October 2, 2007
Columbia's Chris Kelly is taking a whitewater trip down the Colorado river.
Author Sara Gruen signs a stack of books for MU's University Bookstore after signing copies for her readers at the Daniel Boone Regional Library on Tuesday. Gruen's book, "Water for Elephants," was featured in the library's One Read program this year.
Nancy Herron holds her freshly autographed of "Water for Elephants," by Sara Gruen who sits facing her at a Daniel Boone Regional Library book signing on Tuesday. Librarian Sally Abromovich sits to Gruen's left. "Water for Elephants" was the library's One Read book this year.
Michael Ruh, left, and D.L. Gladbach put the finishing touches on a new barrier-free playground, called the Jack Dylan Kindling Family Commons, at Boone County Family Resources Tuesday at 1209 E. Walnut St. The playground was built with money from a memorial fund for Jack Dylan, who was born with a severe heart defect and survived only six months.
October 1, 2007
Texas’ Limas Sweed is stripped by Kansas State’s Chris Carney. The Longhorns and Oklahoma weren’t the only top teams to drop the ball on Saturday. Seven of the nation’s top 13 ranked teams earned their first loss.
Janet Marsh, a co-owner of 9th Street Video, talks to a customer on the phone while she searches for video titles. "We actually have some customers who watch more movies than I do," Marsh says.
Janet Marsh, a co-owner of 9th Street Video, says her store has been successful because it's not a chain store. "We have a different kind of selection here," she says.
Jill McCoy, owner of McCoy's Pumpkin Farm in Centraila, moves a table to make a path for the new donkey, Keisha. McCoy and her husband, Roger McCoy, sell more than 50 varieties of gourds, pumpkins and squash.
Peach Tree Farm Pumpkin Patch, located just outside of Boonville, opened for the first day of the season on Monday. Owner, Bruce Arnett, 48, left, and friend Dewayne Murray, 44, put together a teepee for the kids to play in.
McCoy's Pumpkin Farm in Centralia is owned by Roger and Jill McCoy. The farm has a variety of animals including their cat, Boss, as well as rabbits, goats and exotic chickens.
Jill and Roger McCoy, owners of McCoy's Pumpkin Farm, coax their new donkey, Keisha, toward the pen to join the other two donkeys, Beauty and Little Tiny Tim.
Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel gives a talk Monday to players from the Columbia Youth Football League.
Mary Lou Black, 61, of Columbia, works 20 hours a week at the Columbia Housing Authority through the Experience Works program.
September 30, 2007
Seniors Allison Wulff, left, and Elizabeth Worsowicz play at No. 1 doubles for the Rock Bridge girls tennis team.
Rock Bridge senior Brian Breeding fights for the ball against Raymore-Peculiar on Saturday.