Jack and Rosemary Murphy attend the Bishop Seabury Academy Benefit
Auction. The April 24 event, which had a circus theme, raised more
than $66,000 for the school.
Tom Groene, left, Cottonwood Foundation treasurer, poses with
Cottonwood Inc. executive director Sharon Spratt and the presidents
of the Cottonwood Foundation and Cottonwood Inc. board of trustees,
John Tacha and Kelly Drake. Groene was recognized for his years of
dedication and service to Cottonwood as a member of the Cottonwood
Foundation board of trustees and his many years of working with the
Kansas Open golf tournament. He was recognized during the
Cottonwood Classies on April 26 at the Lawrence High School
Steve Steinbach, left, and Dick Leines, second from the left, hold
their 2004 Caring & Commitment Awards for their significant
contributions to Cottonwood Inc. They have worked for the
organization for more than 10 years. They posed with Cottonwood
Inc. executive director Sharon Spratt and the presidents of the
Cottonwood Foundation and Cottonwood Inc. board of trustees, John
Tacha and Kelly Drake. They received the honors during the
Cottonwood Classies on April 26 at Lawrence High School.
From left, Steven King, Matt Parker, Betsy Alford, Bani Singh and
Elise Stella attend the Bishop Seabury Academy Benefit Auction.
They were among those who assisted with the April 24 event.
From left are Dennis and Teresa King, Val and Beth Stella, and
Stacey and Reed Dillon. They attended the Bishop Seabury Academy
Benefit Auction on April 24 at the academy, 4120 Clinton Parkway.
The Kings were the auction co-chairs and will be the 2005 auction
chairs. The Stellas were the auction chairs, and the Dillons were
auction party chairs. The event raised more than $66,000 for the
Bishop Seabury Academy students Laura Frizell, left, and Gary
Gardner show one of the many items offered during the live auction
at a benefit for the school. The event was April 24 at the school,
4120 Clinton Parkway.
St. Jude Circle 1127 members attend the Kansas State Daughters of
Isabella semi-annual conference in Great Bend. Pictured are, back
row from left, Jean O'Toole, Rebecca Ford, Mary Walker, Circle
regent Dee Morgison, past state regent Connie Rockers; front row
from left, Debbie Filkins, state treasurer Janet Huss, Lori
Wickliffe and Debbie Kurtz. Ford conducted a session on the club's
motto, "Unity, Friendship and Charity," during the April 17
Gloria Bagby, left, and Darlene Lovelett look at some pictures
before a salad luncheon given by the Lawrence Central United
Methodist Women. The group invited other United Methodist Women
groups on June 16 to share stories about the women's mission work
at their churches.
A split-axle dump truck carrying thousands of pounds of gravel
overturned at a privately owned construction site in the 1500 block
of Sigma Nu place. Police say Mar Lan construction crews were
unloading gravel from the truck when it toppled over Friday at the
future site of the Alpha Gamma Delta sorority house. Police say the
truck overturned because of the site's uneven ground. A private
contractor owns the dump truck. Mar Lan officials say the accident
will not delay construction of the sorority house.
An expressive Charles Pace tells a folktale during a children's
workshop in the Chautauqua tent at South Park. Pace, who portrays
Frederick Douglass during several Chautauqua events, presented the
Fred Krebs, who teaches American history at Johnson County
Community College, presents an adult workshop on the
Kansas-Nebraska Act at the Lawrence Visitor Center. Krebs, a
Stephen Douglas scholar, took part in Chautauqua events Friday.
Christine Reinhard, of Lawrence, finds "illicit spirits" at the
Round Corner Drug Store during the Temperance Rally from the
Watkins Community Museum of History to the Free State Brewing Co.
Men and women dressed in period clothing marched Friday down
Massachusetts Street, pouring out the spirits they found at local
"groggeries" along the way.
Participants in the Temperance Rally make their way through
downtown Lawrence, exhorting residents to give up booze.
Nickolas Passmore, 7, Lawrence, waits to ask a question of Charles
Pace after a presentation by Pace on African folktales. "What's
your favorite folktale?" asked Passmore Friday during the
Chautauqua event in South Park.
Sasha Ginsburg, 11, Lawrence, prepares for visitors to the exhibit
of "First Blood: Kansas Prelude to Civil War," at Hobbs Park
Memorial, 10th and Delaware streets. Ginsburg, a volunteer, was at
the site Friday. The exhibit and site will be open through Tuesday
as part of Chautauqua events.
Virginia Conard, Lawrence, left is directed by schoolteacher
Christine Reinhard, right, that she needs to sit on the women's
side of the room during a "Territorial School House Vignette."
