February 5, 2008
Election official Michelle Pruitt sets up “I Voted” stickers for voters at the voting place at the Columbia Public Library, 100 W. Broadway, during Missouri’s primary on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008.
Election officials Ilene Todd, left, and Mary Helen Allen review voter registration records while waiting for voters to arrive at the voting place at the Columbia Public Library, 100 W. Broadway, during Missouri’s presidential primary on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008.
Election officials, from left, Millie Smith, Ilene Todd, Mary Helen Allen, Judy Ganey, Robert McClure and Michelle Pruitt wait for voters to arrive at the voting place at the Columbia Public Library, 100 W. Broadway, during Missouri’s presidential primary on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008.
Sandra Elbert, left, and Michelle Denney pass a paper ballot to a voter Tuesday morning at Fairview Elementary School. Voters were given the choice of using a traditional paper ballot or the new electronic voting machine.
Follow the primary results as states announce their winners.
Laura Jost, left, and Katie Preston sign voters in to cast their ballots Tuesday at the Unity Center of Columbia. The Unity Center had a steady flow of traffic throughout the early morning despite thunderstorms and heavy rain.
Glenn Rehn and Caitlin Ellis find each other wearing Barack Obama T-shirts while gathering with fellow volunteers at Cherry Street Artisan to plan an early morning visibility campaign during rush hour traffic.
February 4, 2008
Betty and Bill Woods started Grumpy's Bar-B-Cue after they retired. Their business, their smoke shed and all the food is made from scratch.
Grumpy’s Bar-B-Cue houses several regulars and locals who come for the relaxed atmosphere. “Everybody just becomes family here, that’s all there is to it,” said owner and waitress Betty Woods.
Columbia resident John Batye speaks with Grumpy’s owner and cook, Bill Woods, in December. Grumpy’s, located just off of Highway 240, has been open for five years.
Betty and Bill Woods prepare food in the kitchen at Grumpy’s. The Woodses own and run Grumpy’s from open to close with the occasional help of their daughter and granddaughter. “Everybody just becomes family here, that’s all there is to it,” said Betty Woods.
Sandy Boren cuts a piece of coconut cream pie for a customer during lunch in December. Grumpy’s is known for its pies as well as the deep fried pork tenderloin.
Grumpy's Bar-B-Cue off of Highway 240 just outside of Rocheport is open Wednesday through Saturday. There is a back porch open during the summer.
Betty and Bill Woods opened Grumpy's about five years ago.
The front view of the proposed “Keys to the City” features a 16- to 19-foot “keyhole” structure made of 2-inch square steel framing and 3/8-inch laminated glass. To make it more visible at night, lighting will be stubbed in the sculpture.
Two flanking sculptures will represent steel keys on rings. These keys will be 12 feet tall and made of rusted steel. Ground lighting will illuminate the two flanking pieces at night.
Marcus Hoehn practices with his teammate Tyler McCormick on Monday at the Hearnes Center.
Congressman Kenny Hulshof addresses the media Monday morning at the Columbia Regional Airport. Hulshof currently serves Missouri's 9th Congressional District and on Monday morning officially announced his candidacy for Missouri governor.
Citizens from Missouri's 9th Congressional District hold signs in support of Congressman Kenny Hulshof's candidacy for Missouri governor Monday morning at the Columbia Regional Airport.
Columbia College's Whitney Davis guards her father, head coach Mike Davis, during practice on Friday afternoon at the Southwell Complex at Columbia College.