Phil Mickelson blasts out of the rough last week at the PGA Championship. After a spring victory at the Players Championship, Mickelson's season took a turn for the worse. He shot over par in all four majors.
Mike Campbell of East Windsor, N.J., right, takes aim while unofficially breaking his existing record for free throws made in an hour by sinking 1,338 free throws at the YMCA in downtown Denver on Friday. YMCA membership director Thom Hartmann, left, acts as a relay for the balls. Campbell, who is living temporarily in Denver while on assignment from his job in Clinton, N.J., spent his lunch hour to chase his record.
Philadelphia quarterback Donovan McNabb sets to throw against Carolina. The Eagles defeated the Panthers, 27-10, Friday in Philadelphia.
Kansas City's Billy Butler connects for an RBI double off Oakland's Dan Meyer. The Royals won, 9-2, Friday in Oakland, Calif.
Terry and Jerry Tuckwin, Lawrence, at right, celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary in July with a trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C. Joining them were their children and grandchildren, from left, Ava, Cheryl, John, Shannon, Sammy, Anna and Alex Tuckwin.
Members of the Knights of Columbus attend a fourth-degree exemplification ceremony at Christ the King Church in Topeka. From left are John Callewaert, Glen Gagnon, Dorian Witte, Brian Walter, Dan St. John and Paul Clark. The event was June 16.
Brian Walter, left, grand knight for the Knights of Columbus Council No. 1372, presents the Family of the Year award to the John Pfeifer family. They won the Kansas District No. 18 award. John and Jean Pfeifer are with their children Jacob, Jack, Clayton and Reed.
John Anderson, left, receives the Knight of the Year award from T. A. Mindrup, grand knight for the Knights of Columbus Council No. 12960. Anderson was the winner in Kansas District No. 18, which includes councils in Lawrence and Eudora.
Members of the Over the Rainbow Doll Club met in July and displayed their new club doll, Sophie, made by the Tonner Doll Co. In the back row, from left, were Wilma Baruth, Janet Lukehart, Suzanne McGinn, Gail Brewster, LouAnn Burgess and Barbara Walden. Kneeling at center is Jan Dyer, and Doris Ottinger is seated. In front are Mikhaila Brown, 8, and Mikhenna Brown, 5, granddaughters of Gail Brewster. The group gathered at McGinn's home.
At a meeting of the Jayhawk Breakfast Rotary Club, Dianne Ensminger, chief executive officer of Ballard Community Services, accepted a $540 donation from Don Duncan, past president of the club. The check represented "Good News" dollars contributed by Jayhawk Rotarians during the 2006-07 year. The meeting was July 19.
Brian Walter, left, grand knight for the Knights of Columbus Council No. 1372, presents the Rev. John Schmeidler a gift certificate to Chipotle for $125. Schmeidler, who is pastor at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, marked his 10th anniversary as a priest June 7.
From left are Brilla Scott, president of the Jayhawk Breakfast Rotary Club; Chuck Trimble, of Burlington, who is governor of Rotary District No. 5710; and his wife, Joyce Trimble. Chuck Trimble was the speaker at the club's meeting July 19.
Area students who attended Boys State of kansas include, back row from left, Shaun James, Free State High School; Nick Tillman, Eudora High School; Mitchell Haverty, Free State; and Jordan Kircher and David Teefey, Lawrence High School; front row, Skyler Workman, LHS; Jesse Madrigal, Free State; and Jim Thoennes, Erik Ahlen and Jacob Cox, Eudora High. Bryon Virtue, Free State, attended Cadet Law, a law enforcement academy for high school students sponsored by the American Legion and the Kansas Highway Patrol. Workman attended Boys State and Cadet Law. Not pictured was John Bergman, of Free State, who attended Boys State. The students were sponsored by American Legion Dorsey-Liberty Post No. 14 in Lawrence.
Erin Madison Callewaert celebrates her first birthday July 7. She is the daughter of Andrew and Donna Callewaert.
Elijah Corum talks about prison life in his living quarters at Lansing Correctional Facility on Friday in Lansing. Corum, behind bars because his probation for a drug charge was revoked, is representative of the type of offender targeted by a new program aimed at keeping convicts from violating probation and ending up in prison.
Ammunition shortages are hitting police departments nationwide and preventing some officers from training with the weapons they carry on patrol.
Cornelio Reteria Jr., Brownsville, Texas, places sheets of plywood into his truck Friday in preparation for Hurricane Dean.
A boat sinks as it takes on water amid debris Friday, after Hurricane Dean, a Category 4 storm, hit Martinique, in Fort de France.
Indonesian men climb greased poles to retrieve prizes such as bicycles and rice cookers as part of an Independence Day celebration Friday in Jakarta, Indonesia. Indonesians are celebrating the 62nd anniversary of the country's independence from Dutch colonial rule.
Former Kansas Attorney General Robert Stephan, right, looks at Laura Green, director of the Kansas Compassionate Care Coalition, during a news conference Friday at the Statehouse in Topeka. The group is calling for the legalization of medical marijuana by the Kansas Legislature.
Two Amur tiger cubs play at the Philadelphia Zoo in Philadelphia. Three Amur tiger cubs, born May 24, made their public debut Thursday at the zoo.
Residents embrace each other friday in front of a house destroyed by the earthquake that shook southern Peru, in Pisco. A powerful magnitude-8 quake that devastated the southern coast of Peru on Wednesday killed at least 510 people and 1,500 were injured, authorities said.
Justin and Jennifer Logan
Aaron and Jennifer Dardis
Grace and Josh Fike
Jerrad Lawrence and Mandy Skeet
Chad Vukas and Heather Quisenberry
Shannon Maloney and Brad Wilson
Sarah Elizabeth Anderson and Nolan Bayliss
A horse-drawn produce wagon driven by Wayne Buckner, of Falls City, Wash., sits Friday at the Pike Place Market in Seattle in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the public produce market. The market was born Aug. 17, 1907, when farmers, responding to public demand for lower onion prices, pulled horse-drawn wagons to the same corner shown here to sell their crops directly to the public.
Federal reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and his colleagues approved a half-percentage point cut in the Fed's discount rate on loans to banks Friday, a dramatic move designed to stabilize financial markets roiled by a widening credit crisis.
Ogio laptop backpack displayed above a Gap butterfly messenger bag.