Maisy and Jason Needham look their ghoulish best for the annual Lawrence Zombie Walk in South Park. Matt Needham, Lawrence, submitted the photo.
A gang of kids tested their costumes for the annual Casagrande/Chindamo Halloween party.
Andrew Claypool, 10, plays for the Lawrence Lightning fifth-grade team. The Lightning had just won a game 8-0 at the Youth Sports Complex. He is the son of Stephen Claypool and Alysha Robinson.
Seniors on the varsity football team at Baldwin High School are ready to lead the squad to a successful season.
Olivia Marez celebrated her 10th birthday on Oct. 10 (10/10/10). She is the daughter of Philip and Dana Marez, Ottawa.
Jeff Cooper and his daughter, Katie, 8, of Leawood, went to the Kansas-New Mexico State football game. Cooper is the son of Meredithe McCormick, Lawrence, who submitted the photo.
The Kansas University women's rugby team traveled to the Division II Western Regional Tournament in Denver. KU defeated the Houston Athletic Rugby Club and lost to the Atomic Sisters of Albuquerque, N.M., in the finals. Caitlin Wisler, Lawrence, submitted the photo. Got a shot for Friends & Neighbors? Send it to Friends & Neighbors, P.O. Box 888, Lawrence 66044, with your name, phone number, residence and childrenÕs ages, or post a photo at www2.ljworld.com/submit/friendsandneighbors. Electronic submissions must be 200 dpi (dots per inch) and minimum 5 inches wide.
Lucas Mehl, Lawrence, left, meets Kyle Petty at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Race at Kansas Speedway. Kylee Manahan, Lawrence, submitted the photo.
Sally and Jim Bechtold, Atchison, from left, Emma Johnson, Oklahoma City, and Megan, Susie and Jeff Mercer, all of Lawrence, gather around a 42-inch pizza baked in their custom barbecue cooker in Lawrence. Jeff submitted the photo.
Bob Hanzlik, Lawrence, takes a break on the John Muir Trail in California to admire Garnet Lake and Banner Peak (12,953 feet), which he climbed in 1969.
Tucker Bryant, 8 months, is held by his great-uncle, John Johnson, before a bonfire and hot dog roast. Tucker is the son of Whitney and Eric Bryant, Winchester, the grandson of Dennis and Debbie Johnson, Lawrence, and the great-grandson of Denny and Paula Johnson, Baldwin City.
Serena and Afton O’Connor, both of Lawrence, meet former President George H.W. Bush while on vacation with their mother, Rose Peirce, in Kennebunkport, Maine.
Jordan Jaworski celebrated his first birthday in September. Bathtime is one of his favorite activities. He is the son of Liza and Roland Jaworski, Ottawa.
Lawrence friends, from left, Shannon Merritt, Renay Carter and “Uncle Ron” Miller enjoy a campout in Perry. Merritt, Lawrence, submitted the photo.
Sgt. Jared Ellis is deployed at Kirkuk Air Base in Iraq. He is a 2000 graduate of Lawrence High School and an avid Jayhawk fan. His parents, Marty and Bob Fairchild, submitted the photo.
Addison Jones (9) of Perry-Lecompton High School takes the ball away from a Highland Park player during a rainy match as Dalton Carver, left, and Joe Morris look on.
Tom Kurata recently visited Camp Amache National Historic Landmark near Granada, Colo., where 7,300 American citizens of Japanese descent were held captive during World War II.
Lawrence friends, from left, Katie Gross, Lindsey Koochel, Shannon Merritt and Katie Koester enjoy a campout in Perry. Merritt, Lawrence, submitted the photo.
Jonathan Stuke, 1, enjoys a ride downtown in his new wagon among the falling leaves.
Richard Haig, left, a Lawrence pilot and owner of Westside 66, meets Steve Hinton Jr., two-time champion pilot of the Reno Air Races in Nevada. Hinton flew a modified P-51D Mustang aircraft named Strega at the races last month.
Attending Trinity In-Home Care’s annual picnic recently at Broken Arrow Park are, from left, Jen Marcec, Kelly Evans, Erin Taylor and Mickey Dick.
The Lawrence Phenix were the Fall Classic champions in fast-pitch softball for girls 10 and under.
Douglas and Pamela Poulter, seated, of Tomball, Texas, formerly of Lawrence, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with their family. Standing from left are Carole Poulter, daughter-in-law; Graham Poulter, son; Jill Poulter, daughter; and Sara and Pamela Poulter, granddaughters.
The Riverhawks won second place in the Fall Ball tournament.
Midshipman 1st Class Christian Jensen, second from right, recently received the U.S. Navy’s Legion of Valor Bronze Cross for achievement. A member of Kansas University’s Navy ROTC program, Jensen was among eight midshipmen in the nation to earn the award. With Jensen are his parents, Steve and Bonnie Jensen, at left, and retired Army Col. Roger Donlon, who earned the Congressional Medal of Honor during the Vietnam War.
Fred Viebrock and his great-grandson, Jackson Janeway, 3, enjoy the Friends and Family Reunion picnic at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor. Juli Viebrock, Lawrence, submitted the photo.
Jazz vocalist Donna Tucker, left, visits with Lawrence residents Mary and Evan Jorn after Tucker’s concert in her hometown of Oberlin. Tucker and Evan Jorn were classmates and fellow musical performers through elementary and high school in northwestern Kansas. Mary Jorn submitted the photo.
The Lawrence Legends, a cheer squad with Lawrence Cheer Athletic, took first place at the Midwest Cheer and Dance Worlds of Fun Cheer Fest recently. The squad is pictured with the Kansas University cheerleaders.
The Kaw Valley Golden Stars soccer team finished second in the recent Kaw Valley Cup. In the back row, from left, are Caitlyn Champagne, Kiara Jadlow, Kenzie Rorabaugh, Semra Tracey and Jessica Chen; front row, Allie Rorabaugh, Aubrey Tanksley, Mikyla Williams and Abigail Stallworth. Pam MacDonald, Lawrence, submitted the photo.
Noah David Jacobson, 7 months, recently visited Lawrence with his parents, David and Jen Jacobson, Damascus, Md. Noah is the fourth grandchild of Gene and Martha Jacobson, Lawrence, to bloom as a Kansas sunflower in the family flowerpot. Ruthanna Kew, Lawrence, is Noah’s great-grandmother. Martha submitted the photo.