May 7, 2009
Truman the Tiger congratulates MU senior Maddison Smith on Thursday afternoon as she and her fellow seniors walk through the MU Columns on Francis Quadrangle. The Mizzou Alumni Association holds the Senior Send-Off ceremony to represent students' first steps in becoming alumni.
An MU senior receives a beer Thursday afternoon at the Mel Carnahan Quadrangle after walking through the MU Columns as part of the Senior Send-Off.
Joshua Childers, 3, was found in rugged Missouri woods Wednesday, 50 hours since he wandered away from his home three miles away, authorities said.
“I just like being funny,” said sophomore Rhea Taylor, right, who entertained teammates with impersonations of the batting stances of other Missouri players. “I saw other people doing it and I was like, 'Oh, let me get in this.’ They weren’t doing them very good,” she said. “It was just really funny because they’re so many different stances and a lot of people don’t realize how funny they look.”
"Honey Treats" are healthy, sweet snacks that include honey, peanut butter, dried milk, uncooked rolled oats and raisins. Children at Benton Elementary School were being taught the recipe as a healthy snack alternative.
Harvest of the Month Club volunteer Jim Ronald teaches Tyrone James how to make "Honey Treats." The new program at Benton Elementary focuses on teaching students about agriculture in a classroom setting.
May 6, 2009
Rock Bridge's Morgan Pitchford sends the ball upfield in Wednesday's 2-0 victory over visiting Hickman.
Blake Buchert, a junior on the Rock Bridge tennis team, serves during practice Tuesday at Bethel Park. Burchert says he and doubles partner Aaron Skinner communicate well together on the court and seem to have a way of knowing where the other player will be. “We’re both really smart players,” Buchert said. “We don’t make a lot of mistakes.”
Denise Lieberman is the Missouri senior attorney and voter protection advocate for Advancement Project. She teaches political science at Washington University in St. Louis.
From left to right, Bob Buzard, Charles Carter and Deborah Williams look through a shopping cart full of used goods at the Salvation Army on First and Walnut. Charles Carter is well-known and liked by workers and patrons at the store.
Charles Carter can be recognized for his sense of style. He bought these shoes at the mall. On this day, he paired shiny, white sneakers with a red snakeskin cowboy hat and a very large belt buckle that read, "I Don't Dial 911."
Charles Carter is a recovering alcoholic. He has been sober for 25 years. After attaining sobriety, he studied to become a substance abuse counselor to help others struggling with alcohol and drugs. He is now retired, but he still visits the Salvation Army store on Walnut and First every day to help out around the store.
Charles Carter is impossible to miss. His jewelry and belt buckle shine under fluorescent lights. He's often wearing an outrageous hat, and everyone is always saying hello to him.
May 5, 2009
Kelsey Konrardy, a captain on the Rock Bridge girls soccer team, writes "Just Play" in duct tape on a T-shirt after Tuesday's practice. The team designed shirts for Wednesday's home game against Hickman.
Rock Bridge tennis player Jimmy Hunter returns a shot Tuesday in a doubles match against Hickman.
Hickman's Josh Harvey excelled as a 6-foot-6, 330-pound lineman on the Kewpies' football team. But he is also skilled in track and field and has a chance to win a state title in the shot put.
Rock Bridge tennis player Sam Johnson practices serving with teammates before facing off with hometown rival Hickman on Tuesday afternoon, their final encounter this season.
Tennis players from Hickman and Rock Bridge high schools meet their opponents for doubles matches on Tuesday.
Dom DeLuise in 1988 at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif.
Ryan William Ferguson, 19, accused of killing Columbia Daily Tribune Sports Editor Kent Heitholt. The murder took place in the Tribune parking lot on Nov. 1, 2001.