Participating in the 2009 KU Credit Union Cosmopolitan Diabetes Golf Classic May 22 at Alvamar Public Golf Course were, from left, Charlie Hawkins, Chuck Hoag, Steve Coleman and Mark Mills. A total of 136 golfers participated in the benefit tournament for Health Care Access.
Members of the Lawrence River City Cosmopolitan Club organized and hosted the 2009 KU Credit Union Cosmopolitan Diabetes Golf Classic May 22 at Alvamar Public Golf Course. Pictured from left are Susie Bartlett, Kristina Sandidge, Cindy Harmon, Erin Harmon, Diana Klopfenstein, Jack Hohman and Mike Klopfenstein This was the 14th year the club has hosted the fundraiser.
Brady Tanner of Lawrence lifts 625 pounds in the power lifting squat event at the 2009 Special Olympics Summer Games June 5 at Wichita State University.
Zane Berns, 6, gives a football to Kansas University’s Kerry Meier to be autographed. Meier and KU football teammates visited the Boys and Girls Club summer session Friday at Langston Hughes Elementary School.
Lawrence Aquahawks swimmers, from left, Naddie McCaffrey, Heather Cistola, Elizabeth Padgett and Emilie Padgett socialize Friday during the Wave the Wheat meet. The event will run through Sunday at the Indoor Aquatics Center.
General Motors Corp. CEO Fritz Henderson addresses the media after a news conference at the company’s headquarters Friday in Detroit. Henderson announced on Friday that the company had emerged from bankruptcy protection far faster than anyone thought it could and will focus more on customers.
Revelers run through an entrance to the bull ring during the fourth run of the Jandilla fighting bulls Friday at the San Fermin Fiestas in Pamplona, northern Spain. A charging bull gored a young man to death Friday at Pamplona’s San Fermin festival, the first such fatality in nearly 15 years.
Waldo McBurney walks down Main Street in this Sept. 20, 2007, file photo in Quinter. McBurney, designated as America’s oldest worker, died Wednesday. He was 106.
A squirrel spreads out in the shade on Friday at Oakdale Park in Salina. The temperature in Salina was in the mid-90s by the early afternoon.
Geoff Shepard says he hopes the missionary work he does will make a difference in the lives of others — even something as simple as getting to know a child. Here, he bonds with an orphan in Cameroon in June 2008.
Traffic fills the intersection of North Second and Locust streets Friday morning about 8 a.m. Work is about to start on rebuilding the intersection and neighbors are worried the congestion from this intersection closing will lead to delayed emergency responses.
This is the lobby of the historic Pfister Hotel, in a photo taken Tuesday. Some say the upscale digs are haunted.
Power lifter Kenny Beard of Lawrence, right, is pictured with his mother, Michelle, at the Special Olympics 2009 Summer Games on June 5 at Wichita State University.
Cristie Kerr tees off on the eighth hole during the second round of the U.S. Women’s Open on Friday at Saucon Valley Country Club in Bethlehem, Pa. Kerr strung together three birdies on the front nine Friday in a round of 1-under 70 to take a one-stroke lead over Paula Creamer.