July 31, 2007
A volunteer at the Missouri Theatre helps stack chair backs and seats as they are removed from the theater floor. The chairs in the best condition will be sold to the public.
Ann Wakeman unscrews upright armrests from the floor of the Missouri Theatre on Monday evening. Volunteers are needed all this week to help with various demolition tasks. This portion of the restoration project is expected to take over 300 man-hours.
July 30, 2007
John Young and Jared Wehmeyer head back to the boat landing on the Missouri River after a good night of catfishing. Upcoming meetings will discuss potential regulation changes to improve the quality of catfishing and its ability to remain as fruitful in the future.
John Young and Jared Wehmeyer hoist a 52.8-pound catfish into their boat on the Missouri River near the I-70 crossing. The shallow spot is a local favorite of Young's.
John Young holds up Jared Wehmeyer's 62.3-pound catfish, Wehmeyer's first catch to break the 50-pound mark.
John Young diplays one of the hooks he uses for catching large catfish.
Brett Dufur, top, helps high school students from St. Louis pile into their canoes in Rocheport on Wednesday. Dufur leads trips along the Missouri River; this group trekked from Rocheport to Huntsdale.
Stacey Torrey, left, engages in a water fight with another high school student during one of the breaks along the trip. In all, 26 students took the trip down the Missouri River.
Dufur, right, gathers students Kayla Young, center, and Davion Sanders, back, to explain the history of the Missouri River.
Sev Behrer saves the day, dragging a canoe out of the water after a pair of students tipped it over just minutes into the trip. Luckily, this was the last such incident for the group.
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Beau Claridge from Kansas City throws the javelin Sunday at the Show-Me State Games’ track meet. It was one of 13 events he competed in to raise money for Special Olympics.
Marisa Frazier of Nixa walks past the empty pool at the MU Recreation Center on her way to Sunday’s swimming awards ceremony.
Brian Thompson adjusts his headphones before his turn in the skeet event.
Jacob Lawghuin, left, 12, and his brother Kale, 13, wait to shoot during during the Show-Me State Games skeet shooting on Sunday, July 29, 2007 at Cedar Creek Rod and Gun Club near Columbia, Mo.
James "George" Marcantonio from Jefferson City, finishes his final laps in the Mixed 100 Breast competition of the Show Me State Games in Columbia. Marcantonio is the oldest competitor in the swim competition and he took home gold in his age group, being the only competitor.
The Kansas City Sprites 18-19 team performs a combo routine during the Show Me State Games synchronized swimming competition on July 29, 2007.
The Kansas City Sprites 18-19 team performs a combo routine during the Show Me State Games synchronized swimming competition at Hickman High School on July 29, 2007.
Kansas City Sprite, Heidi Fogle (right) walks toward the pool during the final team routine warm-up. Finished with her events for the day, Kansas City Sprite, Angela Butel (left) prepares for the awards ceremony on the bench.
Beau Claridge, an insurance agent from Kansas City, throws the javelin at the Show Me State Games on Sunday, July 29. Claridge asked his clients to help him raise money for the Special Olympics by donating money for each medal he won - at the end of competition Claridge won five gold, four silver and two bronze and raised around $2000 for the special Olympics.