June 8, 2012
Athletes compete in the football distance throwing contest at the Missouri State Senior Games on Friday at the Audrey J. Walton Track-Soccer Field Stadium.
Golfer Bob Patterson won the silver medal at this year's Missouri State Senior Games, despite recovering from a rare disease, Guillain-Barre syndrome.
Boone Hospital Center celebrated the opening of its Healing Garden on Friday morning. The garden, which was built with around $220,000 in donations, offers a place for patients and families to escape the hospital atmosphere.
For the past four years, Kendall Mathews has served as the Salvation Army's regional coordinator and his wife, Katrina, has been director of special services for Columbia/Jefferson City. The couple is leaving Columbia to start a new assignment with the Salvation Army in St. Louis.
June 7, 2012
The Missouri Symphony Orchestra presented its "Strike Up the Band" concert Thursday evening at Stephens Lake Park Amphitheater.
Pickleball competition at the Missouri State Senior Games opened Thursday
Terry Durham and other farmers and researchers are building up the elderberry industry. Durham is a partner in the River Hills Harvest Elderberry Producers, a cooperative that buys elderberries from farmers and processes them into juice, cordial and jelly.
June 6, 2012
Demolition of the Chi Omega sorority house, built in 1922 was started Wednesday and is expected to continue for a couple of days. A new house will be built in its place.
Cancer survivors and their guests met at MU Women’s and Children’s Hospital Health Pavilion to celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day. Kim Becking, breast cancer survivor, was the guest speaker at the event Tuesday evening.
June 5, 2012
Spectators gathered Tuesday at the MU Physics Building to view the transit of Venus.
Yun Fan, a leaf cutting artist from Weifang, China, gave demonstrations Saturday at the 54th annual Art in the Park event at Stephens Lake Park.
The Gathering Place, a bed-and-breakfast operated by MU hospitality management students, hosted its 10,000th breakfast Tuesday.
Hella DeTrempe, who turns 86 next month, will be participating in the 2012 Missouri State Senior Games.
June 4, 2012
Elementary school students were back in class Monday for the first day of summer school.
June 3, 2012
Images from the Memorial Day parade, the fire at the Brookside on College apartments, Shred Fest and the Art in Park festival were some of the best photos by Missourian staff in the past week.
More than 100 artists showed their work at the 54th annual Art in the Park festival Saturday and Sunday at Stephens Lake Park in Columbia. This gallery includes portraits of five of the artists and their work.
June 2, 2012
Columbia skateboard enthusiasts took to Cosmopolitan Park to participate in Shred Fest. The free event, which went from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, was aimed at encouraging safe and healthy choices.
Children picked out art pieces Saturday at the Young Collectors Tent at Art in the Park in Stephens Lake Park.
Art fans and more than 100 artists participated Saturday in the 54th annual Art in the Park event at Stephens Lake Park in Columbia.
June 1, 2012
On Friday, participants prepared for the Art in the Park festival at Stephens Lake Park. The festival, which will feature a variety of events including art galleries, live music, magic shows and food, is aimed at encouraging the arts in Columbia.