June 19, 2010
Pam Muffi and Thomas Philips help sign other family members in at Stoney Creek Inn for the Phillips family reunion held in Columbia from Friday to Sunday. Thomas and Joe Phillips hosted the reunion. "Some of us spell it with two 'L's', some with one. I spell it with one, but we're still related," says Thomas Philips.
The family emblems were stitched by Shirley Phillips Hicks. She made sure to make them with both one 'L' and two 'L' spellings.
Clockwise from left, Thomas Philips, Harold Phillips, Gwen Phillips, and Doris Philips share a laugh upon Harold and Gwen's arrival to the Stoney Creek Inn.
Phillips family members sit down to lunch at the First Baptist Church on Saturday. The family members spent the morning taking pictures, reviewing memorabilia, talking with each other and discussing the family's history.
Zac LaHue applies finishing touches to a flower arrangement at My Secret Garden, a florist in downtown Columbia, on Saturday. This arrangement will be a Father's Day gift and features delphiniums, hydrangeas and other flowers with vibrant colors.
Columbia firefighters and members of the Boone County Fire Protection District were called at 10:42 pm on Friday to 2206 Port Townsend Court in southwest Columbia. According to the Fire Department improperly disposed painting rags caused a fire in the garage.
June 18, 2010
Brothers Tory, left, and Brady Chasteen from Columbia won the team roping event Friday at the Missouri High School Rodeo state finals. Brady recently graduated from Rock Bridge High School where Tory will be a junior this coming school year.
Brady Chasteen, left, of Columbia, throws his lasso to catch the ankles of the steer while his brother Tory Chasteen holds tight onto the rope around its neck during the team roping event of the Missouri High School Rodeo state finals on Friday at the Boone County Fairgrounds. The brothers won the event in 7.37 seconds.
From left, Amee Riley, 15, left, Kelsey Eitel, 16, center, and Jake Pendelton, 17, talk among with other competitors from across the state at the second day of the Missouri High School Rodeo state finals. The teens lined up on their horses to watch the calf roping event and prepare for their upcoming runs.
Detective Jeff Westbrook shakes fellow Officer Mark Brotemarkle's* hand at Westbrook's retirement reception on June 18 at the Police Training Center in Columbia. Westbrook retired after 22 years of service working in the Columbia Police Department.
Detective Jeff Westbrook holds his father, Willie Westbrook, with his mother, Betty Westbrook, at his retirement reception on June 18 at the Police Training Center. Jeff Westbrook said that one of his father's goals was to see him retire.
A decorated elephant walks on a street in New Delhi, India, on Friday. The pachyderms have created traffic havoc in the past, and they are now allowed to roam the streets only during lean traffic hours.
Cody Wright of Billings, Mo., throws his hands up at the end of his go in the calf roping competition Thursday at the Missouri High School Rodeo state finals at the Boone County Fairgrounds.
June 17, 2010
Garet Aldridge* holds on tightly during the saddle bronc riding event Thursday at the Missouri High School Rodeo state finals at the Boone County Fairgrounds.
Tanner Brundage, 15, from Jefferson City, left, and Chase Gabriel, 17, from Grain Valley, who are partners in the team roping event, talk about their performance with Gabriel's father, Lance outside of the arena Thursday at the Missouri High School Rodeo state finals at Boone County Fairgrounds.
Bailee Wright of Billings, Mo., chats with a friend while waiting for her turn in the breakaway roping Thursday at the Missouri High School Rodeo state finals at the Boone County Fairgrounds.
Victoria Meyer of Moscow Mills chases after a calf in the breakaway roping event Thursday at the Missouri High School Rodeo state finals at the Boone County Fairgrounds.
Shelley Simon of Simon Oswald Associates gives a tour of the renovated building on Thursday. "Blending history and tradition while looking to the future was the theme of this design," Simon said. Simon Oswald Associates was the Architecture firm commissioned to redesign Columbia College's Missouri Hall, now the first building in Columbia to receive a LEED silver certificate.
Missouri Hall originally was a girls dormitory and now houses the admissions office. Missouri Hall is also the first building in Columbia to receive a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) silver certification as a green, sustainable building. Kerry Renner came to see the building at a tour given on Thursday because his Architecture firm is currently working on a LEED project as well.
Ed's Quik Stop on Rte B in Hallsville will be the site of library-to-go lockers, managed by Daniel Boone Regional Library. Once installed, books can be ordered by residents and picked up from lockers with a library card. According to Daniel Boone Regional Library's website, the lockers should be installed in August. Demonstration lockers can be seen at Hallsville's Heritage Days festival on Saturday.