Lubbock Smith, right, poses for a picture with his godfather Willie Weeks.
Lubbock Smith, right, is shown with current Texas A&M football player Cyrus Gray, left, and godfather Willie Weeks. Gray and Smith were teammates during youth football in Dallas.
Lubbock Smith, second from right, is pictured with his godfather Willie Weeks, second from left, Debra Weeks, middle, and mother Yolanda Smith, right. At left is Willie Weeks' grandson, Tyren Polley Jr.
Senior J.T. Nagle as Puck, left, rehearses "A Midsummer Night's Dream" with original 17th century early modern English. At right is associate KU theater director John Staniunas as Oberon.
Freda and Everett Hickam are pictured during their honeymoon in Eureka Springs, Ark., in 2000.
Everett and Freda Hickam, Lawrence, are welcomed to Juneau, Alaska, during a vacation in 2006. The two took a three-week vacation visiting the northwestern states and Canada.
April Schmidt tends to Braden Henry, 3, as Jerry Hunt works to assemble a bed for his oldest daughter Chelsea on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010. The family just moved from a motel room to a rental house, and now Chelsea has her own room.
Shoes: Steve Madden, 2009, $75.
Jeans: Naked & Famous, September 2010, $75.
Shirt: Arizona Trading Company, August 2010, $20.
Cardigan: Urban Outfitters, 2007, $30.
Glasses: Ray Bans, September 2010, $230.
Boots: Alabama Outlet Mall, 2007, $20.
Skirt: Wildman Vintage, 2009, $14.
Belt: Express, 2010, $20.
Shirt: American Apparel, 2010, $22.
Ring: Pangea, Nashville, 2010.
Calah Hunt, 7, wrestles on the floor with her brother Braden Henry, 3, in their parent's bedroom. The two are happy to be living together again. For five months, Calah lived in a motel room with her parents and four siblings while Braden and his sister, Hailey Henry, 5, lived with their grandparents in Ottawa. It's the first the time the family of nine have lived together.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Sam Brownback and Rep. Lynn Jenkins greet a crowd of supporters as they exit the GOP candidate bus in Lawrence on Wednesday. The Kansas Republican Party’s bus tour stopped by congressional candidate Kevin Yoder's Lawrence headquarters, 123 W. Eighth St.
Cathy Hargreaves, Olathe, left, and Republican gubernatorial candidate Sam Brownback, right, high-five as Brownback steps off the GOP candidate bus in Lawrence on Wednesday, Oct. 27. The GOP tour bus made a scheduled stop in Lawrence at congressional candidate Kevin Yoder's Lawrence headquarters, 123 West 8th St.
The Lawrence school district is still in need of bleachers for its athletics fields at Lawrence High School and a site adjacent to the former Centennial School.
Eight-month-old Katelyn Hunt laughs as she is tossed by her mother, April Schmidt, as siblings Hailey Henry, 5, center, and Calah Hunt, 7, look over a book in the living room Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010. April Schmidt and Jerry Hunt lived in a motel for five months along with five of their seven children. The other two children stayed with grandparents in Ottawa. With the help of a housing program and a Lawrence couple, the entire family moved into a home Oct. 4.
Television repairman Josh Vannoy, who frequently hears complaints from customers about this year's political advertisements, stands next to a television showing a political ad at his store in Sedalia, Mo., in this Oct. 27, 2010 photo. Ads in U.S. House and Senate races have risen 50 percent; in gubernatorial races, they've more than doubled, according to figures from the Wesleyan Media Project, which analyzes ads.
Siberian huskies wait for their master in the back of the family van Wednesday in the parking lot at the Lawrence Holidome. They were in town for the Siberian Husky Club of America’s annual show and convention with their owners, Noel and Mike Dagley of Illinois. These dogs are, from top left, Rocky, Maverick, Skye, Breeze, Yukon, Dickens and Dallas. The event runs through Saturday.
Greg Coker, president of Kansas chapter 3 of International Harvester Collectors watches smoke billow from the exhaust of a 1953 McCormick Super WD6 tractor as it’s started in the garage of Douglas County resident Judy Pierson. Almost 30 tractors from the 1940s, ’50s and ’60s were moved from Pierson’s farm Wednesday morning. All of them, which will be auctioned this weekend at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Gardner, were restored by Pierson’s husband, John Pierson, a Douglas County resident who died in 2008 of complications from pancreatic cancer. “He loved working on old engines. He could make anything run.”
Friends of John Pierson helped load and move dozens of his antique tractors Wednesday.
Richard Runnebaum, of Berryton, drives a tractor to be loaded on a trailer and transported to Gardner for the sale.
Boise State’s Titus Young (1) goes up for a pass against Louisiana Tech’s Josh Victorian (15). The pass was incomplete Tuesday in Boise, Idaho.
Boston Celtics forward Paul Pierce, left, hits the floor as he fouls Miami Heat forward LeBron James during the second half. The Celtics won, 88-80, on Tuesday in Boston.
Water fills the reservoir Tuesday of the Three Gorges Dam, left side, in Yichang, central China’s Hubei Province, in this photo released by China’s Xinhua News Agency. The water level at the world’s largest hydropower plant reached its maximum capacity Tuesday, meaning that the decades-old project is generating its maximum amount of power for the first time.
A villager watches Mount Merapi on Tuesday in Kaliadem, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Indonesia’s most volatile volcano started erupting Tuesday, after scientists warned that pressure building beneath its dome could trigger the most powerful eruption in years.
Texas Rangers pitcher Cliff Lee fields a hit during baseball pitching drills on Sunday in Arlington, Texas. Lee will start Game 1 of the World Series for the Rangers tonight against the Giants in San Francisco.
Texas outfielder Josh Hamilton waits to bat during practice on Tuesday. Hamilton’s Rangers will take on the Giants in Game 1 of the World Series today in San Francisco.
Texas Rangers president and co-owner Nolan Ryan hoists the American League championship trophy on Oct. 22 in Arlington, Texas. Since becoming president in 2008, Ryan has acted as a mentor for the Rangers pitching staff.
Olivia Marez celebrated her 10th birthday on Oct. 10 (10/10/10). She is the daughter of Philip and Dana Marez, Ottawa.