Eric Wesbury, of the Columbia Fire Department, has his hazmat mask sealed with tape before assisting in a chemical clean up at Douglass Family Aquatic Center Friday, June 3, 2016 in Columbia, Mo. According to Fire Chief Stephen Potter, the suits were worn as a safety precaution to ensure that the firefighters were not harmed by chemicals that had been accidentally mixed into the pool.
Curtis Soul carries supplies out to his truck before an outdoor ice cream social on Sylvan Lane on Saturday, June 25, 2016 in Columbia, Mo. Soul said he wishes to create a greater sense of community in the neighborhood surrounding Sylvan Lane.
A fan in the front row screams with joy during the first song of TNGHT's performance at Pitchfork Music Festival on Sunday, July 21, 2013 at Union Park in Chicago, Ill. TNGHT played opposite R. Kelly to close out the weekend festival.
Boone County firefighters work to extinguish a massive blaze at a home on Dodd Road Monday, August 1, 2016 in northern Columbia, Mo. Gale Blomenkamp, Assistant Chief of the Boone County Fire Department, said that the house and all possessions inside were a total loss.
Al Turner hoses off a homemade train before he and his family scrub it with soap on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 in Columbia, Mo. Family and friends came out to help clean and prepare the train for the weekend's Black and White Ball Parade.
Steam rises from the cavity of a cleaned deer into the 45-degree air on Saturday, November 12, 2016 in Millersburg, Mo. During the opening weekend of firearms deer season, the Missouri Department of Conservation tested kills for Chronic Wasting Disease in 29 Missouri counties. Five positive samples were found during the testing.
Brian Strickland awaits rescue from a cherry picker after the hydraulics failed and left him stranded mid-air on Friday, August 12, 2016 in Columbia, Mo. Strickland, an electrician for Midway Electric, Inc., was working in the parking lot of the Hy-Vee on Nifong Boulevard when he became stranded at around 10:45 a.m.
Rock Bridge starting pitcher Devin Bernskoetter delivers a pitch in the third inning of a game against Grain Valley High School on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Rock Bridge High School in Columbia, Mo. Bernskoetter started the game with two scoreless innings, but was unable to make it through the third after giving up a string of runs to Grain Valley.
An elderly couple match the color scheme of two balloons as they approach the entrance of the Black & White Ball at Stephens College on Saturday, August 13, 2016 in Columbia, Mo. Attendee Debra Perry, of Los Angeles, took it upon herself to tie balloons around the Stephens campus after struggling to find the location of the event.
Brody Roybal, 16, of the Chicago Hornets Sled Hockey team, dekes on an Admirals Hockey Club defender during a fundraising event between the teams March 14, 2015 at Center Ice of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Ill. The event raised $3,500 to equip new members of the Hornets, which far exceeded the team's goal of $1,150.
Cyclists on illuminated bicycles race through a tunnel at dusk Saturday, August 19, 2017 as they head towards Twin Lakes Recreation Area in Columbia. The sold out "Kaleidospoke" event, part of the city's solar eclipse activities, encouraged families to dress in glowing attire and offered a bonfire, s'mores and entertainment at the Twin Lakes checkpoint.
A woman wearing red slippers walks along a "yellow brick road" during a preview of the new Shakespeare's Pizza building on July 25, 2016 in Columbia, Mo. The yellow brick road is a new addition to Shakespeare's that will be used to help guide customers to the restroom.
After being caught at a road block, a veteran stands outside his car and salutes members of the armed forces as they walk by during the 31st annual Veterans Day Parade on November 5, 2016 in Columbia, Mo. Eighth Street was temporarily blocked off at 10:00 a.m. as the parade headed from the University of Missouri campus to the Boone County Courthouse.
Ice cream drips from the hand of Columbia Police Officer Nick Glandon as he talks with members of the community at the intersection of Sylvan Lane and Whitegate Drive on Saturday, June 25, 2016 in Columbia, Mo. "The more you get people talking to each other, the better off you are," Officer Glandon said. "You shouldn't live somewhere and not know your neighbors."
On an emotional night, a capacity crowd fills Yin Yang Night Club during a benefit drag show on Saturday, June 20, 2016 in Columbia, Mo. Between entry fees, donation jars and tips shared by performers and bartenders, the event raised $4,083 for the families of victims of the Pulse Night Club Shooting in Orlando on June 12.
The Manhattan, pictured in studio, has been a staple at bars for well over 100 years. The popular cocktail consists of whiskey, traditionally a rye, with sweet vermouth, bitters and a cherry garnish.
A woman looks up into the sky as members of the United States Army Parachute Team float down from an airplane over Columbia College during the annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 30, 2016 in Columbia, Mo. The Canadian SkyHawks and the United States Army Golden Knights both performed over Columbia during the celebration.