December 17, 2007
Missouri’s Leo Lyons said the break from class should help the Tigers focus on basketball, rest and take care of injuries.
Missouri’s Michael Keck was redshirted this season to repair a strained shoulder. When he returns next season he’ll be playing at the position he played in high school, defensive end.
Pascha Boyd makes calls from her office at the Boone County Jail where she is the psychiatric nurse. Boyd has been providing mental healthcare to the inmates since September 2001.
Pascha Boyd gets clearance to exit the hallways at the Boone County jail. "This to me is my favorite patient population to work with. I fell able to meet people with a level of compassion," Boyd said of the inmates.
December 16, 2007
Ashton Hall sings a karaoke cover of a Hannah Montana song at her seventh birthday party at Goldilocks Salon. Her friends, including Kaila Perry, 6, right, joined her on stage for singing and dancing.
Goldilocks Salon owner Crystal Taylor applies gold sparkle eye shadow to Ashton Hall’s eyes at her Rock Star Diva-themed seventh birthday party on Nov. 25.
From left to right: Lauren Hall, 5, Noelle Hall, 4, Ashton Hall, 7, Kaila Perry, 6, and Cora Mitchell, 6, pose for their portrait on the karaoke stage at Goldilocks Salon, where the girls celebrated Ashton's seventh birthday with a Rock Star Diva theme party.
Janie and Roger Harmon made their first wine from pears in their basement; today they bottle and label their wine made from a variety of fruits. They are currently working on acquiring a manufacturing license in order to go into the wine business.
Roger Harmon pours a glass of his homemade wine.
December 15, 2007
Demonte Gaines, a fourth-grader at Field Elementary, shops in Target's game aisle with Columbia police Officer Melvin Buckner on Saturday.
Bin Wu salsa dances with Susan Cass on the dance floor at Club Tropicana on Friday. Both are ballroom dancers who wanted to experience Club Tropicana before it closes on Saturday.
Steve Anzo, above, disc jockeys at at Club Tropicana. Anzo has been working at the club for a year and a half. “I’m sad to see it go, but I’m hopeful that we’ll find a new spot, because it’s an incredible atmosphere,” he said.
Bogdan Barz, left, spins Renee Holzhauser at Club Tropicana.
Curtis Kukal, right, was joined by fiance Brittany Robinson, center, and Laurie Robinson after the Honors Graduation ceremony Saturday. He obtained a B.A. in Fisheries and Wildlife.
Drae Cox, left, practices a pin during Hickman's wrestling practice Thursday. Cox, one of three team captains, placed fourth in last year's state championships.
December 14, 2007
Ashish Sharma Pawan, 28, a priest in Haridwar, northern India, records in a 144-year-old book the genealogies of families visiting the ancient city to pay homage to their dead.
Bob and Mary Lu Parks retired to Columbia frm Brmingham, AL fourteen years ago. They decided to move to Columbia so they could be closer to family.
Alice Montagino looks out her kitchen window at the snow while her husband, Frank, reads the newspaper. The couple moved to Columbia after Hurricane Katrina destroyed their home in New Orleans.
Kathy Freeman is currently training for her second-degree black belt.