Protesting at new high school site

Mike Gerlt, left, Matt Enloe and Tim Miller form a picket line Friday to protest Questec subcontracting non-union company Sunbelt Environmental Services at the construction site of the new high school. "It doesn't matter if it's days, weeks, or months. We'll be here until we get something resolved," Enloe said.

The infamous fifth down game between the Tigers and Buffaloes

The Missouri football team is shown playing against Colorado in 1990. Colorado won the game 33-31.

Rolla man charged with child enticement

Boone County Court Marshals arrested James Thomas Swinney, 39, after he turned himself in to the Boone County Circuit Court on Thursday.

Overcoming medical obstacles

This undated photo shows Katelyn Nicole Lang in Bloomfield. Lang has battled three rare syndromes that doctors thought would leave her blind and require that she use a wheelchair.

Broken Big 12 clock

Love Your Body Day is held to promote positive attitudes towards body image

From left to right, Shreya Patel, 19, talks with Chayla Hisel, 20, while making buttons at the Love Your Body Day event at Lowry Mall on Thursday, October 7, 2010. The event is held to promote positive attitudes towards body image by allowing people to share what they love about their own body. "I went last year and wanted to come again," said Patel. "It's a cool event."

Love Your Body Day took place at Lowry Mall for the second time Thursday

Suzy Day, left, Women's Center advisor, talks with Women's Center volunteer Emily Luft, 20, at the Love Your Body Day event at Lowry Mall on Thursday, October 7, 2010. Day said Love Your Body Day is a national event and has gone on for years at MU, but this is the second time it has taken place at Lowry Mall. "It's nice to have a space to be asked what you love about your body," she said.

Mother photographs daughter frolicking among pumpkins

Lydia Casey plays among the pumpkins while her mom, Jessica Casey, of Ashland, snaps a photo at Hackman Farms in Hartsburg on Thursday. Jessica and Lydia are in town to visit Lydia's grandmother and to attend this weekend's annual Pumpkin Festival, which is in its 19th year.

Rock Bridge's Lauren Fuller at practice

Rock Bridge junior Lauren Fuller prepares a throw after fielding a grounder during practice on Sept. 9. Fuller plays first base and pitches for the Bruins.

Vendors' booths for Pumpkin Festival measured out

Jeri Mertensmeyer, of Hartsburg, measures off the boundaries of one of the vendor booths in preparation of 19th annual Pumpkin Festival in Hartsburg on Thursday. Mertensmeyer, a member of the festival's Board of Directors, had been out since 8:00 a.m. with other members measuring out the spaces.

Rock Bridge's Lauren Fuller shares softball love with mother

Rock Bridge junior Lauren Fuller prepares to practice bunting during softball practice on Sept. 9. Fuller and her mother, Sue, share a passion for softball that has added a unique dynamic to their relationship.

Gourds ready to be sold at this weekend's Pumpkin Festival

Boxes of gourds sit outside at Hackman Farms in Hartsburg on Thursday. The gourds will be sold over the weekend during Hartsburg's 19th annual Pumpkin Festival. Jo Hackman, a member of the festival's Board of Directors, said that the year's pumpkin crop was hurt by all the rain, as standing water causes pumpkins to rot.

Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival banner unrolled

Shawn McCollom unrolls the Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival banner in preparation to hang it over 2nd Street in Hartsburg on Thursday. McCollom had the help of Jason Thomas, but said that it should be a three person job. McCollom said that he and Thomas have been putting up the banner for the last four to five years.

Monsanto Co. vice-president gives speech at Missouri Tech Expo

Steve Padgette, vice president for biotechnology at Missouri-based Monsanto Co., delivers the keynote address at the first Missouri Technology Expo on Thursday, October 7, 2010. Businesses and researchers networked at the event and discussed future investments.

Protesting Proposition B at Cafe Berlin

Bill Sutton protests Proposition B outside Cafe Berlin, where CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, Wayne Pacelle, spoke on September 13. Sutton said he believes Proposition B will be the end of domesticated animals in Missouri, including beef, pork and chicken.

Colorado quarterback Tyler Hansen vs. Hawaii

Colorado quarterback Tyler Hansen throws against Hawaii in a Sept. 18 victory in Boulder. Hansen emerged as Colorado’s No.1 quarterback in spring practices, ending Colorado’s quarterback controversy between Hansen and Cody Hawkins.

Andrighetto stays involved as MU soccer coach

Kristin Andrighetto, center, fights MU soccer player Brittany Hopkins for the ball as Dominique Richardson, Molly Bear and Tyler Easley watch during a morning soccer practice on Wednesday. Andrighetto is a fifth-year senior who played for Missouri the last four years and now volunteers as an assistant coach since she is no longer eligible to play.

Ryo Okubo came from Japan to play for Columbia College

Freshman Ryo Okubo, right, came from Japan to play for Columbia College. He looks up to Junior Brian Eike, left, for direction as a soccer player and as a person.

Six-year-old girl's painting wins national award

Madisyn Hinkebein, 6, was inspired by the art of Wassili Kandinsky. Her painting won first-place in the preschool/kindergarten category of American Printing House' national BlindInSights 2010: Visions from the Mind art contest.

Hickman's Wesley Leftwich punts against Helias

Wesley Leftwich punts against Helias in Hickman's homecoming game on September 24, 2010. Hickman won 20-17.