Although willing to help get out the vote, Scout would rather be
chasing squirrels in her back yard. She is a 10-year-old Jack
Russell Terrier. The cape dates to about the 1970s. Scout belongs
to Karen Luecke, of Lawrence.
Robert Foster, who directed Kansas University bands for 31 years,
will step into the role of John Philip Sousa for "A Star-Spangled
Spectacular." Foster will conduct the concert, which celebrates the
150th birthday of the "March King," at 3 p.m. Nov. 7.
Ellie Goudie-Averill leaps through space during a spring
performance of "Hombre Errante." The work, choreographed by Kansas
University dance instructors Muriel Cohan and Patrick Suzeau will
have encore performances at the University Dance Company's fall
concerts on Thursday and Friday.
Kansas University Dance Company members, counterclockwise from
front, Morgan Fogarty, Ãllison Kant, Kristin Vaglio and Amy
Hutchings rehearse "The Bathers That Disappeared," a dance by KU
dance instructor Joan Stone. The piece will be performed this week
at the company's fall concerts.
"Joy on Kaw Valley Loam," a 1946 wood engraving by Russell-born
artist E. Hubert Deines (1894-1967) is part of "A Kansas Art
Sampler." The exhibition is on view through Feb. 6 in the Spencer
Museum of Art's White Gallery.
Audio: "Joy on Kaw Valley Loam"
"Sunflowers," a print by Lindsborg artist Birger Sandzen
(1871-1954), is part of "A Kansas Art Sampler" at the Spencer
Museum of Art.
To capture a sense of motion in this image, the photographer used a
slow shutter speed and focused on a stationary subject, in this
case the pile of cardboard in the background. By exposing the
photograph as the forklift driver passed through the frame, the
moving foreground subject was blurred, signifying motion.
To capture a sense of motion in this image, the photographer again
used a slow shutter speed. But instead of focusing on a stationary
subject, he panned, or moved his camera with the forklift. The
subject remains clear and identifiable against a background of
This bust of Howdy Doody, the TV star, is really a ceramic bank. It
was made in the 1950s, and a collector bought it at a recent Hake's
Americana Auction in York, Pa., for $345.
Sasha Ginzburg, 11, an East Lawrence neighborhood resident,
provides music during the Hobbs Park Mural dedication.
Marchers make their way up Seventh Street during a rally for public
education funding. Saturday's rally began at Buford M. Watson Jr.
Park, Seventh and Kentucky streets, and ended at the Douglas County
Courthouse, 1100 Mass.
Ruben Cohuoo, 18, and his mother, Guadalupe Che, clean and
rearrange the bones and grave of their grandparents in Pomuch Town,
in the northwestern Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. In this small
village, residents spend the last few days of October cleaning the
bones of departed family members in honor of the Day of the Dead,
when Mexicans welcome the souls of the dead back to earth.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth, left, joins her aunt, Princess Alice,
center, and sister Princess Margaret on Princess Alice's 100th
birthday, Dec. 12, 2001. Alice, the Dowager Duchess of Gloucester,
died Friday at 102.
NBC's "Saturday Night Live" will air its own presidential debate
Monday featuring Seth Meyers, left, as Sen. John Kerry and Will
Forte as President George W. Bush, pictured in this undated
promotional photo. The program, called "Saturday Night Live's
Presidential Bash 2004: The Great Debates," also will include
several of the comedy show's satirical presidential debates from
Lt. Col. Lee Tafanelli clears up some paperwork in his temporary
office at Fort Sill. Tafanelli, a Kansas State University graduate,
said he would put up a Kansas University flag that he'd been
promised by a university official.
Pvt. Brandon Call, Chanute, fires through green smoke at an
oncoming enemy during a simulated attack on his gun truck during a
Lt. Col. Lee Tafanelli, center, Ozawkie, listens to training
officers discuss the convoy exercise during an "after action
review." Tafanelli is flanked by Spc. Chris Daughterty, left,
Cherryvale, and 2nd Lt. Sean Linn, Iola.
