February 24, 2008
The Supreme Court declined to hear a lawsuit last week to protect the Missouri River Bridge in Boonville built in 1931. The bridge's owner, Union Pacific, intends to tear the bridge down and use sections in another bridge.
Robert Wilson, a member of the church choir, sings during Gospel Explosion at St. Luke United Methodist Church today. The event was co-hosted by the Frederick Douglass Coalition and the church to celebrate Black History Month.
The Dynamic Silver Wings, a St. Louis gospel group, performs during Gospel Explosion today. The event brought together a congregation of members from several Columbia churches.
Whitney Enyart, 5, practices her long jump along with fellow members of the Blue Thunder Track Club in the Hearnes Center at the Missouri All-Comers Meet on Saturday.
Missouri's RaeShara Brown goes in for a layup against Kansas' Nicollette Smith during the first half of MU's 62-59 victory against the Kansas Jayhawks on Sunday at Mizzou Arena.
Missouri forward Toy Richbow holds back Kansas forward Danielle McCray during the game on Sunday.
Missouri teammates K-Kay Pickens, left, and Amanda Hanneman hug after MU beat KU on Sunday.
Rock Bridge High guard Sam Thompson stands up as he encourages his team during its game against Jefferson City High, on Sunday at Rock Bridge High School. The Bruins won the Class 5, District 10, championship and advanced to state sectional round.
Rock Bridge High Guard Sam Thompson stands up as he encourages his team during its game against Jefferson City on Sunday afternoon at Rock Bridge High School.
Rock Bridge High guard Sam Thompson talks to one of his teamates at the end of the game against Jefferson City. The Bruins beat the Jays to win the Class 5, District 10, boys basketball title
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Rock Bridge GUARDRicky Kreklow scores on Jefferson City guard Greg Williams on Sunday afternoon.
Producers Scott Rudin, front, Ethan Coen, left, and Joel Coen, center rear, accept the Oscar for best motion picture of the year for the film "No Country for Old Men" at the 80th Academy Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles. At back right is presenter Denzel Washington.
Oscar host Jon Stewart opens the 80th Academy Awards, which was telecast Sunday in Los Angeles.
British actor Daniel Day-Lewis accepts the Oscar for best actor for his work in "There Will Be Blood."
French actress Marion Cotillard accepts the Oscar for best actress for her work in "La Vie en Rose."
February 23, 2008
Jeff Ferguson rough cuts a single piece of ginko wood. Spinning hundreds of rotations per minute on his lathe, it is the outline of what will be a salad bowl.
Examples of vases and wine stoppers Ferguson turned sit on the mantle in his living room. Some are dyed; others have a natural luster.
A fellow turner, Tom Stauder, left, watches Jeff Ferguson cut through logs to begin the process of turning a bowl.
A portrait of former U.S. President Harry S. Truman sits on display at the Missouri Masonic Museum and Library. President Truman is featured in the "Leadership" gallery, which also focuses on how democratic methods guide lodges. Also shown is a reflection of Truman's Grand Master's Jewel; Truman is a past Grand Master of Missouri.