Staff members at the Lawrence Public Library participate in Go Red for Women's Heart Health Day. Pattie Johnston submitted the picture.
Boys and Girls Club members from Deerfield School practice flipping their pancakes Feb. 5 as they wait for the start of the Pancake Day race. From left are Baker Bagley, Sonoma Schneider, Tracy Zhou and Kaitlin Steward. Erika Zimmerman, Lawrence Boys and Girls Club development coordinator, submitted the picture.
Kaitlyn Rose Fisher, 5, attends her first Kansas University basketball game at Allen Fieldhouse. She is the daughter of Kent and Stephanie Fisher, Lawrence. Kent Fisher submitted the picture.
The First Friday Bridge Group and guests celebrate National Red Day with a toast to women's heart health. In the back row, from left, are Marilyn Martin, Jean Khatib, Nancy Dorsey, Pat Lechtenberg, Angie Davidson, Nancy O'Brien, Becky Mullins and Sally Meyer. Seated, from left, are Laura Tiffany, Mary Cornwell, Julie Zajic and Pat Domann. Pat Lechtenberg submitted the picture.
Caroline Schomaker, 4, and Caroline MacNeill, 5, are schoolmates at Raintree Montessori School. Maggie Schomaker submitted the photo.
Jun Fu, an accountant at Kansas University's Center for East Asian Studies and a member of the Confucius Institute, prepares vegetable dumplings at the center's annual Lunar New Year Party. Tatyana Wilds submitted the photo.
The Southwest Junior High Bulldogs eighth-grade basketball team completed its 2007-08 season with a 14-2 record, which included a perfect 8-0 slate against city competition as well as winning the Lawrence/Topeka Tournament championship. Team members include, front row from left, assistant coach Josh Treff, Austin Neidow, Cameron Solko, Elliot Vaughn, Jamie Montes De Oca and Brett Frantz; back row from left, ninth-grade coach David Schneider, Josh Holland, Anthony Buffalomeat, Jake Vinoverski, Montana Samuels, Ty Hensley, K.J. Pritchard, Tyler Jefferson, Chandler Thomann and head coach Jesse Brinson. Missing from the photo is Levi Baker.
The Baldwin Jammers club volleyball teams both participate in the Midwest Juniors 11s tournament. The 11-1 team won the championship and the 11-2 team was second in the consolation bracket. In the back row, from left, are coach Marilee Valentine, Corey Valentine, Jordan Hoffman, Alexia Stein, Alison Stiefel, Peyton Lund and coach Vicki Mignot. In the middle row are Morgan Byrn, Elley McDaniels, Molly Ogden and Kassadie Burton. In the front row are Emma Stewart, Kelsie Champagne, Carlyn Cole and Sierra Hall. Marilee Valentine, Baldwin City, submitted the picture.
Best friends Lacy Ingle, 17, left, and Kayla Clark, 15, both of Lawrence, donated 10 inches of hair to Locks of Love. Lacy and Kayla's mothers, Katy Maxwell and Mary Hutchens, submitted the picture.
Erin Scherl, left, and Isabel Ash, both age 8, proudly display a Hogwarts Castle they spent many hours assembling. Erin is the daughter of Dale Scherl and Ruthann Reigle and Isabel is the daughter of Greg Ash and Amy Buchele-Ash, all of Lawrence. Amy Buchele-Ash submitted the picture.
Retired police chief Richard Stanwix welcomes his first great-grandchild, Dustin Jarett Phillips, born Dec. 22, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Also in the photo is proud grandmother LuAnn Metsker. Dustin is the son of Tyler Phillips and Marla Metsker, Lawrence.
The Cat in the Hat, Daniel Ogle, visits the kids at First Presbyterian Church Preschool to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss and read his book to the children. Linda Bridges, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
These sixth-grade students from Woodlawn School were pages for Sen. Roger Pine on Feb. 14. Shown with Pine and Gov. Kathleen Sebelius are, from left, Brittney Shelby, daughter of Regina Shelby, Kate McCurdy, daughter of Kevin and Amy McCurdy, Caly Ingle, daughter of Mark and Katie Maxwell, and Hannah Copp, daughter of Tim and Angie Copp. Hannah, who was the model for the statue for Eudora's sesquicentennial, was introduced on the Senate floor.
The grandchildren of Mary Copp pay her a visit at a carry-in lunch at the East Lawrence Recreation Center. In the back row, from left, are Samantha, Emporia; Dustin, Lawrence; and Sarah, Wichita. In the middle row are Lexi, 13, and Jamie Marie, 11, both of Suwanee, Ga., and daughters of Teresa and J.D. Moore. In front are Lloyd Jameson and Mary Copp, who submitted the picture, both of Lawrence.
