Marshe brings a copy of the Lawrence Journal-World to the front
door after retrieving it from the yard. The dog belongs to Marvin
McCurdy and Sheila Thornton, of rural Lawrence.
North Carolina coach Roy Williams shouts at a referee during the
second half against Wake Forest. The Tar Heels beat the Demon
Deacons, 79-73, Saturday in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Stanford's Nick Robinson (21) makes the winning three-pointer over
Arizona's Andre Iguodala. The No. 2-ranked Cardinal won, 80-77,
Saturday in Stanford, Calif. Golfer Tiger Woods, a Stanford
alumnus, is at far right.
Wayne Simien (23), J.R. Giddens and David Padgett, right, converge
on Texas Tech's Andre Emmett. Despite the attention, Emmett
finished with a game-high 29 points.
Texas Tech coach Bob Knight, right, pleads his case for a
one-and-one free-throw opportunity for the Red Raiders.
Texas forward Tiffany Jackson, left, grabs a rebound over Oklahoma
State guard Nina Stone. The Longhorns won, 75-52, Saturday in
Iowa State's Jake Sullivan, right, tries to grab a rebound in front
of Oklahoma State's Daniel Bobik. The 13th-ranked Cowboys beat the
Cyclones, 88-67, Saturday in hostile Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa.
Lawrence High's Megan Klinger, left, battles for possession with
Free State High's Banaka Okwuone. The Lions knocked off the
Firebirds, 63-51, Saturday at LHS.
Bareback rider Brian Rush, of Athol, Idaho, leans back in an
attempt to stay atop Anchor Bay Snuff during the Pendleton
Round-Up. The four-day round-up, in the second full week of
September each year, draws top talent because it is the last rodeo
on a summer tour that leads up to the championships.
Costumed children depicting members of various tribes march into
the arena for a dancing demonstration during the Pendleton Round-Up
in Pendleton, Ore. The round-up includes a pageant on development
of the Old West as seen by American Indians, then the settlers.
Democratic presidential hopeful U.S. Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass.,
shakes hands as he reaches into a crowd of supporters during a
rally in Richmond, Va. Kerry was campaigning Saturday in the South
while caucus-goers in Washington and Michigan were giving him a
crushing victory over his Democratic rivals.
The Beatles perform on CBS' "The Ed Sullivan Show" Feb. 9, 1964, in
New York. From left, front, are Paul McCartney, George Harrison and
John Lennon. Ringo Starr plays drums.
Tiffany Muller, right, and Erin Norris hold their wedding album at
home in Topeka. The idea that Muller and Norris, or other same-sex
couples could marry legally someday has legislators considering a
proposed constitutional amendment to reinforce Kansas'
long-standing policy against recognizing such unions.
A new Hall of Athletics and a renovations to Allen Fieldhouse are
on tap at Kansas University with a $12 million gift from the Ward
family of Russell Stover Candies and a group of anonymous donors.
The gift was announced Saturday at halftime of the KU-Texas Tech
basketball game. Tom Ward (in red) is applauded by, from left, KU
associate athletic director John Hadl, K Club president Harry
Gibson and KU athletic director Lew Perkins.
The Rumbaughs, Gary, left, and Dorothy, right, pick up a few things
in Wal-Mart while Gary's prescriptions are being filled. Their
neighbor, Gail Gray, rode along on the trip from McLouth to
Lawrence. Gray and Dorothy take turns driving their cars on errands
and to church in Atchison to conserve their finances. "Gail eats
dinner and supper with us and helps out with the groceries,"
Far from being a shrinking violet, Gary usually greets friends with
a hug. While shopping at Wal-Mart recently, he ran into Muriel
Agbegg, a McLouth neighbor, who chatted with him for a few minutes.
Gary, with his mother, Dorothy, is fond of using the universal sign
of affection: a hug.
Gary sits at the kitchen table while his mother, Dorothy, talks
about their move from their two-story house in Oskaloosa to
McLouth. Their current one-story house makes life easier for the
two. Gary is a living example of medical literature that says those
with Down syndrome live much longer when included in a family's
Wal-Mart pharmacist Larry Michels returns Gary Rumbaugh's thumbs-up
as Gary's mother, Dorothy Rumbaugh, rear center, leaves one of
Gary's prescriptions to be filled. Michels and his wife, Diane,
have a 17-month-old daughter, Faith, who, like Gary, has Down
Gary, 57, and Dorothy Rumbaugh, 85, share a hug in their McLouth
living room. Dorothy has cared for her son all of his life.
