April 6, 2009
Dr. Kamyar Enshayan (center), director of the University of Northern Iowa Center for Energy and Environmental Education, makes a point during a discussion with members of the Columbia Farmers Market on Friday evening at Sycamore restaurant.
Columbia Farmers Market Treasurer Vera Gelder speaks at Sycamore restaurant with other members about various topics concerning local food. Gelder and her husband, Art, own Walk-About Acres farm and are vendors at the Farmers Market.
The left side of the two-story duplex on Creeks Edge Court was scorched, and the other side suffered minor smoke damage. None of the residents were injured in the fire.
Three engines responded to a call at Creeks Edge Court, when the garage of the two-story duplex caught fire. A neighbor's visitor saw and alerted the tenants.
Firefighters enter the duplex at Creeks Edge Court. A visitor at a neighbor's house saw flames from the garage at around 11:40 a.m. and immediately alerted the occupants.
An angel stands beside many others that Mike Stephens has made to sell or give away to a family in need. Stephens said he sometimes gets help from his family members to make the angels, but he still does most of the work himself.
Mike Stephens places wings on one of the many angels that he makes for terminally ill and disabled children and their families on March 10 in Sedalia.
April 5, 2009
Columbia Raw Food Meetup Group members Shirley Fairchild, left, and Dorothy Sutherland survey the smorgasbord of raw food offerings including eggplant pizza, mango tart and banana cream pie.
Columbia Raw Food Meetup Group founder Jane Smith, who goes by "Blazin' Jane" online, listens to a member speak during the group's monthly meeting.
A group member samples raw entrees prepared by other members during the monthly get together in Columbia. "It's colorful because we don't cook all of the nutrients out of it," said Jane Smith.
Missouri coach Mike Anderson was named the National Association of Basketball Coaches Co-Coach of the Year on Sunday.
Jeff Gordon celebrates his first win in 48 races. "How ironic is this that when we go into this streak and we end it here in Texas, a place that's just eluded us for so long," Gordon said.
Sophomore Tyler Clark pitches against Oklahoma. Clark recorded the final out of the seventh inning and the first two outs of the eighth inning.
Missouri's Michael Liberto makes contact as his teammates watch from the dugout. Liberto struck out three times, walked and scored a run.
Tim Mclaughlin, left, and Gary Smith help in removing the playground fence at Lee Elementary School on Saturday. The school is expanding the playground area to incorporate more green space for students to learn and explore the outdoors.
ManSoo Yu plays with his daughter Kristen Yu, 3, at the Parks and Recreation Annual Kite Day at Douglass Park on Saturday. Organizers provided upwards of 60 kites for participants and awarded prizes at the end of the event.
Judge John Chapman inspects the interior of a Corvette Stingray during the Mid-Missouri Corvette Club Corvette Cup on Saturday at the Quality Inn. Each car was viewed by three different judges: one for the interior, one for the exterior and one for the engine.
Corvettes of varying models and years await judging at the Mid-Missouri Corvette Club Corvette Cup on Saturday. Each Corvette was judged against others of its type by members of the club.
Engine judge Tinker Dawson takes notes under the hood of a C6 Corvette at the Mid-Missouri Corvette Club Corvette Cup at the Quality Inn on Saturday. The cars start with a total score that gets points deducted from it for things like scratches and dirt.
April 4, 2009
Emergency response crews begin their investigation of a motor vehicle collision Friday night just north of the Providence Road and Stewart Road intersection. The driver of the motorcycle was taken to Boone Hospital Center. None of the occupants of the car (pictured in background) were injured.