November 28, 2013
BJ Cunningham collects and refurbishes vintage pinball machines and arcade games. He converted his Centralia garage into an arcade and workshop.
Gordon Craig displays sports cards at Itchy's Flea Market on Oct. 25. Craig has about 600,000 old sports cards and other celebrity cards in his collection that he sells and trades. He also has 50,000 cards in his own personal collection.
Gordon Craig, left, talks with a Rex Ball about his set of cards from 1960 on Oct. 25,. Having a set of cards means a collector has acquired every card made by a certain manufacturer for that year. Craig has been collecting cards for the past 30 years and sells and trades them in addition to attending collecting shows in Columbia, St. Louis and Kansas City.
Eugene Prince organizes his collection of bottles at The Market Place in Columbia. He has been collecting glass bottles of various shapes, sizes and colors since 1970. He sells them from three booths at the store.
Eugene Prince holds two of his favorite bottles from his collection at The Market Place. The bottle on the left bears Prince's family name, and the one on the right bears his wife's maiden name, Young. "When I got married, all I had was bottles," Prince said.
A row of bottles collected by Eugene Prince is displayed on a shelf in front of a framed print. Prince has collected bottles since the early 1970s and sells prints alongside them through three booths at The Market Place. "I don't collect prints, but I accumulate them," Prince said.
Gordon Craig displays part of his Mickey Mantle card collection, which is one of his personal collections on Oct. 25. His entire Mantle collection is worth more than $2,500, and was collected solely by trading and selling. "I could go on the Internet and buy them all, but that's no fun," Craig said.
Gordon Craig stands at his permanent display of antique cards at Itchy's Flea Market on Oct. 25. His main focus of card collections is sports cards, especially baseball. "It's an expression of love for baseball," Craig said. "It's a fun hobby."
Eugene Prince of Columbia has been collecting glass bottles of various shapes, sizes and colors since 1970.
Gordon Craig has a sports card collection that numbers more than 600,000. He has a permanent display of antique cards at Itchy's Flea Market. He prefers to collect baseball cards. "It's an expression of love for baseball," Craig said.
Ali Kreklow, a Rock Bridge senior, is joined by her mother, Susan Kreklow, on Nov. 13 as she signs the paperwork to accept an offer to play volleyball at MU. Kreklow's father, Wayne Kreklow, is the Missouri volleyball coach, and her mother is the director of volleyball.
Missouri volleyball's Wayne and Susan Kreklow have raised their family around basketball and volleyball. Ali Kreklow will play volleyball for Missouri next year. Ryan Kreklow plays basketball for Rock Bridge High School. And Ricky Kreklow played basketball his freshman year at Missouri before transferring.
In this 2012, file photo, Tashalee Rodriguez of Boston uses a smart phone app while shopping at Macy's in downtown Boston. Big retailers, are offering apps that feature a hefty selection of deals.
November 27, 2013
Mendel Lapine, 2, opens a gift with his baby sitter, Hannah Perkins, during the start of Hanukkah on Wednesday evening.
Rabbi Avraham Lapine leads his family in a song after lighting the first candle of the menorah on Wednesday in Columbia. The Lapine family sings blessings before the lighting of each candle.
Firefighters with the Southern Boone County Fire Protection District work to extinguish a house fire at 8703 Tom Bass Road in Ashland on Wednesday night. The fire took nearly two hours to contain.
A teary-eyed Lisa Henning, left, and Molly Kreklow embrace following the Missouri volleyball team's 3-0 win over Arkansas on Wednesday at Hearnes Center. The win marked the final regular season home game for the two seniors and moved the team's record to 34-0.
Missouri seniors Lisa Henning, left, and Molly Kreklow watch a commemorative slideshow following the Missouri volleyball team's 3-0 win over Arkansas on Wednesday. The team became the first Southeastern Conference volleyball team to go undefeated during the regular season.
Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston (5) signs autographs Saturday after an NCAA college football game against Idaho in Tallahassee, Fla. Its handling of sexual assault allegations against Florida State quarterback Winston is just the latest controversy to hit the Tallahassee Police Department. A handful of grand juries recently have issued scathing reports about how some officers have conducted themselves in the line of duty.
Denver Broncos defensive tackle Terrance Knighton celebrates his recovery of a fumble by New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in the first quarter of an NFL football game Sunday in Foxborough, Mass.