October 20, 2009
Mike Stambaugh drills out a small sample of wood from the Hickam House located in Rock Bridge State Park on Tuesday. Seven samples were extracted, and Stambaugh said he thinks four or five will help date Hickam House.
Mike Stambaugh examines the rings of a piece of wood extracted from the Hickam House located in Rock Bridge State Park on Tuesday. Stambaugh of the MU forestry department, will examine different pieces of wood to determine the age of the house. Pending results, the Hickam House could be torn down to make room for new park facilities.
Mike Stambaugh pieces back together a small wood sampling extracted from the Hickam House located in Rock Bridge State Park. Stambaugh, of the MU forestry department, will examine different pieces of wood to determine the age of the house.
Mallory Benedict, a junior at MU, stands with her new car near the site of her August 2007 car crash on Sept. 22, 2009. Benedict had been driving home from a friend's house on North Ballenger Lane near Mexico Gravel Road at 4 a.m. when she texted the friend for directions. While typing her message, Benedict overcorrected her steering three times, which led to her rolling and totaling her car. Although her airbags did not deploy, Benedict, who had worn her seat belt, was not injured.
Mallory Benedict's car after the accident. While texting, she overcorrected three times, which caused her car to roll, leaving it totaled.
October 19, 2009
The Columbia College soccer team co-captains Lloyd Jacobs, left, and Jordan Cox, right, are both seniors playing in their fourth season season for the Cougars. But their coach says they bring different leadership styles to the team.
Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert struggled passing the ball against Oklahoma State on Saturday in Stillwater, Okla.
Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads, foreground, looks on during the second half of Saturday's win against Baylor in Ames, Iowa.
Kaitlyn Ritchie practices serving Monday at the Epple Tennis and Park Complex.
Kaitlyn Ritchie returns a serve during practice Monday at the Epple Tennis and Park Complex. She is one of the MU women's tennis players that will be traveling to Norman, Okla., to compete in the ITA regionals.
From left, Tony Manansala, Paul Hood, William Clinch, and Jennifer Bukowsky confer during the murder trial held at the Boone County Courthouse on Monday. Clinch shot and killed his former brother-in-law in the McDonald's parking lot located on Clark Lane on September 2, 2007.
Don Zike prepares to pull a Cadillac Escalade onto the bed of his tow truck after the Columbia Police Department and the Columbia Fire Department ordered it cleared from the scene of a crash involving a pickup truck and this SUV on Paris Road by the off-ramp from U.S. 63 on Monday. Five people were injured in the crash. The two in critical condition were sent to University Hospital and the others were sent to Boone Hospital Center.
October 18, 2009
In addition to fields of vegetables, the Brabos also have a greenhouse so that crops can be grown year-round.
Mike Brabo looks over rows of vegetables.
Mike Brabo looks over purple cauliflower on the rural farm he owns with his wife, Carol, and their two children.
Curious turkeys flock toward a row of Hungarian paprika peppers, Friday in Clarkesville. Mike and Carol Brabo are part of a growing movement that reflects back to a time when food came from over there rather than overseas.
Freshman Amanda Masters swims the 100-yard breaststroke against Texas A&M on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009, in the Mizzou Aquatics Center. Masters placed fourth in that event.
Freshman Dominique Bouchard swims the 200-yard backstroke against Texas A&M on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009, at the Mizzou Aquatics Center. Bouchard placed first in that event.
Junior Morgan McCleery swims the 200-yard breaststroke against Texas A&M on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009, at the Mizzou Aquatics Center. McCleery placed second in that event.
Freshman Cassie Cunningham glances at the scoreboard before beginning her 200-yard backstroke heat against Texas A&M on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009, at the Mizzou Aquatics Center. Cunningham finished sixth in that event.