Coastal Carolina’s Nick McCully pitches against Kansas University in the sixth inning. The Chanticleers beat KU, 11-3, Friday in an NCAA regional in Chapel Hill, N.C.
From left, Trinity Board member Karen Warner, Chuck Warner, County Commissioner Jim Flory and John Glassman, of Douglas County Senior Services, attend Trinity In-Home Care’s second annual community breakfast honoring older Americans at Maceli’s. The agency conducts this breakfast to kick off Older Americans Month. Kelly Evans, the agency’s executive director, submitted the picture.
School graduates splash in a fountain and enjoy the warm weather as they celebrate their last day at school Friday in Kiev, Ukraine. Some 704,000 young Ukrainians celebrated ‘Last Ring,’ a celebration of their last day of school.
Britain’s Prince Harry throws a shovel of dirt at the base of a magnolia bush planted in The British Garden on Friday at Hanover Square in New York.
A mammoth crowd pays homage to former South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun following a memorial at the Seoul City Hall Plaza on Friday in Seoul, South Korea. Roh committed suicide last week by leaping to his death from a cliff.
President Barack Obama listens to his Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor speak Tuesday in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
Catherine Moss, who says she had climbed the height of Everest three times over in just one year as a Big Ben guide, talks April 30 during a pre-anniversary tour, inside the St. Stephens tower of the Houses of Parliament, housing the Big Ben bell, in central London. Big Ben is having its 150th birthday Sunday, its Victorian chimes carrying the sound of Britain into the 21st century. The 314-foot-high tower, roughly 16 stories, is the city’s most famous landmark.
Rancher Ali Petersen, of Tekamah, Neb., helps a mini-Hereford calf take its first step eight hours after it was born.
A gasoline tanker is shown at a gas station in Redwood City, Calif. Oil and gasoline prices continued to march higher Friday, having doubled in the past six months largely on optimism of a strengthening economy.
Members of the Trinity Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America in Lawrence and their quests enjoy a presentation on Camp Tomah Shinga, an ELCA camp near Junction City, following a banquet April 17 at the church, 1245 N.H.
Mary Ann Adams, left, and her husband, Dick Sengpiehl, visited with world-renowned choreographer and Lawrence native Karole Armitage at the May 7 opening night of the Kansas City Ballet’s Spring Performance. Adams was the grand prize winner in a contest the Lawrence Journal-World ran in conjunction with the ballet. She received two tickets to the ballet, a complimentary stay at the Hotel Phillips, a backstage pass and photo with Armitage and dancers. Besides ballet, Armitage has choreographed videos for Madonna, Michael Jackson, “Hair” on Broadway, plus many other productions. The opening night also included the world premiere of her new performance, “Arctic Song.”
Twenty-five members of First Baptist Church, 1330 Kasold Drive, attended the 2009 Senior Adult Retreat, “Shine On Seniors,” April 29 and 30 at the Crosswinds Conference Center in Hesston. Jim McCrossen was the keynote speaker. Participating members are, back row from left, Sandra Walton, Bob Heacock, Wilford Aday, Thom Greene, JoAnn Wilson, Dick Wilson, Fred Viebrock, Carolyn Lasher, Anita Tingle and Stanley DeFries; middle row, from left, are, Fleda Ann Yost, Jerry Jarret, Janice Aday, Jo Greene, Norma Sellberg, Bob Sellberg, Cecillia Adam, Mary Workman, Alice Jo DeFries and Vera DeMott; front row, from left, are Norma Jarrett, Marsha Hermreck, Mickey Hermreck, Helen Edwards and John DeMott.
The Trinity Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, in Lawrence, hosted their annual spring banquet April 17 at the church, 1245 N.H. The theme for the evening was “An Evening Around the Campfire.” Cheryl Bowman, right, is welcomed to the event by Trinity Women of ELCA coordinating council members, from left, Virginia Stumbo, Joan Wells and Cheryl Taylor.
Leading a sing-along as part of a presentation on Camp Tomah Shinga are former campers, from left, Julia Silverstein, Mickayla Goger and Molly Olson, with Harlan Teske and his wife, Jean. The Teskes are the hosts and caretakers from Camp Tomah Shinga, an Evangelical Lutheran Church of America near Junction City. The Trinity Women of ELCA in Lawrence held their annual spring banquet April 17 at the church, 1245 N.H.
Molly Wood, left, Douglas County VNA chairwoman, and Janis Bunker, TCK representative, attended the benefit for VNA Care Cottage April 18 in the Crystal Ballroom at The Eldridge Hotel. Instead of bringing wine, flowers or dessert, guests were asked to make a donation to the agency.
Celebrating the annual 3D — Dine, Dance and Donate fundraiser April 18 in the Crystal Ballroom at the Eldridge Hotel are Debbie Miers, left, 3D chairwoman, and Judy Bellome, Douglas County Visiting Nurses Association CEO. This year’s proceeds targeted funding for the VNA Care Cottage, which provides 24-hour skilled care in a residential home.
Don Fambrough, left, Cathie Rodkey and Hank Booth attended the 3D — Dine, Dance and Donate benefit for the Douglas County VNA Care Cottage April 18, 2009, in the Crystal Ballroom at the Eldridge Hotel. Fambrough and Booth were celebrity chairmen for the event, and Rodkey is the VNA Private Duty Plus manager. This year's event is Saturday, April 17, at The Oread.
Celebrity guest dancers participated in the 3D — Dine, Dance and Donate fundraiser for Douglas County VNA Care Cottage on April 18 in the Crystal Ballroom at The Eldridge Hotel. From left are Patty and Marty Kennedy, Dr. Matt Harms, Marjorie Tirol, Drs. Dale and Patsy Denning and Christie and Steve Curtis.
Don and Tracy Thellman
Jolene and Drew Loftin
Paul and Jewell Willhite
Barbara and Fredrick Grammer
Nancy and Ronald Reed
Madeline Fister and Olson Kilmer
Madeline Fister and Olson Kilmer
Cara Heck and Jeremy Muths
Harry and Virginia Kreider
Larry and Ethel Parker
John and Janet Preston
Emma Jean and Jim Montfoort
Gary and Kay Hale
Robert and Jean Givens
Wayne Simien fights for a rebound over Nebraska’s John Turek as Jake Muhleisen watches on in this 2005 file photo. Simien has returned to Lawrence to pursue a career in ministry.
Houston Rockets center Yao Ming stretches to rebound a loose ball as Miami Heat’s Wayne Simien tries to gain control of the ball in a November 2005 NBA game.