advertisement

Gallery

PHOTO GALLERY: Eddie Chick prepares for demolition derby

Eddie Chick of Hallsville prepares Tuesday for Wednesday's demolition derby at the Boone County Fair.

PHOTO GALLERY: Service members attend resume writing class

U.S. combat troops patrol dusty pathways in Afghanistan, look for hidden roadside bombs, load and fire mortar shells at insurgents' positions. So when they come home, how will that help them land a civilian job?

PHOTO GALLERY: 11-year-old shows off the animals he will enter in the Boone County Fair

Matthew Barnes, 11, won last year’s Rabbit Show and will bring his two rabbits and a few chickens to participate in this year's Boone County Fair.

PHOTO GALLERY: Pee Wee Showmanship

Pee Wee Showmanship was held Monday at the Boone County Fair. Members of Clover Kids, a 4-H program for children under 8, participate in the competition with their animals.

PHOTO GALLERY: Recent drought affects Missouri winemakers

Although grapevines thrive in warm weather, the recent drought may be too stressful for the vines. The drought could produce a superior vintage, but Missouri winemakers will have to wait until harvest to find out how the weather has affected their wines.

PHOTO GALLERY: Mulekicker Cloggers prepare to perform at the Boone County Fair

The Mulekicker Cloggers have been dancing together for more than 25 years. One of the group's members, Jackie Cole, has credited dancing to keeping her alive through her battle with cancer.

PHOTO GALLERY: Participants of smoking cessation program do relaxation exercises at Oak Towers

Thanks to a partnership between the Columbia Housing Authority and the Health Department, smokers with limited resources looking to quit have new opportunities to kick the habit.

PHOTO GALLERY: Pat Carl, Aidan Liu win their Show-Me State Games Parent-Child division of golf competition

Pat Carl and her grandson, Aidan Liu, competed in the Show-Me State Games Parent-Child division of the golf competition Sunday. They won in their division.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia Missouri Ultimate Frisbee team plays in Show-Me State Games playoffs

Columbia Missouri Ultimate Frisbee team competes in the Show-Me State Games Ultimate Frisbee playoffs on Sunday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Jim Thaxter calls a contra dance

Jim Thaxter calls a contra dance Friday. Contra dance is a type of dance similar to square dancing. Thaxter said it is a great way to interact with other people who love to dance.

PHOTO GALLERY: Annual wheat threshing brings educational fun to Rocheport

Woodlandville United Methodist Church hosted its second-annual wheat threshing event to show visitors farming techniques dating to the 1930s.

PHOTO GALLERY: The Show-Me State Games ballroom dancers

Dancing partners compete in the ballroom dancing competition at the Show-Me State Games on Saturday at Ballroom Academy of Columbia.

PHOTO GALLERY: Heat-related ads are a blast from the past

These photos of 1950s advertisements, provided by the Missouri State Historical Society, offer a glimpse into Columbia summers of the past.

PHOTO GALLERY: Young wrestlers compete in the Show-Me State Games

Twins Kerri and Jake Justice take part in the youth wrestling competition at the Show-Me State Games.

PHOTO GALLERY: Power lifters compete at the Show-Me State Games

Women warm up and prepare to compete in the Power Lift competition at the Show-Me State Games on Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Andy Tellman and his band perform at The Vine

Andy Tellman's band have fun performing in Jefferson City. They will be playing at the Boone County Fair on Friday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia residents line Broadway in memory of Spc. Sterling Wyatt

Supporters formed "a sea of red" to honor the memory of Spc. Sterling Wyatt during his funeral at First Baptist Church of Columbia and procession along Broadway on Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Readers share photos of support for Spc. Sterling Wyatt

PHOTO GALLERY: Show-Me State Games Opening Ceremony held at Hearnes Center

The Show-Me State Games began with an Opening Ceremony held at the Hearnes Center on Friday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tennis players compete in Show-Me State Games

Aaron Skinner and Cody Kennedy play a men's tennis match at the Show-Me State Games on Friday.
advertisements