Christopher Malik, an anesthesiologist at Lawrence Memorial
Hospital, accompanies his daughter, Alexa, 6, to the LMH community
picnic at LMH South. Sunday's picnic included a tour of the LMH
South facility, food and games.
Graham Mosley, 7, Basehor, scales the rock-climbing wall at
Lawrence Memorial Hospital's Old-Fashioned Community Picnic at LMH
South, Clinton Parkway and Kasold Drive. Graham was with his
parents, Jeff and Helen Mosley, at Sunday's picnic. Helen is the
admissions manager at LMH.
Stacy Burkhart, Baldwin, center, and her children attend the
livestock auction at the Douglas County Free Fair. From left are
Garrett, 5; Hayden, 4; Stacy; Hunter, 9, and Ramie, 10. Ramie sold
her reserve champion meat goat during Sunday's auction.
Members of the Taylor family enjoy cotton candy at the Lawrence
Memorial Hospital Old-Fashioned Community Picnic. From left, are,
Evan Taylor, 12; his friend Donald Phelps, 13; Chase Taylor, 8; and
Jim and Patti Taylor, all of Lawrence. They attended Sunday's event
at LMH South.
Preston Randall, 10, a member of Meadowlark 4-H Club, left, and
Simon Fangman, 9, a member of Clinton Eagles 4-H Club, wait for the
start of the livestock auction at the Douglas County Free Fair.
Randall was selling a steer and Fangman was selling a sheep Sunday
during the auction.
Sarah Narcomey, left, and her son, Justin, 7, both of Lawrence,
await the beginning of the demolition derby at the Douglas County
4-H Fairgrounds. The event was Aug. 1.
Douglas Berg, Lawrence, enjoys some time with his 1-year-old
nephew, Reid Plinsky, while attending the livestock auction of the
Douglas County Free Fair. "He's a future 4-H'er," Berg said Sunday.
Dennis Blackwood, Lawrence, left, his daughter, Isabelle, 2, and
his wife, Carole, attend Lawrence Memorial Hospital's community
picnic. The picnic was Sunday at LMH South.
From left, Deborah Flint, Ed Flint, Billie Weeks, Logan Weeks,
Vernon Weeks and Corina Weeks, all of Lawrence, await the start of
the demolition derby at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds. They
attended the derby Aug. 1 to cheer on friends who were driving in
Kansas City pitcher Kevin Appier delivers during the Royals' 4-0
loss to Tampa Bay. Appier gave up two runs on five hits in five
innings Friday in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Kansas University kickers Scott Webb, left, and Johnny Beck are
gearing up for the 2003 season. Beck, who struggled as a sophomore
in 2002, will be challenged by Webb, a freshman, for the starting
spot. The two spoke at KU football media day Friday at Memorial
Members of Lawrence Corvette Club pose for their first club photo.
The club meets every month on the third Thursday, and is sponsored
by Crown Chevrolet. Not all members of the group, which is made up
of Corvette owners and enthusiasts, were able to make it to the
photo session. The picture was taken by Doyle Coons, club
Jordan Ballock, 9, of Eudora, took top honors during the hay-bale
toss at the Vinland Fair. Jordan earned $1 Friday for his
first-place finish among 9-year-olds. The 96th annual fair closes
tonight with a homemade ice cream competition.
Chicago's Mark Buehrle celebrates after the White Sox defeated
Oakland. Buehrle pitched a complete game as the White Sox edged the
A's, 3-2, Friday night in Chicago.
Actress Jessica Lange visits a camp for displaced people in Bunia,
Congo. Lange is visiting Bunia on her first assignment as a
goodwill ambassador for the U.N. Children's Fund.
Mel Gibson, right, directs Jim Caviezel, center, and Caviezel's
double, left, on the set of "The Passion" in this Jan. 24 photo.
Seven months before its release, Gibson's self-made film is raising
concerns over his exclusionary screenings and his depiction of
President Bush, left, walks from his ranchhouse to the waiting
media with, from left, National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice,
Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, Vice President Dick Cheney
and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Richard Meyers. They met
with the president Friday during his August vacation at his ranch
in Crawford, Texas. They are followed by Bush's dog Spot.
The American Bar Assn. on Monday will make Dennis Archer its first
black president since its founding more than 125 years ago.
Bob Pobiak, left, gets help from his son Matt Pobiak as they carry
a piece of furniture to their van at the A Garden Walk mobile home
park in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Their home was destroyed Thursday
by a tornado.
Gary Shainheit, left, and Dawn Rothwell stand in front of their
business Sacred Sword. Sacred Sword, 732 Mass., will sell swords,
knives and daggers along with herbs, tarot cards and other fantasy
Palestinians watch as a bulldozer works among the rubble of a
building destroyed by an explosion during an Israeli army operation
in the Askar refugee camp in the West Bank city of Nablus. Israeli
troops battled gunmen from the Islamic Hamas group early Friday in
a raid on a suspected bomb lab that killed one soldier and three
Palestinians after a month of relative calm in the region.
Donna Lynette Walker wipes a tear from her eye as she speaks to her
attorney Billy Rork during a court appearance in Topeka. Walker,
who appeared at a bond reduction hearing Friday, faces a felony
charge of identity deception and a misdemeanor charge of false
reporting in Boone County, Ind.
This stuffed mountain lion is part of an exhibit at Kansas
University's Natural History Museum. It weighed between 75 and 100
pounds and was about 6 feet long. The big cats roamed Kansas more
than a century ago. What appeared to be a mountain lion was sighted
Thursday on KU's west campus.
A Kansas Highway Patrolman stands next to the wreckage of the
single-engine Cessna 182 that crashed after taking off northeast of
Topeka, killing Col. Mike O'Toole, commander of the 190th Air
Refueling Wing of the Kansas Air National Guard.
Firefighters carry Pam O'Toole to an ambulance after a
single-engine Cessna 182 she was riding in crashed near Topeka.
O'Toole's husband, Col. Mike O'Toole, commander of the 190th Air
Refueling Wing of the Kansas Air National Guard, died in Friday's
Gerald Engemann shows the buildup of driftwood along the levee that
is usually underwater on the Missouri River near Hermann, Mo.
Environmentalists want the water level lowered to protect
endangered wildlife, while the barge companies that use the river
want it higher so they can remain in business.
Homes like this, in the 300 block of Indiana Street, may soon be
part of a designated National Historic District. The city is
nearing completion of nominations for five Lawrence districts,
including the Pinckney neighborhood, which includes this home.
Allison Roepe walked her dog, Annie, this week in the neighborhood.
Author Sue Fishkoff sits with her cat, Sasha, at her home in
Pacific Grove, Calif. Fishkoff focuses on Lubavitcher Hasidim
missionaries in her book, "The Rebbe's Army: Inside the World of
Peter Jasso and Marlo Angell-Jasso pose for a picture on their
wedding day at St. Peter's Square.
Peter Jasse and Marlo Angell-Jasso stand at the alter during their
wedding at the Pauline or Borghese Chapel in the Basilica of Santa
Maria Maggiore in Rome.
Marlo Angell-Jasso and Peter Jasso greet Pope John Paul II in St.
Peter's Square five days after their May 16 wedding. Sixteen family
members and friends from the United States attended the wedding