June 11, 2007
Jacob Schneider straps a saddle on his horse, Propelli, in preparation for the National Barrel Horse Association youth barrel race on Saturday, June 9. He won the saddle in last year's state NBHA sponsored horse barrel race.
Angels’ starter Jered Weaver can’t bear to watch Albert Pujols round the bases after his two-run home run in the third inning.
Misty Rippeto from New Bloomfield waits for her race to begin. Misty won the Masters division and will go on to compete in the National Super Kids Classic.
Chelsea Tatlow of Columbia wipes down her car and waits in line for her next race. This is Chelsea's third year racing and she said, " When I go down Broadway, it feels like I am flying."
J'Sheree Peal races down Broadway in the Stock car division.
June 10, 2007
Attendees at this year’s Mid-Missouri PrideFest dance during the karaoke competition. From left are Wilma Jordan, Adele Dorman, Liz Rettke and Todd Christine.
Paul Casart, left, and Douglas Robertson make a toast beside Stephens Lake during the Columbia Pride Festival.
Dannielle Turner, right, smiles at the face painting done by artist Dennis Murphy at the fifth annual PrideFest.
Members of the Columbia City Council discuss the findings and details of a community survey during their retreat. From left clockwise, City Manager Bill Watkins, and councilwomen Almeta Crayton, Barbara Hoppe and Laura Nauser.
Cub Scouts relax in chairs they made at the woodworking station at the Boone County Cubs Day Camp on Friday. From left are Sam Zimmel, Davis Valencia, Ethan Harper and Chance Roberts.
Curtis Flatt, left, helps Christian Ackert unhook his bluegill caught during Cubs Day Camp at Stephens Lake Park.
Contestants in the 2007 Miss Missouri pageant get instructions during a rehearsal on Friday, June 8, 2007 in Mexico, Missouri.
Jill Baxter, left, and Holly Bush compete as a team during the 13th annual Rock Bridge Lions Club Classic on Saturday. Bush and Baxter were the only all-women team to compete in the event, which raised money for the Central Missouri Food Bank.
Used shotgun shells fill a large wagon at River Hills Sporting Clays Shooting Range, site of the fundraiser. It took owners Barbara and Kevin Pickett three months to fill the 125-cubic-foot wagon.
Heath Hudson leads a clay pigeon with his over-and-under shotgun during a sport shooting fundraiser for the Central Missouri Food Bank on Saturday, June 9, 2007. Individual competitors are judged on the number of clay pigeons hit out of 100 - Hudson's score was 60.
Howard Wilson shows his wife, Donna, his medal after winning his age group in the 1,500-meter race walk.
Howard Wilson displays his medal after winning his age group in the 2007 Missouri State Senior Games in Columbia. Wilson is also competing in the 5000m race walk tomorrow morning at Bethel Park.
Brian Dailey, a graduate assistant coach, instructs participants of the next drill during the basketball camp on Saturday, June 9.
On Saturday, June 10, 2007, 2601 Limerick Lane goes up in flames in Columbia, Missouri.