Gene S. Albert Jr. displays a Bryce Bible, the smallest printed Bible, at the Christian Heritage Museum.
A woman stands among the debris left after her house was struck Friday by Typhoon Saomai, in Heweiyang village, in China's Zhejiang province. The death toll from the most powerful storm to strike China in five decades rose to at least 104 Friday, with another 190 people missing, after Typhoon Saomai destroyed thousands of homes and capsized ships.
Bride Murandalee Hagedorn, sheltered from a light rain and surrounded by her John Deere-themed bridesmaids, prepares to board a John Deere tractor pulling a hay-filled flatbed wagon that will take her to her wedding Thursday in Walla Walla, Wash. Murandalee married her Walla Walla sweetheart, Roy Cate, who arrived at the wedding on an antique John Deere tractor.
The Summer Hoopsters get ready for the summer basketball season at Holcom Recreation Center in Lawrence. The players, from left, are Christian Schweitzer, 7, Rylee Drumm, 8, Alyssa Krestan, 7, Wyatt Bugh, 7, and Jacob Purcell, 7.
Joshua Elin, 9, meets his donor siblings, Cheyenne Jorgenson, 8, left, as Allyson Cross, 7, looks on during his arrival to their reunion June 25 in Fresno, Calif. All three children were conceived from the same sperm donor and their mothers located each other through the Donor Sibling Registry Web site.
Mike Douglas, who drew on his affable personality and singing talent during 21 years as a talk show host, died Friday on his 81st birthday. The host of "The Mike Douglas Show" is shown in 1999 at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Quarterback Chris Todd goes through his progressions. Texas Tech practiced Friday in Lubbock, Texas. Coach Mike Leach plans to pick a starter within the next two weeks. He said the friendly battle between Graham Harrell and Todd was too close to call right now.
Denver Broncos tight end Tony Scheffler (88) tries to break away from Detroit Lions linebacker James Davis (52). The Lions topped the Broncos, 20-13, Friday in Detroit.
Houston Texans defensive end mario williams (90) talks to teammate Antwan Peek, right, during training camp. The Texans practiced Monday in Houston and will play host to the Kansas City Chiefs at 7 tonight.
Former Kansas University football player Bert Coan was a central figure in the NCAA's decision to slap the Jayhawks with penalties in 1960. KU had to forfeit its victory against Missouri that fall, which led to the ongoing dispute about standings in the all-time series between the two teams.
Kansas University's dustups with the NCAA date all the way back to when Wilt Chamberlain suited up for the Jayhawks in the 1950s. In 1960, the NCAA decided KU boosters were guilty of financing a car for Chamberlain and banned the Jayhawks from the 1961 and 1962 NCAA tournaments.
A pedestrian looks across at a few of the hundreds of markers set up as "Arlington Northwest Memorial," on a lawn at the University of Washington campus Friday in Seattle as part of the national convention of Veterans for Peace. The convention continues through Sunday. Hundreds of markers and crosses, intended to represent each of the U.S. service members killed in Iraq, covered the lawn but space restricted organizers from putting up all of the 2,497 they had ready.
Veryl Switzer stands in front of the St. Francis Hotel recently in Nicodemus. His mother and all of his siblings were born in the building that he now owns and hopes to refurbish. The all-black town celebrated its 128th Homecoming Celebration recently.
A convoy of vehicles snakes along a road Friday toward the southern village of Marj el-Khokh, near the southern town of Marjayoun, Lebanon, as smoke rises in the town of Jdeidet Marjayoun after an Israeli bombardment. U.N. peacekeepers were dispatched Friday to evacuate about 350 Lebanese soldiers and police detained by Israeli forces.
A vehicle of the International Committee of the Red Cross gets stuck Friday while trying to drive across the Litani River north of Tyre in southern Lebanon. Aid workers are increasingly frustrated over the lack of access for delivering aid in Lebanon. Ronald Huguenin, spokesman for the International Committee of the Red Cross, said that Israel had refused to let a Greek ship carrying humanitarian aid and food to dock in either Tyre or Sidon. The vehicle was later towed out.
