October 26, 2008
Greg Allen, owner of FearFest Haunted House, arranges selling items on Oct. 23. FearFest is located 3 miles west of Columbia off Exit 121.
Casino guests play the nickel slots at the Isle of Capri Casino in Booneville on Oct. 2. Proposition A would repeal the $500 loss limit in Missouri, increase the casino gambling tax from 20 percent to 21 percent and cap casino numbers.
Tonja Fix, a home health care worker, helps her client of six years, Jeff VanDyke, shave at his home. Both are unsure of Proposition B because it may lead home health care workers to unionize, which could increase costs. This could lead to a reduction of in-home hours for clients.
Proposition C would require investor-owned utilities to generate or purchase 15 percent of their electricity from renewable energy sources by 2021.
A nearly $40 million bond project proposes to allow Columbia Water and Light to renovate or replace water mains and flow systems in 49 locations across the city.
Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel, right, congratulates tight end Chase Coffman on his 1-yard touchdown reception in the first quarter of Saturday's victory over Colorado.
The inside of the historic shotgun house at 500 N. Garth Ave., which will be relocated to the Boone Junction Historic Village. It will then be restored and made into a display of African-American heritage, since it is thought to come from an African-American community.
Mike Martin peels off the side of a historic shotgun house that he and Brian Treece own during a demolition of its rear portion Oct. 18. Martin and Treece plan to move the shotgun house and restore it to its original state, which did not include the rear portion.
The Columbia Farmers' Market was busy Saturday morning before the MU Homecoming game. Many customers were stocking up on tailgate supplies. Others enjoyed live music and dance performances. The farmers market has seen a successful year, especially for beef and buffalo farmers.
The Columbia Art League celebrates the grand opening of its new location on Ninth Street, next to the Missouri Theatre. The four-day event marks the organization’s upcoming 50th anniversary. On Saturday, as part of the family-friendly weekend, stage-makeup artist Angela Howard teaches a class on creating fake wounds and tiger faces. The event came just in time for Halloween.
Carl Edwards celebrates his victory in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Oct. 26 at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga.
Missouri tight end Chase Coffman lunges for extra yards after making a catch in the first quarter Oct. 25 against Colorado. Coffman broke the NCAA Division I record for career pass receptions by a tight end in the game.
October 25, 2008
Chip the Buffalo, Colorado’s mascot, hangs his head in front of Missouri fans during the Tigers' 58-0 victory Oct. 25 at Memorial Stadium.
Mizzou beat Colorado 58-0 at their homecoming game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
Families were welcome Saturday at the MU Museum of Art and Archeology as student docents and costumed faculty tried to add a dash of history to Halloween. Museum educator Cathy Callaway and visitors share their impressions of this year’s event, which included owls, a haunted museum tour and exhibits that came alive.
The St. Clair Marching Band marches down Hitt Street near the end of the Homecoming Parade Saturday, Oct. 25. Nearly 10 high school and junior high school marching bands, as well as Marching Mizzou, took part in the parade.
The Missouri Mule Team rides through the Homecoming Parade. The team is cared for by the Mule Club at the MU College of Veterinary Medicine.
Spectators on Hitt Street watch as the Oakland Junior High Marching Band approaches during the Homecoming Parade. The band and other groups and organizations marched down Sixth Street, Broadway, Ninth Street, and University Avenue before finishing up on Hitt Street.
Spectators bundled up to keep warm during the Homecoming Parade.