Sgt. James Bishop, Joplin, Mo., peers over the top of a gun truck
at a "host nation checkpoint" during a convoy protection exercise
at Fort Sill, Okla. The Kansas-based 891st Engineer Battalion is
preparing there for a yearlong deployment in Iraq.
Marines of the 1st Division prepare for a mission outside Fallujah,
Iraq. U.S. forces Saturday were getting ready for a possible attack
on the rebel stronghold city.
President Bush is presented a Minnesota Vikings jersey by Vikings
head coach Mike Tice, left, who introduced him at a campaign rally
Saturday in Minneapolis.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass.,
approaches the bar to buy a round of beers Saturday at Francie's
Bar in Des Moines, Iowa.
Lawrence High's Kelly Renfro runs down the stretch. Renfro placed
ninth at the Class 6A state meet Saturday at Rim Rock Farm.
Free State's Alysha Valencia leads the pack early in the Class 6A
state cross country race. Valencia placed fifth Saturday at Rim
The Lawrence High volleyball squad placed second at the Kansas
Class 6A state tournament Saturday in Topeka. After the awards
ceremony, the squad posed with its medals and trophy. Picture are,
front row, from left, Shelby White, Lindsey Lawrence, Elise
McDonald, Bonnie Toplikar, Carolyn Raynes and coach Jo Huntsinger;
back row, from left, are assistant Melissa Stenfors, assistant
Molly LaMere, Amanda Weishaar, Kayla Nolte, Bobi Riley, Jessica
Vinoverski, Drew DeBiasse, Abby Schwartz, manager Richelle Chaney
and assistant John Moos. Not pictured is Cortney Sostarich. Story
on page 1C.
Kansas QB Adam Barmann winces from an apparent shoulder injury.
Barmann left in the first half and didn't return.
Kansas University quarterback Brian Luke (14) watches as Iowa
State's Brent Curvey (52) scoops up Luke's fumble and returns it
for the Cyclones' only touchdown in ISU's 13-7 victory over the
Jayhawks. Kansas' offense sputtered in the setback Saturday at Jack
Trice Stadium in Ames, Iowa.
Boston's Kevin Millar, left, and Manny Ramirez react to the crowd
during a parade to honor the Red Sox, who last week won their first
World Series title since 1918. A crowed estimated at 3.2 million
lined the streets Saturday in Boston.
Panhandle Atate's LaKendrick Bevil (11) tackles Haskell Indian
Nations University quarterback Terrill Denney. The Fightin' Indians
lost, 45-0, Saturday at Haskell Stadium.
KU's Megan Manthe (101) led the Jayhawk women, placing 47th.
Kansas University runner Benson Chesang (110) races to the finish
line ahead of Colorado's Brent Vaughn (50) and Chesang's brother,
Kansas State runner Matthew Chesang. Benson Chesang won the men's
title at the Big 12 Conference Cross Country Championships on
Saturday in Topeka.
String-of-beads, a trailing plant with long stems, is among the
houseplants that can brighten interior spaces during winter months.
Cattleya orchid is a flower popular for its scent. It is known as
the corsage orchid.
Charlie Shrout, right, heads back out to the field to work on his
combine in Independence, Mo. as his wife, Harriett, asks when he
might be home.
A broken part on DeWitt Shrout's combine keeps him and his twin
brother, Charlie Shrout, right, working to get back into the field
in Independence, Mo. After more than 60 years of farming together,
the twins work in effortless tandem.
A flopping trout put a fright into the faces of, from left, Alex Schaedler, 4, Annie Temple, 5, and Sam Carroll, 4, as Billie Thompson of the Johnson County Park Police tried to hold the fish still at Heritage Park Lake in Overland Park. The children were part of a small crowd that gathered last week as the lake was stocked with 700 pounds of trout from Crystal Lake Fisheries in Ava, Mo. Fishing at the lake and Shawnee Mission Park Lake, which was also stocked, opened at 5 a.m. Saturday.