July 28, 2013
People from around Missouri of Nigerian descent and people who just wanted to experience African culture came to celebrate Egbe Omo Oduduwa's 14th year in Columbia on Saturday.
Children compete in the swimming event of the Show-Me State Games on Sunday. Many were supported by their families with last-minute practices and back massages.
Floodwaters from the Missouri River washed away parts of U.S. 54 and U.S. 63 in Jefferson City in 1993. Workers repaired rail and gas lines.
July 27, 2013
Several young gymnasts were surprised by their scores during competitions at the Show-Me State Games on Saturday.
Families remain divided between North and South Korea 60 years after the war ended. Many still hold out hope of reunions, although the idea has fizzled recently despite a short period of detente in the early 2000s.
Brooke Schnarre scored the prize-winning ham at the 69th annual Boone County Fair ham breakfast and auction.
July 26, 2013
At the Southwell Complex at Columbia College, the Hoplites from Columbia faced the Wildcats out of Springfield in the eight grade boys competitive division during the initial round of games. The Hoplites won the day’s contest by a score of 47-38.
The Show-Me State Games hosted the first day of basketball competition today. Teams Faced off at four different locations around the area to determine seeding for this weekend’s tournament play.
Campers learn about how to harness and walk alpacas as well how to do many different fiber arts Thursday at Sycamore Creek Farm.
Olivia and A.J. Hombs prepare and show their pigs at the Boone County Fair swine show Wednesday.
Fairview Road Church of Christ members repay contributions of community advocate Almeta Crayton with the renovation of her home. Crayton formerly served as the First Ward's representative on the Columbia City Council.
July 25, 2013
Participants between the ages of 8 and 22 were able to bring their rabbits and have them assessed by judges Thursday at the Boone County Fair.
Fun City Summer Youth Academy hosted a talent show and fashion show Thursday at Ridgeway Elementary School.
Drivers competed Wednesday evening in the demolition derby at the Boone County Fair.
July 24, 2013
President Barack Obama spoke about his plan for the economy Wednesday at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg. Obama praised Missouri's fast-track college program during his speech. Some people arrived as early as 6 a.m. to have the chance to hear the president's comments.
Competitors showed sheep Wednesday at the Boone County Fair.
The Missouri American Water MR340 began its eighth annual race Tuesday morning. In this year's competition, 526 paddlers in 348 boats are racing from Kansas City to St. Charles. Racers took a break from paddling Wednesday at the Katfish Katy's Campgrounds checkpoint.
Motocross competitors raced in 16 different categories based on vehicle type and size Tuesday, which was opening day at the Boone County Fair.
July 23, 2013
Children work to make goats ready for the Market Wether class showing Tuesday at the Boone County fairgrounds.
Children showed goats in the Pee Wee Showmanship event Monday at the Boone County Fair. A parade also was held Monday evening.
July 22, 2013
Carnival employees set up rides, including an 84-year-old carousel, for the Boone County Fair on Monday at the Boone County fairgrounds.