Farm Aid headliners participate in a press conference prior to the festival. During the conference, Willie Nelson (far right) was inducted into the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame. Pictured from left are Dave Matthews, Neil Young and John Mellencamp.
A small group of onlookers gathers along the shore of Lone Star Lake while divers search the water for a missing 30-year-old man. He had been swimming about 11:30 when he went underwater and did not surface.
Divers comb Lone Star Lake after a request for a water rescue about 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 13, 2011. There was no word about the circumstances surrounding the water rescue request.
The Eudaly Bros. Garage was established around 1913 by my great-grandfather, Bill Eudaly (pictured). It was the first automotive service center in Lawrence. This photo was taken about 1920. The garage was located in half of what is now Kring's Interiors on the 600 block of Massachusetts Street. (Note the old trolley tracks on Mass. Street.) Photo submitted by Vicki Eudaly.
Megan Allred and her son Wyatt, both of Lawrence, were among the many shoppers hitting the aisles at Dillons, at 1740 Mass., which was closing on Saturday to make way for a new Dillons store at the same location.
Bakers at Dillons since 1980, Julie Sutheimer, left, and Karen Strickland worked their last day at Dillons at 1740 Mass. Both bakers have jobs at other Dillons stores.
Law enforcement officials and a Douglas County rescue team prepare to launch a boat at Lone Star Lake Saturday, August 13, 2011. A 30-year-old Tonganoxie man drown while swimming with friends.
Divers from a Douglas County rescue team work to locate the body of a Tonganoxie man Saturday, August 13, 2011. The man drowned while swimming with friends.
Emergency crews ready boats on Lone Star Lake Saturday to look for a missing Tonganoxie man. The body of the man was found Saturday afternoon.
A rescue diver surfaces in Lone Star Lake Saturday while looking for a missing Tonganoxie man. Divers found the body Saturday afternoon, hours after friends last saw the man above water.
Cottonwood honored Harley Catlin and Chuck Warner with the Lifetime Achievement awards at the April 26 Cottonwood Classies at Free State High School. Catlin has served on the Cottonwood Foundation board of trustees since 1987. Warner recently retired from the Cottonwood Foundation board of trustees after serving 23 years. From left, are Catlin; Sharon Spratt, Cottonwood CEO; and Warner.
Cottonwood honored Robyn Herzog, left, and Brandon Salvini at the Cottonwood Classies with the Shining Star Award on April 26 at Free State High School. This award is given to persons supported by Cottonwood who have achieved personal and employment goals.
The Morning Friendship Forest students at the First United Methodist Church Kids First Preschool in Lawrence celebrated Mother Goose Day on April 15. Their teachers in the front row, are Betsy Kelly, left, and Patsy Huffman, second from right. In the back row, at right, is preschool director Diane Karpowitz.
The Afternoon Friendship Forest students at the First United Methodist Church Kids First Preschool in Lawrence celebrated Mother Goose Day on April 15. Their teachers are, back row, from left, Betsy Kelly, and Patsy Huffman, second from right, and preschool director, Diane Karpowitz, right.
Recent Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) graduates are pictured after their May 31 scenario at Babcock Place. Back row, from left, are Donnie Clancy Jr., Phillip Hauptman, Carla Ramirez, Jim Adams, Blake Johnston, David Razo, Wayne Copus, Ann Smith and Jeffrey Simons. Front row, Rachael Elmer, Paula Conlin, Stan Hughes, Dustin Chase, John Shaer, Regana Rials and Nicole Rials.
Lauren Michelle Wickliffe and Scott Joseph McGreevy
Rebecca Lysen and Justin Hosek
Holly Elizabeth Maygers and Matthew Blake Thames
Nancy and Jeremy Pine
Holly Rauch and Mark Oertel
Matthew Preston and Veronica Lucas
Joseph Anthony Rortina and Meshell Dawn Worley
Caleb Ives Leiker and Laura Elizabeth Stephens
Christina Gordzica and Ryan Elder
George Diepenbrock and Lindsey Slater
"Hot spots" of driving under the influence arrests in Lawrence. Locations are approximate and reflect crimes posted on the Lawrence Police Department's website between Jan. 1, 2011 and Aug. 1, 2011. Does not reflect all DUI arrests during that time period, but rather indicates areas where arrests were more frequent.
Nose for news: Graham Johnston, 20 months, grandson of Sonja and Gary Vicker of Lawrence, catches up on the morning news. Graham is the son of Nealy and Jason Johnston, Charlottesville, Va. His mother took the picture July 30 at their home in Winter Park, Colo. Sonja Vicker submitted the photo.
Kansas University junior D.J. Beshears has fine-tuned his approach to playing wide receiver this fall. The speedy and versatile Beshears will still be utilized as a kick returner, but he figures to take most of his snaps at receiver, where he has put a premium on blocking downfield for Jayhawk running backs to find more room.