Ayden Abegg-Baldwin looks a little sleepy as he displays his proof of purchase. He is the son of Adam Abegg and Melinda Baldwin and the grandson of Geoff Abegg and Brenda Walsh and Andy and Michelle Moon, all of Lawrence.
Super Dork! Billy Welch, 3. Proud parents (mere mortals) are Sean and Kate Welch of Lecompton.
Cari Savedra, formely of Lawerence, enjoys some cuddle time with her two boys Jordan Jerred, 2 1/2 years, and Xavier Joseph, 2 months, while visiting friends in Lawrence.
Picking watermelons at "Mee-maw's" house. Ella Holthaus, 22 months, daughter of Darcie Holthaus and Renee Hensley. Ella was picking watermelons at the home of Phil Shirk and Susan Wolfe. Photo by Susan Wolfe.
Kylee Godden as "little Devil" she is the daughter of Belinda and John Godden of Florida and the grandaughter of Dianna Raybern of Lawrence.
Members of Lawrence's First Baptist Church pose by the sign of Ludlam Park after cleaning the park. As part of the city's Adopt-A-Park program, members of First Baptist Church have committed to cleaning Ludlam Park four times a year.
Moises Jones, 8 years old, at the Royals vs. Yankees game on 9-5-06.
Kim Norris after the Royals vs Yankees game on 9-5-06
Grandpa Trapper spends the Fourth of July with his grandchildren. Seated is Harold Hoffsommer, currently of Silver Lake but formerly of Lawrence. Back row left to right, Jesse and Sommer Brecheisen of Lawrence, Dana and Sadie Christen of Holeman, Wisconsin. Last in the Back row is Zoey Sharp and standing next to Grandpa is Molly
Sharp of Stillwell, Kansas.
The Danielson family celebrates the arrival of the fourth generation, Dakota Danielson, 3 days old, along with his grandpa, David I, Lawrence; great-grandpa, Danny, Dorchester NE; and his dad, David I, formerly of Lawrence, now residing in Lincoln NE.
Brandon Hegeman, age 10 Son of Mike & Vicki Hegeman plays with a Monarch Butterfly that hatched in his back yard in the Rain Garden this year.
Domino and Zoe enjoyed their dinner in Cancun, Mexico
Michael Eravi, 36, and Janet Horner, 37, are all smiles after hiking to Harney Peak, the tallest point east of the Rocky Mountains with an elevation of 7,243 feet. Harney Peak is located in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Cathedral Spires and Little Devils Tower can be seen in the background to the left and right, respectively. Janet Horner
submitted the photo.
Connor Ireland, 3, Nicola Santangelo, 6, and Gabriel Santangelo, 3, enjoy a morning at Free State Farm pumpkin patch. Connor is the son of Anna Neill, Lawrence; Nicola and Gabriel are the children of Marta and Byron Caminero-Santangelo, Lawrence.
The Mariner Girl Scout troop presents a gold pin with the troop's new logo to Dr. Henry D. Remple, seated at center, host and member of the troop since 1958. The scouts are wearing shirts with the new logo. In the back row, from left, are Lucy Remple McAllister, Jean Martin, Marcia West, Mary Jo Mensie and Grace Daniels. In the middle row are Jessica Schwartz, Stephanie Brown, Lynne Bodle, Remple and Allison Burke. In the front row are Carolyn Brown, Mariah Schwager, Meredith Burke and Sara Ventura.
Jenna Pash, back row, second from right, visits Sen. Pat Roberts in July in Washington, D.C., as a member of the Harry S. Truman Squadron of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadets Corps. The squadron drills monthly at Fort Leavenworth.
Perry-Lecompton High School's cross country girls varsity squad received first-place honors Aug. 31 at the Jefferson West Invitational. From left are Maggie Kuhlman, Sammy Foster, Katie Hirsch, Ashley Turpin, Belai Mills, Chelsea Cooley and Tayler Blodgett.
The Lawrence Raiders won the American Legion Baseball Regional Championship in Aberdeen, S.D. In the back row, from left, are Tim Hill, assistant coach, Darren Parker, Troy Wingert, head coach, Daniel Green, John Novotny, Travis Blankenship, Andy Petz, Max Ellenbecker, Lorenzo Ricketts, Nick Madl, Patrick Johnson and John Sneegas. In the front row are Kyle Cross, Brett Lisher, Brian Heere, Travis Ice, Scott Heitshusen, Tyler Knight and Mark Ice, assistant coach.
