August 30, 2010
Rock Bridge softball player Caroline Sicht talks with her 3-year-old cousin Adler Sicht Monday before Adler threw out the first pitch in the Bruins' game against visiting North Callway.
Rock Bridge's Nicole Jamison scores for the Bruins in the bottom of the third inning Monday in the Bruins' 15-0 victory over visiting North Callaway.
Rock Bridge freshman Breanna Logan swings at the ball Monday in the Bruins' 15-0 victory over visiting North Callaway.
Rock Bridge junior Lauren Fuller slides into home plate in the bottom of the first inning Monday against North Callaway. The Bruins won the game 15-0.
Austin Stanton, 14, boxes eggs on Monday. Stanton's chores start immediately after school as he gathers, washes and boxes eggs, which are to be delivered the following business day. Stanton owns 5,000 to 6,000 chickens along with his brother, Dustin, 17, and they have noticed an increased demand for local eggs since the salmonella outbreak.
Austin Stanton, 14, Dustin Stanton, 17, and Judy Stanton take a break from their evening chores. Farming is a family affair for the Stantons on their Centralia farm. Although Austin and Dustin own the chickens for Stanton Brothers' egg farm, parents Judy and Andrew share the chores to help their sons balance the egg business and school.
Chickens peck at the heels of Dustin Stanton, 17, after he gathers all the eggs for the evening on Monday. Stanton started raising chickens in the first grade, and over the years, his educational project evolved into a business. Now he and his brother Austin, 14, own 5,000 to 6,000 chickens, and sell eggs at more than 20 locations.
Dave Todd, owner of Todd Farm in Millersburg, sells his eggs at the Columbia Farmers Market on Monday. Since the salmonella outbreak, Todd has noticed an increase in demand for locally produced eggs.
This lot at the corner of Sixth Street and Hickman Avenue is the proposed spot for a new parking area north of Jefferson Junior High School.
Joe Tonnies, a Columbia resident, looks over the silent auction items at the Family Health Center Golf Tournament on Monday at Old Hawthorne. The tournament was a benefit for the Family Health Center. The Columbia Missourian was one of the sponsors of the event.
Jerrell Jackson during a Missouri football team practice Aug. 25.
Following a short putt, Ryan Norris' ball lands in the 16th hole on Monday at Old Hawthorne during the Family Health Center Golf Tournament.
Ryan Norris, director of magnetic resonance imaging at Columbia Orthopaedic Group, putts while co-worker Beau Baehman watches on Monday at Old Hawthorne during the Family Health Center Golf Tournament.
Gene Austin, chief executive of Columbia Orthopaedic Group, follows through Monday on a shot at Old Hawthorne during the first Family Health Center Golf Tournament.
Gene Austin, left, chief executive officer of Columbia Orthopaedic Group, receives a few pointers from co-worker Beau Baehman, the group's marketing director, at the first Family Health Center Golf Tournment on Monday at Old Hawthorne. The tournament was a fundraiser for the center, which offers health services to underserved families in Columbia. The Columbia Missourian was one of the sponsors of the event.
Missouri receiver Jarrell Jackson has been cleared to play in the Tigers' first game against Illinois. He has recovered quickly since having surgery on the broken scaphoid bone in his left wrist.
Oklahoma football head coach Bob Stoops said playing a tough schedule early in the season is "good if you win and you don't get your quarterback hurt."
A large dirt pile sits off the side of Grindstone Parkway across from the Walmart shopping center, as seen on July 13. Dirt piles such as this one are the subject of a new proposed city ordinance. The zoning commission plans to hold a public hearing to review the final draft of the ordinance on Sept. 9.
Cassondra Roloff, Elise Mosbacher, Alex Gordan and Ti Cason-Davis take a short break from practicing an untitled duet on Monday at the Missouri Contemporary Ballet Company on Orr Street in Columbia.
Alex Gordan and Elise Mosbacher practice a duet while choreographer Sean France holds his son, Cordin, and observes the two in the mirror on Monday at the Missouri Contemporary Ballet Company on Orr Street in Columbia. France based the duet on his marriage. "It's like a love letter to my wife," France said.