September 17, 2007
Monday was the 220th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution, and Leda Kurzejeski packs up some small American flags at the conclusion of an anniversary celebration at Eighth and Walnut streets. The event, which included a reading of the Bill of Rights, was sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Columbia-Boone County.
Jeff O’Neal, on ladder, and Gene Renforw look for any spots that need to be touched up at the Wabash Station on Monday. The painting crew has been working on areas of the newly renovated bus stations for the past three months.
Earl Speidel of Foster Painting, finishes up a painting project. Speidel, who has been painting for 41 years, will retire in 18 months. “I’m going to goof off and play golf,” Speidel said.
September 16, 2007
Rams quarterback Marc Bulger sits on the turf after being knocked down late in the fourth quarter Sunday against the Rams. The 49ers had six sacks against a rebuilt Rams offensive line.
Elly's Couture owner Elly Swetz, left, chats with Sarah McGann and Lory Young, the manager of Envy, outside of Manhattan Closet. "It's all healthy competition," said McGann, owner of Manhattan Closet, of the booming boutique business in downtown Columbia. "It gives more personality to downtown."
Cardinals center fielder Jim Edmonds slumps against the outfield wall after missing a ball hit off the wall for a double by the Chicago Cubs' Alfonso Soriano.
Autumn Barrier, 11, glances at a possum purse with her father, Bret Barrier, at Sunday’s 30th Annual Heritage Festival and Craft Show at Nifong Park. “Can you imagine if a cell phone goes off in this purse? On vibrate?” Bret Barrier asked his daughter. The purse, made by Ron Jansen of Kampsville, Ill., took nearly four hours to make — three hours to tan the hide and 45 minutes to turn the pelt into a purse.
Couples dance to the norteño rhythms of Willy Vela y Sus Aguilillos on Saturday at Salón Azteca in McBaine. The new dance club features Latin music with a disc jockey on Friday nights and live bands on Saturday nights.
Close to midnight, Enrique Garcia — one of 30 men at the new dance club Salón Azteca on Saturday — watches the dance floor.
Oscar Regino plays the accordion for a Latin band based in Kansas City, Kan.
Team Stunderwood member Matt Underwood checks the take from the previous scene as members Sean Ludwig and Drew Stewart adjust the microphone boom. All the teams were given romance as their genre and "a heavy object" as a prop to build a short film around in the One Night Stand movie-making competition on Saturday.
Missouri defensive end Evander “Ziggy” Hood, center, attempts to free himself from a block against Western Michigan on Saturday.
September 15, 2007
Chris Byers and his fiancee, Shari Schneider
Trailer No. 22 stands on cinder blocks at Blackfoot Estates in Columbia on Saturday.
Trailer No. 20 has a number of its street-front windows broken that are covered with plastic at Blackfoot Estates on Saturday.