Family Affair - Five of the Oyler sisters and two Oyler grandchildren pose with Red Dog after earning their 2006 Dog Days t-shirts.
From left to right are Isabella Vermooten, 2; Jocilyn Oyler-Vermooten; Don "Red Dog" Gardner; Lynne Oyler, 9; Laura Oyler, 11; Kimberly Oyler, 14; Jessica Willems; Benjamin Willems, 4 months.
Jocilyn,Jessica, Kimberly, Laura and Lynne are 5 of Bob & Caryn Oyler's 6 daughters. All of Lawrence.
Isabella is the grandaughter of Bob & Caryn Oyler, Bill & Ginger Vermooten and Julie Lonsinger, all of Lawrence.
Benjamin is the grandson of Bob and Caryn Oyler, Pieter & Alice Willems and Julie Lonsinger, all of Lawrence.
Matthew Collins (left 25), John Riling (right 24) just after summiting Mt. Rainer in Washington. September 2006
Giddy Up? Nicholas & Andrew Brubeck get ready for Halloween. Nicholas isn't so sure about his horse but Andrew's is ready to go!
Andrew Brubeck drives his Jim Clark Jeep with the help of his Big Jay flag. Andrew is the son of Beth and Bryan Brubeck and grandson of Phyllis and Junior Brubeck. All his other Brubeck, Ahrens, Burnett, Blough relatives live here in Lawrence too!
Robert "Bert" Parker's Painting he did for the Native American Art Show at the Lawrence Arts Center, September 2006. Age 13, he goes to Southwest Jr. High.
Robert "Bert" Parker's Painting he did for the Native American Art Show at the Lawrence Arts Center
It sold for $155.00 at the Silent Auction for next years proceeds to have another Art show. He donated his painting to Maria Martain owner of Southwest and more store on Mass.
Ethan Harper, 6 months, takes his first driving lesson from his grandfather, Gerry Collie. He is the son of David and Sarah Harper.
These cousins take a float trip in August in Bennett Springs, Mo. In the back row, from left, are Colby Easum, 10, Taylor Easum, 13, and Allison Potter, 13. In the front row are Shelby Easum, 8, Daniel Steichen, 6, Thomas Steichen, 8, Avery Wooden, 7, and Dylan Potter, 8. Amy Steichen, Winchester, submitted the picture.
Nick Howe attends Roy Williams' Carolina Basketball Camp at the University of North Carolina for the fourth time. He is the son of Anita Merriam and the grandson of Daniel and Annie Merriam, Lawrence.
Sonya Parks Boger, left, meets Jason Boger at Kansas City International Airport with their baby, Mason, in July 2005. Sonya was on leave from Germany, and Jason was visiting for two weeks from Afghanistan. He was deployed when the baby was 7 days old. The couple met while serving in Iraq. Sonya is the daughter of Brenda Parks and the granddaughter of Louie and Betty McElhaney, all of Lawrence.
Reece Anderson, 5, weighs in at 38 pounds. The flathead catfish weights in at 33. Ryan Anderson, 10, and Jacob Springer, 10, caught the fish in a private lake in Carbondale. Reece and Ryan are the children of Darren and Erica Anderson.
Lola Rogers, left, and Dorothy Roper reminisce about the good old days in Sunday school at West Side Presbyterian Church in Lawrence. They were attending a celebration with a sit-down dinner for more than 100 guests with displays throughout the church commemorating the past 100 years.
Josie Dwyer, 2, participates in the Old Settlers Day Parade in Oskaloosa. She is the granddaughter of C.B. Riling and Jim Dwyer, both of Lawrence.
Jeff Cooper and his daughter, Katie, 4, relax on the couch with their basset hound, Cleo. Jeff was a graduate of Lawrence High School in 1981 and Kansas University in 1985. He is the son of Mere-dithe McCormick, Lawrence.
Bret Watson, a fifth grader at Quail Run School in Lawrence, wins a new bike for her entry in the statewide Put the Brakes on Fatality Day poster contest. She is the daughter of Robert Watson, Lawrence.
