Miller Reid, three months old, dressed up as Kansas head football coach Mark Mangino for Halloween.
The Lied Center presented the Liz Lerman Dance Troup, from Maryland, to preschoolers from Lawrence Schools. Children watched and participated in the third year of the program Monday and Tuesday.
Treven Gill, 4, and his 77-year-old great-grandmother, Georgia Smith, play basketball in a second attempt. On their first attempt, Smith fell and fractured her wrist and pelvis. Her doctor had said the goal was for her to be playing basketball again by fall, and that mission was accomplished. Smith’s husband, Dick Smith, Lawrence, took and submitted the picture.
The USS New York passes the Statue of Liberty while fireboats spray water Monday in New York. The new Navy assault ship, which contains about 7.5 tons of steel from the fallen World Trade Center towers, arrived in its namesake city with a 21-gun salute near the site of the 2001 terrorist attack. “It’s a transformation … from something really twisted and ugly,” said Rosaleen Tallon, who lost her firefighter brother, Sean, on 9/11. “I’m proud that our military is using that steel.”
The U.S. flag and flags of other countries fly outside Ford headquarters in Dearborn, Mich. Ford Motor Co. said Monday that it made nearly $1 billion in the third quarter, fueled by U.S. market share gains, cost cuts and the government’s Cash for Clunkers rebates.
The Lawrence High School Marching Lions were Grand Champions at the Neewollah Marching Festival on Saturday in Independence, Kan. The LHS band was also recently named Grand Champions at the Blue Valley Invitational Tournament and took second at KU’s Heart of America Marching Festival.
Nancy Ann Leipzig