June 9, 2007
Gans Creek runs through the middle of the Crane property. Bluffs border part of the creek, which is believed to be why the Crane property acquired the name Lofty Cliff Farm.
Robin tends to the 49 cows on her farm. Robin is the main caretaker of the farm, but she notes that others help out on bigger projects.
Mary Chapman shakes hands with a dog during a session for Granny’s House, a program for kids that offers riding and horsemanship lessons.
Mary Chapman and LaKresha Jackson approach a horse during a lesson with Granny’s House. Sue Crane thinks that community outreach runs in the family blood as her great-grandfather, Joseph, was known for bringing orphans to the farm to live and work.
Gopalaratnam, left, and Anantha, right, chant during Saturday morning prayer services at Shanthi Mandir Hindu Temple and Community Center on June 2.
The VeinViewer detects temperature differences between the skin and the veins and displays the veins on a green screen, making them easier for health care professionals to see.
Amy Myers, left, and Mike Bachman, Director of Plant Breeding at Thomas Jefferson Farms, watch Chelsea, left and Haley Myers investigate plant life on the shore of Jefferson Farms lake after about 10,000 new fish were released into the waters on Friday, June 8.
Thousands of Bluegill fish are dumped into the lake at Thomas Jefferson Farms on Friday, June 8. Executive Director Robert Myers says the farms will tentatively open to the public in Fall 2008.
June 8, 2007
Kyle Petty of the Cole County Fire Protection District cleans up after the last firefighting scenario during the Midwest Wildfire Training Academy on Wednesday in Jefferson City.
Ryan Straley of the Olathe Fire Department assists Gary Woodson, Fire Chief of the Lake of the Ozarks Fire Protection District.
Phil Spudich, owner of Rack ’n’ Roll, plans to sell the Columbia Billiards building and lease Rack ’n’ Roll’s location.
Tom Rose holds Tag as the dog’s owner, Stacey Owsley, looks on. Rose will join the Columbia School Board in July.
Revelers gather on Ninth Street to listen to the Bait Shop Boys.
Tiffany Muskrat shares her speckled king snake pet with Jamie Morrow, middle, and Dominique Carter.
Bob Emery, left, watches “American Graffiti” with his wife, Shari, in their powder blue Ford Mustang at the Flat Branch Park. “We used to go to drive-in theatres all the time when we were younger.”
Laurie and Alan Hahn tap their feet to the rhythm of the Ironweed Bluegrass Band outside Bluestem Missouri Crafts.
Barbara Smith, chief preparator, watches as Jeff Wilcox, museum registrar, left, and Larry Stebbing, preparator, align the painting “The Dull Story,” for a George Caleb Bingham exhibit.
Valerie Rudy-Valli, of the St. Louis Art Museum, inspects one of George Caleb Bingham paintings. An exhibit, opening Saturday, will feature rarely seen pieces by Bingham.