Second-graders in Girl Scout Troop 460 show off the tie-dye T-shirts they made. In the back row, from left, are Paige Kent, Piper Rogers, Cindy Johnson, Paige Bequette, Annie Bial, Mary Dodd, Ting-Ting Shi and Severine Green. In the middle row are Sophia Bone, Emily Low, Taryn Baldridge, Carly Oliver, Emma Stramberg, Zoe Grant and Caroline Kelton. In the front row are Makayla Magill, Eileen Huang, Maddy Johnson, Breanna McCracken, Parker Delfelder, Ali Dodd, Anelise Sedlock, Molly Burns. Mary Dodd submitted the picture.
Scott Fullerton takes Popeye for a ride on his Jet Ski at Clinton Lake. Stacey Fullerton submitted the picture.
U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore, D-Kan., left, and Kalem Kopf, a Dole scholar, attend a guest appearance of U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., at the Dole Institute of Politics on the Kansas University campus. Sherry Kopf, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Edward "Fritz" Keel, a former Lawrence Journal-World carrier, is promoted to the rank of major in the U.S. Army at Fort Sill, Okla., with his grandfather, F. J. McCann, in attendance to pin on his new rank. William Keel, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Indigo Bahn, 9, pets Primo, an Atlantic bottlenose dolphin, at Long Marine Lab in Santa Cruz, Calif., during a weeklong marine biology camp. Meghan Bahn, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Five generations gather with Virginia Rimel, seated, who turns 90 today. With baby Alison Bayless, are, back row, from left, great-grandma Alice Terry, father Josh Bayless and grandma Audrey Williams. Virginia Rimel is Alison's great-great-grandma. Wendell and Alice Terry submitted the photo.
Friends on vacation in Clearwater Beach, Fla., get ready for some rough weather. From left are Michael, Taylor, Jessica and Lisa Stuart, and Korie, Jackson and Paula Reed, who submitted the picture.
Henry Farthing, 8 months, meets his stylist, Angie Sutter, at Statements Hair Salon. His father, Joe Farthing, is holding him. Henry's mom, Sarah Farthing, submitted the photo.
Corey Criss, 20 months, enjoys some summer sweet corn at his grandparent's house. He is the son of Matt and Angela Criss, Melvern, and the grandson of Doran and Sandy Sedgwick, Eudora. Sandy Sedgwick submitted the picture.
Little Cardinal Cheerleaders Zoe Dameron, 6, left, Ashley Fox, 7, and Holland Harvat, 7, all of Eudora, get ready for the Eudora Homecoming pep rally Sept. 12. Angela Fox, Ashley's mom, submitted the picture.
Friends attend the "So You Think You Can Dance" tour performance and met with Sabra, last season's winner. In the top row, from left, are Alison Prather, 11, Sabra and Amanda Dray, 15. In the middle row are Kris Hilding, 14, Amanda Reichert, 15, and Jessica Prather, 15. In the bottom row are Chelsea Reichert, 15, and Elizabeth Walters, 15. Krystyna Hilding, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
David Young, Lawrence, gives his grandson, Coltyn Meyer, 2, a ride on his shoulders through the parking lot at Cabela's in Kansas City, Kan. Coltyn is the son of Jeff and Summer Meyer. David Young submitted the picture.
Robert M. Brown rides a camel in front of a pyramid on a business trip to Egypt. He is a 1992 graduate of Kansas University and currently works for Boeing in St. Louis. He is the son of Tom and Virginia Brown, Lawrence, who submitted the picture.
Carol and Victor Carr celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary at their daughter Linda Pickerel's house on Oct. 21. Gayla Carr Schmitz, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Rob Parker-Ortley, a 14-year-old student at Southwest Junior High School in Lawrence, displays his entry in the Creations of Hope contest hosted by Cara Weeks. The painting hung in a Topeka gallery and was purchased by the CEO of Valero Behavioral Health Care, where it is now on display. Rob is the son of LaDonna Parker and John Ortley. LaDonna Parker submitted the picture.
