July 23, 2008
Fair goers enjoy a spin on the Super Sizzler ride during the carnival at the Boone County Fair Grounds Wednesday night. Wristbands for unlimited rides were discounted to $10 from $15, boosting crowds looking to enjoy the night's nice weather.
A baby camel waits in its pen at the petting zoo at the Boone County Fair on Wednesday.
Kim Newberry, left, with her children Bailey, 9, and Landon, 13, visit the petting zoo at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Wednesday.
Sydney Sommers learns how to milk a cow using a bucket and water in the Children's Barnyard at the Boone County Fair on Wednesday.
Kayla Sage, left, Booklyn Marrs and Rebekah Montgomery, right, play with soybeans at the Children's Barnyard at the Boone County Fair on Wednesday. The three girls came to the fair with a group from Ashland Academy Early Learning Center.
Karen Miller talks with Roger Snodgrass while campaigning for Southern District County Commissioner in the Rothwell Heights neighborhood Sunday. Miller was handing out campaign leaflets and a household safety checklist magnet to help residents prepare for emergencies.
Former MU basketball player Jason Horton’s trial for third-degree assault in connection with a fight last January at Athena Nightclub was delayed so the defense can gather further discovery evidence.
"You're all I've got, take care of me," sings country music legend Willie Nelson during his opening song, "Whiskey River," in Jesse Auditorium.
Mark Brumbach follows through after "rolling" a virtual bowling ball on the Nintendo Wii game console Friday at Lenoir Woods retirement community. He purchased the game to play with his three grandchildren when they visit from St. Louis.
Country music legend Willie Nelson discusses small-farmer issues with Rhonda Perry, Missouri Rural Crisis Center program director, in his tour bus before his show in Jesse Auditorium.
Lavona Virgen watches her virtual bowling ball roll toward the pins Friday at Lenoir Woods retirement community. Once a week, the recreation room turns into a virtual bowling alley for the residents.
July 22, 2008
At 6 feet, 225 pounds Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel fits right in among Big 12 quarterbacks, a group that is showing you don't need big size to have success.
This house at 2911 S. Old 63 in Columbia, once a restaurant owned by Annie Fisher, a successful African-American restaurateur and caterer in Columbia, now rests on property recently purchased by the owners of Old Highway 63 Mini Storage who are looking to expand their business. Historians are upset that this house could be destroyed.
Jon Bethmann moves dirt on MU's quad on Monday. Workers are ripping up compacted soil so they can later lay new sod on the ground.
Scott Keith, left, supervisor of MU’s Landscape Services, talks with worker Jon Bethmann on MU’s Francis Quadrangle on Monday. Keith said the workers are ripping up compacted soil so they can later lay new sod on the ground.
Taner Nolty, 4, and Max Wolff, 2, ride a camel named "Laverne," which was led by Sam Munns, at the Boone County Fair on Tuesday.
Linda Kronk, Rita Weber, Larry Martin and Judy Wilder clog to country music at the Boone County Fair on Tuesday.
Lindsey Carlisle, 19, and Morgan Sapp, 17, take a break for lunch while driving around a golf cart at the Boone County Fair on Tuesday. The girls were runners up for the title of Boone County Fair queen.
Sheep wait to be shown at the Boone County Fair on Tuesday.
A pet monkey named Neko rests on the shoulder of his owner, Kenneth McAninch of Seymour, Mo. Neko posed for pictures with attendees of the Boone County Fair on Tuesday.