June 26, 2008
Danielle Scheetz, left, listens to instructions from her dance coach before her team rehearses their routine Thursday afternoon at the MU Student Recreation Complex.
June 25, 2008
Leigh Lockhart, right, owner of Main Squeeze Natural Foods Cafe, is filmed preparing various recipes using tofu and soy products Tuesday afternoon at the Boone County Health Department as part of a series of videos called "Columbia Cooks." The department is producing the videos to help educate people on healthier eating.
A crowd gathers at Jefferson Farms on Wednesday to learn about the water permeable parking lot being installed and about the farm's environmentally conscious efforts. Jefferson Farm is due to be completed by spring 2009.
Aqua-Bric, designed by Advanced Pavement Technology, is an environmentally friendly paving brick that allows rainwater to seep into the ground instead of running off into the sewer system.
The first day of the murder trial of Dwight T. Hayes, center, who is accused in the shooting death of Cynthia White at the Comfort Inn on Nov. 24, 2007.
Horace C. Johnson
June 24, 2008
MU senior Casey Bohnert watches as fellow engineering student Brian Doerhoff works on a motor mount for the rocket that MU's chapter of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics will enter in a competition in Utah later in the week. It is the first time MU students have entered the rocket launch competition.
The Easte Pointe subdivision has developed and grown up since its birth in 1988.
The sun beats down on dry pavement Tuesday afternoon at the East Pointe subdivision.
Panoramic view of the first houses built in the East Pointe neighborhood, taken in 1988.
Max Lewis rides down Broadway to cross at the intersection on Old Highway 63 on Thursday morning because the design of the nearby sidewalk cuts is too steep for Lewis to safely pass in his wheelchair. "I am forced out of necessity, not convenience," Lewis said about riding on the street.
Dwight T. Hayes, 21, is accused of raping and shooting Cynthia White, a hotel manager, in November 2007. His trial begins today.
Cynthia White, general manager of the Comfort Inn at 2904 Clark Lane, where she was found dead last November.
"She's my sweetheart," says her dad, Derrell Veazey.
"Look, Papa!" says Terra Belle Veazey, 4, as she climbs on the Jamboree sculpture outside the Boone County Courthouse.
June 23, 2008
"I love his personality," says MU Residential Life Hall Coordinator Jim Pelfrey of his new Seeing Eye dog, Xilo. "He's all man! We might as well call him 'Frat Boy!'"
Comedian George Carlin entertains the crowd on May 1, 2003 at Veterans Memorial Civic Center in Lima, Ohio. Carlin, 71, whose staunch defense of free speech in his most famous routine "Seven Words You Can Never Say On Television" led to a key Supreme Court ruling on obscenity, died Sunday. He went into St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica on Sunday complaining of chest pain and died later that evening, said his publicist, Jeff Abraham.
Brazilian Luciano Pagliarini celebrates his Stage 4 win of the Tour of Missouri on Sept. 14 in Columbia. The Tour of Missouri will add an extra day of competition this year, but the race will not go through Columbia this year.
From left, Ben Dillon and Jenna Jordan fake a discussion as Sarah Scroggs, Amy Williams and Lindsey Nelson act out a skit about alcohol consumption during Summer Welcome for MU.
Clockwise from left, Kourtney Mitchell, Katie Eggerman, Amy Williams, Lindsey Nelson, Jenna Jordan and Sarah Scroggs act out a game of truth or dare and take on questions about sex education and safe sexual practices during a skit for Summer Welcome.