Bradley Collicott, 9, meets up with Willie Pless at the Kansas University versus Central Michigan football game and gets a chance to check out his championship ring. Stacey Collicott, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Jeff Kaminski, Lee's Summit, Mo., introduces his newborn daughter, Sadie, to her great-grandfather, Dean Burkhead, Lawrence. She was born June 9 at Menorah Medical Center in Overland Park and is Burkhead's first great-granddaughter. Lindsey Kaminski, Lee's Summit, submitted the picture.
Lawrence-area residents competed in the 2007 Nike Hood to Coast Relay Race for the American Cancer Society. In the back row, from left, are Laurie Norwood, Jeff and Kelly Randall, Angela Wilson, Jadene Dye and Doug Stull. In the front row are Darla Branson, Lisa Wilson, Mark Edwards, Steve Burk, Laurie Marienau and Bryce McCreary. Jadene Dye, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Steve Wittbrod and his son Jordan Wittbrod, 10, attend Family Day at Seabee Command Center in Gulfport, Miss., for a ceremony before NMCB 15 out of Kansas City, Mo., was deployed to Iraq. Jordan's mother, Brandy Wittbrod, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Josh Waisner, 8, left, and Joey Waisner, 12, display their quarter midget race cars and trophies they've won in their last three years of racing. They are members of the Topeka Quarter Midget Race Club. They are the sons of Scott and Jeanne Waisner, Lawrence, and the grandsons of Jeanne Torneden, Lawrence, and Wayne and Carol Waisner, Baldwin City. Scott Waisner submitted the picture.
Russ and Rosie French, rural Lawrence, have a barbecue for two Japanese boys from Lawrence's sister city of Hiratsuka, Japan. In the back row, from left are Ruito Watabiki, Dylan Warrington, and Taichi Tajima. In the middle row are the French's grandchildren, Mikayla, Nathan and Matthew. In front is Warrington's mother, Tammy Herschell, who hosted the boys during their stay. Russel and Rose French submitted the picture.
Margy Porter, left, and her daughter, Sarah, walk in the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Three Day event in Chicago, in honor of their mother and grandmother, Wini Dewell. The mother-daughter team raised more than $2,200 to participate. Margy Porter, Ottawa, submitted the picture.
The Curtis women celebrate Virginia Curtis Kirk's birthday. From left are Pat Curtis, McDonough, Ga.; Jordan Curtis, Oklahoma City; Denise Curtis, Corpus Christi, Texas; Virginia Curtis Kirk, Lawrence; and Monica Curtis Heckman, Lafayette, Colo. Martha Nieder, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Louise Hazard, center, celebrates her 95th birthday at the Lawrence Senior Center on July 19 with her daughters, Betty Bunce, Lawrence, left, and Noni Hoag, Vicenza, Italy, back, and her granddaughter, Kathie Bunce, Topeka. Betty Bunce submitted the picture.
Betty Gabriel, St. Augustine, Fla., gets a visit from her nephew, J.D. Schehrer, who is the son of her sister, Doris Schehrer, Eudora. Gabriel is a former resident of Lawrence. Doris Schehrer submitted the picture.
Matthew, 5, left, and McKenna Brandenburger, 6, attend their first day of class at Deerfield School. Linda Brandenburger, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Joseph Blair, 13, center, receives his Eagle Scout Award as his Court of Honor with his grandfathers, Ken Blair, Lawrence, left, and Ken Koch, Emporia. Joseph is the son of David and DeAnna Blair, Shawnee Mission. Pat Blair submitted the picture.
Connor, 10, left, Morgan, 13, and Brendan Madigan, 7, get ready to leave for the first day of school in Sterling Heights, Mich. They are the children of James and Jennifer Madigan and the grandchildren of John and Deanna Callewaert, Lawrence, who submitted the picture.
Justice Allen Ray Wilks, 6 weeks, is introduced to four generations of his family. From left are Justice's grandfather, Brian Warner, Lawrence, his great-great-grandmother, Gertrude Burchett, Stockton, Mo., his great-grandmother, Vernice Warner, Lawrence, his mother, Carolyn Wilks, and Justice, the fifth generation. Dean Warner, Justice's great-grandfather took the picture and Vernice Warner submitted it.
