May 7, 2008
Police surveillance photo of suspect.
May 6, 2008
Sixteen-year-old Berlyn Seitz, far right, fixes 17-year-old Cody Anthony Jr.'s hair while Alyssa Reynolds, 16, relaxes in a tree Monday afternoon at Stephens Lake Park. The three are students at South Callaway High School in Mokane and were in town on a class field trip.
Above from left, Wilcoxson Construction workers Travis Kaiser, Aaron Self, Lester Goins and Mike Boggs, below, work to install the fencing around the new Parks and Recreation baseball field adjacent to the Boone County Fairgrounds on the morning of May 1.
Tire tracks at the Columbia Parks and Recreation baseball field construction site next to the Boone County Fairgrounds are filled with standing water from the saturated ground, which has led to mounting delays in construction.
Garrison McLagan practices pitching at Balls-N-Strikes with his father and brother. Next season, he hopes to play for the University of Missouri.
Wentzville Holt pitcher Tim Melville brought numerous major league scouts with notepads and radar guns out to watch him pitch against Hickman Tuesday.
Missouri's Steve Gray, left, is congratulated by hs teammates and his game-winning home run in the ninth against Creighton University.
May 5, 2008
Though she sometimes gets teased by teammates, Ashley Farmer is second on the Columbia College Cougars' roster in home runs and RBIs.
MU first baseman Steve Gray went 2-for-4 on Sunday against Kansas State and drove in two of the Tigers' three runs.
Usiakimi Igbaseimokumo, assistant professor of neurosurgery at University Hospital, performs a check-up on Hayden Lackman, who is 9 months old, on April 16. Hayden had corrective surgery for craniosynostosis in August 2007.
Hayden Lackman, who had surgery in August 2007 to correct the effects of craniosynostosis, has his skull measured during a check-up at University Hospital on April 16.
Hayden Lackman, now 9 months old, wears a fitted helmet decorated with stickers of the cartoon character Goofy during a check-up at University Hopsital on April 16. The helmet is meant to help Hayden's skull reform properly.
Sam Masters has broken Hickman’s two-mile school record with a time of 9 minutes, 22 seconds and is expected to contend for the state title this year.
Water shoots up out of the ground, soaking 4-year-old Kylie McKay at Columbia’s unique new water park which opened to the public Thursday. The “sprayground” at Stephens Lake Park features 7,000 square feet of water elements.
Two-year-old Eric Lancaster Jr., right, seeks refuge from the watery attraction by shrouding himself with a towel in one of the park’s drier areas. Development for the sprayground at Stephens Lake Park began in 2007.
Mike Taylor performs a dead lift during a weightlifting competition by the Mizzou Strength Club. He finished up dead lifting 475 pounds and bench pressing 355 pounds.
Columbia College freshman catcher Stephanie Schultz, left, practices next to her twin sister, infielder Jodi Schultz, on Sunday afternoon at Columbia College.
May 4, 2008
Desirae Pennington, 17, tries on a green dress at the Cinderella Project on Saturday, April 12. The Cinderella Project, held at the Amory and coordinated by MU's Association of Textile and Apparel Management, provides free prom dresses to local high school girls. Pennington will wear her dress to her spring formal.
Preonika Gray, 16 (left), looks at dresses with her friend Desirae Pennington, 17, on Saturday, April 12, at the Cinderella Project. Held at the Amory, the Cinderella Project provides free prom dresses to local high school girls, and is coordinated by MU's Association of Textile and Apparel Management. Both girls are go Douglass High School and will be wearing the dresses to their spring formal.
Crown vetch blooms in a fallow cornfield at Eagle Bluffs Wetlands near McBaine.