Arvilla McClellan plays washboard [Photo]

Arvilla McClellan plays the washboard in the Older American Klub rhythm band.

Construction permits decline [Graphic]

27th All Ford Car Show [Photo]

From left, Andrew Stewart of Salisbury walks among the 75 Mustangs entered in the 27th All Ford Car Show, hosted by the Central Missouri Mustang & Ford Club on Sunday in Columbia.

75 Mustangs entered in car show [Photo]

The inner workings of one of the 75 Ford Mustangs entered in the 27th All Ford Car Show are on display for judges to inspect. The car show, held June 21 in the parking lot of Bass Pro Shops, offered all participants the chance to cast a ballot for Best in Show, as well as for winners by car class.

Creating art with nature [Photo]

Artist Jo Stealey prepares a piece of river willow as part of a branch in her piece called "The Forest." This work will be featured at the Sheldon Art Galleries in St. Louis in September.

Moon Valley Lake [Graphic]

Rodeo bullfighting team puts life and limbs on the line [Video]

Bullfighters Darren Murray and Mark Wilson have been a rodeo team for nearly nine years. They’ve worked rodeos across the U.S. and were world champion bullfighters in 2005. Their job is to put themselves in front of bulls and help protect the cowboys that ride them at all costs.

Contractors struggle to stay afloat in Columbia [Photo]

Contractor Ray Yoder cuts a piece of plywood to size as Michael Schoen and Dan Yoder wait to nail it into place on the house they are constructing just off of Old Plank Road in Columbia on Wednesday

Housing market in Columbia on sharp decline [Photo]

One of the houses owned by Jay Linder's Providence Farm LLC sits uninhabited and neglected just off of Old Plank Road in Columbia on Wednesday.

Swinging with Dad [Photo]

Allan Bell, center, dips his daughter Morgan Bell, 7, at the 11th annual Father-Daughter Dance Night at the Activity and Recreation Center on Saturday.

Learning the moves [Photo]

Charles Wiebe, center, and his daughter Leah Wiebe, 4, hold hands while they move across the dance floor.

A little help from Dad [Photo]

Chris Allen and his daughter Sofia Allen, 5, practice some fancy footwork.

Entering the dance [Photo]

Faith Boster, 8, takes her father Adam Boster's arm as they enter the Activity and Recreation Center.

Taking a break [Photo]

Between songs, John Viator and his daughter Isabella Viator, 5, take a break. "I'm most excited about the door prizes," she said.

A spinning hug [Photo]

Eric Sappington and his daughter Shelby Sappington, 6, smile during a spinning hug.

Sleepy from dancing [Photo]

Chris Allen and daugher Sophia Allen share a sleepy hug after dancing.

Hand in hand [Photo]

Charles Wiebe and daughter Leah Wiebe take a short break while Adam and Faith Boster keep dancing on.

Home builders suffer [Photo]

Home builders in a tough market [Photo]

Waiting for results [Photo]

Lucas Godon, 6, Jervon Hedrick, 14, Brady Whelihan, 6, Jonathan Jolley, 14, Tanner Smith, 7, and Trevor Jolley, 13, listen to the beginner class results of Parkside Skateshop's best trick competition at the Columbia Skatepark. Saturday's event was the first competition for all the boys.