October 28, 2007
Reconstruction works have been proposed for Hunt Avenue. The project will result in a wider street pavement, improved drainage and a sidewalk on the west side of the street.
Reconstruction of 1,500 feet of Hunt Avenue between West Worley Street and I-70 Drive Southwest has been proposed for City Council approval at its Nov. 5 meeting by Columbia Public Works
Payal Khengar performs Rangeloo, an Indian traditional dance from Gujarat, during the 16th annual India Nite hosted by the Cultural Association of India on Saturday October 27, 2007 at Jesse Auditorium.
Jack Bradley checks the Ruger 10/22 rifle that he and his grandson Zach Bradley are shooting. Zach discusses with his grandfather how to hit the penny on the target during the next round.
Zach Bradley tapes a new penny to the target at the shooting range after the previous one blew off in the wind.
Jack Bradley watches through the binoculars to see if his grandson Zach Bradley hits the penny attached to the target.
Missouri freshman defender Kelsey Stokes, left, fights for the ball against Nebraska midfielder Colleen Goetzmann.
Missouri beat Iowa State, 42-28, on Saturday. Senior safety Pig Brown is out for the season due to an injury.
October 27, 2007
A high dynamic range composition of six separate exposures taken at 6:58 a.m. at the intersection of Hitt Street and Broadway Blvd in downtown Columbia, Mo. on the morning of Friday, Oct. 12, 2007.
An ambush of stuffed tigers decorates the tops of the vehicles of Missouri fans Russell Stokes, George Linne and Jack Frier.
Hickman high school homecoming queen, Winnie Feng, gets her tiara adjusted durning halftime of the Kewpies' 45-7 win over Fort Zumalt South on Friday night, Oct. 26, 2007. Feng raised over $1,900 for the Children's Miracle Network after being nominated to the homecoming court by the prep band.
Hickman's No. 8 (front center) Chase McMichael, returns a punt for a touchdown in the Kewpies' 45-7 win over Fort Zumwalt South on Friday, Oct. 16, 2007. The return was McMichael's second score during the first half for the fifth-ranked Kewpies.
From left, Becca Brauer and Susan Minchew remove graffiti from a pole on the corner of Locust Street and Seventh Street in downtown Columbia in the early morning hours of Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007. The women are part of the Karis Community Church, which took part in the graffiti removal, part of a larger city graffiti abatement effort.
Becca Brauer scrubs painted graffiti off of a light pole on the corner of Cherry Street and Seventh Street early on the morning of Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007, as part of a graffiti removal abatement effort.
Tahashana Moody, 6, paints herself onto a mural on the north side of the Heibel-March building, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007. This building is a hopeful location of a community center for residents of the North Central area.
Amy Stephenson Woods (right), a local artist, and Peter Byger, left, a member of the Corner Action Committee, help paint a mural on the north side of the Heibel-March building on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007. This building is a hopeful location of a community center for residents of the North Central area. Gennie Pfannenstiel, Central Methodist art professor, designed the mural, and Boone County Electric Cooperative furnished supplies to paint the mural.
PedNet moved on bicycles instead of in cars.
PedNet Executive Director Ian Thomas leads volunteers down West Boulevard as they move the organization's multiple at-home offices to their new downtown location in Columbia on Friday, Oct. 26, 2007.
Moving by bike: What it took to complete Friday's move
The third annual Chef’s Chili Challenge to benefit the Central Missouri Food Bank was held Thursday evening at the Fieldhouse, 1107 E. Broadway, and was hosted by the Columbia Jaycees. People from local restaurants and the mid-Missouri area gathered to cook chili while attendees sampled recipes and listened to live music by the Dustin-Crider Duo. Steve Henderson, a 54-year-old Columbia resident, won the People’s Choice Award for the top-ranked chili voted on by those in attendance. He received $500 and donated half of his winnings to the Downtown Optimist Club.