"That's a great idea," said Conard, as she chose another seat for
Reinhard's presentation Friday at Watkins Community Museum of
Phil Ostronic, of Lawrence, pleads with Eugenia Harte, of
Lexington, Mo., to not dump alcohol at Free State Brewing Co.
during the Chautauqua Temperance Rally. Re-enactors made their way
down Massachusetts Street pleading with residents Friday to give up
Goran Ivanisevic played his final match at Wimbledon on Friday. He
fell to Lleyton Hewitt, 6-2, 6-3, 6-4.
Jeff Gordon turns a corner during qualifying for Sunday's
Dodge/Save Mart 350. Despite a wild run, Gordon won the pole Friday
at the Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, Calif.
Carlos Beltran walks to the plate for his first at-bat for Houston.
Beltran had two of the Astros' three hits in a 3-1 loss to Texas on
Friday night in Arlington, Texas.
Former Jayhawk Eric Chenowith attempts a dunk during a scrimmage
against the current squad. Chenowith was one of several former
players who returned for camp -- in this case Wednesday at Horejsi
With the bases loaded and facing St. Louis slugger Scott Rolen,
Kansas City starting pitcher Zack Greinke, left, receives a pep
talk from manager Tony Pena, center, and catcher John Buck in the
third inning. Rolen hit a three-run double off Greinke, and the
Cardinals won, 5-2, Friday in Kansas City, Mo.
Scott Rolen drives the ball down the third-base line for a
three-run double in the third inning. Rolen powered the Cardinals
to a 5-2 victory over the Royals on Friday in Kansas City, Mo.
Raiders second baseman Paul Metzler fields a ground ball against
Hays in the fourth inning. Lawrence won, 4-0, Friday at Hoglund
The Raiders' Ryne Jackson delivers a pitch in Lawrence's 4-0
victory over Hays. Jackson picked up the victory in the Al Ice
Memorial Woodbat Classic on Friday at Hoglund Ballpark.
Demonstrators protest outside the entrance to Shannon Airport. U.S.
President Bush arrived Friday in Ireland for the annual
U.S.-European Union summit.
Former president Clinton reads a portion of his memoir "My Life" to
members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal
Employees, AFSCME, AFL-CIO, at its 36th biennial convention Friday
in Anaheim, Calif. Clinton's memoir set a record for first day
nonfiction sales with 400,000 copies bought in the United States,
the former president's publisher said Wednesday.
U.S. Border Patrol's new unmanned-aerial-vehicle or UAV is shown in
flight at Fort Huachuca, Ariz. The unmanned drone, launched by the
Border Patrol on Friday, uses thermal and night-vision equipment to
help agents spot illegal immigrants.
Red, White and Boom, a daylong concert today at Verizon Wireless
Amphitheater in Bonner Springs, will include Maroon 5 in its
lineup. Maroon 5 bass player Mickey Madden, left, lead singer Adam
Levine, center, and guitarist James Valentine performed earlier
this month on NBC-TV's "Today" program.
A long line for food wraps around St. John the Evangelist Catholic
Church at the 23rd annual St. John's Mexican Fiesta.
Sarah Chavez, 10, gets a helping hand with a hair accessory from
her mother, before going on stage at the 23rd annual St. John's
Mexican Fiesta. Friday night's events included dancing, music and
authentic Mexican food. The Fiesta continues at 5:30 tonight on the
grounds at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 1234 Ky.
Vice President Dick Cheney, right, speaks Friday during a campaign
stop in Sioux City, Iowa.
A Sprint employee works out in the onsite fitness center. Sprint
Corp. officials say healthier employees are more productive and
reduce health-care costs. The employee used the center on Thursday.
Sprint's 200-acre headquarters in Overland Park is designed with
parking garages around the campus. The design aims to encourage
employees to get more exercise by using the covered walkways that
link its 21 buildings. The company's campus is pictured in 2001.
NATHAN FORTNER embraces his daughter, Eliza. She recently had
surgery to implant a shunt in her brain to drain a build-up of
Eliza, diagnosed with a brain tumor on June 8, glances at a toy.
She was released June 18 from Children's Mercy Hospital.
Lawrence residents Nathan and Jessica Fortner cuddle their
7-month-old daughter, Eliza Mae. The infant is regaining strength
after two recent surgeries to diagnose and treat symptoms of a
Camden Karlin curls up in the lap of his grandmother, Karen Wright, for an afternoon nap. Camden, 2-1/2, is the son of Pat and Mary Beth Karlin. Mary Beth Karlin submitted the picture. All are of Lawrence.