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Restored 1950 Mercury

Ed Wells' restored 1950 Mercury sits on display Saturday at the Old Wheels Collector Club car show at Hickman High School. Wells found the car deteriorating in a pig farm near Rocheport in 1990 and spent the last 20 years fixing it up with his son.

Marlion Key shows his enthusiasm on stage at Flat Branch Park

Marlion Key shows his enthusiasm on stage at Flat Branch Park Saturday, Oct. 2 during the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival. Key sang with T.J. Wheeler and students of West Boulevard.

Atlatl competitor preparing for the atlatl competition

Atlatl thrower Curtis Waggoner, who is the owner of Four Corners Archery Club in Sedgewickville, talks about atlatls with a fellow competitor at the atlatl competition at the Bass Pro Shop on Saturday. Waggoner has participated in archery for 20 years and began competing with atlatls last July.

Chevrolet after accident

The Chevrolet TrailBlazer collided with a Ford Taurus and flipped on its side Saturday afternoon at the Grindstone Parkway entrance ramp to U.S. 63.

Car talk

Wes Scott, right, talks about his classic car to George Piper at the 36th annual Old Wheels Collector Car Club show on Saturday at Hickman High School. The car is a 1931 Franklin Deluxe Club Sedan, with a rare air-cooled engine. Scott said the car originally sold for $2,695, more than five times that of a Ford at the time.

100 years for Omicron Chapter

Alumni of Alpha Phi University of Missouri Omicron Chapter admire a commemorative plaque that was unveiled at the chapter’s 100th anniversary Saturday. The presentation of the plaque was part of the sorority’s centennial celebration.

Rock Bridge's Sheldon Gerau breaks a tackle against Helias

Rock Bridge's Sheldon Gerau breaks a tackle during Friday's game against Helias. The Bruins lost 31-28.

Rock Bridge's Austin Ray vs. Helias

Rock Bridge junior Austin Ray holds up the football to show the referees that he had possession when he scored a touchdown during Friday's game.

Rock Bridge's Sheldon Gerau vs. Helias

Rock Bridge senior Sheldon Gerau reacts after missing a pass during Friday's game.

Serving suds

Terra Stephan serves beer at the Miller tent.

Crowd gathers for Anders Osborne

A crowd fills Locust Street to watch Anders Osborne perform on Friday night.

Pour some beer on it

Sam Bennett and Paul Love marinate some of their food with beer before putting it back on the grill. Bennett and Love cooked for the competition team Lucky’s Bar B Que.

Jimmy Wayne's personal story

Country singer Jimmy Wayne tells a story during his set at the Peace Park stage on Friday. Earlier this year, Wayne hiked form Nashville to Phoenix to raise awareness for homeless youths and drum up support for foster systems. Wayne himself was a foster child. He thanked the family that took him in for inspiring him to get through college.

Break time for volunteers

Volunteers Lilliard Lisa, and Blake Richardson eat barbecue and chips on Friday. Food is a large part of the festival, and on Saturday 16 teams will compete in the festival's barbecue competition.

Baby back ribs at Roots 'N' Blues

Mike Whiteley, owner of Lonnie Ray's BBQ in Harrisburg, tends to baby back ribs in his smoker near Fourth and Cherry streets on Friday. Lonnie Ray's wasn't competing in the barbecue contest but was selling food, including hand-made tamales, pulled pork, bologna and ribs.

MU freshman Alyssa Diggs vs. Oklahoma State

MU freshman Alyssa Diggs slides toward Oklahoma senior Whitney Wernimont during Friday's game.

MU soccer player Kelsey Blincow vs. Oklahoma State

MU junior Kelsey Blincow runs after Oklahoma State junior Colleen Dougherty during Friday's soccer game at Walton Stadium.

Stepping out

Rolando Barry leads the Missouri High Steppers in the Bike Parade for the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival on Friday, Oct. 1.

In the chorus line

Mark Case sets up the Gibson Custom Shop Traveling Exhibit before Friday's performances of the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival on Oct. 1. Visitors were allowed to plug in and play any of the guitars.

Master of the grill

Sam Bennett removes pork from the grill after several hours of cooking. The pork will later be pulled apart for sandwiches. Bennett is a member of the Lucky A's Bar B Que competition team, which has been participating in Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ since the festival began.
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