August 30, 2010
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.
Alex Gordan lifts Elise Mosbacher during a routine on Monday at the Missouri Contemporary Ballet Company on Orr Street in Columbia. Monday was the first day back to practice after a summer hiatus.
Elise Mosbacher and Alex Gordan prepare for the start of a new routine on Monday at the Missouri Contemporary Ballet Company on Orr St. in Columbia.
Alex Gordan dances with Elise Mosbacher during a routine on Monday at the Missouri Contemporary Ballet Company in Columbia. Monday was the first day of practice after the summer hiatus.
Derrick Washington turned himself in to police on Monday but quickly posted bond and was released.
August 29, 2010
Mark Haim, director of Mid-Missouri Peaceworks, asks the community for "five seconds of appreciation and quiet" for all the hard work put forth in maintaining the Peace Nook and Peaceworks communities.
Beau Brinkley, Missouri's walk-on player of the year in the 2008 season, is the team's back-up tight end.
Freshman wide receiver Jimmie Hunt, in red jersey, watches as the MU football team practices drills on Wednesday at the Mizzou Athletic Training Complex. Hunt is recovering from a left-ankle injury.
Xiomara Mann, a Hurricane Katrina survivor, thumbs through her father's old records — some of the few belongings she brought to Columbia after evacuating five years ago. Though her journey was exacting and tiresome, the New Orleans native has found a new home in the Midwest.
Christy Carson, a Hurricane Katrina survivor, recollects her displacement from her New Orleans home to Columbia — a journey that took more than a year. After the natural disaster, Carson relocated to Arkansas for eight months before traveling to Columbia. Since then, she has landed a job with State Farm Insurance and is saving up to buy a house.
Christy Carson, a Hurricane Katrina survivor, holds her grandfather's watch, one of the few mementos salvaged after the natural disaster. The watch is broken, but Carson is determined to restore it into working condition.
August 28, 2010
Cowboy boots lay strewn in the dust as competitors prepared for the saddle bronc riding competition at the Cattlemen Days Rodeo on Saturday in Ashland. The goal of the competition is to stay on a bucking bronco as long and in the best form as possible.
Cody Rud adjusts his saddle to prepare for the saddle bronc riding competition at the Cattlemen Days Rodeo on Saturday in Ashland.