Bonnie maddox, left, Mike Maddox, Kirk Cerny, and Kay Cerny were
among those attending the ball.
Using hand positioning designed to relieve stress and anxiety,
Marta A. Schwartz performs the ancient Japanese healing method of
Reiki on Renee Quint. Schwartz is a Reiki master and has practiced
the Usui system of Reiki since 1997.
John E. Robinson sits silently at the defense table and listens to
Judge John Anderson on the final day of his preliminary hearing at
the Johnson County Courthouse in Olathe. Robinson is accused in
Missouri and Kansas of killing six women during the past 15 years.
Cosmonauts Yuri Gidzenko, left, works with a flashlight in his
mouth while Sergei Krikalev works upside down in this televised
view from the international space station. Gidzenko and Krikalev
were installing a back-up computer in the command center.
Terry Hatfield, rural Tonganoxie, received a surprise Friday
morning when he arrived at work in Lawrence to find one of his
female peacocks frozen down in the back of his pickup bed. Hatfield
and the peahen, which freed itself and now is fine, are shown
Bad weather and icy road conditions have caused several accidents
in the area. A one-vehicle accident Friday landed a driver in a
ditch west of Lawrence on Douglas County 442 near East 50 road.
Ice-covered trees sparkle with backlighting from the afternoon sun
in Marvin Grove on Campanile Hill at Kansas University. Friday
morning's snowstorm turned to sunny skies later in the day, but
temperatures remained frigid. For a complete forecast, please see
Joe Bisogno, owner of Mr. Goodcents Subs & Pastas, has
purchased 37 acres of land at the Corridor 10 Commerce Park in
DeSoto. He plans to use the land for a new corporate campus and
training center for his group of companies, currently based in
Oklahoma State coach Eddie Sutton, right, and assistant Glynn
Cyprien watch the Cowboys during a Feb. 5 game against Missouri.
OSU will play Kansas today at Allen Fieldhouse.
New York shortstop Derek Jeter, rear, greets Yankee manager Joe
Torre, left, and owner George Steinbrenner at the start of a rally
at City Hall on Oct. 29, 1999. Jeter and the Yankees agreed to a
10-year, $189 million contract Friday.
As head of the Association of American Publishers, Pat Schroeder is
ready to take on librarians over the free use of e-books and
An interest in unusual and bizarre collectibles led Randy Walker to
his fascination with serial killer memorabilia. Walker, Lawrence,
is shown Friday with items from infamous murderers including Henry
Lee Lucas, David Berkowitz and John Wayne Gacy.
Juan Williams, author and host of National Public Radio's "Talk of
the Nation" show, speaks on the life of former Supreme Court
Justice Thurgood Marshall. Speaking Friday at Green Hall, Williams
used the life of Marshall as an example of someone who believed
that the law should be used to help people.
Molly Ivins, political columnist and author, is the recipient of
this year's William Allen White Foundation national citation, an
award for excellence in journalism. Ivins, left, high-fives Julia
Rholes, Kansas University's interim dean of libraries, when they
realized they attended the same junior high school in Texas. Ivins
spoke Friday at KU's Woodruff Auditorium.
David Nielsen, left, and Dave Scott, two former U.S. Army Rangers,
plan to march from Fort Benning, Ga., to Washington, D.C., to
protest the Army's decision to issue the black beret as standard
headwear for all soldiers.
These four women were selected to be grand marshals for the Disney's Magical Moments Parade during a trip to Walt Disney World last fall. From left: Rheva Victor, Lawrence; Ali Lawrence, Lawrence; Mariel Kolle, Clay Center; and Ashley Victor, Lawrence. The photo was submitted by Rheva Victor. 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. For More Friends and Neighbors go to www.lawrence.com/publish/postem/friends.
Rep. Ethel Peterson, D-Dodge City, listens from her desk on the floor of the House of Representatives chamber as House Speaker Kent Glasscock, R-Manhattan, reads a list of road conditions across the state. Several legislators found themselves snowed in Friday at Topeka, on a day when many of them travel to their homes. A winter storm gripped much of the state Friday.
A journey that started early Friday morning hundreds of miles away in Oklahoma ended outside Liberty Hall, where three fans of the rap-metal band Linkin Park braved the cold hoping to get tickets to the group's Friday night show. Freezing in Friday's snowfall, from left, are Brandon Crump, Sarah Foster and Melissa Butler, all from Midwest City, Okla.