May 10, 2008
Sarah Ashman lets her son Henry Bendel, 1, play with the flowers that she received for Mother's Day halfway through the Mother's Day bike ride on Saturday afternoon at Flat Branch Park. Ashman works at Walt's bike shop who helped with the event by renting bikes to those who needed them. The GetAbout Columbia group organized the Mother's Day ride as the final event for Bike, Walk and Wheel Week.
Shernelle Nicholls prepares to throw her shotput during practice on April 23. Nicholls is a Barbados native studying nursing at MU and is an Olympic hopeful for the summer games.
Shernelle Nicholls rubs her shotput with chalk at the beginning of practice The Barbados native throws for the has aspirations to go to the summer games in Beijing.
May 9, 2008
Senior Bruin Eric Clark, (left) and James Hudelson talk during a break in the baseball game Thursday at Taylor Stadium in Columbia. Rock Bridge and Hickman High schools played the last rival game before districts.
Rock Bridge Bruins pitcher Jaide Rose throws the ball at the baseball game Thursday at Taylor Stadium. The game went extra innings, ending in the ninth, with Rock Bridge winning 5-1 over Hickman.
Hickman's interim girls soccer coach Jeff Wallace, left, and his assistant, Sandy Paulson, took over the team this season.
Mike Berrett, an experimental poet, played a large part in beginning the slam poetry movement in Chicago.
"Din & Sit: Cuts of Phi on Sein und Zeit"
Mike Barrett, an experimental poet, is one of the individuals who played a large part in beginning the slam poetry movement in Chicago.
Several passages in 'Phidias, Heidegger, Adorno' are justified in orderly shapes, employing mathematical proportions like the Golden Ratio that have been used in architecture since ancient times.
On this page, Barrett uses lines and angled text to control the impact of his words.
Dark clouds loom over the Boone County Courthouse just before a foreclosures auction on Feb.25.
Two interested gentlemen, who declined to give their name, listen closely as Attorney Jim Powell conducts a foreclosure auction on the steps of the Boone County Courthouse on Feb.25.
Realtor Greg Harmon checks out a foreclosed home in Columbia on April 21.
Realtor Greg Harmon takes photographs of dampened and stained carpets and mice feces in a foreclosed home in Columbia on April 21.
While waiting for the Big 12 Conference Awards ceremony to begin, members of the Missouri softball team lounge in the grass Friday at the ASA Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City.
Missouri freshman Rhea Taylor accepts her award for being named to the all-conference first team. Taylor was also named Big 12 Freshman of the Year at the Big 12 Conference awards ceremony on Friday in Oklahoma City.
May 8, 2008
China's Deputy General-Director of Narcotics Control Liu Yuejin is joined by John Walters, director of National DrugControl policy, right, U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey, center, and Mexico's Public Security Secretary Eduardo Medina Mora, as he signs a joint statement from the three countries pledging to cooperate in the continued fight against the manufacture and trafficking of methamphetamine, on Wednesday in St. Louis.