October 22, 2008
Cameron Dorth, 11, punches out the answer to one of ten questions on her card on Friday, Oct. 10, at the corn maze at Shryocks Callaway Farms.
Laura Cayce, a junior in the Kappa Delta sorority at MU, sprinkles glitter on a 'T' as part of the window decorations outside of Starbucks Coffee.
Members of the Kappa Delta sorority decorated MU pumpkins to sit outside Starbucks Coffee on Ninth Street on Wednesday.
Emily Baldwin paints Truman the Tiger's face onto a window at Kaldi's Cafe on Wednesday afternoon. Baldwin was decorating on behalf on her sorority, Alpha Delta Pi. Sororities and fraternities spread themselves throughout downtown Columbia to decorate for MU's homecoming celebration this weekend.
Drew Irvin will be giving a concert on Saturday at Missouri United Methodist Church.
Chris Vance, whose work is featured in the restaurant Bleu, will have a reception at Poppy on Friday. Vance created abstract paintings specifically for Bleu's opening earlier this year.
After seeing his work at an art show in Des Moines, IA, Barbara McCormick and Liz Tucker, owners of Poppy, knew Chris Vance's work was just what Bleu needed. Bleu's owners were looking for artwork to display in the restaurant when it opened earlier this year. Vance was sent blueprints and fabric samplings to create custom art for the restaurant.
October 21, 2008
He answers the question: What can the federal government do to improve the academic performance of our students coming out of high school, and our colleges and universities?
Watch video of 9th District candidate Blaine Luetkemeyer at a debate outside of St. Louis.
Volunteers at the Obama headquarters in Columbia wore signs bearing Carole King song names Tuesday evening to welcome the singer-songwriter.
Carole King signed albums at the Obama headquarters in Columbia on Tuesday evening. She spoke on behalf of the Obama campaign and sang a few verses of "You've Got a Friend," one of her hit songs, with campaign volunteers and her music fans.
Carole King spoke on behalf of the Obama campaign at the Obama headquarters in Columbia on Tuesday evening. The singer-songwriter is traveling through swing states and has been stopping in rural towns to gather support for the Obama campaign. She referred to her own neighbors in rural Idaho as "good, salt-of-the-earth people, some of whom are Republican" and addressed the delicacy of respecting voting choices in America today.
The pump-over step of grape fermentation at Les Bourgeois winery circulates the wine and extracts flavor and tannins from the grape skins.
Cory Bomgaars tastes a few Vidal grapes in one of the vineyards at Les Bourgeois in Rocheport. Bomgaars spent several years studying in California and working in Napa and is now the head winemaker at Les Bourgeois.
Head winemaker Cory Bomgaars, top, and winemaker Jake Holman process and add yeast to the day's batch of wine at Les Bourgeois in Rocheport. This year's tremendous crop has made 70-hour workweeks necessary to process all the grapes into wine.
Michelle Lindstedt,left, educational director of after-school program The Intersection, helps Bena'e Hughley, 8, plant a tulip bulb in Myrtle Ellis' lawn Tuesday afternoon. Each tulip the children plant during the Plant the Promise project represents their promise to stay drug- and alcohol-free.
MU sophomore Caitlyn Vann earned the starting libero spot this season.
October 20, 2008
As a goalkeeper, Zach Clem is one of the unspoken leaders on the Columbia College soccer team. He says his experiences on a 2006 trip to run with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain, helped make him more self assured and well rounded.