November 4, 2008
Tigers freshman Laurence Bowers is following in his uncle’s footsteps as a Division I basketball player.
November 3, 2008
Mark Farnen received his first pin, one featuring John F. Kennedy, from his father after a parade. Since then, Farnen has been collecting campaign pins with candidates such as Nixon, Reagan, Roosevelt and Obama.
Mark Farnen shows and discusses his collection of "negative pins," with insulting, X-rated or slanderous phrases. Farnen's collection of campaign pins date back to the late 1800s. He has between five and six thousand pins.
Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., campaigns for Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., on Monday in St. Charles.
Democratic vice presidential candidate, Joe Biden, D-Del., makes a point while campaigning in Lee's Summit on Monday.
Country singer Hank Williams Jr. poses with Gov. Sarah Palin's supporters at the candidate's rally in Jefferson City. Williams sang the national anthem and a song he wrote about the election.
The capitol building in Jefferson City was decorated with American flags for the appearance of vice presidential candidate Gov. Sarah Palin.
Vice presidential candidate Gov. Sarah Palin visited the capitol building in Jefferson City on Monday morning and spoke of how she and Sen. John McCain can lead America more effectively than Sen. Barack Obama.
Supporters at the capitol building in Jefferson City raise their signs at a rally for Gov. Sarah Palin.
Gov. Sarah Palin descends the steps of the Missouri capitol building in Jefferson City as supporters stretch to touch the vice presidential candidate. Palin was joined by many Missouri Republican politicians during the rally the day before the presidential election.
November 2, 2008
Missouri's Jeff Wolfert (99) kicks the winning field goal over the Baylor defense in the closing minutes of the fourth quarter Nov. 1 in Waco, Texas.
Carl Edwards responds to cheers from fans at the finish line after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup race Nov. 2 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. The victory keeps alive Edward's chances for the 2008 title.
Deborah Booker, left, returns from making deliveries for Meals on Wheels on Friday, Oct. 24. Norma and Ernie Falloon, right, two other volunteers with the program, collect the money for the food on Fridays.
Pinpointed locations of deliveries and routes are marked on a calendar at the Meals on Wheels office in the Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital. About 150 to 200 meals are delivered daily to people in Columbia.
Karen Carter, left, with Meals on Wheels, and Deborah Booker, right, talk while Booker waits to start her deliveries.
Deborah Booker, a volunteer for Meals on Wheels, delivers food to one of her five locations on the north side of Columbia on Friday, Oct. 24.
Deborah Booker, 71, has been volunteering with Meals and Wheels for eight years.