Mildred Rood of Lawrence celebrated her 90th birthday on Sept. 29 with her children. From left, are Kathy Pine, Mildred, Stan Rood, Jim Rood and Judy Palmquist.
Piles of fun
Taylor Anderson, 5, left, and Mason Anderson, 8, Lawrence, enjoy some fall fun jumping into a pile of leaves in their front yard in late October. Andrea Anderson submitted the photo.
June Rae Wood, regional children's author, visited with all fifth-graders in the Lawrence public schools recently. She shared the story behind "The Man Who Loved Clowns" at Prairie Park School. Leslie Campbell submitted the photo.
Taylor Easum, center, was crowned the 2010 Perry-Lecompton High School homecoming queen. Celebrating with Taylor, from left, are her grandparents Danny and Sue Easum, Perry. Taylor is the daughter of Andy and Amber Easum, and Amy Easum, all of Perry. She is also the granddaughter of Jim and Janice Yost, Lawrence, and the great-granddaughter of Allan Easum and Lois Hart, both of Lawrence. Sue Easum submitted the photo.
Riley McCain, 4, models his Dyson Vacuum costume that his Grandpa made for him. Riley is the son of Tatum (Wilson) and Daniel McCain, Frisco, Texas. He is the grandson of Linda and Bill Wilson, Lawrence.
Avery Elizabeth Lentz, 3 weeks, of Plano, Texas, is gearing up to be the next Jayhawk in her family. She is the daughter of Season and James Lentz.
Children and residents from the Park Hill neighborhood gather before the Halloween Parade and Potluck on Oct. 31.
Jeff Bruce, of Loveland, Colo., is with his new Walmart truck he received for 3 million miles of safe driving. His parents, Howard and Mary Jo Bruce, Lawrence, attended the celebration and submitted the photo.
Tyler Osgood, 2 1/2, picks the perfect pumpkin at Schaake’s Pumpkin Patch east of Lawrence. He is the grandson of Doug and Barb Rich, Lawrence.
Kale Stewart, 2, checks out a vehicle at the Ol’ Marais River Run car show in Ottawa. Kale is the son of Robyn and Jimmy Stewart, and the grandson of Richard and Barb Johnson, Ottawa. Richard submitted the photo.
Ruth Sarna, of Lawrence, is with her granddaughter Emily Ruth Alderdice. Emily is the daughter of Jennifer and Patrick Alderdice, Lawrence.
Immanuel Lutheran Childhood Center teachers, from left, Levi Sund, Abby Hess and April Newhouse oversee face painting while Allie, 3, Hayden and Rebecca, 6, and Austin, 3, sell lemonade. The ILCC Pink Lemonade Stand raised $55.13 for breast cancer research. Deb Danielson, Lawrence, submitted the photo.
The Lawrence Children’s Choir performed at the Lawrence Business Hall of Fame induction ceremony at Kansas University. Annie Tichenor submitted the photo.
Joe Goebel, son of Paul and Beni Goebel of Lawrence, recently returned from a summer working at the Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, N.M. This was his third summer on staff at the Commissary. The Commissary provides food for the staffed camps and 22,000 Scouts that hike the Ranch each year. He is a junior at Washburn University majoring in history and education. Paul Goebel submitted the photo.