February 13, 2008
with Bethel Road. Residents say they've grown tired of the
mound, but developer Don Stohldrier, who owns the property and the soil,
says he has no plans to move it. City officials say their hands are tied.
A mountain of dirt towers above Green Meadows Road near its intersection
Hickman's Jordan Powell waits at the wall during practice before the last chance meet on Feb. 9. Powell qualified for the state championships in the 500 meter freestyle and 200 meter individual medley at the last chance.
MU students Lindsay Schallon and Charlie Potts read a text message Tuesday in Memorial Union. Potts has more been "married" more than 20 times by changing his relationship status on Facebook.com. Schallon is his current "wife," but the two say their relationship is just platonic.
Hickman's Liz Grant, left, Erin Heath, Rock Bridge's Hannah Strawn and Hickman's Jordan Powell take a break in the pool during a recent practice. Coach John Hamilton has been preparing the teams for the state championship by using a process called tapering.
Joe Flanner was one of four Columbia College players who shaved his head into a mohawk this week after winning thier 20th game of the season.
Brett Hoskins, right, guards Trae Hall, left, at the Cougar's practice on Wednesday Hoskins was one of four players who shaved his hair into a mohawk.
MU gymnast Lisa Puccio lays on the balance beam watching her teammates practice thier beam routines on Tuesday. Puccio, a senior, only performs on the uneven bars due to a torn ACL that required surgery last season.
Lisa Puccio practices her uneven bars routine at the MU gymnastics team practice on Tuesday. Puccio has adopted the position of unofficial hairstylist for some of her teammates.
Allen's Flower Shop employee Jessica Black, prepares deliveries on Wednesday. The downtown shop will fill about 700 orders for Valentine's Day. Managers hired 2 extra workers and 4 extra delivery people for the rush.
Allen's Flowers employees, from left, Natalie Richardson, Amy Fergson, Tina Bradley and owner Sandra Fergson prepare flower arrangements in preparation for Valentine's Day Tuesday afternoon.
Missouri's DeMarre Carroll takes a shot in front of Nebraska's Sek Henry in the second half on Wednesday night in Lincoln, Neb. Missouri beat Nebraska 86-78 in overtime.
February 12, 2008
Uno, a 15-inch beagle and winner of the hound group, poses with his blue ribbon on Monday at the 132nd Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York.
Uno, a 15-inch beagle, is carried by his handler Aaron Wilkerson during the hound group competition at the 132nd Westminster Kennel Club dog show on Monday at Madison Square Garden.
Joe Wulff, director of research and development for AFuels, LLC, and his brother Phil Wulff, who works as a clean fuel programmer, check a gauge on a generator powered by acetylene at a garage in northern Columbia on Friday. The Wulff brothers have been researching the use of acetylene, which is created by combining water and calcium carbide, as a cleaner and more efficient source of fuel.
Matthew D. Feldewerth
Tyler D. Eckert
Joe Wulff shows off a floor polisher powered by acetylene at a garage in northern Columbia on Friday.
Joe Wulff, director of research and development for AFuels, LLC, holds a cup of calcium carbide at a garage in northern Columbia on Friday. Calcium carbide reacts with water to produce acetylene, a cleaner and more efficient alternative source of fuel, Wulff says.
Zachary T. Wayhart