June 27, 2008
TOP RIGHT Cobb (center, tallest), with mother Connie and his brothers and sisters.
BOTTOM: The brother of Cobb’s great-great-great-grandmother on his mother’s side, Leslie E. Fonza, who lived in Quincy, Ill.
TOP LEFT: Marc Cobb’s great-great-grandfather, Henry James, from Knox.
Marc Cobb, who has traced his family back four generations.
“This has been a time of healing. By going back into family history, it gets people talking again. People are trying to get the stories straight.”
RIGHT: Linda Palmer’s relative, Mollie Rogers, on her 100th birthday.
LEFT: Mollie and Henry Rogers around 1930.
Linda Palmer (right) about her friend and possible cousin, Traci Wilson-Kleekamp (left)
“We call each other ‘cuz.’ We keep circling around the same family, the same town. I know we are related somewhere.”
The Hardimans, a group of Linda Palmer’s family members.
Eugene D. Cobb, Marc Cobb’s grandfather.
Moss Johnson, Traci Wilson-Kleekamp’s relative.
June 26, 2008
Listen to KBIA's report on the gathering Wednesday night at the Columbia Public Library for a discussion on the role of the news media. The citizen dialogue was sponsored by the City Human Rights Commission, the Columbia Missourian and the Reynolds Journalism Institute.
Dwight T. Hayes
David Eberle sorts through, separates and lays out water-soaked pictures to dry on the lawn of his home in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. "All you can do is save what you can, and keep the memories you have," Eberle said.
From left, Kathleen Weinschenk, Greg Ahrens and Sean Spence listen to a speech given at a fundraiser for Weinschenk. The money will be used to buy a wheelchair-accessible van.
Kathleen Weinschenk's van is parked in front of Unity Church. A fundraiser was held Tuesday night to raise money for a new van for Weinschenk.
Kathleen Weinschenk, left, and Royda Crose greet each other at a fundraiser to raise money for a new van for Weinschenk.
Danielle Scheetz rehearses a move in a new routine she is learning as part of an elite lyrical dance class Thursday afternoon at the MU Student Recreation Complex. High school senior Scheetz and her team, the Eureka Golden Line Dance Team from Eureka High School in Eureka, are participating in a four-day National Dance Association camp held at MU.
Danielle Scheetz, center, leaps during a run-through of her team's dance routine Thursday afternoon at the MU Student Recreation Complex. Scheetz competes at varsity and elite levels in dance competitions while managing her diabetes.
Danielle Scheetz, left, listens to instructions from her dance coach before her team rehearses their routine Thursday afternoon at the MU Student Recreation Complex.
June 25, 2008
Leigh Lockhart, right, owner of Main Squeeze Natural Foods Cafe, is filmed preparing various recipes using tofu and soy products Tuesday afternoon at the Boone County Health Department as part of a series of videos called "Columbia Cooks." The department is producing the videos to help educate people on healthier eating.