Chikako Mochizuki and her seeing eye dog, Comet, on a trip to New Mexico in 2009. Last week Comet had a tumor removed by clinicians at the Kansas State Veterinary Clinic on April 13. With help from community donors, Mochizuki was able to raise the $6,000 needed for the surgery.
Thomas Montgomery, left, and Mikee Pruitt of 20,000 Strongmen, from Kansas City, Mo., perform on guitar, banjo and kazoo Saturday at the Lawrence Farmer's Market. This year marks the 35th anniversary for the community produce market.
Aly Young, Lawrence, purchases a fresh bunch of kale on the opening day Saturday of the Lawrence Farmer's Market in the 800 block of New Hampshire. This year's market is the 35th anniversary.
Beth McKeon, left, picks up a start of a forsythia bush from vendor Micky McKillip on the opening day of the 2011 Lawrence Farmers’ Market.
The Classic Jayhawk sculpture that sits outside the Kansas Union was knocked over early Saturday. Reports were also received that several people attempted to walk away with the iconic Jayhawk.
The Classic Jayhawk sculpture sits outside the KU Public Safety office Saturday morning after an attempt was made to steal it. The sculpture was taken inside the building for safe keeping.
Gary Woodland hits from a tree on the 11th hole during the second round of the Masters. Woodland shot a second-round 73 on Friday at Augusta, Ga.
Tiger Woods pumps his fist after a birdie on the 18th hole during the second round of the Masters on Friday, April 8, 2011 in Augusta, Ga.
Pat and Michael Lechtenberg hosted a gathering Jan. 9 to raise money and collect donated items for the Boys and Girls Club, CASA and the Humane Society. The idea was to find the most valuable item from the charities’ “wish lists” that represented the best after-holiday season bargain. The club reported a total of more than $450 for the event. Welcome Club members, from left, are Trudy Urbanski, Sally Cloar, Sharon Oshsenhirt, Pat Lechtenberg and Angie Davidson, with items from the charities’ wish lists.
Lawrence Arts Center staff are pictured Jan. 6 at the unveiling of the new phone book with LAC on the cover. Back row, from left, are Heather Hoy, Rick Yarnell, Steve Richardson, Candi Baker, Susan Tate, Linda Reimond, Ben Ahlvers and Mateo Gutierrez; front row, Jessica Conner, Danny Rogovein, Laurie McLane-Higginson and Jason Barr.
Gerald Denning, Lawrence High School’s English as a Second Language teacher, is the new chairman of the LHS breakfast. The gentlemen had their annual breakfast Jan. 3 for the ladies at LHS. Denning follows Ray Wilbur (founder of the breakfast), Art Sloan and Paul Bohlen
From left, John Leonard, English as a Second Language teacher, and Mike Norris, counselor, both of Lawrence High School, prepare scrambled eggs Jan. 3 for the ladies at LHS. The menu for the annual breakfast included scrambled eggs (with or without ham), hashbrowns, cinnamon rolls, juice and Chesty’s Brew coffee.
Audrey Schenewerk and Dennis Heaton
Kira Barker and Justin Isbell
Coy Wayne Weege and Lauren Mary Grieb
Kristopher McDonald and Cara Breeden
Grand snowman: Mark Zeller of Lecompton is pictured with his grandchildren, Luke Bayless (2), Lacy Bayless (4), and Mason Bayless (5), after building their first snowman of 2011 in January. Kathy Zeller submitted the photo.