Robert Trepinski, vice president for support services at Lawrence
Memorial Hospital, expects a rate increase from KPL to cost the
hospital another $15,000 next year. Wednesday afternoon, Trepinski
pointed out one of the hospital's biggest power users a cooling
tower outside the hospital at 325 Maine. The tower helps keep the
An inland bearded dragon, rests in the hands of its owner, Lacy
Deathe, 17, Eudora, during the "hand pets" segment of the show.
Philip Foos, 11, stands with two corn snakes wrapped around his
neck at the Douglas County 4-H Pet Show Saturday, as his brother,
Evan, 9, looks on.
Corey Eubanks, 15, rides his 20-inch BMX bicycle into mid-air at
the outdoor skate park in Centennial Park, Ninth Street and
Rockledge Road. Eubanks began riding BMX bicycles 18 months ago.
Lawrence Parks and Recreation lifeguard Women's team members, from
left, Michelle Commons, 20, coach Koula Poulikidis, 20, and Becky
Blue, 20, recently won awards for their skills and training at the
Midwest Lifeguard Tournament. Not shown are team members Abbey
Ferris and Sandy Biszantz
Lawrence-Douglas County fire & medical personnel attend to Tim
Arensberg of Arensberg Shoes, 825 Mass. Arensberg was punched in
the nose Wednesday while attempting to stop a man from absconding
with a new pair of shoes on his feet. Police arrested the suspect
in the shoplifting.
The Merritt family, from left, Ethan, Cindy, Gary and Matt enjoy a
relaxing evening with their llamas this week at their home. Ethan
and Matt will show the animals Wednesday at the Douglas County 4-H
Free Fair's first-ever llama competition.
Matt Merritt, 11, enjoys caring for his friend "My Eye Shadow," a
year-old llama, at his parents' llama farm in Lecompton. Matt and
his brother, Ethan, 9, will be showing their llamas Wednesday at
the Douglas County Free Fair's first llama show.
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CLinton Eagles' Kaylee Wempe carries Alissa Freeman down the isle
during the 4-H Fashion Revue. Young men and women flaunted flashy
clothing during the event Friday at the Douglas County 4-H
Lisa Christensen, right, stars as Laurie and Jim Tuchscherer as
Curly in the Topeka Civic Theatre production of "Oklahoma!"
Carey Humble, a 15-year-old from Baldwin, takes advantage of the
skate park at Rockledge Road and Ninth Street.
Nicolette Weil, a 15-year-old Lawrence resident, shows her
balancing act at Centennial Park.
Artist Mike Wallace's oil and spray paint exhibits showcase dreamy
interpretations of the human body.
Artist Patrick T. Aistrup uses acrylic and oil paint on items such
as scrap wood, metal and plastic.
Photographer Robert Hickman displays medium format black-and-white
photographs along with color digital prints. Hickman, standing in
the Downtown Upstairs Art Group space, 824 1/2, goes after a style
that captures the beauty and awe of the natural world.
Janet McTeer stars as a turn-of-the-century musicologist who finds
a kinship with the musicians of the Appalachian mountains in
General Thade (Tim Roth), left, attempts to thwart the rebellious
plans of a reluctant human leader (Mark Wahlberg) in the sci-fi
adventure "Planet of the Apes."
Jean-Michel Chelain, chef for The BleuJacket, shows off a grilled
duck in peach sauce and a Chocolate Pyramid dessert. Chelain has
been in the business for 15 years.
Brandin Lea, left,, Rex Ewing, center, and Fletcher Lea got to
share the $50,000 cash prize and $100,000 in gear for winning VH1's
"Bands on the Run." Flickerstick ends its tour in Lawrence before
returning home to Dallas, Tex.
Flickerstick Members, from left, Fletcher Lea, Dominic Weir,
Brandin Lea, Rex Ewing and Cory Kreig beat out hundreds of other
acts from around the country to land a spot on the Emmy-nominated
TV series "Bands on the Run."
Vanilla Ice continues to entertain audiences more than a decade
after "Ice Ice Baby" fell from the charts.
Third generation zydeco musician Chubby Carrier just released "Take
Me to the Zydeco" on his newly launched label.
Lawrence resident Jasper Dennister sands the floors at Sarah's Fabrics, 925 Mass. "It's cooler at night and no one's around," he said, working through the evening Tuesday to refinish the floors. Dennister's work is part of a plan to take the store back to its original look. It will include installing a tin ceiling and doing outdoor woodwork.
Nicholas Bock, 4, pretends he is his father, Peter, who plays in the Lawrence City Band. The summer series of weekly concerts by the band ended Wednesday night at the South Park Gazebo with a bang traditional cannon fire during the playing of the 1812 Overture.