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Painting faces

Rosie Koelling gets her face painted by Ryan Vincent during the D&D Animal Sanctuary open house on Aug. 1. "I want to be a turtle," Koelling said to Vincent. "A green snapping turtle!"

Photos of a tortoise

Emily Franke, left, and her friend Rachel Cullen pause during the D & D Animal Sanctuary open house to snap some photos of a passing tortoise. Franke's older brothers Mike and Bobby both volunteer at the sanctuary.

Taking a break on the state line

Narelle Couper, 27, takes a break at the Missouri state line during her 4,000 mile bike tour to raise awareness for charity: water, a nonprofit organization committed to bringing clean water to developing countries. Couper and her riding partner, Carmen Peterson biked through Columbia on Saturday and will finish in San Francisco.

4,000 mile bike tour

Carmen Peterson, 34, bikes through Sulphur Springs, Ohio as a part of her 4,000 mile bike tour this summer to raise awareness for charity: water, a nonprofit committed to bringing clean water to developing countries. "I'm thinking of water in a different way," she said. "It's definitely brought another level of awareness. I had never through about water before, not so much like this, not on this level, ever." Peterson and her riding partner, Narelle Couper, rode through Columbia on Saturday and will finish in San Francisco.

Charles Davis NEW for Global Journalist

Charles Davis, a professor at the Missouri School of Journalism, moderated this discussion of the weekly radio program “Global Journalist,” which airs at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays on KBIA/91.3 FM or at www.globaljournalist.org. View the live streaming video at 9 a.m. Thursday mornings at www.rjionline.org and then call in or e-mail your questions to globaljournalistprogram@gmail.com.

Byron Scott NEW for Global Journalist

Byron Scott, a veteran newspaper and magazine journalist and professor emeritus of journalism, moderated this discussion of the weekly radio program “Global Journalist,” which airs at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays on KBIA/91.3 FM or at www.globaljournalist.org. View the live streaming video at 9 a.m. Thursday mornings at www.rjionline.org and then call in or e-mail your questions to globaljournalistprogram@gmail.com.

Columbia Public School alumni travel across the country for Black and White Ball

Guests came from as far as Texas, Louisiana and New York to the 18th annual Black & White Ball. The first ball was in 1960, and currently takes the form of a the three-day event, from Friday to Sunday, marked by a formal dinner and dance held at the Hilton Garden Inn and Conference Center on Saturday.

Former Columbia Public School District students enjoy ball

Robert Vaughn, Wayne Bush, David Horrell, Frank Cochran and Audrey Thornton are all smiles while being photographed before the Black & White Ball dance, held at the Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center on Saturday. The ball, a reunion of Douglass High School alumni of all ages, has been held every three years since 1960.

Douglass High School graduates dance at ball

Live music brought guests to the dance floor at the 18th Black and White Ball. "We come together every year to celebrate those who taught us all to be good to each other," Mason Gordon, a graduate of Douglass who currently lives in New Orleans, said.

Couple dances at Black and White Ball

George E. Stemmons and Ardella Prawford dance among friends during the 2010 Black and White Ball, a reunion of Douglass High School alumni, at the Hilton Garden Inn and Conference Center on Saturday. Many people in attendance, like Prawford, did not graduate from Douglass but retains close ties with friends and coworkers who did attend Douglass. "I came for the rock and roll, and the company," Prawford said.

Columbia fencers

Columbia fencers Patrick Market, left, and John Konzal duel in a match on "Fight Night" on Thursday at a Jazzercise studio in Columbia. When two duelers hit at the same time, the fencer with the more extended arm is usually credited, and the fencer with the bent arm is faulted, as happened in this case.

Truck pull at Boone County Fair

Doug Ridder drives a Ford F350 named Stroker to a second-place finish in the modified four-wheel-drive class of the tractor pulling competition Saturday at the Boone County Fair.

Families at Black and White Ball

Teonona Campbell, 10, and Nailah Bonaparte push Nathan Bonaparte on the swings at Douglass Park on Saturday. Families came to the park as part of the Black and White Ball, a three-day weekend of events to bring together black alumni of Columbia Public Schools.

Boy covers ears as monster trucks rev their engines

A young boy covers his ears as the noisy monster trucks rev their engines in preparation for the second half of the monster truck show Saturday at the Boone County Fair.

Monster truck flies through dirt

Larry Quick of Aledo, Ill., launched his monster truck, Ghost Ryder, over a mud bank during the monster truck show on Saturday at the Boone County Fair. Quick's truck won first place in the freestyle event, measured by the audience cheering for their favorite.

Audience gets a chance to ride monster trucks at Boone County Fair

Audience members take a ride on the monster truck "Bone Crusher" during the intermission of the monster truck show on Saturday at the Boone County Fair.

Monster truck covered in mud at Boone County Fair

Monster truck Quadzilla, built out of a 2002 Ford Super Duty, sits covered in mud at the end of the monster truck show on Saturday at the Boone County Fair. The truck represented the most experience on the field, as driver Roger Gauger of Evansville, Ind., has been racing monster trucks for 18 years.

Camera image of assault suspect

At approximately 2:20 a.m. Saturday officers from the MU Police Department responded to the report of an assault that occurred near University Avenue and Hitt Street. The victim described the suspect as a male in his early twenties, heavy set, wearing a yellow shirt and khaki shorts, according to the department's website. This is one of the images of a person who matches the general description of the perpetrator that investigators were able to pull from cameras in the area. Other images can be found on the Police Department's website.

Lawsuit alleges Columbia police beat man after arrest

Cadilac Derrick sits in the Columbia Police Department after being arrested on Feb. 24, 2009. Derrick is now suing two officers involved in the arrest. The civil lawsuit, filed on July 22, alleges that the officers beat Derrick. During an interview after he was arrested, Derrick said he got the scrape on his face after falling down.

Vendor prepares for National Bikers Roundup in Columbia

Jay Farmer poses on his heavily decaled truck at the Red Roof Inn on East Texas Avenue near North Providence Road in Columbia on Thursday. “I’m here to sell jackets and stuff. I’m a vendor,” he said describing his trip from North Carolina to Columbia for the National Bikers Roundup, which is held at the Boone County Fairgrounds. Farmer arrived in Columbia on Wednesday evening.
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