Five generations celebrate Christmas together. In the back row, from left, are Judy Kay and Anastasia and Stacey Rushmeyer. Seated are Eleanor Miknlan and Randy Rushmeyer holding Kayden Rushmeyer, 1 month. Judy Kay, of Baldwin City, submitted the picture.
Monique Mersman, 9, reads to Nicholas Meng, 2, and Parker Stewart, 2, all students at Children's Learning Center in Lawrence. Vicki Pepperdine, toddler room lead teacher, submitted the picture.
Spencer Mumford, 2, maneuvers a vintage wheelbarrow from the Locust Street Marketplace in North Lawrence. He is the son of Rick and Amy Mumford, Lawrence. Rick Mumford submitted the picture.
Ryley, 5, catches his first fish last year at the Clinton Lake spillway. He is the son of Lani Benton, Lecompton, who submitted the picture.
The Shull children, from left, Grace, 13, Lydia, 10, Nat, 8, Essie, 6, Ben, 4, and Sam, 3, show their Jayhawk spirit. They are the children of Kansas University graduates Kevin and Sara Dague Shull, Cambridge, Minn., and the grandchildren of Dave and Diana Ice, Lawrence. Diana Ice submitted the picture.
Nicholas, 5, left, and his big brother, Marcus, 15, spend some time together. They are the children of Murphy and Marisa Ray, Lawrence. Marisa Ray submitted the picture.
Home schooled students travel to the State KMTA Competitions in Wichita. From left are Emily Bachert, Rachel Knight, Luke Rhodes and Ben Munson, all of whom study with private teachers in Lawrence. Patricia Rhodes, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Emily Elston, 6, left, and William Elston, 7 months, Woodbridge, Va., dress up for Halloween. They are the grandchildren of Carol and John Ball, Lawrence. Carol Ball submitted the picture.
Friends from the Atchison High School class of 1953 gather at Bambino's in Lawrence. In the front row, from left, are Ruthie Chrisjohn, Jeanette Roberts and Virginia Stumbo. In the back row are Marji Lane, Helen Exner, Tracy Powell, Louise Kibler, Shirley Motsinger, Susan Holthaus, Norma Macomber and Jan Gerber. Virginia Stumbo, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Barbara, back left, and Allan Ott, Eudora, take their grandchildren, J.T., 11, front left, and Lexi Howell, 5, on a plane ride to visit their aunt, Tammy Ott, in Junction City. J.T. and Lexi are the children of Pete and Cheryl Howell, Eudora. Tammy Ott submitted the picture.
Gene and Shirley Trybom, Lawrence, show off their new 9-month-old Yorkie, Guy. Gene Trybom submitted the picture.
The Lady Prospects AAU eighth-grade team wins its division at the Midway Snow Jam in Kearney, Neb. From left are Erika Lark, Desiray Coleman, Jackie Garcia, Brianna Anglin, Lynn Robinson, Ashlyn Landherr and Devyn Edwards. Phillipe McCree, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Four area students were pages for Sen. Roger Pine on March 12. Shown with Pine, center, and Gov. Kathleen Sebelius are, from left, Jacob Reynolds, son of Scott and Connie Reynolds, Tonganoxie; Max Packard, son of Cliff and Tina Packard, Leavenworth; Addison Jones, son of Shane and Amy Jones, Lecompton; and Dale Hupe, son of Dennis and Angie Hupe, Perry. Jacob and Max are home-schooled, and Addison and Dale attend Perry-Lecompton schools.
Phillip Hare, 12, celebrates a KU win at Allen Fieldhouse. He is the son of Pat and Frances Hare, Aiken, S.C., the grandson of Jerry and Liz Hare and the nephew of Sally Hare-Schriner, all of Lawrence. Liz Hare submitted the picture.
Madison Furden, 4, shows off the 19-inch bass she caught at Clinton Lake with her Barbie fishing pole. She is the daughter of Jason and Kala Furden, Lawrence, and the granddaughter of Judi Mahaley, Lawrence, who submitted the picture.
KU football player James McClinton, left, meets one of his biggest fans, Erin Klotz, 12, at the Kansas University Football Awards Ceremony. Erin is the daughter of Gary and Laura Klotz, Eudora, who submitted the picture.
Uriah Guenther embraces the Jeep he received as a surprise for his 16th birthday. His mother, Shannon Bybee, Lawrence, submitted the picture.