Notre Dame shortstop Tiffany Wood takes some practice swings in the bottom of the seventh inning during the Bulldogs’ 4-3 home win over the Cape Central Tigers Tuesday, September 18. Wood started a two-out rally in the seventh with a single to left field, and later scored the tying run.
Mercedes Ayers talks to media Thursday, September 13, at Washington Park in Cape Girardeau. Ayers is accused in the July 24 assault of Jeana Terry, who is gay. Ayers admits to having a fight with Terry in defense of her brother but denies that it had anything to do with Terry being homosexual.
Contestants line up back stage during the Little Miss Firecracker Pageant, part of Jackson’s Fourth of July Celebration at Jackson City Park.
Pamela Hardin, Columbia’s NAACP chapter vice president, hands out blue and gold balloons before a rally at the Second Missionary Baptist Church. Organizers chose the balloons to mirror the NAACP’s official colors, Missouri NAACP Chapter President Mary Ratliff said. The rally was timed to occur simultaneously with the start of the America’s Journey for Justice March, an 860-mile march from Selma, Ala., to Washington, D.C.
Natalia Post, 8, (from left) Luxloo Khart, 10, and Jimmy Pitzer, 10, play in the entrance to the Devil’s Ice Box cave at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park. The children are students at Windsor Street Montessori School and go on a field trip to a nature area every Friday, their teacher, Holly Linneman said.
Gigi Harris (right) performs with Kansas City performance art collective Quixotic at a celebration marking the 10th anniversary of the Bloch Building at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. A collaboration between Nelson-Atkins and Quixotic, “Surfaces: 10 Years of Illumination,” combined projection dance and music to honor architect Steven Holl, who designed the Bloch building.
Garney Construction CEO Mike Heitmann.
Singer Selena Gomez runs for first base during the Big Slick Celebrity Softball Game at Kauffman Stadium. Gomez hit a two RBI single on a full count after fouling off several pitches.
Children try to capture one of four pigs during the Greased Pig Contest at Chaffee’s Annual German Days Festival at Frisco Park. Sixty-eight children competed in three categories at the event.
Foot Traffic USA President Victoria Barnard.
Central High School mascot Brynna Bockhorst, 14, tries to cool down from her pre-game activities before the Tigers’ 43-14 home loss to the John Burroughs Bombers Friday, August 24. Bockhorst, a freshman, said that she has been appearing as a mascot at games since the seventh grade.
Grinders general manager Lisa Schwemin (from left) talks with bartenders Megan Theel and Josh Dinsmore during lunch service.
Els Thermote is the CEO of TVH Americas.
Cape Central’s Sydney Deneke makes her first dive during the Show Me Conference girls swim meet at the Central Municipal Pool in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Blue Springs’ Jayce Thomas holds his head in his hands after faulting a second time in the long-jump at the Suburban Big Six Track and Field Championship at Blue Springs High School. Thomas won the event on his next attempt with a 22 foot, 7 inch leap.
Bernie’s Jordan Ellenburg, left, Chelsea Wagner and Ellen Snider after the Mules’ 25-21, 25-21 loss to the Winona Wildcats in the class 1 championship game of the Missouri High School Activities Association State Volleyball Championship Saturday, November 3, at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau.
Cape Girardeau Police take Mindi M. Mahan, 24, of Marmaduke, Ark., into custody after a pursuit ended at the intersection of Cape Rock Road and Perryville Road. Eddie D. Kent, 54, of Cape Girardeau, and 31-year-old Eric D. Kent of Jonesboro, Ark., were also arrested on the scene.
Ceramic artist Emily Reinhardt in her Crossroads studio.
Kansas City craft beer Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017.
A fellow chef coined the name of the fried chicken at Lazia when he described it as “f***ing delicious.” The FD Chicken is served with house-made focaccia croutons, and celery leaves and ribs.
A priest walks past as others attempt to shield themselves from the sun during Marian Days festival at the Congregation of the Mother Co-Redemptrix in Carthage, Mo., the the largest Roman Catholic festival in the United States. Tens of thousands of Vietnamese-American Catholics gather to honor the Blessed Virgin Mary during the annual event.
Fair goers arrive and leave as the sun sets on the East Perry Community Fair Saturday, Sept. 21, in Altenburg Mo.