Cleveland's grady sizemore hits a game-winning three-run triple on the ensuing at-bat.
Royals closer Ambiorix Burgos reacts after loading the bases against the Cleveland Indians in the bottom of the ninth inning.
Dave and Dottie Nordlund
Alvin and Wilma Reetz
Wade Allen and Katie Bell
Justine Bowlin and Jason Flory
Ali and Bill Ratliff
Lindsey and Sam Reznicek
Chelsey and Kevin Stultz
Lora and Scott Hardesty
Susana Hemingway-Hird and Randy Hird
From left, Betty Markley, Bobette Puderbaugh and Tina Neal played host to Ron Bisel's retirement party June 10. They surprised him with their modest Playboy outfits and sported milk mustaches. They presented him with a golden milk jug in honor of his 34 years in the dairy industry.
From left, Pat and Lester Estelle, Dennis Carnahan and Gene Fox perform July 2 for members of Indian Hills Church of God in Lawrence. Carnahan is the church's new pastor, and Fox is the new worship leader.
Indian Hills Church of God had an installation ceremony for Gene Fox, left, worship leader, and Dennis Carnahan, pastor, on July 2 at the church, 601 W. 29th St. Terrace.
From left are Pat Bello, Cecil Kingsley, Miles Schnaer and Don McNeely. They played in the Cottonwood Classic Golf Tournament on June 2 at Alvamar public golf course. The tournament was a benefit for Cottonwood Inc.
Keith Folkmann, Cottonwood Inc. board member, and Karrie Metzgar participated in Cottonwood's MiniMasters competition at The Lodge in Baldwin. The contest was June 1.
From left, Erin O'Neil, Kansas University women's golf coach, Sidney Garrett, Julie Jones and Sharon Stultz participate in the Cottonwood Classic Golf Tournament on June 2 at Alvamar public golf course. The tournament raises more than $30,000 a year for Cottonwood Inc., which provides services for individuals with disabilities.
Rob Gillespie, left, receives the 2006 Lawrence Sertoman of the Year Award from Tom Pollard, who earned the honor last year. Gillespie, who works at Central National Bank, received the honor June 20 at the Kansas University Adams Alumni Center. Pollard owns the Tom Pollard Agency.
Albert Guana and Linda King, clients of Cottonwood Inc., won the company's MiniMasters competition June 1. They played miniature golf at The Lodge in Baldwin.
Kirsten Dunst plays the 19-year-old Viennese gal who became queen of France in "Marie Antoinette," scheduled to open in October.
Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny
Fireworks, a New York-based classical band, will perform "Cartoon" at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Lied Center, one of Lawrence's hottest spots to soak up world-class performing arts. From Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck to Porky Pig and Elmer Fudd, "Cartoon" will highlight the lively, zany creativity of Raymond Scott and Carl Stalling, the musical masters behind classic Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons.
Gallery-goers sip cocktails while taking in the artwork at the opening reception for "Operation Popple People," a June exhibition of new pieces by artist and Kansas University alumna Liz Gardner at Olive Gallery and Art Supply, 15 E. Eighth St.
Fiddling & Picking Championships
The Wailin' Jennys at Free Outdoor Concert at LiEd Center
Live Music at Farmers Market
Goalposts in Potter Lake
Cancer research is under way at both Kansas University's main campus and at Kansas University Medical Center, shown above, in Kansas City, Kan.
Ritch Price coached Kansas to the Big 12 postseason tournament title and into the NCAAs last season.
Nebraska coach Bill Callahan just might have the most talented team in the league.
Vince Young is gone, but Texas again should be a powerhouse in the Big 12 South.
Isaac Mizrahi Pop Duvet bed set, Target
Leggings with lace trim, Abercrombie & Fitch
Metal temple sunglasses, Urban Outfitters
Brighton tote bag