Pictured at the Aug. 28 Happy Time Squares’ barbecue and dance are, from left, Helen and Loren Cantrell, Connie and Lloyd Northrop, Rosalee and Bob Rainbolt (club president), and Toni and Vernon Nelson (club vice president). The club will start new dancer sessions beginning Monday at Centenary United Methodist Church.
Lois and Stan Zaremba received a certificate of appreciation from the Happy Time Squares on Aug. 28. The club prepared barbecue for more than 300 guests from northeast Kansas and western Missouri and held a dance at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds.
Lynge and Bente Truelsen traveled from Denmark to the Happy Time Squares’ barbecue and dance held Aug. 28 in Building 21 at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds.
Youth Volunteer Corps members participating in the Summer of Service program July 28 at Hidden Valley Day Camp, back row, from left, are Hannah Moran, Yukyung Lee, Yihan Li, Ellis Springe, Jodi Moore, Logan Cherland and Rose Kennedy; and front row, Alex Ewy and Celie Davison. The YVC worked with over 20 different community partners and nonprofit agencies including the city of Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department, Kaw Valley Trail Association, Ecumenical Christian Ministries and Prairie Park Nature Center.
Members of Youth Volunteer Corps, pictured July 22, built a raised garden this summer at the Ecumenical Christian Ministries Garden to support Veggie Lunch. From left are Ellis Springe, Celie Davison, Hannah Moran, Yukyung Lee, Rose Kennedy and Yihan Li. The Roger Hill Volunteer Center received a grant from the Youth Volunteer Corps of America to participate in the Summer of Service, a national volunteer program for middle-school youth focused on environmental and disaster preparedness themed service projects. The program began June 1 and concluded Aug. 31.
Youth Volunteer Corps members, from left, Kirsten Baska, John David Baska, Ellis Springe, Hannah Moran and Yihan Li are pictured Aug. 6 at the Community Connections Center garden. Throughout the summer, over 20 youth volunteers served with the YVC, but only 10 youth volunteers completed 100 hours of service through the Summer of Service program. These 10 students will receive a $500 education award for post-secondary education.
Ladies at the “Margaritaville Table” enjoy listening and dancing to the Junkyard Jazz band at the American Legion every Thursday evening. Pictured Aug. 19, from left, are Delta Railey, Bert Bigham, Alice Leonard, Millie Gillispie, Lenora Crumet and Shalley Gasper, all of Lawrence.
Melvin and Joyce Williams
Marian and Ray Wilbur
Smitty and Mae Smith
Mimi Nguyen and Jameson Swain
Marilyn and Clyde Bristol
Cory Wright and Amy Craig
Nate and Lana Vormehr
Emily Laut and Nicholas Mosher
Nicholas Hoyt and Jacinta Langford
Lawrence High cheerleaders leave the field as severe weather moves into the area forcing a delay in the Lawrence High vs. Shawnee Mission East game with 7:27 left in the second quarter. With Lawrence High trailing, 21-9, the game will be made up at 2 p.m. today at Shawnee Mission North District Stadium.
After a run back touchdown in the first quarter, LHS senior Aaron Gile (24) celebrates in the end zone with Garrett Clevenger (16) and Asaph Jewsome Friday as Lawrence High went against Shawnee Mission East in Merriam.
Lawrence high senior Aaron Gile returns an interception 48 yards for a touchdown against Shawnee Mission East. Lawrence High trailed, 21-9, after play was suspended in the second quarter due to lightning on Friday in Overland Park.
LHS quarterback Brad Strauss is brought down on the far side near the endzone in the first quarter Friday as Lawrence High went against Shawnee Mission East in Merriam.
Four people who have demonstrated outstanding dedication and service to Kansas University were honored by the KU Alumni Association on Friday. The honorees were, from left, Monte Johnson, KU athletics director from 1982 to 1987; Gretchen Budig, wife of former KU Chancellor Gene Budig; Benjamin Hall, a professor emeritus of biology and genome sciences at the University of Washington; and Anderson Chandler, chairman, president and director of Fidelity State Bank. Hall and Chandler each received the Distinguished Service Citation, which is the highest honor bestowed by the alumni association. Hall initiated the Mary Harkey Hall Award in Plant Biology at KU given to graduate students studying botany. Chandler, a KU Endowment trustee since1985, has installed a professorship and a lecture series at the School of Business. Johnson and Budig each received the Fred Ellsworth Medallion. Johnson is a former member of the men’s basketball team and was an alumni representative on the KU Athletics Corporation Board from 1978 to 1982. Budig was a KU representative from 1988 to 1992 in Campaign Kansas, a university fund drive. She has published a guide for spouses of university presidents and chancellors.
Kansas University freshman Chelsea Koehly, Olathe, browses the selection of Nike Tempo running shorts at Garry Gribble’s Running Sports, 839 Mass. Forbes, who says she already owns five pairs of the shorts, says she likes them for how comfortable they are.
Cali Forbes, a Kansas University sophomore from Evergreen, Colo., thumbs through some Nike Tempo shorts on a rack at Garry Gribble’s Running Sports, 839 Mass.
