Jamey Wilcoxson, 2, celebrates at his brother Avery's backyard 5th birthday party. Jamey and Avery are the sons of Erica and Kory Wilcoxson. Pat Weaver, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Curtis Porter, Livermore, Calif., holds his great-grandson, Ethan Harper, 1, the son of David and Sarah Harper, Lawrence. Ethan is the grandson of Gerry and Kim Collie and Bob and Gigi Woodard, all of Lawrence. Kim Collie submitted the picture.
Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole, from left, U.S. Rep. Jerry Moran and former Kansas Bureau of Investigation Director Larry Welch meet up in Washington, D.C., for Dole's presentation of the Walter Reed Army Medical Center report, Sept. 19, to Moran's House Committee on Veterans Affairs. Larry Welch submitted the picture.
The Judys of the class of 1957 get together for their 50th Lawrence High School class reunion in June of 2007. From left are Judy Hoover Saathoff, Lawrence, Judie Mott Russell, Gold Canyon, Ariz., Judy Lesch Thieroff, Beloit, Judy Gray McEachen, Prairie Village, Judy Gorton Parkinson, McLean, Va., and Judy Hemphill Hundley, Lawrence. Saathoff submitted the picture.
Justin, 8, and Adam Leonard, 6, enjoy the Florida Keys while on vacation with their mother, Joyce Leonard, Lawrence, and Jimmy Graham, Port St. Lucie, Fla. Joyce Leonard submitted the picture.
Instructor Joseph T. Collins, center, gets some help from some of his Washburn University students as he holds up a Western Rat Snake at the Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge in Linn County. Suzanne L. Collins submitted the picture.
Ian Farthing, 8 months, gets his first haircut from Angie Sutter. He is the son of Joe and Sarah Farthing, Lawrence. Sarah Farthing submitted the picture.
U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., center, meets with students from Kansas attending the Congressional Youth Leadership Council. From left are Sarah Zerr, Hays, Ashley Craften, Lawrence, and Alex Jensen, Lincoln.
Mike Forsyth, left, Rachel Chaney, Claire Fulmer and Violet Forsyth head to the Kansas City Renaissance Festival in full costume. Mike Forsyth submitted the picture.
Eudora Middle School eighth-graders Lucas Becker, left, Brennen Williams, Chris Pyle, Cody Howard and Derek Web donned blue faces and red chests to show their school spirit at the league volleyball tournament in Baldwin City.
Five retired Lawrence Public Library ladies have lunch together. From left are Sandra Wiechert, Doris Sullivant, Janiece Scribner, Carole Mitchell and Sharon Conley, who had worked in reference, bookkeeping and technical services. Sandra Wiechert submitted the picture.
The Munchers Bunch, a group of friends who regularly eat breakfast together at Munchers Bakery in Lawrence, stop in Zermatt, Switzerland, on a two week vacation to France and Switzerland. From left are Brower Burchill, Robert and Janice Cobb, Mary Burchill and Mary Getter. Brower Burchill submitted the photo.
Members of the Lawrence Over the Rainbow Doll Club dress their dolls for Halloween at their October meeting. In the back row, from left, are Jan Dyer, Brenda Owens, Barbara Walden, Doris Ottinger and Wilma Baruth. In the front row are Gail Brewster and her granddaughters Mikhenna Brown, 5, and Mikhaila Brown, 8, LouAnne Burgess and Susanne McGinn. Mikhenna and Mikhaila are the daughters of Michael and Michelle Brown, Olathe.
Cullen Patrick DeWolf, 14 months, enjoys a trip to Schaake's Pumpkin Patch. He is the son of Patrick and Buffy DeWolf, Lawrence. Buffy DeWolf submitted the picture.
Asa Esparza, 2, hugs her father, Tony Esparza of Lawrence, before the 2007 Waddell & Reed Kansas City Marathon. Tony finished in 4:06:47. Tony submitted the picture taken by his wife, Emily.
Briana, left, and Chamisa Edmo, right, Lawrence, meet Cherokee actor Wes Studi during the recent inauguration of their grandfather, Dr. Robert Martin, as president of the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, N.M. Luci Tapahonso submitted the picture.
Laura Fine, left, and Ruth Fine and Paula Fine Pray attend the Mission Valley Hunt's annual ball in Overland Park. Ruth Fine, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Molli Noller, 12, left, Nick Hay, 12, and Alexis Czpinski, 10, participate in a U.S. Tennis Association tournament this summer at the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Mo. Molli is the daughter of Barry and Joan Noller, Nick is the son of Tom and Laurie Hay and Alexis is the daughter of Sara Czpinski. Joan Noller submitted the picture.
Caleb Alexander, 1, sits on the lap of his dad, Craig Alexander, while he gets a haircut. Caleb's mother, Kristi Alexander, submitted the picture.
Elle Kreighbaum, 2, gets ready for the 50th Maple Leaf Festival. She is the daughter of Kyle and Jill Kreighbaum, Lawrence. Jill Kreighbaum submitted the picture.
Sisters Becca Kleim, left, Manhattan, and Heather Ice, Lawrence, take part in the Race Against Breast Cancer 5K in Topeka. Ice submitted the photo, taken by Kleim's son, Tyler.
Cameron Dillon, 6, left, and Ethan White, 4, celebrate after a Chiefs victory. Cameron is the son of Doug and Tracy Dillon, and Ethan is the son of John and Anna White, all of Lawrence.
Junior Girl Scout Troop 643 visits Dianna Rose in Overland Park to earn their photography badge. In the back row, from left, are Shelyn Marr, Rachel Walters, Madison Vaughn, Meghan Smith, Grace Eason, Carlyn Hartstock, Brianna Burnheide, Lilly Bart and Erica Arensberg. In the front row are Caitlin Dodd, Sydney Bollinger, Andrea Wade, Kelty Blagg, Cori Tate, Sophie Johnson, Rose Uhrich and Jordan Angermuller. Mary Dodd submitted the picture.
Kansas University fans celebrate following KU's win over Colorado at Folsom Field in Boulder, Colo. In the back row, from left, are Cindy and Tom Murray, Lawrence, and Anne Murray and Mark Emert, Lawrence. In the front row are Barbara Lauter, Lawrence, Mick and Linda Allen, Lawrence, Darlene Cheek Harrell, Arlington, Texas, and Allen Belot, Lawrence. Barbara Lauter submitted the picture.
Richard Farran, Lawrence, and Chigger watch Richard's grandson, Cole Greenwood, son of Kellie and Tim Greenwood, play for the Lawrence Gorillas in a football tournament in Lawrence. Kim Springer submitted the picture.
Payton Christine Hoover, 4 months, appears to be turning into a pumpkin. She is the daughter of Jason and Lindsey Hoover and the granddaughter of Jim and Carole Hoover and Mike and Marcia Smith, all of Eudora. Marcia Smith submitted the picture.
From back left, Scott and Gail Bonsall, her parents, Roz and Karen Zimmerer, Lawrence, and the Bonsall's daughters, Paige, 4, front left, and Jayden, 6, visit the Tree of Life in the Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World. Karen Zimmerer submitted the picture.
Chris Piper, Kansas University men's basketball analyst, left, is inducted into the Lawrence High School Hall of Honor by the LHS Alumni Association with the help of Shirley Hadl, right, secretary of the association. Shirley Hadl submitted the picture.