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.
Alarm Will Sound rehearses at the Sinquefield Reserve on Wednesday in Folk. They are the main performing ensemble of the Mizzou International Composers Festival and specialize in performing new contemporary music.
July 21, 2013
The Purple Stars defeated the Warriors, 1-0, during the Show-Me State Games under 9 division championship game Sunday at Cosmopolitan Park.
Children competed in the 4-H/FFA Horse Show Performance Class competitions Sunday at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Sunday.
Missourian file photos show the impact of the Great Flood of 1993 during the week of Jul 22-30.
Wonjoon Moon's family has asked him to return to South Korea because they cannot afford to pay his expenses at MU.
July 20, 2013
Refugees from countries around the world gathered Saturday evening at the Broadway Christian Church.