Flo Biehl, right, area vice president of National Active And Retired Federal Employees initiated the 2010 officers for Chapter 378, Lawrence “Free State” in December. New officers are, from left, Thomas Huntzinger, president; Roger Lemmons, first vice president; Ken Rowen, second vice president; Dianne Throop, secretary; and Clara Arnold, treasurer.
Former Lawrence High School baseball managers Katelyn Hobbs, left, and Emily Moseley attended a silent/live auction and trivia contest Feb. 20 at Johnny’s Tavern to raise money for LHS baseball equipment.
Champions of a trivia contest to benefit the Lawrence High School baseball team are, from left, Mike Mallory, Allan Allford, Monty Hobbs and Evan Allford. The trivia contest and a silent/live auction were Feb. 20 at Johnny’s Tavern to raise funds for equipment.
Rock Chalk Revue advisory board members, from left, executive producer Steve Fessler, and co-executive directors, Patrick Peterson and Meghan Puhr, receive thanks from United Way campaign chairwoman Beverly Smith Billings during intermission of the March 5 performance at the Lied Center. Proceeds from the 61st annual Rock Chalk Revue, a musical variety show produced by KU students, will benefit the 2010 United Way campaign.
The Douglas County Relay For Life and the KU Relay For Life earned several awards at the annual Relay For Life Award Ceremony in November in Wichita. Back row, from left, are Krystal Baldwin, American Cancer Society regional director of income; Tina Yates, Douglas County Relay For Life co-chairwoman; Debbie Bott, Douglas County Relay For Life co-chairwoman; and Douglas County Relay For Life committee members Carol Wallace, Cliff Wallace, and Joanne Hickey; front row, Stacie Schroeder, American Cancer Society community manager of development; and Stephanie Weiter, American Cancer Society Regional vice president. Team captain kick-off for the Douglas County 2010 Relay For Life was Feb. 23 at Free State High School.
The morning and afternoon classes of Kids First Preschool at First United Methodist Church in Lawrence participated in the Lawrence Humane Society’s “Blankets for Beds” drive on March 31. Donated items included blankets, towels and other pet items. The children also baked dog biscuits for the animals. The morning class is pictured.
Margaret Farley of Lawrence is the 2010 recipient of the Helen Naramore Fluker Award. Kay Hale, president of Lawrence-Douglas County League of Women Voters, presented the award at a March luncheon at the Smith Center at Brandon Woods. Farley, a trial attorney with the law firm of Farley & Monger, P.A., also volunteers on the board of directors of Kansas Advocates for Better Care and the legislative committee of the Kansas Association for Justice. Pictured from left are Hilda Enoch, Sen. Marci Francisco, Farley, Lee Ann Duver and Hale. Enoch and Francisco are previous winners of the award.
Lindsay Young and Marcus Ewing
Dick and Georgia Smith
Scott L. Kincaid and Megan E. Wilmes
Annie and John Nichol
Kristy Hackworth and Casey Wit
Jaimes Perez and Lauren Fry
Vernis and Larry Flottman
Gregory Matthew Barr and Jessica Melayne Corkill
Carrie and Steve Allton
KU officials activated their emergency alert system in response to a report of an armed subject on campus.
Larry Kwak's senior yearbook picture at Lawrence High School
Dr. Larry Kwak
Storm clouds pass over the 6th and Vermont Streets around 7 p.m. Saturday, April 24, 2010.
Storm clouds pass over the Lawrence around 7 p.m. Saturday, April 24, 2010.
Storm clouds pass over the Kansas River in North Lawrence about 7 p.m. Saturday, April 24, 2010.
A sign promoting the $8,000 tax credit for first-time homebuyers is posted outside a home for sale Wednesday in Cincinnati. The tax credits expire at midnight today.
Kathleen Edmond, chief ethics officer at Best Buy, presented the 2010 Walter S. Sutton Lecture sponsored by the Kansas University School of Business and the KU International Center for Ethics in Business. From left is Edmond with the Suttons — Sidney, Tod and Blair — and professors Douglas May and Richard DeGeorge. The lecture series is named in memory of Tod’s father.
A crew member walks up to a water-tight hatch Thursday in a narrow passageway aboard the submarine U.S.S. Alaska at Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base, Ga. The Navy says the first U.S. women to serve on submarines will be reporting for undersea duty in less than two years, ending one of the military’s few remaining gender barriers. Rear Adm. Barry Bruner said Thursday that the Navy hopes its first group of 24 female submarine officers will begin training by summer. They should be ready to join the sub fleet late next year or by early 2012.
The cast of "Million Dollar Quartet" jams onstage during an April performance.
Chuck mead serves as the musical director of "Million Dollar Quartet."
Jen McCreight, left, stages a Boobquake event on the Purdue University campus in West Lafayette, Indiana.