June 28, 2007
This image of Faurot Field and Stadium Boulevard is among photographs Surdex Corp. took of Columbia this month.
John Merrill is a professor emeritus at the Missouri School of Journalism.
Former MU wrestler Ben Askren’s 42-0 senior season made him a finalist for an ESPY award.
June 27, 2007
RYAN FERGUSON was convicted of killing Kent Heitholt in 2001.
STEVEN RIOS was convicted of murdering an MU student.
Participants of Major League Baseball’s Pitch, Hit and Run appear on the JumboTron at Busch Stadium on June 10. Mason Murray appears at center, smiling.
Mason Murray plays first base for the Red Sox in the Daniel Boone Little League Majors American Division.
Mason Murray practices before a game against the Yankees on June 14 at Daniel Boone Field.
Nicole Ottwell, left, Bob Hartzell and Hannah Reeves will show their texture-based art during the citywide Fiber Art Tour and Exhibition, which runs through July 8.
Brendan Ryan’s 11th-inning solo homer sparked the Cardinals to a 5-3 win at Shea Stadium.
Participants of Major League Baseball's Pitch, Hit and Run appear on the JumboTron at Busch Stadium on June 10. Mason Murray appears at center, smiling.
Former MU football player Aaron O’Neal
June 26, 2007
Jessica Chaney of Sedalia peers at one of the mustangs adopted by Gary St. Dennis and Donna Lindahl. The Adopt a Wild Horse or Burro program protects public range land from overpopulation by finding homes for excess animals. Most mustangs were taken home for $125.
Two mustangs reach for hay. Some can be led; others can be touched. “They won’t be truly wild,” said Bill Davenport.
CARL WEST pleaded guilty in April to two counts of involuntary manslaughter.
Amanda Grotelueschen, 4, right, looks into Devil’s Ice Box cave in Rock Bridge while others search for native cave dwellers. Six species of bats – two of which are endangered – can be found in the caves and open areas of the park.
Jaya Bhattacharyya, left, and 4-year-old Shirsha, examine a bat skeleton during “Bats on Parade” at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park on Sunday. The event was organized to educate youngsters about Missouri’s native bat population and the habitat in which they live.
Randy Anderson of the Bureau of Land Management helps control a mustang that is being loaded into a trailer while Wally McKenzie, a volunteer, watches. Horses will be redistributed to other adoption programs.
Darlene Johnson of Columbia won the auction Monday for Thomas Kinkade’s “The Majesty of Mizzou,” which went for $4,500. Mike Kelly, back, was the auctioneer.
The Mets’ Shawn Green hits a walk-off home run as Cardinals’ catcher Gary Bennett looks on.