Marilyn and Gary Anderson, Lawrence, aren't giving up hope that
their daughter, Lesley Smith, 38, will be found. Smith has been
missing for five months after disappearing from the couple's home.
Nugget the pug pals around with her baby pug, a stuffed animal that
looks amazingly similar to her "mom." Nugget belongs to Annie and
Joseph Myers of Lawrence.
Former Kansas University men's basketball coach Roy Williams tries
to hold back his emotions after breaking the news to his team that
he had accepted the North Carolina coaching job. The photograph won
first place this year in the news photography category in the
Kansas Press Assn.'s Awards of Excellence.
Lawrence sculptor Jim Brothers is the featured artist for the 2004
Lawrence Art Auction, set for April 24. Brothers is pictured with
"Promise," the bronze casting he donated for the auction.
Pakistani soldiers guard a prisoner in the back of a military truck
at a base near Wana, Pakistan, where forces have been battling
al-Qaida and Taliban forces. Pakistan's military had arrested more
than 100 suspects in a five-day assault on militants holed up in
mud fortresses along the border where al-Qaida No. 2 Ayman al
Zawahri was believed trapped, a commander said Saturday.
Brad Allen, Lawrence, prepares to set off with his wife in their
1970 Triumph GT-6 for their first road rally. The rally began at
the Lawrence Municipal Airport and ended in Weston, Mo.
John Rodecap Sr. attends the Williamstown Chili Feed. Rodecap is
retiring from the Williams-town Fire Department after 20 years of
From left, stepsisters Siri Larsen, 17, Bloomington, Ind.; May
Weil, 14, Central Junior High School student; Teal Larsen, 15,
Bloomingon; and Nicolette Weil, 17, Lawrence High School student,
march with war protesters through downtown Lawrence. Saturday's
event drew about 300 participants.
Sierra Forester, 7, Lawrence, makes her contribution for peace
during a rally Saturday to mark the anniversary of the U.S.
invasion of Iraq.
Wearing the dark colors of mourning, war protesters march through
downtown Lawrence to mark the first anniversary of the U.S.
invasion of Iraq. The protesters rallied at South Park in honor of
those killed and wounded in the war.
Retired Gen. Andrew Goodpaster, staff secretary for President
Eisenhower, stands next to a portrait of the former president at
the Eisenhower Institute in Washington. "The president was planning
for the unthinkable," Goodpaster said of Eisenhower's establishment
of a group of civilians to help oversee the government in the event
of a devastating nuclear attack.
U.S. troops secure the area of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan
office in the northern Iraqi town of Mosul. Five mortar shells were
fired at the building Saturday, missing it and killing a driver on
a nearby street, a party official said.
Demonstrators wave rainbow peace flags as they walk past the
Colosseum during a peace rally in downtown Rome. Tens of thousands
of people from across Italy poured into Rome's historic center
Saturday for a massive anti-war and anti-terrorism rally, and to
demand Italy pull its 2,600 troops out of Iraq.
J.M. Cowden, right, and Melissa Rabe hold up a peace flag while
listening to a speaker before marching in a Peace Walk in Oklahoma
City to mark the first anniversary of the war in Iraq.
Dixie Lubin, Lawrence, Bangs slowly on her drum as protesters of
the war in Iraq pass through downtown Lawrence. The Lawrence
Coalition for Peace and Justice marked the first anniversary of the
U.S. invasion of Iraq with a march Saturday to honor those killed
and wounded in the war. See story, page 1B.
Lesley Smith, Lawrence, has been missing since Jan. 27. Her mother
and stepfather, Marilyn and Gary Anderson, have been frustrated by
the holdups they've encountered while trying to get information on
their daughter from Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center.
Marilyn Anderson sits in her missing daughter's room. Lesley Smith,
38, has not been seen for nearly two months, and her mother says a
phone record that might provide a clue to her whereabouts is
unreasonably being withheld because of a medical-privacy law.
Pacific senior Tom Cockle, right, answers questions from the media
as Miah Davis looks on. A longtime Kansas University fan, Cockle
will try to send the Jayhawks bouncing out of the NCAA Tournament
Kansas coach Bill Self meets the press before practice.
Kansas coach Bill Self, standing, flips through papers in the team
locker room as Moulaye Niang, left, head trainer Billy Cowgill and
administrative assistant Sean Harrington, right, kick back. KU held
a closed practice Saturday at Kemper Arena.
Kansas' Jeff Hawkins, bottom, grimaces as Omar Wilkes massages
Hawkins' back with his elbow in the team locker room.
Pacific's Miah Davis (11) hugs Guillaume Yango after the Tigers
ousted Providence, 66-58, in the first round of the NCAA
Tournament. That win Friday at Kemper Arena in Kansas City, Mo.,
sent the Tigers into today's second-round game against Kansas
Kansas University's Wayne Simien, left, answers questions from the
media before practice. Simien assured the press Saturday at Kemper
Arena in Kansas City, Mo., that he would play in today's
second-round NCAA Tournament game against Pacific.
Participants in the over-40 division race in the Mojo's Spring
Fling Criterium bicycle race. The event was Saturday at Clinton
Kansas University's Ryan Knippschild fires a pitch against Western
Illinois. The Jayhawks swept a doubleheader with the Leathernecks
on Saturday at Hoglund Ballpark.
Kansas University shortstop Ritchie Price fires to first base
against Western Illinois. Price belted a grand slam, helping the
Jayhawks sweep a doubleheader Saturday at Hoglund Ballpark.
Pacific coach Bob Thomason answers questions during a news
conference Saturday at Kemper Arena. Thomason's squad will play
Kansas University today in the NCAA Tournament.
Kansas University senior Jeff Graves' singing makes teammates
Michael Lee, center, and Aaron Miles, right, laugh in the locker
room before practice. The Jayhawks, who will play Pacific at 3:50
p.m. today at Kemper Arena, worked out Saturday in Kansas City, Mo.
"Other People's Stare: Self-Portrait," a video installation piece
by Kansas University graduate student Greg Ornay, will be part of
his MFA Thesis Exhibition. The joint show, with fellow MFA
candidate Lynn Tatum, opens March 29 at KU's Art and Design
A model displays a piece of jewelry by Kansas University graduate
student Lynn Tatum called "Monomanical Binding." The 10
1/2-foot-long woven copper chain acts as both bracelet and manical
and represents elements of compulsion. Tatum spent 400 to 500 hours
creating the piece.
A solitary supporter for President Bush sits in South Park near a crowd of war protesters and a lone bagpiper. The Lawrence Coalition for Peace and Justice marked the first anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq with a march Saturday to honor those killed and wounded in the war.
Kaden Doleman, 4 months, meets Big Jay with his grandmother, Donna Isaacks. Kaden is the son of Amanda Isaacks and Darrick Doleman, Lawrence. Donna Isaacks, Grantville, submitted the picture.