July 24, 2008
From left, Kyle Perry, 11, Alan Perry, 13, Andrew Perry, 16, Luke Currey, 11, Blake Chappell, 8, and Zach Westfall, 10, wait for their rabbits to be judged in the Minirex portion of the Junior Rabbit Show competition at the Boone County Fair on Thursday.
Signs reading "Fried Bologna Sandwiches," "Thick Juicy Burgers" and "Chicken on a Stick" are common sights at the Boone County Fair. Vegetarian and Columbia Missourian reporter Julia Haslanger ate one of the few vegetarian options, mozarella sticks, at the fair Thursday night.
The dust from the gravel road leading to the Hills' house on Moon Valley Road sometimes settles onto leaves when cars drive by.
Roger and Donna Hills discuss the excessive dust that led them to voice their concerns to Sixth Ward Councilwoman Barbara Hoppe. Vehicles driven along Moon Valley Road, which leads to their driveway, kick up dust especially after the road has been graded and is dry, or depending on the weather, the Hills said. The dust then settles in their house.
Bill Wickersham is an adjunct professor of peace studies at MU.
Tom Warhover is the executive editor of the Missourian. Contact him by e-mail at email@example.com or by phone at (573) 882-5734.
Jake Sherlock is the Missourian's opinion editor.
Stuart Loory, who holds the Lee Hills Chair in Free-Press Studies at the MU School of Journalism, is the moderator of the weekly radio program "Global Journalist." It airs at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays on KBIA/91.3 FM or at www.globaljournalist.org.
George Kennedy writes a weekly opinion column for the Missourian.
J. Karl Miller writes a weekly opinion column for the Missourian.
Rose Nolen writes a weekly opinion column for the Missourian.
MU student Brandon Neish, center, explains design changes he made to classmate Heather Benson, left, and their instructor, Barbara Buffaloe, on MU's campus on Monday. The students are considering the environment, including sunlight and wind, to help design an efficient and comfortable house.
July 23, 2008
Three young men sneak a peek at the race track through the fence at the grandstand during car racing at the Boone County Fair on Wednesday night. This is the first year that car racing has been held during the Fair.
From left to right, Brittany Westhues, 10, Trent Barrett, 13, Cole Burkett, 11, and Rachel Maun, 16, enjoy a ride at the carnival during the Boone County Fair on Wednesday night.
A view of the carnival at the Boone County Fair from the top of the Ferris Wheel. Fair goers packed the carnival because admission was discounted to $10 for unlimited rides.