August 28, 2007
Larry Young's 'Marathoners' sculptures are on display in Flat Branch Park Phase Two on Tuesday, August 28, 2007. The timely installation of the 'Marathoners' allows for their debut for the opening of the park for the Roots 'n' Blues Festival.
Columbia artist Larry Young puts the final touches on "Marathoners," two bronze sculptures, which were installed in Flat Branch Park on Tuesday, August 28, 2007. Young has been working off-and-on for the past year to complete the sculptures. This is the first project for which he has been commissioned by First National Bank for the City of Columbia, Mo.
Larry Young's "Marathoners" sculptures are shown on display in Flat Branch Park on Tuesday, August 28, 2007. The timely installation of the 'Marathoners' allows for their debut for the opening of the park for the Roots 'n' Blues Festival.
August 27, 2007
A young fan snaps a shot of NASCAR driver Carl Edwards, who rode his bike in a fundraiser Sunday to benefit a lifelong Columbia friend.
Carl Edwards, left, shakes the hand of Sam Russell, right, who Edwards has known since junior high school. Russell was left paralyzed after a June 28 bicycle accident.
Darlene Morris and Harry Skerrit pick up their bells before the Older American Klub’s bell choir practice at the Parkade Center on Monday.
Clara Sprague rings two bells during bell choir practice. The group played “Battle Hymn of the Republic,” “God Bless America” and “Wonderworld” during its practice on Monday. The group plays up to two times a month for residents at retirement centers and nursing homes.
Kyung Rho leads students in a prayer during a crowded Sunday school class this week at Columbia Korean Baptist Church.
The Korean Baptist Church, which serves up to 150 each weekend, may soon be too small to handle its members.
Junior co-captain Mo Redmond, left, and sophomore Meghan Pfeiffer begin play with the MU soccer team Friday at Illinois.
A reflective ribbon awaits snipping in the hallway of the George David Peak Memorial Burn and Wound Center on Monday. The new facility is one of 10 to 15 and has 14 private intensive care rooms and the largest operating room in the hospital.
James Kraatz, director of the burn and wound center, describes the operating room.
Rock Bridge freshman Danielle Linneman threw a five-inning complete game shutout against the Smith-Cotton Tigers in Columbia on Monday night
Redshirt freshman Cody Hawkins beat out junior Nick Nelson for Colorado’s starting quarterback job.
August 26, 2007
Carl Edwards, a Columbia native, was never challenged after taking the lead with 166 laps to go.
David Sapp, right, explains how a can sealer works to Emily Neugarten, 8, and Andrew Neugarten, 12, on Saturday. The can sealer is manually operated with a crank that spins the can around, sealing its lid in the process. “This is so cool,” Andrew said. “I’m glad we stopped by.”
Ella Edwards follows in the footsteps of her brother, Nate Edwards, as a drum major with the Hickman High School marching band. A drum major during his time at Hickman, Nate is now a drum major of Marching Mizzou, MU’s marching band.
As a drum major, Nate Edwards helps conduct a practice of Marching Mizzou on Thursday. “I like being up on the ladder, being in charge, being in the spotlight,” Edwards says.
When Sutton’s Market closed in the spring, a lot of people in the neighborhood were sad to see it go. Still owned by the Sutton family, the restaurant reopened this month as J.R. Barton’s Southern Kitchen and BBQ. Jimmie Sutton still comes to the restaurant to help smoke and barbeque the meat and to chat with customers.