May 22, 2007
Dogs Rommel and Patton jump out of the lake after chasing down a tennis ball at Bear Creek Park on Saturday afternoon. Their owners, Jason and Erin Gubbins, are among the many people who have started taking their dogs to Bear Creek since it opened. “We used to take them up to Twin Lakes,” Erin Gubbins said. “This is a lot closer.”
One of Jason and Erin Gubbins’ dogs runs into Bear Creek during a recent outing.
MU freshman Kate Miller owns 76 pairs of flip-flops. As a YMCA camp counselor last summer, she brought 20 pairs for a three-week camp, earning her the nickname “Flip-Flop.”
Royals Hall-of-Famer Frank White presents plans for Kauffman Stadium’s $250 million renovation, which includes premium seating near home plate, expanded concourses, new pressbox and scoreboard and food court. Fans insisted the Royals not touch the outfield fountains.
May 21, 2007
Claire Magee, of Columbia, warms up with her fellow dancers in the Missouri Contemporary Ballet Company in preparation for a performance at the Missouri Theatre. Magee was recently accepted at the Juilliard School to study ballet.
From right, Magee, Laura Jones and Megan Pulfer warm up before ballet class at the Missouri Theatre. Magee, a Hickman High School graduate, begins her studies at Juilliard in September.
VINCENT GURUCHARRI was a thoracic surgeon who practiced in Boone County from 1980 to 2003.
Steve Starsky, nicknamed “Number Two” by his co-workers, cleans camels Bruce, left, and Nemo, right, before their performance for Circus Pages at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Friday. This is Starksy’s second year working with the camels in the traveling show.
Jeremy Camper smiles after seeing Jeo Ybarra’s Spiderman face painting during a show by Circus Pages on Friday.
Victoria Costello performs aerials on the silks during a Circus Pages show on Friday at the Boone County Fairgrounds Coliseum. Costello, who is from California, is taking a break from an office job to work with the circus this summer.
So Taguchi shows his disappointment while watching the ninth inning of St. Louis’ loss to Detroit on Sunday with teammate Scott Spiezio. St. Louis is 9 games back in the NL Central.
When Curlin, left, passed Street Sense in the final moments to win the Preakness, it ended Street Sense’s Triple Crown run.
Royals converted shortstop Joel Peralta doubled in two runs in the 12th inning. The relief pitcher remembered to run the bases just in time to help the Royals finish their first winning road trip of the year.
Stuart Loory, who holds the Lee Hills Chair in Free-Press Studies at the Missouri School of Journalism, is the moderator for the weekly radio program “Global Journalist.” It airs at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays on KBIA/91.3 FM or at www.globaljournalist.org.
The children of Duppel Center, a camp for displaced persons in suburban Berlin, march through the camp on their way to lunch in the community mess hall on May 27, 1947. There were 7,200 people in the camp, including 525 orphan children. Copies of Nazi archives will be released to Holocaust institutions under an agreement reached last week.
May 20, 2007
Mayor Darwin Hindman sticks his left foot in with Emma Plunkett, 3, and her brother Jesse Plunkett, 4. The three did the hokeypokey at the sixth annual Bike, Walk and Wheel Week wrap-up at Stephens Lake Park on Saturday afternoon.
PedNet’s Bike, Walk and Wheel Week ended with Columbians enjoying food, live music and dancing at Stephens Lake Park.
Covered in mud, Katie Handera considers the teams second loss of the day at Ruggerrfest in St Louis. The Mizzou women’s rugby team went on to forfeit its third game later that day after four injuries in the first 10 minutes.