Matthew Unruh and Brooke Burgett
Daniel Wilson and Cynthia Wise
Samantha Nondorf and Jacob Thibodeau
Lindsay and Craig Lee
Carrie and Adam Fitts
Cari Savedra, formely of Lawrence, take a moment to pose with her two little boys, Jordan Jerred (3) and Xavier Joseph (5 months), before they attend their Uncle's wedding in November.
Abigale Williams at her ninth birthday party at El Mescal in Lawrence. Submitted by her mom, Kimberly Williams, Lawrence.
Even our cat Dos enjoys a warm fire from the fireplace.
During a recent visit to the Colorado mountains with her dad and stepmom, Zoe Prather was invited to sit in the cockpit of the Frontier Jet she rode in on her way back from the mountains.
Bailey Harrell, daughter of Colleen and Mike Harrell, Lawrence, celebrates her 12th birthday with friends at Royal Crest Lanes December 2. From right to left - Olivia Keith, Sayde Martin, Fernando Aqui, Ruthie Willmott, Marshall Bonham, Bailey Harrell, John Meissbach, Arthur Hall, and James Bush.
Simon Cordova (center) is pictured with classmates Mario Del Valle (left) Auborn,CA and Adam Rose (right) Los Angeles,CA. They are enjoying an afternoon with new friends in Juizhaigou, China located in the Northern part of the Sichuan Province. They were selected to participate in a 5 wk documentary trip as students at Brooks Institute of Photography, Santa Barbara, CA.
Corpus Christi 4th Grade Girls CYO Volleyball Team ended their season 5-2.
Back row: Asst. Coach Sara Moreano, Rebecca Burnham, Keeli Billings,
Sydney Moreano, Sienna Sorrell, Michaela Miller, Coach Cathy Miller.
Front row: Emily Murphy, Eleanor Dunlap, Anya Johnson & Sierra Morris.
Kelsey Consolver, Lupita Elias and Kendra Leet enjoy the Downtown Lawrence Old-Fashioned Horse Parade. The three friends are all 6th graders at Hillcrest Elementary.
The Merritt kids enjoyed the Lawrence Christmas parade, with the warmth of an old quilt. Pictured are Andrew, Martin & Jessie Merritt, children of Shannon and Jeannie Merritt of Lawrence, and grandchildren of Marcus and Jeannie Merritt, Perry.
From Left to Right: CPT Scott Gadberry, CRNA (class of 2000), MAJ Jody Neff, MD (classes of 1996 & 2000), and MAJ Alex Gilson, CRNA (class of 2001), all KU alumni, show their support for KU. All 3 are deployed together in Tikrit, Iraq.
Braden Krey 6 years old from Lawrence recently visited cousins Audrianne (4years old) and Mazzy Runyon (2years old) Wellsville.
Trey Kelly, 4, and his cousins, Hayden and Connor Green, 3, pose for a family picture. It was Hayden and Connor's 3rd birthday.
June, a yellow lab mix, isn't so sure about getting into the Christmas spirit. She was adopted earlier this year from the Lawrence Humane Society by Russell and Amy Behrends. They live in Northwest Lawrence.
Our feline diva, Layla, loves to get wrapped up in her red kitty tent. With winter approaching, she also loves to get toasty under our blankets!
Kansas City's Trent Green (10) bumps heads with Cincinnati defensive end Robert Geathers. Green missed eight games after sustaining a severe concussion on the play.
Tennessee's Vince Young looks for a receiver on Nov. 12.
Tennessee kicker Rob bironas runs off the field after kicking a 60-yard field goal to defeat Indianapolis. Bironas was one of a handful of kickers to boot long game-winning field goals on Sunday.
Gil Meche pitches for Seattle in this September file photo. The Kansas City Royals agreed to terms with the right-hander Thursday on a five-year deal worth $55 million.
NOTRE DAME GUARD RUSSELL CARTER has his shot blocked by Alabama forward Alonzo Gee during the first half of their game. Carter scored a career-high 27 points Thursday in the Fighting Irish's 99-85 upset of the fourth-ranked Crimson Tide.
Philadelphia's Allen Iverson, left, drives to the basket on Minnesota's Randy Foye on Sunday in Philadelphia.
Rudy Youngblood stars in Mel Gibson's "Apocalypto."
Mike Finnigan demonstrates his prowess on the Hammond B3 organ during a recent Blues Cruise performance.
At right are a selection of some of the high-profile albums on which Finnigan has appeared.
Jay McShann, pianist, composer and bandleader, died Thursday at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. He was one of the last living links to Kansas City's fabled jazz era.
Walter Litvinenko, father of poisoned former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko, is surrounded by media as he leaves Regents Park Mosque after a prayer service for his son ahead of the funeral in London. Alexander Litvinenko, who died last month after being poisoned with a radioactive element, was buried Thursday in London.
KU fans from Lawrence and Wamego tailgate at the KU football game at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence. From left are Jim Shultz, Louise Daylor, Mary Shultz, Joan Bradford and Doug and Joyce Elcock. Joan Bradford submitted the picture. Got a shot for Friends & Neighbors? Send it, along with your name, phone number, residence, and children's ages, to Friends & Neighbors, P.O. Box 888, Lawrence 66044.
Ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein sits in the dock during his trial Thursday in Baghdad, Iraq. Saddam and six co-defendants have pleaded innocent to charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity for their alleged roles in the 1987-88 military campaign against Kurds in northern Iraq.
The space shuttle Discovery sits ready at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. Cloudy weather caused NASA to scrap its planned Thursday night launch.