Ashlynn Kahle, 9, gets some help with her holiday baking from her dogs, Sophie Sue, left, and Emma Grace, right. Both dogs were adopted from the Lawrence Humane Society. Christy Kahle, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Gabriela Anya Rodriguez, 1, returns home from Washington, D.C. She is the daughter of Robert and Irina Rodriguez, Lawrence. Robert Rodriguez submitted the picture.
Quintin Rucker, left, and Emily Lamb celebrate being crowned king and queen of Lawrence High School's Homecoming Court 2007. Quinton is the son of Cheldon and Mary Anne Coleman, Lawrence, and Emily is the daughter of Brent and Stacey Lamb, Lawrence. Debbie Bolden, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Jennifer Alderdice, left, homecoming adviser, and Laura Sutton, Kansas University senior and Homecoming Excel and Spirit Sprint chairwoman, present a check from the 2007 Homecoming Steering Committee for $1,200 for the United Way of Douglas County to Ann Brill, dean of the School of Journalism and KU United Way chairwoman. Alderdice submitted the photo.
Carol Carr enjoys the beauty of North Lawrence. Her friend, Mary Ann Canfield, submitted the picture.
Scouts Nick Tenpas, 10, from left, Geoff Peard, 10, Sam Oliver, 10, Brogan Ryan, 11, and Erik Howland, 10, all of Lawrence, build a care package for a deployed U.S. Army soldier. They are all Webelos of Pack 3072 at Quail Run School and recently sent the package to Sam's cousin in Iraq. Ken and Anna Oliver submitted the picture.
Best friends Mateo Toledo, 7, left, and Joseph Hess, 8, attend a Kansas University football game. Both are students at Hillcrest School. Mateo is the son of Frank and Cristina Toledo, and Joseph is the son of Art and Christina Hess, all of Lawrence. Cristina Toledo submitted the picture.
Royce Parsons, second from right, Lawrence, celebrates Father's Day with his family at Ixtapa in Lawrence. From left are his daughter, Judy Smith, and his great-grandson, Dustin Smith, both of Arlington, Texas, Parsons, and his son, William Van Reekum. Cathy Parsons submitted the picture.
Sue Ann Oneslager, 7, had a dinner date with Cinderella at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., in October. Sue Ann is the daughter of Sherry and Kevin Oneslager, and made the trip with her grandparents Gerald and Carol Oneslager, Lawrence, who submitted the photo.
The Kaw Valley Soccer Association U12 Premier Girls Soccer Team takes a break to have some fun with some of their family members before the Kansas University versus Toledo football game. Pat Sullivan, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Anna Marinello, 9 months, is crawling and having a blast. She is the daughter of Adam Marinello and Jaclyn Zehring. Jaclyn Zehring submitted the picture.
Logan Bannister, 13, left, and Austin Abbott, 12, hand out recycling bags to tailgaters to collect cans for Cans for the Community. Logan is the son of Tammy Bennet, and Austin is the son of Tammy Abbott.
Ashley Ebeck, left, and Justin Prough, students at Wellsville Middle School, compete in the LEGO Robotics competition at the Cosmosphere in Hutchinson. Their robot won first place in the Maze Competition and they won a large Hershey's chocolate bar. Jan Bloss, Wellsville, submitted the picture.
Braden Hoffman shares some Hanukkah traditions with friends as they gather around the menorah. From left are Molly Weishaar, 4, Rileigh Schmidt, 5, Braden Hoffman, 4, Camden Kaczor, 3, John Marshall, 3, Ella Marshall, 3, and Isley Newton, 3. Braden's mother, Melissa Hoffman, submitted the photo.
Kennedy Sullivan, 9, celebrates her shih-tzu Holly's first birthday. She is the daughter of Kelly and Cristy Sullivan, Lawrence. Cristy Sullivan submitted the picture.