July 6, 2007
Kansas City Royals pitcher Zack Greinke throws in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Friday, June 29, 2007, in Kansas City, Mo. Greinke picked up the save in the Royals' 8-1 win.
Royals pitcher Zack Greinke earns a save in the ninth inning of Kansas City’s 8-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on June 29.
Library associate Brandy Sanchez, right, explains to kids and parents how to make and dust fingerprints at home today at the Daniel Boone Regional Library Children's Program Room. Over 60 kids and parents attended the two CSI sessions this morning to learn about crime investigation and the library's selection of detective and crime books. The sessions, part of the Summer Reading Program, encourage kids 2-12 to read durng the summer. This year's theme is "Get a Clue."
Amber Stocker, 8, left, and Jordan Smith, 8, compare fingerprints on file with an enlarged picture of the fingerprint found at the crime scene where Mr. Owl was stolen. CSI Kids, part of the summer reading program, is an event coordinated by the Boone County Regional Library. Each year library staff use a new theme to introduce kids to reading. After this event, many kids checked out detective books.
Watch and listen as the fireworks masters set up the Fourth of July show, photographed from behind Hearnes Center.
July 5, 2007
From left, Larry, Stephan and Stephanie Dorman congratulate Adele, 9, after she finished the girls’ duathlon at the I Love America Festival at the Boone County Fairgrounds.
Emily Rubenstein, 4, plays with the flag she’s waiting to give to finishers of the children’s duathlon at the I Love America Festival.
Mattie Monsees, 4, waits for her mom to finish applying sunscreen so she can go for a swim in Columbia’s Hulen Lake.
Bill Lovin, left, talks with Pam Parson before the Fourth of July parade in downtown Arrow Rock.
Bill Broderick and April Woodall, actors in “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” at the Arrow Rock Lyceum, ride in the Fourth of July parade.
Jeffrey Martin, the stand-in actor for Tom Sawyer, shows off his 1971 edition of Mark Twain’s novel. He collected autographs of the movie cast during filming.
Johnny Whitaker, who played Tom Sawyer, and Jeff East, who played Huck Finn, sing “Free-bootin” in the historic Christian Church in Arrow Rock. The movie was filmed 35 years ago in Arrow Rock.
Left, Dallin Tucker, 7, won his division in Wednesday’s 1-mile event.
Above, Julia Chavez, 11, pins on her race number before running in the 4-mile event Wednesday. It was the third time Chavez and her family have taken part in the annual race/walk.
Whit Reichert and Tempe McGlaughlin warm up on their kazoos with a buzzy version of God Bless America in Arrow Rock, MO on July 4, 2007. The kazoo band is a featured part of the four-block-long parade.
Legislators and law enforcement officials talk about the possible effects of the Castle Doctrine, the bill signed by Gov. Blunt which allows a person to defend his or her home from intruders without fear of legal reprisal.
July 4, 2007
Positions: 23rd District state representative, minority leader
Tenure: Elected in 2001, minority leader since 2005
Positions: 52nd District state representative, assistant minority leader
Tenure: Elected in 2001, assistant minority leader since 2005
Reserve Officer Buzz Bledsoe concentrates during target practice at the Green Valley Rifle and Pistol Club in Hallsville.