October 19, 2009
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.
Oklahoma State running back Keith Toston scores a touchdown against Missouri in the Tigers' loss on Saturday.
MU sophomore Liz Hinz opens up the worship service hosted by The Branch on Tuesday, Oct. 6, at the nightclub Deja Vu. A young adult ministry of Community United Methodist Church, The Branch has held weekly services in Deja Vu since its beginning in August.
MU senior Brittney Stevens listens to sophomore Amy Jackson talk about the biblical King David and forgiveness during a worship service hosted by The Branch on Tuesday, Oct. 6, at Deja Vu. Each weekly service features worship music, a message, fellowship and an informal activity.
Sign-up sheets for various subgroups within the young adult ministry, The Branch, greet those who come to weekly services at Deja Vu. Co-coordinator Liz Hinz said Branch leadership combed downtown Columbia for a regular location for their services. After Ragtag Cinemacafe was unable to provide such a location, the group came to Deja Vu. "We walked in here and said, 'This is perfect,'" Hinz said.
October 17, 2009
Oklahoma State running back Keith Toston stiff arms Missouri's Zaviar Gooden during the first half of the Tigers' loss to the Cowboys on Saturday.
Kayla Burri, foreground, works on her putting with teammate Meghan Mueller at a Rock Bridge practice.
Missouri’s Weiwen Wang tries to get the ball past Nebraska blockers Lindsey Licht (No. 4) and Kori Coper (No. 15) in Thursday's home match against Nebraska. The Tigers lost their first match at Hearnes Center.
Ernest Hildebrand demonstrates wood turning at the annual Missouri Chestnut Roast on Saturday.
The annual Missouri Chestnut Roast, held Saturday in New Franklin, Mo., is a family oriented event. Hundreds of visitors each year enjoy samples of sweet, Missouri-grown roasted chestnuts at the MU Horticulture and Agroforestry Center.
Unhusked chestnuts are used as decorative objects at the annual Missouri Chestnut Roast on Saturday.