This image from 3706 W 23rd was taken from a farmhouse that used to sit atop the hill in
May of 1973. Photo by Allison Puderbaugh
Lawrence Memorial Hospital registered nurse Holly Soetaert, left, and Dana Hale, vice president of nursing, share a laugh as they go through the line for the salad bar on Monday, Aug. 1, 2011, in the temporary cafeteria setup in the atrium of the hospital. Officials are hopeful that the renovation to the kitchen and cafeteria will be completed by early December.
Jim Springer, Lawrence, sets up his vegetable entries for the Open Class Horticulture category Monday, Aug. 1, 2011, at the Douglas County Fair.
Grayson Warrior, Kansas University senior, Lawrence, and staff at The Reserve, 2511 W. 31st St., loads a broken stoplight into a trash bin Monday, Aug. 1, 2011. He and other staffers, in the triple-digit heat, were cleaning up the piles of trash that had overflowed bins in preparation for new renters moving in. The high Monday hit 107, but hottest day ever recorded in Lawrence was 114 on Aug. 10, 1934, the state climatologist said.
Lawrence's Eric Melin, aka Mean Melin performed to a hyper-edited version of Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody." Melin did not win the overall competition, but did get a near-perfect score of 5.9 from one of the judges.
Jonathan Wren, 7, Ottawa, takes a looks at some of the cake entries Monday, Aug. 1, 2011, at the Douglas County Fair.
Lifeguard Sarah Brooks, left, sprays down swimmer Angelo Cisneros, 13, after Brooks brought out a hose to cool things down even further for visitors to the County Fair Swimming Pool, 2119 Maple Lane, on Monday, Aug. 1, 2011. The neighborhood pool will celebrate its 50th anniversary Aug. 13, from 5 p.m. to midnight, with a Kids’ Night fundraiser featuring swimming, food and an outdoor movie.
Ashley Newell, 9, Baldwin, pulls along her two sheep to the barn Monday, Aug. 1, 2011, at the Douglas County Fair.
Mike Hart, Lawrence, tried to help cool down one of his chickens in a bucket of water Monday, Aug. 1, 2011, at the Douglas County Fair. Extra warm tempreatures put an added stress to the animals arriving for the start of the fair.
He’s back! From left, Lawrence residents Rebecca Ryan, 57, and Bob Treanor, 63, right, visit with John Brown, 150, on July 2 at the Freedom’s Frontier Exhibit at the former Carnegie Library. Rachel Treanor Norton submitted the photo.