August 3, 2008
Larry Monroe, left, and Deacon Lonnie Ratliff, right, pray over the $1,681.51 offering Sunday night at a fundraiser for the Warren Funeral Chapel.
Kathy Johnson protests the Warren Funeral Chapel fundraiser given by Mary Ratliff of the NAACP on Sunday. Johnson and her family have been searching for the whereabouts of their mothers burial plot, which are unknown by Warren.
Mary Ratliff addresses the crowd at the fundraiser held for Warren Funeral Chapel, thanking them for their support and attendance. The fundraiser was held Sunday evening at the Second Missionary Baptist Church.
The Evangelical Free Church of Craiova (Biserica Evanghelica Libera din Craiova) is finally being built. 17 years ago, the E-Free Church of Columbia started a church in Craiova, Romania. It is slated to be complete this year.
A young Scott Laws shows Romanian children a story book of the gospel of Christ on a mission trip to Craiova Romanian in the early 1990s.
Friends of the First Freewill Baptist Church of Pennytown attend the annual reunion near Marshall on Sunday.
Virginia Huston wipes away tears during a church service as part of the First Freewill Baptist Church of Pennytown reunion near Marshall on Sunday. The church and town were founded by freed slave Joe Penny in 1871.
The Braves, in white jerseys, play against the St. Louis Samurai, in black jerseys, in the final lacrosse match at the Show-Me State Games in Cosmopolitan Park on Sunday.
The Braves, wearing white jerseys, play against the Samurai, in black jerseys, in the final lacrosse match at the Show-Me State Games in Cosmopolitan Park on Sunday.
Missouri Valley College's Amberlee Ebert is ecstatic after receiving her third-place medal in the 67-kilogram weight class at the Dave Schultz Memorial Invitational in Colorado Springs, Colo. From left, teammate Angelee Homma and assistant coach Clarissa Calibuso congratulate her.
Missouri Valley College wrestler Amberlee Ebert signs autographs during the Dave Schultz Memorial Invitational in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Exhausted from the long bus ride from Marshall, Missouri Valley College's Samantha Fee (far right) leans against the window while the team travels to Oklahoma City University for a dual.
Missouri Valley College wrestler Amberlee Ebert stands behind the bench, motionless, before her match against Oklahoma City University's Ashley Sword at Missouri Valley College. While most wrestlers jump rope or move around to warm up, Ebert likes to stand still and get her mind ready for the match.
Missouri Valley College's Samantha Fee works out alone during a practice at Missouri Valley College. Since high school, Fee has made a habit of staying after practice and participating in additional workouts to get in shape and improve her wrestling technique.
Missouri Valley College's Samantha Fee weighs in the Valley locker room before the team's dual against Oklahoma City University. Assistant coach Clarissa Calibuso notes her weight on the clipboard.
Missouri Valley College's Samantha Fee tries to take down Oklahoma City University's Samantha Phillips during their match at the National Wrestling Coaches Association/Cliff Keen National Duals. Fee lost the match in the final seconds, getting driven out-of-bounds by Phillips.
Missouri Valley College wrestler Samantha Fee does a somersault over coach Carl Murphree during practice at Missouri Valley College. Fee does not stop moving during practice or before matches.
The Missouri Valley College women's wrestling team meets in a circle after losing its semifinal match against Oklahoma City University at the National Wrestling Coaches Association/Cliff Keen National Duals. Emily Rinehart, sitting inside the circle spoke up to her teammates. "Don't be nice," she said. "There should be a lot more bloody noses and black eyes on this team than there are."
August 2, 2008
People swim Friday afternoon at Lake of the Woods Pool. The public pool may be closed after the end of the season.
Matthew Duker, 9, goes down the water slide at Lake of the Woods pool on Friday afternoon. Matthew and his friends had been at the pool every day that week.