Marcia Henry is dwarfed by her butterfly garden at her home near
Stull. Planted late in the season, the garden includes marigolds,
zinnias, and annual butterfly weed. Choosing the right plants and
paying attention to location and watering can produce a garden that
takes shape and thrives in late summer and autumn.
A steady flow of canoers paddle their way down the Delaware River
west of Perry toward the Kansas River for the sixth annual Kaw
River float trip. More than 300 people were expected to canoe
Saturday and today from the Perry Lake spillway to Lawrence's
Riverfront Park. The event is sponsored by Friends of the Kaw.
The sister of Nizar Ede, 14, killed by Israeli soldiers during
clashes Saturday cries at her brother's funeral in the West Bank
town of Ramallah. A gun battle erupted Saturday between masked
Palestinians and Israeli troops, as rock-throwing rioters clashed
with Israeli soldiers across the West Bank, Gaza Strip and
Bryce McHenry of olathe holds a white bass he caught using an
Oertle spoon in early September at Perry Lake.
Enjoying story time with their son Miles, 2, Dan and Jill Blomgren
read "Where the Wild Things Are" aloud. Miles, who has a rare liver
disease, is awaiting a liver transplant.
LAWRENCE HIGH SETTER ashley bechard celebrates a point during the
Joan Wells Invitational on Saturday at LHS. The Lions finished 1-3
at the volleyball tournament.
BAKER UNIVERSITY RECEIVER Mackie Valentin breaks away from Central
Methodist defender Leo Barge. The Wildcats won their homecoming
game, 28-14, Saturday in Baldwin.
Michael Rawlings, a former advertising executive, was brought in as
Pizza Hut's president in 1997. Executives at Pizza Hut and its new
parent, Tricon Global Restaurants Inc., began repairing the
Dallas-based chain's image by closing some restaurants and spending
$125 million to renovate 120 more part of a $1 billion facelift
during the next five to seven years.
A Venezuelan woman hikes up a trail in El Avila National Park with
the city of Caracas in the background. Perched between Caracas and
the towns that line Venezuela's Caribbean coast, the Avila mountain
ridge is nature's lofty fortress amid one of South America's most
KU's Algie Atkinson, left, tries to catch Oklahoma's Quentin
Griffin. The Sooners prevailed, 34-16, Saturday in Norman, Okla.
Kansas QB Dylen Smith is despondent after tossing his fifth
Oklahoma's Andre Woolfolk is stopped by Kansas linebacker Dariss
Lomax. Woolfolk had five receptions for 59 yards and a touchdown as
the Sooners pounded the Jayhawks, 34-16, on Saturday in Norman,
Kansas quarterback Dylen smith is wrapped up by Oklahoma's Ramon
Richardson (91) and Roy Williams as KU's Justin Sands (61)
approaches. Smith committed seven turnovers as the Sooners defeated
the Jayhawks, 34-16, Saturday in Norman, Okla.
Students in the arts-based preschool at the Lawrence Arts Center
show their paint-covered hands to director Ann Evans. The
preschoolers are, from left, Nick Larkin, Joey Larkin, Bertie
Glicksman and Rachael Halpert. Lindsey Griffin is painting in the
At a summer gathering at Dale and Amy Vestal's house, the Stinkbugs united. These men's wives started a supper group called the Ladybugs for celebrating their birthdays, and the men created their own group called the Stinkbugs. From left are Ron Gaches, Doug Gaumer, Dan Almanza, Dale Vestal and Brett Owen. The photo was submitted by Colette Gauches, Lawrence. Got a shot for Friends & Neighbors? Send it, along with your name, phone number and caption information, to Friends & Neighbors, P.O. Box 888, Lawrence 66044.
Veronica Downey, 18, and Nicole Alonge, 17, work on some the 500 cookies that Lawrence Alternative High School students are making for the groundbreaking ceremonies of the new Lawrence Arts Center. The ceremony will take place next Sunday at the new site in the 900 block of New Hampshire.