Jul. 03, 2020
Jamaican Jerk Hut employee Collin Russell tends to chicken on a grill Saturday at the Columbia Festival of the Arts.
Neon lights and tiki torches illuminate the outdoor patio of Buckingham Smokehouse Bar-B-Q.
Wil Reeves, bassist for Joe Stickley's Blue Print, devours a pulled pork sandwich Friday at Smokin' Chick's BBQ. Reeves was defeated by guitarist Sean Canan, who credited his victory to having once competed in an eating contest at a Hooters restaurant.
Schaefer and family. Schaefer is the fourth from the right.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted against a $700 billion bailout bill Monday that would have given the government unprecedented control to alleviate the ongoing financial crisis. Of Missouri's nine representatives, five voted against the bill, though House Minority Whip Roy Blunt voted in favor of the legislation.
Freshmen Lindsay Kill and Jackie Braznell listen to group leader Vicky Wilson during a Mutual Expectations discussion about large enrollment classes Monday in Memorial Union. The Mutual Expectations dialogues bring together students, faculty and administrators to voice opinions about campus issues.
James Ross, chief executive officer of University of Missouri Health Care, receives a $222,000 check from Zimmer Radio Group on Friday for the 'Miracles for Kids' radiothon.
St. Louis Osuwa Taiko member Jun Sei Ito performs Saturday at the Columbia Festival of the Arts. St. Louis Osuwa Taiko, a contemporary Japanese drumming group, is currently raising money for a trip to Japan.
Robby Cecil of Dancing Wheels, a wheelchair dance group, performs Saturday at the Courthouse Square Stage at the Columbia Festival of the Arts. In addition to a dance and performance stage, the festival had stages for children's activities and literature readings.
Local artist David Spear showcases his paintings at the Columbia Festival of the Arts on Saturday in front of the Boone County Courthouse. Spear was commissioned for the Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ Festival and also has art hanging in Memorial Union.
Freshmen Quinten Roberson and Cameron Williams and sophomore Chimereze Oji grab burritos catered by Chipotle during the MUTV/Channel 22 Launch Party on Monday in Memorial Union. MUTV launched its new season of original programming during the event.
Democratic supporters pack into Kayotea to watch the first presidential debate between presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama on Friday. A Republican watch party was also held in Columbia.
Ten-year-old Brooke Kempf wades into the fountain at Flat Branch Park following the Moo-Dah Parade on Saturday. The parade promoted artistic creativity within the Columbia community.
A variety of characters set off at the start of the Moo-Dah Parade on Cherry Street on Saturday afternoon. The parade began in Flat Branch Park, made a loop around downtown Columbia and ended back in the park.
Johanna Cox-Littrell looks back at her 2-year-old son, Liam, on Cherry Street during the Moo-Dah Parade. The Littrell family was marching in the parade with the Columbia Montessori School.
First National Bank employees perform with umbrellas outside the YouZeum on Saturday during the Moo-Dah Parade. The group won movie passes to the Forum 8 Cinema for its showing in the parade.
Columbia residents Tim and Gina Overshiner dress as Beverly Hillbillies for the Moo-Dah Parade on Saturday. The Overshiners rode bikes in the parade along with their children.
Matt Dreier and Mike Denehy rest in Flat Branch Park after removing parts of their cow costumes at the end of the Moo-Dah Parade on Saturday.
Senior pitcher Stacy Delaney delivers in the first inning against Meramec, the second game in a doubleheader Saturday afternoon at University Field. Delaney and the rest of the Tigers' pitching staff dominated, striking out 24 batters without surrendering a run in either contest.