The Rev. Jonathon Jensen will be leaving the Trinity Episcopal Church, 1011 Vt., for Little Rock, Ark. Jensen stands by an addition which was one accomplishment of several in his seven years in Lawrence.
Ian Babcock, Lawrence, holds out his leopard tortoise named Deronimus for a blessing with holy water by the Rev. Jonathon Jensen during a past St. Francis of Assisi blessing of the animals at Trinity Episcopal Church, 1011 Vt., in this 2002 file photo. The annual event at Trinity is one way Jensen has performed outreach with the Lawrence community during his tenure.
The Rev. Jonathon Jensen, rector of Trinity Episcopal church, 1011 Vt., is leaving for a job in Little Rock, Ark. Jensen’s legacy in Lawrence includes a building addition completed last year.
The Palm Pre smartphone is shown at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in this Jan. 9 file photo. Sprint Nextel Corp. plans to start selling the much anticipated Pre today for $200. The device could give Palm a much-needed boost in sales and help Sprint stop the defection of subscribers to other wireless carriers.
Neal Wanless, 23, accepts a ceremonial check for winning a $232 million Powerball lottery jackpot Friday in Pierre, S.D. Wanless, who lives on his family’s 320-acre ranch near Mission, S.D., bought the winning ticket in the nearby town of Winner late last month.
From left, Mary Blythe, Muriel Cook and Emily Russell were honored as Wonderful Older Women at the recent meeting of the Older Women’s League at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Suzanne McColl, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Austin Wright, of Landmark Structure of Fort Worth, Texas, sandblasts the top of the city’s new water tower on West Sixth Street near Queens Road. He was getting the 1.5-million gallon tank ready for painting on Wednesday.
At left, Isabella Vermooten, 5, greets shoppers Friday with a shout of “Would you like to buy some lemonade?” at the Hy-Vee store at 4000 W. Sixth St. Isabella was joined by volunteers Benjamin Willems, 3 and Campbell Helling, 3. The children were raising money to fight childhood cancer with the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. The fundraiser continues Saturday at area Hy-Vee stores.
President Barack Obama and Buchenwald survivor Elie Wiesel visit the memorial site for the “Kleines Lager” (Little Camp) on Friday inside the Buchenwald concentration camp near Weimar, Germany.
Brryan Jackson, left, dances in the street with his friend Kendra Sontag as music blasts out of her car radio Thursday in St. Charles, Mo. As a baby, Jackson’s father secretly injected him with a syringe of HIV-tainted blood in hopes of killing the child, but the now-18-year-old is graduating from high school today and is stepping up his public speaking about fighting the stigma of AIDS and the power of faith and forgiveness.
A man carries a picture of Lebanese election candidate Nayla Tueni, who is seeking to claim her slain father’s seat, An-Nahar newspaper general manager and legislator Gibran Tueni, in Beirut, Lebanon.
The Kansas University football team runs through drills during an evening practice in this Aug. 7, 2008, file photo.
Hasani, top, a 6-month old western lowland gorilla, rides on the back of his surrogate mother, Bawang, on Friday at the San Francisco Zoo. Hasani, whose name means “handsome” in Swahili, is the first gorilla born in captivity at the zoo in 11 years. Bawang, who’s 29 years old, became the baby gorilla’s surrogate mother after his birth mother, Monifa, showed no interest in raising him. The western lowland gorilla is on the critically endangered list.