December 30, 2007
Head coach Gary Pinkel addresses the crowd during a rally at the Hilton Anatole hotel in Dallas, Texas. Hundreds of alumni and fans attended the rally hosted by the Mizzou alumni association in preparation for Mizzou's game agains Arkansas in the Cotton Bowl on Tuesday.
Head coach Gary Pinkel addresses the crowd during a rally at the Hilton Anatole hotel in Dallas, Texas. Hundreds of alumni and fans attended the rally hosted by the Mizzou Alumni Association in preparation for Mizzou's game against Arkansas in the Cotton Bowl on Tuesday.
December 29, 2007
A regular walker on the Katy Trail strolls past the Missouri River on Saturday afternoon in Rocheport. An $18 million grant from AmerenEU as part of the Taum Sauk settlement will be used to extend the trail an additional 46 miles toward Kansas City.
Ryan Filbert, front, and his father, Warren Filbert, hunt for deer on a local farmer's property in Woodlandville.
Jason Brush, a hunter from Callaway County, shops with his family at Brass Pro Shop on Vandiver Drive in Columbia. Brush said he hunts deer for food and that he doesn't agree with the new deer hunting regulations.
After months of work and extensive advertising, Visioning organizers attracted 470 people to cast votes for their favorite strategy statements. Some say the turnout could have been better.
December 28, 2007
Missouri guard Keon Lawrence rises to the basket for a dunk Thursday against Coppin State.
MU’s Martin Rucker takes in the view at Texas Stadium during the Tigers’ practice Thursday for the Cotton Bowl.
December 26, 2007
MU tight end Martin Rucker greets fans outside of the Mizzou Athletic Training Complex on Wednesday morning. Tigers fans gathered to send off the football team for the Cotton Bowl, which will be played Jan. 1 in Dallas.
Charlene Colley from Mexico, Mo., returns a toy soldier on Wednesday at the Bass Pro Shop on Vandiver Drive in Columbia. She bought the toy as a Christmas gift but ended up not giving it away.
December 23, 2007
A woman makes his way through downtown during a snow shower that passed through Columbia on Saturday night.
The snow that arrived in Columbia on Saturday forced some people to abandon their bicycles on the streets.
Bonnie Bennett, left, checks out Judy Hicks's, right, purchase on November 16. Judy and her husband have stopped in Nostalgiaville about five times.
An open sign points to the parking lot of Nostalgiaville in Kingdom City, MO. Ron Dunwoody, "Town Fool of Nostalgiaville" and wife, Judi, "Mayor of Nostalgiaville," have owned the store for about 12 years.
For the last three years, Betty Boop collectibles have been the number one selling category at Nostalgiaville.
An open sign points to the parking lot of Nostalgiaville in Kingdom City, Mo. Ron Dunwoody, "Town Fool of Nostalgiaville," and wife, Judi, "Mayor of Nostalgiaville," have owned the store for about 12 years. “I just love the fifities and sixities," Ron Dunwoody said. "They were a very real innocent time. I think I was very fortunate to have been born and raised in that time period.”
Dr. Henry Liu displays a new brick he has created by compressing fly ash from coal-fired power plants. The manufacturing process requires only 20 percent of the energy it would take to create a normal brick because the bricks do not have to be baked at a high temperature. The bricks were featured recently in TIME magazine as one of the best inventions of the year.
Henry Liu has developed a brick made solely from fly ash.