December 8, 2007
Shirley Garrett, right, of Foristell, browses through postcard dealer Dorthy Bichsel's collection at the Antique Postcard and Paper Americana Show and Sale on Saturday in the Quality Inn hotel. Garrett has been a collector for over 15 years and estimates that she owns thousands of postcards.
Bill Tate of Washington, Mo., displays a postcard he discovered at the show featuring his grandfather's oil well. The oil well was opened on the same day Tate was born. "My grandfather always said he got an oil well and a grandson in the same day." Tate was surprised that he found the postcard.
John D. Baker closes the 11 a.m. church service on Sunday at the First Baptist Church on East Broadway. Baker is celebrating his 10-year anniversary as pastor for the congregation.
December 7, 2007
Columbia College men's basketball coach Bob Burchard led the Cougars to a 19-8 record last season.
MU forward Jessra Johnson looks to shoot against Eastern Illinois. She is leading the team in scoring and rebounding.
B. Clay Moore