September 14, 2008
Rescue workers carry the body of 20-year-old Michelle Runkle from Hominy Creek near Clark Lane on Sunday evening. Runkle's body was found downstream of where she was swept away in floodwaters early Sunday morning.
Defensive lineman Tommy Chavis tackles Nevada's tight end Kevin Bohr during the first half of Saturday's game.
MU tight end Chase Coffman evades the pursuit of Nevada defensive backs Kevin Grimes (20) and Mike Evans (28) on his way to the end zone during the third quarter of Saturday's game.
Jeff Wolfert kicks to the Wolf Pack during the second quarter of Saturday's game following Jarred Perry's touchdown. Nevada's Brandon Fragger returned the kick for 18 yards before being tackled by Missouri's Tremane Vaughns.
MU line backer Jeff Gettys celebrates in the end zone after running back an interception for a touchdown in the fourth quarter of Saturday's game.
MU wide receiver Jeremy Maclin sprints down the sideline for an 80-yard touchdown reception during the first quarter of the Tigers' 69-17 victory over Nevada at Memorial Stadium on Saturday.
Jeremy Maclin is dragged down by Nevada defensive back Kevin Rutland during the first half of the Tigers' 69-17 victory over Nevada on Saturday.
Missouri's Jeremy Maclin high-fives members of Tiger's Lair following Saturday's game against the Nevada Wolf Pack. Maclin scored three touchdowns in the Tigers' 69-17 victory.
Wide receiver Jarred Perry catches a 13-yard pass from Chase Daniel before being tackled by Nevada's Isaiah Frey. On the next play, Daniel sent a 27-yard touchdown pass to Perry, bringing the score to Missouri 24, Nevada 7 in the second quarter.
From left, MU students Darrick Farr, Doug Granda, Levi Hoyes and Max Leslie brave the rainy conditions to root for the Tigers from the front row of the Tigers Lair cheering section at Memorial Stadium on Saturday.
Quarterback Chase Daniel passes downfield during the first half of the Tigers' 69-17 victory over Nevada at Memorial Stadium on Saturday. During the game, Daniel set new Missouri records for both career passing yards and career completion percentage.
Chase Daniel prepares to pass during the first half of Saturday's game against the Nevada Wolf Pack.
Michelle Runkle was reportedly swept off this area of Clark Lane at Hominy Creek early Sunday morning by rising floodwaters. Rescue workers resumed their search Sunday afternoon, after the water levels receded.
Jesse Cash, left, of the Columbia Fire Department, and Sgt. Jerry Callahan of the Missouri State Water Patrol walk along Hominy Creek near Clark Lane to look for any signs of Michelle Runkle, who was reportedly swept away in the flood waters early Sunday morning. Rescue workers had to wait for water levels to go down, resuming their full search Sunday afternoon.
September 13, 2008
Firefighters pump out water on Friday from a server room in the city hall. The server room was flooded with rain water during a heavy rainfall the night before.
On September 12 Friday, Jane Stevens and Darwin Hindman, mayor of Columbia, talk to each other at the formal dedication of the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute.
The Columbia Missourian began on Sept. 14, 1908, as the University Missourian. Its first edition coincided with the opening day of MU’s journalism school, the first in the country. This is a photograph of one of the few copies of this first edition, with some markings.
Jim Pierobon and Mary Elizabeth, who both graduated in 1977, enjoy the taste of Tiger Stripe ice cream during the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute dedication on September 12, Friday.
On Friday, Rose Trbovich, B.J. '49, captures an image of the first-place P.O.Y picture during the Reynolds Journalism Institute dedication.
On Friday at about 4 p.m., the Reynolds Journalism Institute dedication was held. Alumni, faculty, students and members of the community came to the formal dedication, one of the final events of MU's School of Journalism Centennial event.