Marcelo Allen, 7, and Jayden Garza, 4, play in the water at Landa Park on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.
Ethan Strobel, 10, of Russelville, shovels fresh chips into the pen for his pigs at the Cole County Fair at Jefferson City Jaycee Fairgrounds on Monday, July 31, 2017. Strobel cleaned their pen before washing them in preparation for the show.
Members of the crowd chant, “We are Pro Life,” as a protestor is escorted out during the Pro Life rally at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. The protestor interrupted the speaker to voice her opinion in favor of a woman’s right to choose.
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz speaks to the crowd during the Chip Roy Runoff Rally at Krause's Cafe on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Cruz endorsed Roy, who is running for Congress in the 21st Congressional District, and is Cruz's former chief of staff.
Somalian refugee Abshir Abdirahman hugs his daughter, Iqro Abdirahman, 13, in the Columbia Regional Airport while being reunited after nine years of separation on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. Abshir has been in America for three of those years. "It was only after I saw my wife that I recognized those were my kids," Abshir said.
Helias Catholic High School takes on Blair Oaksat Blair Oaks Sports Complex in Wardsville, Missouri on Tuesday, September 05, 2017.
Kendall Mazurek waves to the crowd below as she rides a mechanical animal around the track with Chance Mazurek during Das Rec's Black Ties and Tennies scholarship gala on Saturday, July 14, 2018.
Dirt flies intot he air as Brody Rhodes mows in preparation for an upcoming event at the Fischer Farms corn maze near Noren River Acess on Monday, August 18, 2017. An eclipse crop circle corn maze will be open to the public Saturday, August 19 - Monday, August 21 in honor of the eclipse.
81-year-old Martin Leroy Heman places a helmet on his 50-year-old daughter, Jan, who who has disabilities, before biking down their neighborhood streets in Jefferson City on Wednesday, August 17, 2017. Heman bikes with Jan about once a week by towing her behind him. Jan said biking with her father is one of her favorite activities.
During the chaos of the Easter egg hunt, Raylene Thompson,9, (middle) grabs eggs at River's Den Resort in New Braunfels, Texas on Saturday, March 31, 2018. Thompson's mom teaches classes at the YMCA and is an active member of the organization.
Middle blocker Bekah Williams sets the ball over the net during the Texas Showdown volleyball tournament at Smithson Valley High School on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018.
Missouri guard Namon Wright reaches for the ball at the game against Florida at Mizzou Arena on Saturday, March 5, 2016. Missouri lost by 10 points during their last game of the season.
Sydney Owens makes a flip to Sydney Belvin after securing a diving catch during the 6A state championship at Red and Charline McCombs Field at The University of Texas on Saturday, June 2, 2018. The runner was ultimately ruled safe on a controversial call. Canyon lost 5-3 to Humble Atascocita.
Hannah Sherrerd smiles while riding on the Boogie Bahn during the Women Learn To Surf event at Schlitterbahn Waterpark and Resort on Wednesday, June 13, 2018.
A worker welds a part of a truck on Sept. 22, 2015 at the Henderson truck manufacturing plant in Fulton, Missouri. The factory’s opening was beneficial to Fulton’s economy by creating more jobs in a city with a large unemployment rate of about five percent. "If you look at these trucks they're very complicated and sophisticated trucks. There's a lot of electronics, hydraulics, cutting and welding, very, very high skill set requirements," said Henderson product’s President Marty Ward.
Instructor Cathy Seabert reaches out to help after a wipe out on the Boogie Bahn during the Women Learn To Surf event at Schlitterbahn Waterpark and Resort on Wednesday, June 13, 2018.
Staff nurse Connie Bartholomew demonstrates how she would normally turn an obese patient by using a dummy wrapped in a sling at Harry S. Truman Veterans' Hospital on Wednesday, May 11, 2016. The sling helps caregivers lift patients because they are not allowed to lift more than 35 pounds at a time.
Olivia Scotch, 5, peeks into the teepee during Folkfest at The Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture on Saturday, April 14, 2018. Folkfest is a 19th century family heritage festival that featured activities of the time period, crafts, activities food and music.
Molly Snavely and Bradley Edwards eat lunch at Ohana Poké & Sushi Burrito on Wednesday, July 25, 2018.
Misty Mitchell cries as she accepts her diploma during the Missouri Adult Education and Literacy high school equivalency student recognition program at the Miller Performing Arts Center in Jefferson City on Thursday, May 25, 2017. Mitchell and her youngest son both received their high school diplomas this year.
Jill Zibelin, Robbyn Hopper, Jennifer Belvin and Tom Zibelin (top) sing "Don't Stop Believing" to Bailey Zibelin, Rylee Hopper and Hailey Hester (bottom) after Canyon High School won the playoffs against Brennan High School at St. Mary's University on Friday, April 27, 2018. Canyon won 6-4. The team plays the Journey song after every game.
Vice Principal Melinda Villarreal reacts as her students duct tape her to the wall at Voss Farms Elementary on Thursday, May 24, 2018. The students raised enough money through the PTAs Box Tops for Education program this year to earn the right to tape their principal and assistant principal to the wall.
Shawn Simpson, middle, walks down San Antonio Street with a marijuana flag as, from left, Connie Mask and Melinda Powell carry signs during the cannabis walk on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. The walk was put on by Cannabis Open Carry Walks, a group based out of Marion, Texas that advocates for the legalization recreational and medicinal marijuana through supporting bills and pro-cannabis politicians.
Atlee Homann, Charlie Banks and Caleb Lummus hold up pints of root beer during the kids' masskrugstemmen at Krause's Cafe on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. Masskrugstemmen is a German beer stein holding competition, where competitors see how long they can hold their beers outstretched. Contestants get three strikes before being eliminated from the competition. Strikes include spilling beer, raising your arm too high or dropping your arm too low.
Softball players Brianna Saucedo (left) and Desirae Rocha work their way through streamers as they are sent off to state title game at the end of Canyon High School's commencement ceremony at Texas State University on Saturday, June 2, 2018.
Charros wait for a bull to be released into the pin during the rodeo at Diaz Ranch on Saturday, July 23, 2018. The rodeo was the 8th annual tribute to Jose "Pepe" Diaz.
2016 District 7 Queen Dorothy Velma Strader shows off her crown during the District 7 Ms. Missouri nursing Home Pageant at Capital West Christian Church event center in Jefferson City on Thursday, July 27, 2017. Strader was second runner-up in the statewide pageant last year.
The MU gymnastics team waves to the crowd after their introduction before the meet against Florida State in the Hearnes Center on Friday, Feb. 19, 2016. The Tigers scored 196.650 overall which is the highest for the team since 2010.
A combination of dancers from Comal Independent School District high schools perform an interpretive dance during the CISD's back-to-school convocation at Canyon High School on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018. They danced to musical poetry about the impact of education.