KU defensive back Carl Nesmith reads Dr. Seuss's Green Eggs and Ham
to first graders Wednesday at Centennial School.
A new Gateway Country personal computer store is scheduled to open
next month at 3113 Nieder Road. Employees of Oakview Construction
Inc., Red Oak, Iowa, were overseeing the construction project
Dry conditions across the state and triple-digit temperatures have
hurt fall harvest prospects and threaten the 2001 wheat crop. A
North Lawrence corn crop dries up in Wednesday's 107-degree heat.
Pediatric nurse practitioner Cindy Kidman, left, examines
5-week-old Christian Johnson, who is a Medicaid patient in
Arlington, Texas, as his mother, Connie Johnson, back, looks on,
Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2000. A federal judge has ruled Texas has
failed to adequately care for 1.5 million low-income children in
its Medicaid program.
Don Johnston, right, visits with school board member Scott Morgan
at the Douglas County Republican Central Committee meeting.
Eighty-seven voting delegates elected Johnston as chairman of the
county Republican committee during Wenesday's meeting at the
Actor Ed Asner spends a moment with budding filmmaker Alyssa
Buecker of Lawrence, creator of "Carrot Wars." Asner was in
Lawrence this summer for his performance in the dramatic reading of
"Origins" at the Lied Center. Alyssa's film has received a lot of
national attention and was viewed in late July by Asner and his
family during the movie's screening at Film Fair in Hollywood.
What may become the next fashionable means of self-propelled
transportation for the younger generation gets put to use on the
streets of Lawrence. From left, Riding Razor brand push scooters
are, from left, Rose Naughtin, her brother, Hugh, and Patrick
The colored, translucent wheels of the new push scooters add some
flash to this revived mode of transportation.
The six-pound scooters can be collapsed and easily stuffed in a
backpack. Displaying their Razor brand scooters are, from left,
Patrick Roberts, 15, Rose Naughtin, 9, with scooter collapsed, and
her brother Hugh, 15.
This person sits under an exit sign in Kansas City, Kan. The photo
can be found in Gary Smith's "Searching for Washington Square."
The Renaissance Festival kicks off this weekend in Bonner springs.
The Canterbury Dancers performed at last year's festival.
Patrick Swayze gained fame for his legwork and virile good looks in
"Dirty Dancing," then starred in films such as "Road House," which
has been rated the cheesiest movie by author Michael Nelson.
Actor Vincent D'Onofrio is a character actor who has made a career
playing losers and misfits. In two current movies, he plays a
sadistic serial killer who drowns and bleaches his victims in "The
Cell," and he portrays '60s anti-war radical Abbie Hoffman in
"Steal This Movie."
The Backstreet Boys have become superheroes on the official B-Boys
Web site, www.backstreetboys.com. The site recently began featuring
the fab five as "The Cyber Crusaders," the first-ever online
animated series created for a pop group.
Lawrence musician Lance Fahy has released a CD titled "Songs for
Sale." Fahy, shown in his back yard, describes his music style as
an acoustic mix of rock, folk and country.
'Songs for Sale' - Lawrence musician finding his niche.
Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder plays at an outdoor rock music festival in
Roskilde, 18 miles west of Copenhagen, Denmark. Eight fans were
trampled to death during the concert June 30. The band paid tribute
to Elvis Presley during a concert at The Pyramid in Memphis, Tenn.
Madison Carbrey, 4, takes a moment out of her class time at Raintree Montessori School to water some young flowers outside the school's new location at 3705 Clinton Parkway. The school building at 4601 Clinton Parkway was destroyed by fire Aug. 10, and to serve the school's 160 students, Raintree remodeled parts of the Lawrence school district's old administration building.
Lawrence fireman Jason Williams hoses down a burned car in the 1000 block of Michigan Street. The car caught fire about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday and was a total loss.