Youth house design shown

This image shows how the design of a transitional youth home would appear with the nearby buildings from Seventh Street. The home would be visible from Hickman High School. The driveway in front could hold five cars. At Monday night's meeting, the possibility of adding a front porch was discussed.

Going for the gold

A participant in the Show-Me State Games race walk clutches his winning medal on Sunday at Faurot Field.

Rained Out

Cynthia Parker, left, and Georgia Parker look over the flooded road that leads to the Twin Lakes Recreation Area on Monday. S.J. Idel, an aquatic specialist for the city, said the road typically floods when it rains and the water is generally down 30 minutes after it quits. "Today it hasn't gone down as quickly," Idel said.
The swimming spot usually opens at 10 a.m. but remained closed until noon because of the rain. "There was some water on the road when we opened," Idel said.

A Way With Words program, working with children

A Way With Words and Numbers tutor Aaron Dowdall works with Lazareanna Jordan and Tramonte Miller at Parkade Elementary School in Columbia.

A Way With Words program

A Way With Words and Numbers tutor Aaron Dowdall works with first-grader Alex Shultz while Lazareanna Jordan seeks Dowdall’s attention at Parkade Elementary School. The program provides tutors to schools throughout Columbia.

Primary Primer: Stephen Webber runs for 23rd District representative

Stephen Webber, Democratic candidate for the 23rd District, speaks to the crowd at Boone County Democratic Days at the Boone County fairgrounds on July 13.

College Town: Missouri Grand Prix

Adam Ritter dives into the pool at the start of the Men’s 200 LC Meter Freestyle Preliminary of the Missouri Grand Prix.

College Town: Football Pride

MU’s Taylor Hay third from left, celebrates the goal she scored in the 88th minute of the game against the Milwaukee Panthers, with her teammates, from left Kari Adam, Michelle Collins and Alysha Bonnick. Mizzou won the game 3-0; all the goals were scored during the second half.

College Town: Megabus

Megabus could possibly be the least expensive way to get out of Columbia for a weekend. Fares begin at just $1.

College Town: GetAbout Columbia

Robert Johnson, a GetAbout Columbia bike route guide, points out the different bike routes to take around the city. These routes can make biking easier for people who are willing to ride to different parts of town.

College Town: Sorority Rush

Members of Alpha Chi Omega stand in formation in front of their house on Richmond Avenue, listening to critiques from senior members about the style and tempo of their walk-out. Sororities around campus are practicing walk-outs and chants in preparation for formal recruitment.

College Town: Spring semester in Paris

Students from all over the world pass through La Penice, the main foyer of L’Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, in March of the 2007 Spring semester in Paris.

College Town: T.J. Brady's

Katrice Jackson, right, shares a laugh with Olivia Win, center, after their friend Michael Stuart, left, finishes his roll at T.A. Brady's.

College Town: GuitarHero

The Guitar Hero contest is just one of the many events you can enjoy at the Blue Note. The venue is one of several places where you can go to hear live music in Columbia.

Around the circle at Jump Start

On May 8, Martina Hoyt, top right next to the easel, leads the song “Down By The Bay” in a “monkey voice” as students and Jumpstart tutors sit in a circle and sing in the Jumpstart trailor at West Boulevard School. Jumpstart, a Work Study program, pairs college students with preschool children to provide one-on-one early childhood education.

Work study students at Jump Start

Courtney Loganbill tutors Alandra Williams in the Jumpstart trailor at West Boulevard School. Work Study is designed for students who need help paying educational expenses.

Unfriendly Competition

Favis Alhavbi, left, battles for the ball against Thiti Vanitbuncha at the MU World Cup soccer tournament on April 25 at Stankowski Field at MU. The Arabian Student Association won 3-0 against the Taiwanese Student Association. As part of International Week, the Mizzou International Coalition hosted the first ever World Cup soccer tournament where student associations competed for the title.

College Town: Hair

Using a comb, and special razor, Felicity Perkins shortens Missourian reporter Jackie Borchardt's hair after dying, washing and drying it at Sam Brown's Cosmetology.

College Town: Shearlocks

Ihsan Yasar and Gulden Yasar have been working together at Shear Locks for 26 years. "I apprenticed for five years in Istanbul when I was a teenager. That's how I learned t he tips and tricks from professionals," Yasar said.

Welcome to College

The women of Alpha Chi Omega hit the pavement outside their house during a walk-out practice.