August 17, 2010
Robert and Sheila Bailey arrive in Brielle, Netherlands after 16 days riding across Germany.
Robert and Sheila Bailey at a German Bed & Breakfast.
Sheila and Robert Bailey show off their shirts recognizing their trip across the U.S.
Sheila and Robert Bailey have 13 years of stories to tell about how long-distance cycling has changed their relationship.
Boone County Fair queen Amy Wilsdorf poses for a portrait in her Columbia apartment. Wilsdorf won runner-up in the Missouri State Fair pageant in Sedalia.
August 16, 2010
Missouri redshirt freshman L'Damian Washington claimed the top X-receiver spot on Monday's updated depth chart.
Bill Easley and Lily Tinker-Fortel hold up signs encouraging a taser-free Columbia during a protest at City Hall on Monday. The demonstration occurred ahead of a scheduled city council vote to ban tasers from the city that evening.
In this April 1, 1965 black-and-white file photo, then-Richmond News Leader editor James J. Kilpatrick, testified on Capitol Hill in Washington. Kilpatrick's wife said the widely syndicated political columnist has died at age 89.
A police officer stands by a crashed plane sitting on the runaway at the airport on San Andres island in Colombia, on Aug. 16. The Boeing 737 operated by the airline Aires crashed on landing after departing from Bogota around midnight local time with 131 passengers. According to an Air Force official, at least one passenger died.
Carah Hart is a summer intern for the Missouri Farm Bureau.
August 15, 2010
Members of the cast of 'Camelot,' including Leslie Durrant, second from left, practice a number on Friday at the Maplewood Barn Community Theatre stage.
Casey Palmisano, center, who plays Lancelot, defends himself from three guards — played, from left, by Russell Becker, Brad Buchanan and Benjamin Hedrick — during a practice for "Camelot" on Friday at the Maplewood Barn Theater stage.
Soaring high above the ground 2010 Missouri State Fair attendees felt the breeze of "The Fighter." This year marks the 108th anniversary of the fair which runs until Aug. 22.
Roger Alewel, state fair director from 1989 to 1993, jokes with 2010 Missouri State Fair Queen Megan Westhoff of Memphis, Mo. as he passed her a package of beef jerky at the Alewel's Country Meats stand at the Missouri State Fair on Sunday. Westhoff was crowned the fair's queen on Friday where Miss Boone County Amy Wilsdorf was named first runner-up. Westhoff said she and Wilsdorf realized backstage that they had known each other in 4-H when they were younger.
Buttons the clown, also known as Newt Lundquist of La Moille, Ill., hands a sticker to 5-year-old Jordyn Marcille of Kansas City during the Missouri State Fair on Sunday. Lundquist drove the miniature car around the fairgrounds.
A fairgoer made his way up a climbing wall. This year marks the 108th anniversary of the Missouri State Fair, which features performances by Colbie Caillat and Sheryl Crow.
Mats in hand, riders run up the staircase to slide down the Drag Race at the 2010 Missouri State Fair on Sunday. The fair opened Thursday and goes until Aug. 22.
Shielded from the sun, Santiago Calle, 5, of Columbia slept on his father's shoulders during a Military Appreciation Ceremony, which was part of the Missouri State Fair's Homegrown Heroes Day on Sunday. Pfc. Juan Calle, originally of Colombia, South America, joined the National Guard earlier this year.
Sara Hinkle and her husband, Travis Hinkle, use laptop computers to blog from their apartment in Bloomington, Ind. Hinkle is a 24-yr-old expecting mom and writes about her experiences. Keeping family life private at a time when 500 million people are on Facebook is a challenge made tougher for young, tell-all early adopters of the 6-year-old social networking site who are now juggling the responsibilities of marriage and children.
Lance Rothenberger jumps over the bar in the Ollie competition at Summer Shredfest on Saturday at Cosmopolitan Park’s skate park. Rothenberger won the competition, clearing a height of 33 inches to earn a case of Monster energy drink.