A buffet table at last year’s Easter celebration at a home in Washington.
Tom Harper has restored the 137-year-old former church at 10th and N.Y. Harper a realtor with Stephens Real Estate now is renting the property after the renovations. He’ll hold an open house from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Tom Harper has restored a 137-year-old former church at 10th and New York streets. This view looks to the front of the house from the kitchen area into the living room. The upstairs bedroom is beyond the two openings in the opposite wall. Harper, a Realtor with Stephens Real Estate, now owns the property and will have an open house from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
This building began as a German Methodist Episcopal Church in 1872.
A view of children at recess at New York School is seen through one of four large windows in the living area at a renovated church site at 10th and New York streets.
(Top) From left, Jake Garlie, 11; Kitley Jewell, 13; Kelly Jewell, 11; Shannon Garlie, 9; and Zoe Jewell, 7, cluster around Hunter Jewell, 3. They are the grandchildren of Jack and Jane Jewell, Lawrence. (Bottom) From left, Shannon Garlie, 17; Kitley Jewell, 21; Kelly Jewell, 19; and Zoe Jewell, 15, hold Hunter Jewell, 11. This photo was taken about eight years after the photo at left.
Nikki Price, a teacher at Prairie Park School, has recently opened Closet 2 Closet, a secondhand clothing store in Eudora.
Getting ready for the biannual book sale at Lawrence Public Library, Walter Olker works through stacks of Western books in the library’s basement.
Leslie O'Neil, coordinator of Friends of the Lawrence Public Library, looks down stacks of books that are being processed for the annual book sale.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology student Huan Liu of Shanghai, China, positions a robot gardener near a tomato plant while demonstrating its capabilities in the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory on March 18 on the school’s campus in Cambridge, Mass.
This satellite image provided by GeoEye and taken March 30 shows Alaska’s Mount Redoubt volcano as it emits a steady ash plume. The U.S. Interior Department is spending some of its first stimulus dollars to improve volcano monitoring.
Coffins are lined up during the funerals for quake victims Friday in L’Aquila, central Italy. Four days after the major earthquake that made L’Aquila and many nearby towns and villages uninhabitable, the official death toll has reached 287, and most of the victims are here, in L’Aquilia.
A large, fire-lit cross overlooks the ancient Colosseum prior to the start of the Good Friday Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) torchlight procession, celebrated by Pope Benedict XVI before the ancient monument on Friday in Rome. The evening Via Crucis procession at the ancient amphitheater is a Rome tradition that draws a large crowd of faithful, including many of the pilgrims who flock to the Italian capital for Holy Week ceremonies before Easter Sunday.
A Ford Escort is lifted above the “safe room” of an eco-house in Greensburg on Thursday before it is dropped 65 feet onto the roof in a durability test. The home, built by Florida-based Armour Homes, is designed to withstand more than 200 mph winds with debris. EF5 tornadoes, like the one that nearly destroyed Greensburg in May 2007, can reach winds greater than 200 mph. The builder got the idea to drop the Escort on the house after hearing that a car was found in the courthouse after the tornado.
People help sort through debris after the roof and some walls were torn off the home of Billy and Sharon White after severe storms went through Murfreesboro, Tenn., on Friday.
BarBara Wright, left, and Lyle Wellbrook, both members of the committee working on the Anthony Theatre restoration project, are seen in this photo taken March 25 in Anthony. The theater opened its doors on Nov. 23, 1936, with seating for 587.
Kansas University pitcher Shaeffer Hall delivers a toss against Oklahoma State. Hall threw a complete-game five-hitter against the Cowboys on Friday at Hoglund Ballpark. He also struck out a career-high nine batters.
KU Shortstop David Narodowski gets the out at second and makes the pivot as Oklahoma State’s Mark Ginther slides into the bag in the third inning.
Kansas University Right fielder Brian Heere makes a diving catch in the first inning. The Jayhawks beat Oklahoma State, 8-1, Friday at Hoglund Ballpark.