July 3, 2007
Betty and Charles Benson of Fulton pick out some fresh tomatoes and sweet onions after stopping at the vegetable stand on Highway 240.
Kat Erdel and Trischa Splitter skewer marinated vegetables and tofu for veggie-tofu kebabs, which can be grilled or baked and served with a black-and-gold salad.
Cardinals right fielder Ryan Ludwick makes the catch on a fifth-inning flyball by Arizona’s Stephen Drew during Monday’s game.
Roger Berg sets up his camera to take photos on a family vacation to Lake Superior in 2001.
July 2, 2007
From left, Alya Pratte, Tom Prater, Bob Bussabarger, and Nathan Bursac work on a clay mural for the new Ragtag Cinema building, which will open next spring. Designed by kids at the Lee Elementary School, it is being finished through a partnership of the MU and Stephens College art departments, Ragtag and community volunteers.
Buster Keaton and Mickey Mouse are both part of the clay mural. The sculptures on the mural depict a loose timeline of movie history.
Brian Hart hands out Irish language grammar sheets to students Tom Schultz, front, and Noah Myers. Hart’s courses are small and intimate. Only three people signed up for his summer Irish language class.
Hart, right, reviews music from the song “Brendan McCann’s Visit” with Pat Tew during the tin whistle class at the Unity Center in Columbia.
Hart plays the tin whistle for students. He also offers instruction in other traditional Irish instruments such as the button accordion and the Anglo-concertina.
Lisa Ewing, left, and Tacy Hoover belay fellow climbers on the 60-foot wooden Alpine Tower.
Matt Cummings, left, and Katie Porter do an A-frame pose on the Alpine Tower. The climbers are students in MU’s occupational therapy program.
Roger Berg sets up his camera to take photos on a family vacation to Lake Superior in 2001. “I will always remember him taking pictures,” his son, Jeff Berg, said.
Berg displays the numerous cameras for sale at Columbia Photo Supply, which he sold in 1992. “He never fought (technology),” said Deborah Dewitt who worked at Columbia Photo in 1983. “And he made me accept it.
In a fluorescent-lit, poorly air-conditioned room inside the Unity Center in Columbia, 12 brown folding chairs are arranged in a circle. Capturing the sounds, audio recorders, ranging from Sony digitals to old-fashioned tape players, are placed randomly on the blue and gray carpeted floor. Four students, each double the instructor, Brian Hart’s, age, take their seats and play their tin-whistles. After a few minutes the music stops and Hart takes a deep breath. He then looks at his eager students.
July 1, 2007
Kenny Lenz started dairy farming in 1968 when he went into business with his brother, opening a dairy farm eight miles south of Boonville. Today his son and nephew run the farm. Lenz says the rising milk prices are necessary for the survival of Missouri dairymen so they can expand their herds and their production.
Milk prices began rising in April of this year and are projected to hit near record highs this summer.
Ben Schrock checks machinery during the morning milking at the Lenz dairy farm, eight miles south of Boonville. Schrock is the herdsman at the dairy farm and milks the herd of 125 to 140 cows every morning beginning at 3:30 a.m. and every afternoon beginning at 3:30 p.m.
Campers and counselors at Camp Hickory Hill head up to the blood shed to check their blood sugar levels after their outdoor activities on Friday. Twenty-five children, ages 8 to 12, came out this past week to attend the camp, where children have fun while learning how to manage their diabetes.