April 25, 2015
The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri hosted the fourth annual Float Your Boat race at Bass Pro Shops Lake with the biggest turnout yet.
From left, Maddie Phillips, Meghan Rowe, Stevee Nolan and Justine LeStarge all paddle toward the finish line during Float Your Boat for the Food Bank on Saturday at Bass Pro Shops outdoor lake. For the third-consecutive year, the ladies represented their workplace, D. Rowe's Restaurant and Bar, for the competition.
Detroit Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk celebrates his goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the third period of Game 5 of a first-round playoff series Saturday in Tampa, Florida.
The Milwaukee Bucks' Jerryd Bayless, No. 19, puts up the game-winning shot against the Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose, No. 1, during the second half of Game 4 of a first-round playoff series Saturday in Milwaukee. The Bucks won 92-90.
St. Louis Cardinals' Mitch Harris pitches to the Milwaukee Brewers during the sixth inning of Saturday's baseball game in Milwaukee.
Brooklyn Nets forward Thaddeus Young goes to the basket past Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Scott, No. 32, during the first half in Game 3 of a first-round playoff series Saturday at New York. Hawks Al Horford, No. 15, and Jeff Teague, No. 0, watch the action
Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox players fight during the seventh inning of a baseball game Thursday in Chicago. The Royals won 3-2 in 13 innings, but four Royals earned suspensions.
Many people gathered Saturday to remember Sgt. Rodney Griffin Saturday at Centralia High School's gymnasium. Griffin was a member of the U.S. Army when he died May 2, 1970, in Cambodia during the Vietnam War.
Darryl Griffin, Sgt. Rodney Griffin's brother, wipes away tears Saturday during a memorial service for his brother. The memorial served as closure for many, 45 years after Griffin was reported missing in combat during the Vietnam War.
A powerful earthquake devastated Nepal on Saturday, killing more than 1,180 people, collapsing modern houses and ancient temples and triggering a landslide on Mount Everest.
Sgt. Rodney Griffin's casket is escorted out of the Centralia High School gym by pallbearers and family following a memorial Saturday. The casket was then driven to Mexico, Missouri, for a private graveside service.
Volunteers work to remove debris at the historic Dharahara tower, a city landmark, after an earthquake Saturday in Kathmandu, Nepal..
Donna Baker, widow of Sgt. Rodney Griffin, sheds a tear Saturday while speaking with Patriot Guard Riders before services in the Centralia High School gymnasium. Baker lives in California but flew to Missouri with a Casualty Assistance Officer for the Thursday arrival of Griffin's remains and Saturday services.
Sgt. Rodney Griffin's casket is escorted into the Centralia High School gymnasium on Saturday by pallbearers and family before his memorial service. Attendees of the memorial service filled the large gym nearly to capacity.
From left: Michelle Griffin, 12, and Hunter Love, 6, admire a framed tribute to Sgt. Rodney Griffin before memorial services Saturday in the Centralia High School gymnasium. Both children are fourth cousins of Rodney Griffin, their parents said.
Dewey Riehn, a Vietnam veteran, salutes the casket of Sgt. Rodney Griffin on Saturday as it is escorted out of the Centralia High School gymnasium following a memorial service Saturday. Many of the attendees who came to honor Griffin were fellow Vietnam veterans.
Volunteers carry the body of a victim on a stretcher recovered from the debris of a building that collapsed Saturday after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Memorial service pallbearers roll Sgt. Rodney Griffin's casket from a hearse to the Centralia High School gymnasium for memorial services Saturday. Following services, the casket was escorted by the Patriot Guard Riders to Mexico, Missouri, for a private family burial.
Debris lie at Durbar Square after an earthquake Saturday in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Centralia residents Anthony Gibbons, 8, and sister Brianna Gibbons, 6, wave flags Saturday along South Jefferson Street in anticipation of the arrival of Sgt. Rodney Griffin's remains to Centralia High School. The hearse carrying Griffin's casket to services at the school was escorted by the Patriot Guard Riders.