Drivers were treated to a surprise Sept. 10, 2010, while cruising through the parking lot at Dillons, Sixth Street and Wakarusa Drive, with their seat belts on. Mary Shipley, Eudora, smiles as State Farm agent Kurt Goeser hands her a $1 coin. The seat belt campaign — a partnership between State Farm, Safe Kids Kansas and the Kansas Department of Transportation — is taking place again in Lawrence and 55 other cities through Kansas. The only change is that volunteers will be handing out $1 bills instead of coins.
Harlan Miller keeps the table saw, right, in his garage on wheels so it can be pulled out for use. Miller's tidy garage is envied by his neighbors.
Harlan Miller's tidy garage is the envy of his neighbors. He meticulously organizes small items in cabinets like these.
Ninth grade students at West Junior High are learning a little about how to handle money through a general business class this semester. Teacher Stan Frantz, center, has each student use $10,000 in imaginary money to invest in stocks and each will follow their investment portfolio throughout the semester.
Harlan Miller's tidy garage is the envy of his neighbors.
Harlan Miller's tidy garage is the envy of some of his neighbors.
West Junior High teacher Stan Frantz has each student in his ninth grade general business class use $10,000 in imaginary money to invest in stocks and will follow their investment portfolio throughout the semester. Students plot their stocks as part of the assignment. Some have chossen stocks of products they are familar with.
Harlan Miller's tidy garage is the envy of his neighbors. Miller keeps items organized in drawers to prevent clutter on his workbench.
Teacher Stan Frantz helps Annarose Lepley, left, with a question on the stock tables. Ninth grade students at West Junior High are learning a little about how to handle money through a general business class this semester.
The Rev. Robert Weinkauf, pastor at Risen Savior Lutheran Church in Basehor, served as a volunteer policeman in Topeka for 10 years before entering the seminary. Weinkauf has grown the membership at his church from 25 to about 275 since 2007 and the congregation just broke ground on a new church building at the corner of 147th and Leavenworth Road.
Preston Schenck (5) returns a kickoff for a touchdown during Free State High School's matchup against Leavenworth Friday night.
Unhappy with their execution, Free State head coach Bob Lisher gives his offense an earfull on the sidelines during the Firebird's game against Leavenworth Friday night.
Free State linebacker Henry Vaeono (28) pulls down Leavenworth running back Jason Randall (25) for a four-yard loss during their game Friday night in Leavenworth.
Free State running back Preston Schenck powers through Leavenworth defenders for a one-yard touchdown run during the Firebird's game against the Pioneers Friday night.
Kansas University fifth-year senior Vance Carlson, of Belleville, searches for a design textbook Friday at the Kansas Union Bookstore. Students now have the option of renting textbooks from the bookstore as it tries to keep up with online competition.
Free State High School senior running back Perston Schenck (5) runs past Leavenworth High defenders during a punt return on his way to the end zone during the Firebird's game against the Pioneers.
Overland Park seniors Jason Eubanks, right, and Jake Wolfe move through the hot-dog line Friday during the Home Football Fridays event outside Kansas University’s Adams Alumni Center. In regard to condiments, KU fans are hoping the Jayhawks can put a little more mustard on the ball today when they take on Georgia Tech.
Free State senior running back Preston Schenck (5) leads the Firebirds onto the field against Leavenworth. The Firebirds led the Pioneers, 27-7, in the second quarter on Friday when severe weather postponed the game at Leavenworth.
Piles of textbooks are shelved at the Kansas Union Bookstore. Some students find that renting their books can be cheaper than buying them.
Kansas University’s Allison Mayfield attempts to return a serve against Winthrop. Kansas held off Winthrop, but fell to Northern Iowa on Friday at Horejsi Center.
Lawrence High’s Chris Gaston (14) stops Leavenworth’s Jason Randall (25) last Friday. The Lions face Shawnee Mission East tonight.
Russia’s Sasha Kaun, left, battles the United States’ Lamar Odom for a rebound. Kaun came up with five rebounds to go with four points in Russia’s 89-79 quarterfinal loss in the World Basketball Championship on Thursday in Istanbul, Turkey.
A man walks Thursday in a large earthquake crack in the ground in Kaiapoi near Christchurch, New Zealand. The city was hit by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake Saturday, smashing buildings, cracking roads and twisting railway tracks.
Pakistani protesters rally Thursday in reaction to a small American church’s plan to burn copies of the Quran in Multan, Pakistan. The plans are currently suspended.
The shadow of a Palestinian Muslim youth, sitting on a chair and reading verses of the Quran, Islam’s holy book, is cast Thursday on the wall following the “fajr” or early morning prayer during the last day of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan at a mosque in the West Bank city of Ramalla. Muslims throughout the world are celebrating the holy fasting month of Ramadan, when observants fast from dawn until dusk.
Patricia H. Smith
Robert E. Lisbon
Howard Grant O'Connor
jailed Americans, from left, Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd and Josh Fattal, sit at the Esteghlal Hotel in Tehran, Iran, in this May 20 file photo. Iran announced Thursday that Shourd, who has been jailed for more than a year, will be released Saturday to mark the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
A Schlitz “Tall Boy” can from the 1960s, dug from Smithsonian storage by Peter Liebhold, dwarfs a modern can of Coca-Cola. Wednesday is the 200th birthday of the humble can, which revolutionized the way we eat.
Lisbeth Salander (Noomi Rapace) stars in Music Box Films' “The Girl Who Played with Fire.”