hole burned in the piston head due to a lack of oil as he displays one of the culprits.
Darren Crites, left, and Kelley Neal speed off in unusually high Missouri River waters Sunday while testing repairs they had made on their recently purchased Jet Skis. Normally, where they are is the parking lot of the river access point on Warren School Road near Easley.
Sixth Ward Councilwoman Barbara Hoppe inspects the Cross Creek Development site. City Manager Bill Watkins and City Council members, Hoppe and Karl Skala, met with Public Works Director John Glascock to discuss the storm-water containment at the development site.
From left, Third Ward Councilman Karl Skala, City Manager Bill Watkins, Sixth Ward Councilwoman Barbara Hoppe and Public Works Director John Glascock inspect the Cross Creek Development site. They met to discuss the erosion issues at the development site.
Cherry Hill residents Barbara and Roy Robinson took a trip to Croatia in September 2008. Listen to them talk about snapshots from their trip.
Cherry Hill neighborhood residents Barbara and Roy Robinson talk about their trip to Croatia in September 2008.
Aired May 2, 2009
Episode 27 Contents
Radio Adelante offers some advice on how to protect yourself from the swine flu. International and national news and the community calendar complete the show. International and national news and the community calendar complete the show.
Radio Adelante ofrece algunos consejos para protegerse de la influenza por sina. Las últimas noticias nacionales e internacionales, así como el calendario comunitario completan el episodio.
Host/Reporter: Dolores Obregon
Reporters: Christine Martinez
Producer: Sara Shahriari
Translator: Gabriela Renteria
May 3, 2009
Lynn Barnett, assistant superintendant for student support services for Columbia Public Schools, celebrates her retirement with her five daughters at a reception on Friday that was held at the Hickman High School commmons.
MU fraternities Alpha Gamma Sigma and Delta Tau Delta held a Red, White and Blue Barbecue to raise money for Honor Flight Network on Sunday. From noon to 7 p.m., residents of Columbia and surrounding areas gathered to support local veterans and enjoy a meal. Also present were veterans about to go on Central Missouri’s first honor flight, taking place on Tuesday. The fraternities hope to raise enough money for one charter flight.
Unlike last Sunday's harrowing wreck, Carl Edwards (99) had a little less dramatic incident during Saturday night's race in Alabama. Edwards and Jamie McMurray spun out during the NASCAR Crown Royal 400 Sprint Cup Series but finished the race. Edwards is now ninth in the Sprint Cup standings.
Missouri's Gina Schneider makes contact with a pitch during a game against Nebraska.
Missouri pitcher Chelsea Thomas helped the Tigers end a four-game losing streak with a solid effort from the mound.
Lynn Barnett, assistant superintendent for Student Support Services for Columbia Public Schools, celebrates her retirement with her five daughters at a reception on Friday at Hickman High School. She worked for the district for over 32 years.
Mayor Darwin Hindman, left, greets fellow paddler Webb Rooney.
Participants in the Alpine Shop's "Canoe and Kayak Day" paddle for charity at Stephens Lake on Sunday in Columbia. The event was a benefit for Rainbow House, an organization that provides emergency assistance for children in need.
Steve Witzig helps daughter Teagan Witzig with her life jacket before they head for the water.