Robert "Bert" Parker, 13, displays the painting he created for the Lawrence Indian Arts Show at the Lawrence Arts Center. Parker is a student at Southwest Junior High School. He donated the painting to Maria Martin, owner of Southwest and More, where it was sold at a silent auction for $155. Proceeds from the auction go toward next year's art show.
J.D. Van Horn, 4, enjoys a kiss from his new cousins K.C. Claypool, 20, left, and Sam Claypool, 17, at the wedding of his aunt, Kari Van Horn, to Michael Claypool on July 27. J.D.'s parents are Aaron and Brenda Van Horn, Ottawa, and K.C. and Sam's parents are Michael and Kari Claypool and John and Suzy Novotny, all of Lawrence.
Lawrence Branch 104 Retired Letter Carriers meet with Andy Tuttle, far left, at the group's summer picnic. The retirees are, from left, Will Lunn, Jane Wiggins, Bill McTaggert, James Burnett, Wendell Pohl and Bob Greenlee.
Brownie Troop 460 participates in the 2006 Band Day Parade. In the back row, from left, are McKenzie Elliott, Carly Oliver, Emma Stramberg, Piper Rogers, Caroline Kelton, Ali Dodd and Anna Bial. In the front row are Emily Low, Ting Ting Shi, Sophia Bone, Parker Delfelder, Maddie Johnson and Kylie Sherby.
Park and Recreation Champion Fall Kickball Team- THE INJURED
RESERVE! Team members include: Scott, Stephanie and daughter Riley,
Lance, Leslie, and children Kyle and Cailin Flachsbarth, David and Brook
Pfeuffer, Lee and Kara Hendricks, Shawn and Gina Flynn, Sherri Vaughn,
Lori Hougham, Marc Hunley, Megan Hill and Jeff Stowell.
This is Chris and Amber Medlen and there son Daylen having a
family moment together.... (The Family loves you all so much!)
2006 Freestate High Graduate Kallie Campbell is a freshman at KU and member of the KU Rock Chalk Dancers. She is seen here performing during the KU vs. Texas A&M Football game on 10/7/2006. This photo was taken by her uncle Alan Kloster.
Celebrating Boss' Day in Shawnee Kansas. Tracy Mathany, Lee Summit; Nancy DeVault, Kansas City, Julie Dunkle, Lawrence and Leanne Miller, Lawrence submitted the picture.
Best Friends Forever...Madison Dixon, 10 weeks (left) daughter of Tiffany Haller and John Dixon and Danica Craig, (right) 3 week daughter of Lynly and Steven Craig. The two girls were meant to be best friends, their mothers have been friends since the 7th grade..and gave birth only 7 weeks apart.
There is no rivalry between LHS and FSHS band members. Pictured Seniors Nick Chance and Anthony Edmondson reunited from SWJH at the KU Band Day Parade.
Friends Nick Chance (17) and Emily Scholle (18) reunited at the KU Band Day Parade.
Fun at the Pumpkin Patch! Buddies Reagan Clark, 2, and Aidan Zimney, 2 1/2, take a stroll at the Free State Pumpkin Patch! October 14, 2006
Parents, sister, brother-in-law and neice of Becky Gottsfield and in-laws of Andrew Gottsfield of North Lawrence came to visit from Minnesota for a weekend of chopping wood and fun. From left: Brian Leonard, Jenny Leonard, John Johnson holding grandchild Elizabeth Leonard, Shirley Johnson, Becky Gottsfield and husband Andrew
Hand to Hand Studio recently hosted "working" parties to create comfort pillows for clients of Douglas County Visiting Nurses and Hospice Care. The Community Mercantile donated rice and spices to fill the pillows. Pictured (from left) are Kris Barlow, Margaret Barlow, Jill Zinn, and Kirsten Roussel.
Thomas Uhler, age 8, enjoys a special moment with the Boston Red Sox mascot before all of the mascots of Major League Baseball take the field to entertain the fans at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, PA before the Home Run Derby during All Star Week in Pittsburgh. Thomas enjoyed All Star Week in Pittsburgh with his parents, Noelle and Bill Uhler, all of Lawrence, KS.
Emily Bender had to work on her 26th birthday, but friends erected a sign outside her workplace along 23rd Street so she still could have fun. She received many birthday honks.
