February 7, 2009
Junior forward Jessra Johnson dribbles past Kansas’ Nicollette Smith on Feb. 7 at Mizzou Arena. Johnson came off the bench to lead the Tigers with 20 points in 14 minutes of play.
While learning about lead abatement, Bryan Jennings tries on a half mask while Rob Johnson, left, John Page, middle, and Kelly Ballanger observe the process. The class is offered by the city of Columbia Planning and Development Department. In order to wear such a mask properly for lead abatement, it must fit correctly, and the wearer must be clean shaven for the closest fit possible.
Shawn Williams, left, and Rob Johnson simulate area preparation for lead abatement. The key task, according to class instructor Steve Singler, is to control the dust. Singler and Annie Holland of the Pharos Group out of St. Louis were hired by the city to instruct trainees.
Rob Johnson, dressed in protective gear, worked with other trainees in the second floor of the City Armory Building on Thursday. Johnson said he hadn't realized how important lead removal is, especially for children.
February 6, 2009
Freshman Mary Burke pauses during her balance beam routine during the women's gymnastics meet against Southeast Missouri State on Friday.
Hickman Kewpies Crandon Cook, Marcus Whitt, and Jerald Hickem, race down the court through the first quarter Friday.
Jeanne Engle reads over a Hindu peace prayer during a devotional meeting of mid-Missouri Baha'i members Sunday afternoon in Hallsville. Baha'i incorporates aspects of many popular religions including Christianity, Judaism and Hinduism, among others.
Anna Bardone-Cone, who runs the Eating Behaviors and Body Image Lab at MU, talks with Lauren Schaefer, left, a research assistant, Jennifer Aubrey, right, Assistant Professor of Communications, and students. The group met to discuss potential ways they will be categorizing data of people's reactions to pro-anorexia Web sites for her research project.
A bicyclist was struck by a motorist on Paris Road around 9:15 p.m. Thursday. He was taken from the scene by an ambulance.
Tyree S. O. Byndom and his daughter Klaye Daylene Byndom enjoy a celebratory song performed by Baha'i members at a devotional event held Sunday afternoon in Hallsville.
Julie Stern and Christo Brock say they were drawn to growing delicious food. Brock, a documentary filmmaker, doesn't think of himself as a patriotic gardener, but he is worried about the future of the planet. "The produce from Chile - it's not ripe or it has no flavor. And now it has a big carbon footprint," he said.
In October, Julie Stern and Christo Brock started leeks, peas, beets, carrots and a few other vegetables from seed.
Julie Stern and Christo Brock pick romaine Rouge d'Hiver lettuce.
February 5, 2009
Douglass junior Amileo Lawson maneuvers around Higbee junior Byron Bartolacci, left, and Higbee junior Mitchell Stewart, right. Lawson and his teammates won the game 73-45 on Thursday.
Douglass freshman Justin Meyers passes around Higbee junior Zach Reffett in the fourth quarter of the Douglass-Reffett varsity basketball game. The teams competed in the Smithton Middle School gym Thursday.
Maxine Nelson works with a student during her afternoon class on Jan. 29 at West Junior High School. Nelson, a special education teacher, has taught at West Junior High School for 19 years.
MU forward Marissa Scott and Nebraska guard Dominique Kelley fight for the ball in the second half of the Tiger's win over Nebraska on Jan. 17. On Saturday, the Tigers play Kansas in the 75th meeting between Kansas and Missouri women's basketball teams.
MU's Raymond Jordan keeps his eye on his opponent Jesse Strawn of Old Dominion in the 184-pounds final match in Missouri Open 2007. He wrestled three years as a 184-pound wrestler, but this season he has switched to the 174-pound weight class. Both of Jordan's parents died before he was 7 years old, and the road leading to collegiate success has been difficult.
MU's Zaire Taylor, no. 11, and Kim English, no. 24, block a shot by Baylor's Quincy Acy, no. 4, on Saturday.
Sparky's Homemade Ice Cream employee Kelly Mitchum serves up some Red Bull shakes to high school students on Thursday afternoon. During the unseasonably warm weather, the store opened for the weekend. Columbia residents, university students and high school students taking advantage of a half-day at school came in to enjoy a variety of flavors such as "The King" and "Les Bourgeois & Ghiradelli Chocolate."