Hayden Moore, 2, left, and Mackenzie Moore, 5, enjoy the car ride at the Hillbilly Fair in Laurie, Mo. Greg Moore, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
The Lawrence High School class of 1967 celebrates its 40-year class reunion. The class attended the LHS football game against Shawnee Mission North, toured the school and enjoyed a dinner party at Union Pacific Depot. Monte Antisdel, Adel, Iowa, submitted the picture.
Mary Ann Canfield, back, Lawrence, celebrates her 72nd birthday on Aug. 12 with her sisters, from left, Ruth Heyenbrock and Ruby Eller, both of Overland, Mo., and Dorothy Smith, Concordia. Canfield's friend Carol A. Carr, Lawrence, took and submitted the picture.
Samantha, 9, left, and Ashton Brinkmann, 4, hold some of their father's Heirloom tomatoes they picked for the Lawrence Farmers Market. They are the children of Kimberly Glass and Johnny Brinkmann, Overbrook, and the grandchildren of Michael and Kitty Glass, Lawrence. Kitty Glass submitted the picture.
Linda Warner, president of Haskell Indian Nations University, rides in the annual Comanche Fair parade in Lawton, Okla., where she was honored by the tribe as this year's Outstanding Comanche. Devon Mihesuah, Baldwin City, submitted the picture.
Molly Rutledge, Lindsey Cooper and Keesha Basel gather clues to solve the "murder" during the Tiny-K Early Intervention staff party Dec. 16.
Danica Mae Craig celebrates her first birthday with some cake. She is the daughter of Steven and Lynly Craig, Lawrence. Steven Craig submitted the picture.
Riley fullerton, 5, left, and Logan Fullerton, 1, take a break from dancing during this year's Wakarusa music festival at Clinton Lake. Traci Fullerton, Baldwin City, submitted the picture.
Mark Lehmann, left, Dianna Chamberlain and Mark and Sheila McCanon were part of a world record event at the Fat Tire Festival in Fort Collins, Colo. They helped break a world record by having 4,800 bicycle riders in a parade.
Don Carbaugh, U.S. Marine corporal, gets a hug from his sisters, Kelli, left, and Caitlin Carbaugh, in Cherry Pointe, N.C., upon his return from Iraq on Aug. 16. Don's mother, Gina Bailey-Carbaugh, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Donna Isaacks, Grantville, enjoys a camel ride at the Kansas City Renaissance Festival with her grandchildren Madison Isaacks, 6, back, and Kaden Doleman, 3. Madison is the daughter of David and Valerie Isaacks, Topeka, and Kaden is the son of Darrick and Amanda Doleman, Lawrence. Donna Isaacks submitted the picture.
Good friends Allison Leach, 8, Kimberly Reusch, 6, Laura Leach, 7, and Kaitlyn Reusch, 6, enjoy a hot summer day at the new Eudora pool. Allison and Laura are the daughters of Lisa Leach, Lawrence, and Curtis Leach, Linwood, and Kimberly and Kaitlyn are the daughters of James and Amanda Reusch, Eudora. Amanda Reusch submitted the photo.
Katy McDow-Belot receives her Master of International Politics degree from the University of Melbourne, Australia. Cindy Belot, Lawrence, submitted the picture, which she took while attending the graduation.
First-graders at Quail Run School take a warm-up picture on their soccer picture day. From left are Cole Burenheide, Jack Kallenberger, Murphy Movsovitz, Brittany Hoffman, Rylee Qualseth and Lauren Sherby. Seth Movsovitz, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Robert Skinner, Lecompton, Miles Austerman, 15, son of Pam Heikes, Lawrence, Jennifer Smith, Lecompton, and Robin Wood, Eudora, used a livestock watering tank to float down the Kansas River. Bill Wood, Eudora, submitted the picture and organized the tanking trip.
The Corpus Christi Saints CYO fifth-grade volleyball team celebrates reaching first place in its division. In the back row, from left, are Michaela Miller, Sydney Moreano, Keeli Billings, Cienna Sorrell, Cierra Morris, Bonnie Reinsch. In the front row are Emily Murphy, Anya Johnson and Eleanor Dunlap. Kathleen Johnson, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
From left, Lisa Mellberg, Susan Putman, Mary Clark, Sara Maatta, Becky Spriggs and Ann Robinson celebrate at their Lawrence High School 20th reunion. Maatta, of Germantown, Wis., submitted the picture.