June 28, 2008
Jill Zulovich, 6, will represent Missouri on July 16 at the Tee-Ball on the South Lawn All-Star Game in Washington D.C.
Jill Zulovich waits her turn to bat Thursday at Daniel Boone Little League Field. After the rained-out game, teammates yelled out, "Say hello to the president!" before heading home.
Jill Zulovich played her final game of the season Thursday at Daniel Boone Little League Field. "I don't think she understands the scope," her father, Joe Zulovich, said of the opportunity to play tee-ball at the White House and meet the President.
Jill Zulovich smiles after reaching first base in her tee-ball game Thursday at Daniel Boone Little League Field.
Retiring police Chief Randy Boehm, center, hugs Donna Hargis before the start of a farewell ceremony held for him at the Daniel Boone Building on Friday.
Retiring police Chief Randy Boehm, left, shakes hands with Les Kerr from the U.S. Attorney General's office during a farewell celebration held at the Daniel Boone Building on Friday.
June 27, 2008
BOTTOM LEFT: Traci Wilson-Kleekamp’s grandmother, Mary Ella Wilson, and her brother-in-law Arthur Wilson with Kenneth, Robert and William E. Wilson Jr., Traci’s father.
BOTTOM RIGHT: The Rev. Nathaniel P. Wilson and his granddaughter, Tonie Wilson-Buie.
TOP: A Wilson family reunion in Quincy, Ill., in 1970.
Traci Wilson-Kleekamp, who traces her own genealogy and hires herself out as a researcher for others trying to find their roots.
“I’ve learned one little missing link can put everything off. But one little piece can set everything right.”
TOP RIGHT Cobb (center, tallest), with mother Connie and his brothers and sisters.
BOTTOM: The brother of Cobb’s great-great-great-grandmother on his mother’s side, Leslie E. Fonza, who lived in Quincy, Ill.
TOP LEFT: Marc Cobb’s great-great-grandfather, Henry James, from Knox.
Marc Cobb, who has traced his family back four generations.
“This has been a time of healing. By going back into family history, it gets people talking again. People are trying to get the stories straight.”
RIGHT: Linda Palmer’s relative, Mollie Rogers, on her 100th birthday.
LEFT: Mollie and Henry Rogers around 1930.
Linda Palmer (right) about her friend and possible cousin, Traci Wilson-Kleekamp (left)
“We call each other ‘cuz.’ We keep circling around the same family, the same town. I know we are related somewhere.”
The Hardimans, a group of Linda Palmer’s family members.
Eugene D. Cobb, Marc Cobb’s grandfather.
Moss Johnson, Traci Wilson-Kleekamp’s relative.
June 26, 2008
Dwight T. Hayes
David Eberle sorts through, separates and lays out water-soaked pictures to dry on the lawn of his home in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. "All you can do is save what you can, and keep the memories you have," Eberle said.
From left, Kathleen Weinschenk, Greg Ahrens and Sean Spence listen to a speech given at a fundraiser for Weinschenk. The money will be used to buy a wheelchair-accessible van.
Kathleen Weinschenk's van is parked in front of Unity Church. A fundraiser was held Tuesday night to raise money for a new van for Weinschenk.