July 26, 2007
More than 40 construction workers are helping to renovate the Sigma Phi Epsilon house on Kentucky Boulevard near Providence Road.
An artist’s rendering of the future Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts building hangs just inside the front doors, alongside other drawings from the architect. The renovation, inside and outside, will be funded by tax credits, grants and donations.
The balconies will be renovated and the entire theater will be repainted. The theater is scheduled to reopen in June 2008.
Tina Bradley moves flowers to Allen’s Flowers’ new location down Ninth Street. Six businesses will be displaced by the renovation.
The center chandelier hanging inside the Missouri Theatre will be taken down and renovated along with the entire interior.
The building facades on the 200 block of 9th street will be renovated as part of the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts. Businesses near the theater show signs of their own relocation.
The underside of the marquee on the Missouri Theater on Friday, July 20. Although the marquee has received repairs, a new one will be installed as part of the major renovations to the Missouri Theater exterior.
The Les Bourgeois kayak belonging to Curtis Bourgeois and Drew Lemberger rests on a boat ramp at Checkpoint 4 in Glasgow.
Bourgeois and Lemberger try to sleep after setting up camp in Glasgow. The tandem team from Rocheport made it to the race’s fourth check point at 7:50 a.m.
July 25, 2007
The historic railroad bridge in Boonville has spanned the Missouri River since 1932, but it is no longer in use.
The portion of North Proctor Drive near the entrance to the new Bear Creek subdivision has taken a beating from years of wear and tear, and some residents living on or near the road are complaining.
Democratic presidential hopefuls faced questions from the public online during Monday night’s YouTube debate in Charleston, S.C.
Go Kart racers line up for a test run before the competition begins on Tuesday night at the Boone County Fair.
Dalton Logerman, 9, enters the dirt track as the sun sets on the fairgrounds. Dalton took first place in his age group during this “hot lap” test run.
Of the rides at the Boone County Fair, the Cliff Hanger is a popular pick, and these fair visitors rode it more than once.
Workers at the Shelles Concessions cotton candy stand spin and hang candy from the ceiling Tuesday at the fair. From left are Jessica Greer, Cassie Plummer and Michelle Hammons.
Sandy Binder of Mexico, Mo., holds a York from one of her trees. Yorks bloom late compared to her other apples and fared better — if only slightly — after April’s frost.
If coach Gary Pinkel and the Tigers reach their potential this season by winning the Big 12 North title, the media will swarm him like they did after Missouri’s comeback victory against South Carolina in the 2006 Independence Bowl.