August 25, 2007
Karl Kimbel, owner of Klunk Bicycles and Repair, repairs brakes on a used bike Thursday. Incoming students keep Kimbel busy with 12-hour workdays
Alan Loshbaugh, who plays bass for the Columbia bluegrass band Ironweed, and Jake Clayton, the band’s fiddler, play to a crowd in Laiyang, China.
Photos courtesy of Ironweed
Bill Clemons opens the blast valve, sending a propane-fueled fireball into his hot air balloon on Friday at the Columbia Balloon Invitational. Clemons, who owns a ballooning business in Des Moines, Iowa, named this balloon "Color My World" after a Chicago song that he and his future wife danced to at his high school prom.
Kristine Clemons olds onto a line while her husband, Benji, vents air from their balloon.
Ernie Timbrook Jr. maps out the course for the Missouri Lottery team at the Columbia Balloon Invitational.
Adam Crossett made changes to his punting style in the offseason.
August 24, 2007
Dominic Grooms slips by and eludes the Missouri defense at practice Thursday.
Missouri Tigers quarterbacks Dominic Grooms, a redshirt freshman, and Chase Patton, a redshirt junior, take a moment’s rest during an intra-squad scrimmage at Faurot Field on Thursday. The Tigers take the field against Illinois on Sept. 1 in St. Louis.
Before shutting down Westran on Thursday, Hickman junior Taylor Cowan threw a no-hitter in the season opener.
Rock Bridge senior Elizabeth Worsowicz steps in front of senior teammate Whitley Zitsch to make a return in doubles play against Hickman on Thursday.
The fascinated little girl tried to come close to us.
Ray Warren surveys the vacant property on Lynn Street where he had planned to build the Ruth Warren’s Children’s Mortuary.
A scale model of the planned funeral home, designed by Packerman and Wright Architects, sits on the property on Lynn Street near Garth Avenue where Ray Warren had intended to build.
Ruth Logan Warren is buried at Log Providence Cemetery south of Columbia next to her husband, Forrest. Her date of death was never added to the headstone.
On an afternoon trip to his property on Lynn Street, Ray Warren visits with Margaret Wilson at her nearby home. She has lived in the neighborhood for 40 years.
Matthew Robertson, a senior at MU, fishes at Stephens Lake on Friday afternoon after a brief thunderstorm. Robertson fishes at Stephens Lake about one to two times a week.
Live bait sits on the shore of Stephens Lake waiting to be used for fishing.
Kyle McAllister, a senior at MU, fishes at Stephens Lake on Friday after a brief thunderstorm. McAllister said that the parks department keeps the lake well stocked and that the best time to fish is after it rains.