Erin and Bert Finzer of Lawrence celebrate the Eve of Epiphany at
the home of Jonathon and Natalie Jensen, Lawrence.
Barb Prescott, Lawrence, is shown with her children Garrett, 3, and
Layne, 19 months, during a "Baby Day" celebration at Lawrence
Wesleyan Church. The event was Sunday.
Levi Thomas, 1, Oskaloosa, and Ethan Thomas, 16 months, Lawrence,
participate in a "Baby Day" parade at Lawrence Wesleyan Church. The
church celebrated the gift of children with a parade of children at
the beginning of Sunday's service.
From left, Leslie Foust, Gwen Klingenberg, Sally Miller and Ginny
Johnston, all of Lawrence, celebrate the Eve of Epiphany at the
home of Jonathon and Natalie Jensen, Lawrence.
Heidi and Eric Meyer, Lawrence, and their son John Gabriel Meyer, 2
months, celebrate "Baby Day" at Lawrence Wesleyan Church, 3705
Clinton Parkway. The congregation celebrated the gift of children
and recognized nursery workers on Sunday.
From left, Shirley Reese, Lynn Segebrecht and Steve Segebrecht, all
of Lawrence, celebrate the Eve of Epiphany at the home of Jonathon
and Natalie Jensen. Jonathon Jensen is the new rector at Trinity
Episcopal Church, 1011 Vt.
From left, the Rev. George Wiley, Baldwin, and Jan Dean and Carolyn
Graham, both of Lawrence, celebrate the Eve of Epiphany at the home
of Jonathon and Natalie Jensen. The Jensens, who moved to Lawrence
from New Orleans, celebrated with a Mardi Gras theme.
Members of Bluestem, a Lawrence prairie music band, attend the
Lawrence Cowboy Winter Gathering at the Lawrence Holidome.
Pictured, from left, are Marvin Pine, Lawrence; Keith Alberding,
Lawrence; Rick Marshall, Paola; and Jim Rood, Lawrence. The event
was last weekend.
Albert and Lillie Terry, Lawrence, attend the 18th annual Martin
Luther King Jr. banquet celebration at the Kansas Union. The
Ecumenical Fellowship of Lawrence sponsored the banquet Saturday.
Kansas University students volunteer at the Martin Luther King Jr.
banquet celebration at the Kansas Union. Pictured, from left, are
William Clayton, Kansas City, Mo., freshman; Jeffrey Dugas, Chicago
freshman; Anthony Brown, Kansas City, Mo., sophomore; Daniel
Crenshaw, Wichita junior; and Collins Wade, Monroe, La., junior.
Brown is president of the Upsilon Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha
Fraternity at KU. The Ecumenical Fellowship of Lawrence sponsored
the 18th annual banquet on Saturday.
Jack Cronemeyer, co-owner of Circle S Ranch and Country Inn,
attends the Lawrence Cowboy Winter Gathering at the Lawrence
Holidome, 200 McDonald Drive. Cronemeyer and his wife, Mary, own
the ranch, which is about 8 miles north of Lawrence. The event,
which featured vendors, food and music, was last weekend.
Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis, right, greets cornerback Terrance
Shaw as the Raiders enter Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. The
Raiders had a walk-through practice Saturday.
CPl. Bill Doke of the California National Guard patrols outside
Qualcomm Stadium. Security is expected to be tight for Super Bowl
XXXVII today at San Diego.
Philadelphia's Keith Van Horn, left, blocks a shot by Miami's Caron
Butler. The 76ers defeated the Heat, 97-91, Saturday in Miami.
Serena Williams, left, accepts congratulations from her sister,
Venus, after winning the Australian Open.
Andre Agassi won the Australian Open men's final in straight sets.
Texas' Brian Boddiker scores over Missouri's Jeffrey Ferguson (32).
Boddiker scored 11 points, and the fourth-ranked Longhorns coasted
to a 76-55 victory Saturday in Austin, Texas.
Georgetown's Tony Bethel, right, blocks a shot by Pittsburgh's
Brandin Knight. The second-ranked Panthers escaped with a 65-64 win
Saturday in Pittsburgh.
Ottawa's Andrew Maxwell, left, and Augusta's Kevin Schauf battle
for a rebound in the Baldwin Invitational championship game.
Augusta won the title Saturday, 62-58.
Kansas University's Beth Schryer slices through the water to win
the 1,000-yard freestyle. The Jayhawks played host to Colorado
State and Minnesota on Saturday in their first home meet of the
Kansas City Chiefs coach Hank Stram is carried from the field in
this Jan. 11, 1970 photo after his team defeated Minnesota in Super
Bowl IV. Stram was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on
Palestinians surround the remains of a destroyed bridge in Beit
Hanoun in the Northern Gaza strip. Israeli forces early Saturday
used dynamite to destroy the bridge, which they said was used by
militants to fire rockets at Israeli towns.
An Iraqi man, center, shouts as he is dragged away from a
U.N.-marked vehicle outside the U.N. headquarters in Baghdad. The
man entered a U.N. vehicle Saturday and refused to leave until he
was pulled away by Iraqi and U.N. security.
