Two coaches from Haskell Indian Nations University and two athletes were inducted into the American Indian Athletic Hall of Fame on May 2 at the Prairie Band Casino in Mayetta. Pictured from left, are Doug and Lollie Coffin, accepting the posthumous award for Haskell coach Warner A. "Tony" Coffin; Melvin "Pete" Peterson, tennis; Joseph Hipp, boxing; and Haskell coach Gerald L. "Jerry" Tuckwin. The plaques will hang in the Hall of Fame display at Haskell.
Lucas Glover tees off at the 17th hole during the second round of the U.S. Open. When play was suspended in the second round Friday, Glover led at 6-under par.
Ames High School basketball player Harrison Barnes shoots during practice at the school in Ames, Iowa. The 6-foot-7 standout has been pegged by many as the top prospect in the country.
Ames High School basketball player Harrison Barnes looks on during practice at the school in Ames, Iowa. The 6-foot-7 standout has been pegged by many as the top prospect in the country.
Lucas Glover waves his ball after his putt on the 16th green during the second round of the U.S. Open on Friday in Farmingdale, N.Y. Glover is the early leader through part of the second round. Story on page 8C.
Andrew Williams poses without his shirt behind his backpack Thursday at a park near his home in Warren, Pa. Williams plans to participate Sunday in Naked Hiking Day, an annual event celebrated on the first day of summer by a relatively few enthusiasts.
Ebenezer Otu-Nyarko, a doctoral student in the Animal Sciences Department at University of Connecticut in Storrs, Conn., is studying chicken vocalizations. The object of the research is to figure out from their language when the birds are distressed, so caretakers can make them more comfortable, leading to better egg production.
In this Dec. 21, 2008, file photo, travelers queue up at a ticketing counter at Denver International Airport. United Airlines has recently started charging passengers an extra $5 if you pay a $15 baggage charge at the airport instead of online.
In this Aug. 12, 2008, file photo, then Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill. walks down Kailua Beach in Kailua, Hawaii, with his daughters Malia, 10, left, and Sasha, 7, during their vacation in Hawaii. President Obama spoke Friday at the White House about being a father, imploring dads everywhere to be involved in the lives of their own children.
Holding posters of the late Iranian spiritual leader Ayatollah Khomeini and supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, worshippers chant slogans during Friday prayers at the Tehran University campus in Tehran, Iran.
People wait on a bridge inside and on the sidewalk outside an Apple store Friday to purchase the new Apple iPhone 3G S in San Francisco. For new customers signing a two-year contract with AT&T, the 3G S costs $199 or $299 depending on the memory capacity. Compared with the 3G, it has a faster processor and an upgraded camera.
Barry and Tammy Frank and sons Nolan, 16, and Garrett, 13, Lawrence, meet with U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts during a recent trip to Washington, D.C. From left are Nolan; Sen. Roberts; Garrett, seated; and Barry and Tammy. Scott Holeman, North Kansas City, Mo., submitted the picture.
At an April 27 program at Free State High School, Sauer-Danfoss of Lawrence was honored by JobLink as a long-time partner in offering employment to persons with disabilities. From left are Delilah Tidzump, JobLink supervisor, with Jenny Spoon, Trent Schuchart and Richard Hunsinger, Cottonwood consumers who worked at Sauer-Danfoss, and Charles Peterson, Sauer-Danfoss representative.
Computer network manager Bryan Woerner, shown with his daughter, Calista Rose, and wife, Jennifer, also received the Caring and Commitment Award at the April 27 event at Free State High School. He has worked at Cottonwood for 14 years.
Former Cottonwood CEO Howard Hasler, left, and longtime Cottonwood Inc. board of trustees member Jim Budde, right, were honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award April 27 at Free State High School. Hasler and Budde are shown with Sharon Spratt, current Cottonwood CEO.
Receiving JobLink service awards April 27 at Free State High School, were Barbara McEldowney, left, and Jeanine Brown. McEldowney has worked for Presbyterian Manor in Lawrence for 25 years, and Brown has worked for Kansas University Memorial Union Corp. for five years.
Cottonwood Inc. work enrichment department coordinator Sheri Holmes, third from left, received the Caring and Commitment Award for more than 14 years of outstanding service at Cottonwood. Celebrating with Holmes at the April 27 event at Free State High School are friends and family Mindy Holmes, Nichole Stanley, Holmes, Erin Lee, Natasha Thomas-North, Aimee Black and Aubrey Black.
David Van Hee was the featured artist at Lawrence Art Center art auction April 18. More than 200 area artists donated art work to be included in live or silent auctions.
Clare Doveton, left, and Jay Haugh served as committee members for the 29th Annual Benefit Art Auction on April 18 at the Lawrence Arts Center. Doveton was also a contributing artist.
Volunteers at the 29th Annual Benefit Art Auction included Joe Comparato, left, and Dan Sabatini. The auction was April 18 at the Lawrence Arts Center.
Amanda Whitaker and Michael Monaghan
Jason Stafford and Jamie Bossert
Sandra Davalos and Ken Wainwright
Ruth and Wayne Pine
Norman and Marjorie Brammell
Richard and Pat Rinke
Evelyn and Delmar Falen
Barbara Bradley Hagerty is the author of “Fingerprint of God: The Search for the Science of Spirituality.”
Matthew Sherrill, pictured at his Kansas University lab, had his studies interrupted by a 2006 motorcycle accident. His parents returned from an African mission trip to care for their son.
Matthew Sherrill received his doctorate in organic chemistry in May. His studies were interrupted in 2006 after a motorcycle accident. He’s now working in Germany.