This is how Journal-World photographer Scott McClurg's laptop
computer screen might look at halftime of a Kansas University
basketball game. McClurg often writes captions and transmits photos
via cell phone, ethernet or phone lines to keep up with the high
volume of photos that run in the paper and online.
Singer and composer Joanne Shenandoah will bring her blend of
ancient Iroquois and contemporary music to the Lied Center at 7:30
From left, Paula McMatton, Sidney Hardgrave and Tony Peterson try
on masks for Mardi Gras on the Kaw. The second annual fund-raiser
for Independence Inc. is scheduled for Valentine's Day and will
include cajun food, music, wine and, of course, beads and masks.
Free State swimmer Chase Torgerson competes during the 200-yard
individual medley at the Sunflower League meet. The league
championships were Saturday in Olathe.
Free State's Cole Douglas (55) shoots over Lawrence High's Alex
Ayre. Douglas scored 15 points in the Firebirds' 77-69 loss
Saturday night at LHS.
Lawrence High's Tony Anderson, left, tries to avoid a swat by Free
State's Brady Morningstar. The Lions beat the Firebirds, 77-69,
Saturday at LHS.
KU guard Aaron Miles, who collected eight points and nine assists,
celebrates a second-half run.
Kansas University's Wayne Simien tears away from Texas Tech's
Michael Marshall, right, for one of Simien's game-high 17 rebounds
as KU's Michael Lee, left, and Keith Langford (5) defend. Simien
also had a team-high 22 points in the Jayhawks' 96-77 rout of the
Red Raiders Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Members of the marching band at Kansas University line up for a
group shot in front of old Hoch Auditorium. This band performed in
Russell Wiley, director of the Kansas University bands from 1934 to
1971, designates a President Dwight Eisenhower an honorary band
member in this 1955 Jayhawker Yearbook photo. Wiley's long tenure
as director has helped the marching band program maintain stability
and tradition through the years.
Marilyn and Gary Anderson, Lawrence, hold a picture of their
missing daughter, Lesley Smith, 38, who has been missing since Jan.
27. Police don't know how much danger she might be in.
Mohammed Ismail Agha, 15, was released from Guantanamo Bay and
reunited with his family last week. He now lives near Naw Zad,
Afghanistan, 300 miles southwest of Kabul. Agha said he wound up in
detention after Afghan militiamen denounced him as a Taliban
sympathizer when he refused to join them.
This 3 1/2-inch cutout Valentine was made about 1950 to be given to
a fellow student.
Jeffers uses his own residence as a style lab, which incorporates
his custom furniture designs and funky flea market finds as seen
here in the master suite.
Bold colors, graphical textiles and a mix of vintage and modern
furnishings are distinctive features of San Francisco designer Jay
Esther Drucken-Miller looks over one of her paintings in her
Trenton, Mo., home. A collection of her work was on display last
month at the Dorris Rider Art Gallery at North Central Missouri
College in Trenton.
Michael Prince, vice president and chief information officer for
the Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corp., works at his computer
at the company's satellite software development center in Lebanon,
N.H. Prince, who oversees information technology at Burlington Coat
Factory, isn't exporting information technology work at his own
company. He just isn't convinced that it's good business.
Farmland south of Lawrence is shown in a photo taken from an
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle produced by Lawrence-based KalScott
Engineering. The company is designing several unmanned aircrafts
for government agencies, including the Department of Defense and
Phillip Wrigley directs the Lawrence High School pep band during the LHS-Free State boys basketball game. Saturday's game at the LHS gymnasium marked the return of the band after it was put on hiatus earlier this school year because of budget and equity concerns. The Lawrence school district stepped in and agreed to allow the band's return. For more on the basketball game, see Page 1C.
Iris McKinney, left, of Tucson, Ariz., visits Lawrence to celebrate the birthday of her friend, Shirley Hadl Sutton, center. June Thome, right, joined the party Nov. 19 at Hy-Vee. Sutton, who submitted the picture, and Thome are both of Lawrence.