July 11, 2007
Kalen Grimes, a senior on the MU basketball team, was suspended indefinitely Monday.
Dawn Gilley and Megan Boccardi, both MU graduate students, work in their plot in Shangri-La Garden, started this year to give Columbia residents more places to grow food, which means more fresh food, such as spinach, above left, for food pantries to distribute to folks who otherwise might not have it. their diet.
Organic spinach grown by two MU graduate students is thriving since the rainy weather. The girls have already given some of their organic produce to the needy, but hope to grow more to share.
July 10, 2007
Chancellor Brady Deaton clarifies details of Compete Missouri at a press conference Monday in Jesse Hall. From left are Deaton, Provost Brian Foster, News Bureau Associate Director Christian Basi and Director of Budget Tim Rooney.
Rob Trivette has been working for the city of Columbia’s Parks and Recreation department for three summers. Trivette and the crew were working on the splash ground and terraced amphitheater at planned to be open in September at Flat Branch Park.
Detail of the bridge crossing at Flat Branch Creek. Daniel Gibbins of the horticulture crew of the city of Columbia’s Parks and Recreation Department said the project will be finished by Sept. 1.
The phase one area of Flat Branch Creek is shown here before cleanup and construction of the park site.
In preparation for Thursday’s opening, ART~C Project Director Kasey Harlin, center left, and substance abuse counselor Robia Fields place name cards while youths hang artwork at Perlow-Stevens Gallery in Columbia.
ART~C participants create their own clay artwork during an art therapy session in Jefferson City.
Aaron O’Neal died in July 2005 after a voluntary football team practice at MU.
Kalen Grimes is instructed by Missouri coach Mike Anderson. Grimes was suspended Monday after an incident in Florissant.
In the Home Run Derby, Vlamidir Guerrero hit 17 blasts.
Youth basketball coach Wendell Coonce sits during open gym at the Armory Sports Center. He is leading a fundraising effort for a new recreation complex.
A wall in Wendell Coonce’s office is lined with shelves filled with plaques, team photographs and gifts from former players he has coached in the Columbia Youth Basketball Association. Coonce recently decided to take a break from coaching but plans to stay active in helping the league grow.
Mason Murray plays first base for the Red Sox in the Daniel Boone Little League Majors American Division against the Yankees on June 14, 2007.
Mason Murray practices fielding ground balls with his team the Red Sox before a game against the Yankees, June 14, 2007 at Daniel Boone field.
July 9, 2007
Watch the scenes and sounds from David and Suzanne Van Sickles' neighborhood birthday party.
Joel Thiel, Betty Hamilton, and Cindy Robinson sit on the corner of Broadway and Providence to gather signatures to repeal the smoking ban that went into effect earlier this year. Thiel said there have been close to fifty people stop by to sign, but they were hoping for more signatures.
Rajvir Singh, left, was one of dozens of women who auditioned Sunday at Stephens College for a part in the coming short film “Pieces Parts.” Producer Paula Elias, center, and writer Rosanne Welch will make the film this summer at the college’s Summer Film Institute.
Deb Stover, who auditioned for the parts of both Rita and the Dean, studies her script in anticipation of her audition Sunday for a spot in the short film “Pieces Parts.” Stover attended Stephens College as a drama major but opted to pursue business.