Wayne Richardson of Lawrence is promoting a calendar that he
believes is a better way to measure weeks and months than our
traditional calendar. He displayed a poster version of his 2003
Kanasa Calendar on Wednesday.
A Colorado home is in ruins after a jet crashed into it and
exploded. Two planes collided Friday evening over the skies of
Denver. All five people aboard were killed and seven on the ground
were injured as debris rained down on homes and streets.
Danny Edwards, left, sits next to fellow death-row inmate Ronald
Kliner, as they talk about former Illinois Gov. George Ryan's mass
commutation of their sentences to life in prison.
Caren Rowland, left, was named Realtor of the Year and Russ Lang
was named Salesperson of the Year at the Board of Realtors annual
awards banquet. Both Rowland and Lang work for Coldwell Banker
McGrew Real Estate in Lawrence.
President Bush prepares his State of the Union speech with, from
left, Dan Bartlett, White House communications director, Mike
Gerson, director of presidential speechwriting, and speech writers
Matthew Scully and John McConnell in the Oval Office. Bush will go
before Congress and a worldwide television audience Tuesday night
for his annual address.
Sam Donaldson, ABC news broadcaster, talks about Sarah McClendon at
Saturday's tribute to the veteran White House reporter at the
National Press Club in Washington. McClendon died Jan. 7.
Hope Davis appears in a scene in the 2002 film "American Splendor,"
which won the grand jury prize at the Sundance Film Festival.
'Splendor,' a documentary about comic-book-writer Harvey Pekar, won
the independent film award Saturday in Park City, Utah.
Members of the La La Lassies, a chapter of the Red Hat Society for
women over 50, chat over coffee at Perkins Restaurant, 1711 W. 23rd
St. The Lawrence chapter meets for lunch, participates in parades
and even travels together throughout the year.
Sculptor Jim Brothers, right, looks over his statue of Gen. Dwight
D. Eisenhower at the Heartland Art Bronze Foundry near Lawrence.
The statue will replace one of former Kansas Gov. George Washington
Glick in the National Statuary Hall Collection at the U.S. Capitol
Tim Rues, director of Lecompton's Constitution Hall State Historic
Site, at right in period clothing, says that a 31-star U.S. flag
like the one hanging in Constitution Hall would have flown over the
Kansas Territory during the period. A series of talks and dramatic
interpretations on the conflict over slavery in the Kansas
Territory will take place at Constitution Hall this winter.
DAZZLER ROSE SWIRL is a brilliant bloomer of hot rose picotee edge
around a light pink center. Rose Swirl is effective for borders and
Eating is a major pastime on City Island, where seafood restaurants
specialize in lobster, clams, crab and oysters. The island has a
long history as a seafaring community.
City Island resembles a New England fishing village, but it's part
of New York City. This wall mural commemorates the Sept. 11, 2001,
Dick Braendle is a committed court watcher for victims' rights. The
Jacksonville-Duval County Council on Elder Affairs honored Braendle
as the Mayor's Senior Citizen Man of the Year in 2001 for his
THIS CAST-IRON ELEPHANT WAS MADE TO HANG on a kitchen wall. It
holds salt and pepper shakers.
BRIAN KILCOMMONS, RIGHT, works with Roxy, a 1-year-old Chow mix, at
the Humane Society of North Pinellas in Clearwater, Fla. Kilcommons
developed training techniques designed to make shelter dogs more
AN INDUSTRIAL FREEZER at Harris Methodist Forth Worth Hospital
holds bottles of frozen milk, much of it donated by mothers who are
pumping at home until their premature babies are strong enough to
Trinity Benton, shown Dec. 10, 2002, was born premature at 1.8
pounds and has been helped by feedings of breast milk from the milk
bank set up at Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital.
A model wears a strapless dress marked by swirls of gold cabbage
rose embroidery, Chantilly lace and gazar by bridal designer Paula
Vasalona. Varsalona is thriving in an industry not known for
Chinese artist Liang Shuo stands amongst his fiberglass figures
depicting migrant workers at a gallery in Beijing, China, Jan 10,
2003. The sculptures tell the fictional story of eight brothers
with the family name Wang who venture, one by one, to the city from
the country. They depict people whom China's city dwellers see on
the street every day but may not give a second glance.
scott poole, 32, poses at his downtown office in Spokane, Wash.
Poole has a weekly poetry broadcast on Spokane Public Radio and is
author of a book of poetry titled "Hiding from Salesmen."
Millipede: circle the wagons, a photograph by John Hess.
Lu Vaccaro, wife of the late painter and KU art professor Nick
Vaccaro, stands in front of his paintings in the Lawrence Arts
Center gallery. The work, along with photography by Missouri artist
John Hess, will be on display through Feb. 14.
Willie Nelson holds a can of shaving cream as he appears in an
H&R Block commercial that will be shown during the Super Bowl.
The theme of the commercial is Nelson has to film a commercial to
pay for accounting mistakes and that he should have used H&R
Joe Schmidtberger realigns bottles of wine at Alvin's Wine and
Spirits, 905 Iowa. Schmidtberger supports the current law because
it helps small businesses compete.