The Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 309 prepares for its “Adler Castle” Haunted House. Proceeds from the house are going to the Lawrence Memorial Hospital’s Breast Center. Doris Bateson, Lake Dabinawa, McLouth, submitted the picture.
From left, Tim and Jackson Houser, 7, display the yellow flathead caught in the Wakarusa River. It can be seen at Cabela’s aquarium. Jackson is the son of Tim Houser and Holly Hayes, Eudora, who took the picture. A. Williams, Lawrence, submitted it.
Veritas Christian School honors its alumni who are enlisted in the armed forces at halftime of a recent home football game. From left are head football coach Doug Bennett, Daniel Metcalf, Adam Nicholson, Ben Reynolds, Casey Woods and Michael Humphrey. Angie Bennett took the photo, and Carol Rau, the school’s development director, submitted it.
The Dance Gallery Troupe Girls raise money for the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Breast Cancer Center at Salon Hawk on the Kansas University campus. The salon has a goal of raising $10,000 to fight breast cancer. For $10, the girls received a pink hair extension. Diane Knapp, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Ann Kindle, left, and Tonja Jackson, right, paint two University of Southern Mississippi fans’ hair following a Jayhawks win at the recent Golden Eagles game against Kansas University. Jackson, Oskaloosa, submitted the picture.
Craig Phillips goes riding with Zoey, a 7-year-old shih tzu, who sits in her own special seat. The goggles protect her eyes from bugs. Craig’s wife, Carol A. Phillips, Lenexa, submitted the picture.
The “LOLs” (Ladies of Longleaf townhomes) have fun at their monthly lunch meeting in September. Linda Surritte, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Michelle Garrison, second from right, and Pat Hadl, right, both of Lawrence, go on a Cottonwood Inc. visit to the Kansas City Renaissance Festival in Bonner Springs. John Schmidt, a resident at Laurel Glen Apartments and University Book Shop employee, Lawrence, took and submitted the picture.
Lauren Oberzan, Lawrence, celebrates her 21st birthday recently by skydiving with Jeremy, tandem instructor of Sky Dive Kansas in Osage City.
Brianna Beets, 3, rides with her grandmother Kim Neis, Eudora, at the Leavenworth County Fair. Brianna is the daughter of Jim and Kelly Beets, Tonganoxie, who submitted the picture.
The “LOLs” (Ladies of Longleaf townhomes) meet for lunch each month. Linda Surritte, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Staff and students at Schwegler School made a wall of bricks with the theme “Building a Safe School Brick by Brick.” Kea Wormsley, Lawrence, submitted this picture of some of the students.
A softball party at Lake Dabinawa celebrated the team’s taking first place in U12 LGFPA-Lower Division this summer. The coaches were Don Harris, Mark Hummel and Greg Drum. Trudy Drum, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
From left, Norma Harrod, Lawrence; Georgiana Clark, Burbank, Calif.; Carolee Howell, Cambridge, Mass.; and Bette Lou Burrows, Butte Valley, Calif., gather for a trip to Centropolis to see where their grandparents’ family had homesteads and also visited Ottawa, where their parents grew up. It had been 51 years since these first cousins were together. Harrod submitted the picture.
The Kaw Valley Force Holland U-11 girls celebrate after winning the recent Autumn Festival tournament in Olathe in a shoot-out overtime game. Frank Lemus, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
From left, Emma Myers, 6, Becca Myers, Kathy Lathrom and Darlene Sheriff gather during a visit to the Myers’ home in Olive Branch, Miss. Becca, a Lawrence High and Kansas University graduate, and Kathy, who retired from KU in 2008, were longtime residents of Lawrence. Darlene is a resident of Linwood. Darlene’s husband, Don Sheriff, retired U.S. Air Force major, Linwood, submitted the picture.
Ella Williams, 6, left, and Ryan Logan, 8, inspect frogs found at Truman Lake. Ella is the daughter of Jason and Tracy Williams, Lawrence, and Ryan is the son of Angie Ayrault Logan, Lawrence, who submitted the picture.
Kathy Willis and Patti Winn serve pancakes and sausage to the McCullough family at the First United Methodist Church Pancake Feed. Proceeds assist early childhood programs: Kids First and Discovery Days. Diane Karpowitz submitted the picture.
From left, first cousins Larry Burton, Baldwin City; Dana Robson, Lawrence; and Bob Patterson, Tonganoxie, all turned 40 this year. Wanda Adams, Patterson’s mother, took the picture at the Mooney family reunion, and Cheryl Mooney, Lawrence, submitted it.
Col. Vic Braden, third from right, of Lawrence, and members of the Kansas National Guard Regional Corps Advisory Command (RCAC) currently deployed to Afghanistan, visited a former terrorist training compound on Sept. 11 in Kandahar City, Afghanistan. Osama bin Laden used the camp to train and plan for attacks on 9/11. David L. Teska, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Team Pizazz captured first place in women’s soccer (30 and older) at the Sunflower State Games. From left are Kimberly Williams, Gina Petry, Stacy Burrows, Nicki Kehr, Susan Mercer and Nini Negash. Williams submitted the picture.
U.S. veteran Howard G. O’Connor, right, Lawrence, and his daughter Peggy Vierthaler are pictured on O’Connor’s Honor Flight. The program takes World War II veterans on a one-day trip to Washington, D.C., to see the World War II memorial and other memorials. O’Connor submitted the picture.
Doug Wendel, left, Lied Center associate director, reads a book about dinosaurs to some children at Lawrence Public Library’s Little Folks Storytime. “Darwin The Dinosaur,” a glow-in-the-dark dinosaur adventure, performs at the Lied Center at 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. today. Marisa Bregman, the Lied Center’s copywriter, publications and media manager, submitted the picture.
U.S. veteran Howard G. O’Connor, right, Lawrence, and his grandson Chris Vierthaler, left, are pictured on O’Connor’s Honor Flight. The program takes World War II veterans on a one-day trip to Washington, D.C., to see the World War II memorial and other memorials. O’Connor submitted the picture.
Tom Kurata, Lawrence, from left, along with older brothers Phil, Washington, D.C., and Doug, Port Townsend, Wash., and family friend Robert E. Reed, Lawrence, recently attended the U.S. Open Tennis Tournament in New York City. Tom submitted the picture.
Darin and Tara Pearson, Lawrence, greet David Jones, Baldwin City, before he pilots the plane to take them away from their wedding reception. Karen Flory, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
From left, Oren Whalen, 3, son of Dan Carey-Whalen and Ophra Leyser-Whalen; Benjamin Buller, 4, son of Thomas and Jenny Buller; and Isabelle Davis, 5, daughter of Kris Davis and Erin Kennedy, attended the recent Lawrence Community Nursery School Fundraiser at Chipotle. All are from Lawrence. LeaMarie Herron, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
From left, Emma Johnson, Jensen Persinger and Brenna Brown, all 8, collect money for the Lawrence Humane Society from a lemonade stand. Julie Brown, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Four generations of McClintocks come together at Seamus McClintock’s recent third birthday party in Council Grove. From left are Ken, holding his grandson Seamus; Tim, holding his son and Seamus’ brother, Kieran, 17 months; and Les, the children’s great-grandfather. Ellie McClintock, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
From left, Dayton, 1, and Dylan Tucker, 5, Topeka, celebrate their pumpkin and Indian corn harvest grown on their father John’s farm in Lawrence. They are the sons of Adam and Maria Tucker, Topeka; the grandsons of John Vannicola and Becky Buchanan, Lawrence; and the great-grandsons of Mary Vannicola, Lawrence. Becky Buchanan submitted the picture.