The lawn on 1008 Langston Court after the sod work.
The LAWN on 1008 Langston Court before the sod work.
Tony Salah looks over rolls of sod as he sizes up spots for his
crew to install a lawn at 1008 Langston Court.
Quinton Galtney, left, lays a roll of sod as co-worker Brian Crisp
tucks in the edges of a new lawn at 1108 Langston Court.
Increasing numbers of the elderly can no longer drive and must
depend on alternate transportation. A recent study shows elderly
people are outliving their ability to drive.
Re-enactors bow their heads during a rededication ceremony for the
Sgt. Charles Floyd Monument in Sioux City, Iowa, in this May 30,
2001, file photo. Sgt. Floyd was the only member of the Lewis and
Clark Expedition to have died while on the journey; the monument
marks his gravesite.
Kashif Akhtar poses in his new classroom at Roosevelt High School
in Dallas. Akhtar, who lost his high-tech job, has moved into a
teaching career and will be schooling students in calculus this
Carol Gould, left, a director of the Kansas Center for Rural
Initiatives at Kansas State University, and Kansas University
professor Charles Krider discuss how the two universities can help
rural communities with economic development. The universities have
worked together the past 15 years through the Kansas Center for
Community Economic Development.
This 20-inch Royal Flemish table lamp with Guba ducks flying in a
night sky sold this spring at Early Auction in New Milford, Ohio,
for $25,100. It was complete with matching shade.
Actress Rose McGowan laughs on the set of "Charmed."
Designer Bill Blass completed the memoir, "Bare Blass," months
before his death in June.
Proportion is key when adults choose clothes that have a
By keeping this entire outfit fitted, back-to-school pieces such as
a corduroy jacket and jeans look more "adult."
Jeff Gordon kisses the trophy after winning the NASCAR Sharpie 500.
Gordon's victory Saturday in Bristol, Tenn., snapped a 31-race
Morgan Costley tries on a pair of Adidas' Copenhagens in Portland,
Ore. The style, from 1976, was re-released in the spring of this
Giants running back Tiki Barber breaks away from New York Jets
defensive end Bryan Thomas (99) at Giants Stadium in East
Rutherford, N.J. Barber ran for 54 yards, was stripped of the ball
and injured on the play as he was crossing the goal line in
Saturday's preseason game.
Ohio State defensive end Will Smith (93) leaps to his feet after
sacking Texas Tech quarterback Kliff Kingsbury.
Texas Tech defensive back Ricky Sailor (21) deflects a pass
intended for Ohio State split end Michael Jenkins. OSU hammered
Tech, 45-21, on Saturday in Columbus, Ohio.
Florida State tailback Greg Jones, front, loses his helmet as he is
hit by Iowa State strong safety JaMaine Billups. The Seminoles held
off the Cyclones, 38-31, on Saturday in Kansas City, Mo.
Florida State running back Nick Maddox (20) gets past Iowa State
linebacker Matt Word (7) to score a first-quarter touchdown. The
Seminoles beat ISU, 38-31, on Saturday night at Arrowhead Stadium
in Kansas City, Mo.
Free State receiver Stanley Redwine leaps to catch a pass from
quarterback Caleb Harvey. Redwine scored a touchdown on the play
Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
Free State quarterback Matt Berner (87) hands off to Nick McGovern.
The Firebirds scrimmaged Saturday at Kansas University's Memorial
Lawrence High's Brandon McAnderson, right, runs over a would-be
tackler. The Lions held a scrimmage Saturday at Kansas University's
User-friendly grips has played a significant role in the evolution
of common hand tools.
Kansas' Jake Letourneau, left, and Bobby Birhiray knock heads
during a recent practice. Letourneau is the lone returning starter
to KU's defensive secondary.
Connie Nielsen stars opposite Robin Williams in "One Hour Photo."
Yao Ming of China signs an autograph for Xiaohong Sun last
Wednesday in Oakland, Calif. Ming was the first player selected in
the 2002 NBA draft by the Houston Rockets last June. He's leading
China's national team at the world championships.
Famous for intensely personal hits like "Fire and Rain," James
Taylor has crafted albums full of stately soft rock for more than
30 years. His latest, "October Road," marks his 15th album of new
Author Stephanie Mills warns that today's fast-pace lifestyle is
damaging to nature and humanity in her new book, "Epicurean
Simplicity." Mills will be promoting her book Monday in Lawrence.
Jazz sax player and composer Bobby Watson will perform Sept. 9 at
the Conservatory of Music at the University of Missouri-Kansas
City. Watson attended Pinckney School for two years.
Capt. Pat Karlin of Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical
Station No. 1, 746 Ky., was named the local Veterans of Foreign
Wars' emergency medical technician of the year. Karlin was given
the award for his work in community activities and work at Fire
Kappen's 1961 Volkswagen Beetle has distinctive Wolfsburg badges
from the German City where VW is based.
The inside of Kappen's VW Bug shows no trace of its age. The
interior sports factory-original seats re-covered in white vinyl.
Ben Kappen's mint-condition, 41-year-old Volkswagen Beetle attracts
a lot of attention on Lawrence streets. He's invested about $12,000
fully restoring the car.
Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld continues to try make sweeping
changes within the Defense Department, but his war on the
bureaucracy isn't gaining much support within the Pentagon.
Sami Al-Arian describes the journey of his brother-in-law Mazen
Al-Najjar. Al-Najjar, who had been jailed on secret evidence that
prosecutors said linked him to terrorism, was deported and landed
Saturday in Lebanon.
President Bush and Sen. Peter Domenici, R-N.M., wave before making
remarks at New Mexico State University. Bush was in Las Cruces on a
Western swing to raise money for Republican candidates.
Zac Monro, a 32-year-old architect from Brixton, London, also known
by his stage name of "Mr. Magnet," performs at the Air Guitar World
Championship in Oulu, Finland. Monro on Friday won the title for
the second year in a row.
Mary Mattern, a teacher at Corpus Christi campus of Lawrence
Catholic School, addresses a question from second-grader Patrick
Friedrichsen. Some say a surge in popularity of private schools has
led to a decline in the public school district's enrollment.
Dave Sehorn, right, general manager of Hite Collision Repair
Center, 3401 W. Sixth St., talks with Aaron "Sparky" Wilhelm, about
his truck. The vehicle needs $12,000 worth of work, but the
insurance company of the person who caused the wreck is not willing
to pick up the whole tab.
A Chinese man relaxes in the doorway of a flooded warehouse near
the Dongting Lake waterfront at Yueyang, in China's central Hunan
province. Rising water Saturday continued to pressure a series of
dikes around the massive lake, increasing concern about massive
A supporter of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez carries a portrait
of Venezuelan liberator Simon Bolivar in a pro-Chavez march. Tens
of thousands of people marched Saturday through Caracas in support
of their besieged leader.