Four generations of Boswell men gather on Labor Day. From left are Bill, Daniel with his son, Zachariah, 7 months, and Burton Boswell.
Velma Hannah, of Manhattan, turns 95 on Wednesday. She was born near Winchester and graduated from Oskaloosa Rural High School in the class of 1929 and married Charles Hannah in 1936. She has two daughters, four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Cards may be sent to her at 1923 Little Kitten Avenue, Apt. 8, Manhattan 66503.
Morgan Springer, left, and her daughter, Addisyn Jae Springer, 9 months, enjoy Addisyn's first time swimming. Addisyn is the granddaughter of Greg and Kim Springer, Lawrence.
Sarah Henry and Geneva Claflin, both 13, attend Concordia College's German language immersion camp, Waldsee, this summer in Bemidji, Minn. Sarah and Geneva are students at Bishop Seabury Academy in Lawrence.
The Southwest Junior High School ninth-grade volleyball team celebrates its first-place finish at the Ottawa High School Freshman Volleyball Invitational tournament. In the top row, from left, are Alex Mollohan, Jourdon Harris and Ashli Hill. In the middle row, from left, are Morgan Mills, Cassie Potter, Kristina VanAnne, Meghan Nutter, coach Patty Coffey, Cindy Dunham and Carrie Klemencic. In the front row, from left, are Abby Thompson, Clare Frantz, Jasmyn Turner and Alex Kincaid.
Addisan Naff 3 years old, daughter of William & Stefanie Naff, Great-Great grandmother Theodora Vega who turned 100 years old March 2006.
Brianna Keating, center and her friends celebrating her Princess 5th Birthday Party. The picture was submitted by Brianna's parents.
Members of Altrusa of Lawrence have donated this book in memory of DaVonte Brockman to New York School. Pictured are Chris Day, Nancy DeCarmo, Principal of New York School and Mary Robison
Xavier Joseph (4 months) sits in his swing, prepared for his first Halloween. His mother Cari Savedra, formely of Lawrence, took the picture.
Brady Edmonds (1) and Brandon Hadl (6) peek out of the window of the train at a trip to the Topeka Zoo. Brady is the son of Mark and Charly Edmonds and Brandon is the son of Mark Hadl and the step son of Cara Heck.
Bertha Beguelin celebrated her 99th Birthday at Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community in Lawrence, Kansas October 21. Many friends and relatives were present for this special occasion.
Back Row Donna Beguelin , Jean Beguelin
Front Bob Beguelin, Bertha Beguelin, Les Beguelin
(From right) Sgt. Andrew Nicks, of Lawrence, Ks., Sgt. Justin Rogers, and Sgt. Carol Sprawka, Task Force Tornado, 130th Field Artillery Brigade, of Topeka, Ks. accept the oath of re-enlistment in Baghdad, Iraq on October 7th. Photo by Sgt. First Class Wade Cormier
Gini Adams with Rich Givens and Alfred Lata at the Dedication Ceromonies for the Ralph N. Adams Institute of Bioanalytical Chemsitry.
The Ralph N. Adams Institute in Bioanalytical Chemistry Dedication was held last Saturday at the Multidicplinary Research Building at KU. Gini Adams and her grandaughter cut the cake at the dedication ceremony.
Daisy Girl Scout Troop 547 celebrating Halloween and "Daisy" Juliette Low's Birthday.
Lauren Draper, 7 months of Lenexa enjoys her first pumpkin.
Daughter of Jim and Lisa Draper of Lenexa and Granddaughter of Phil and
LeAnne Ferry Lawrence
Brandon Hegeman, 10, plays with a Monarch butterfly. He is the son of Mike and Vicki Hegeman.
Some local students get ready to run into the lake at WyldLife Camp in Michigan. From left are Nick Hassig, 15; Devin Forio, 15; Marshall Rawley, 13; Derek Nye, 20; JJ Abernathy, 15; Bobby Davis, 15; and Kolby Coons, 16.
Ella Holthaus, 22 months, visits the home of Phil Shirk and Susan Wolfe to pick some watermelons. She is the daughter of Darcie Holthaus and Renee Hensley, Lawrence.
Jaiden Herbst, 1, looks cautiously at her cousin's pet rabbit. She is the daughter of Bill Herbst and Bri Zenner, Olathe.