Marissa Leach, 15, plays the saxophone along with Everlasting Love at the wedding of her mother, Brenda Leach, to Brad Cordts in Baldwin City. Marissa's grandmother, Catherine Warren, Overbrook, submitted the picture.
second lt. Douglas Snodgrass, left; his grandparents, Joan and Bruce Snodgrass, of Lawrence; and his father, Col. David Snodgrass, celebrate Douglas' graduation from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on May 26, 2007. David Snodgrass, Leavenworth, submitted the picture.
Dela Breyne, center, celebrates her 16th birthday with friends on July 21, 2007, at Union Pacific Depot in Lawrence.
Jeff Elliott, left, Leawood, J. R. Reilly and Mike Wood, both of Leavenworth, Blaine Sampson, Lawrence, Dale Weintroub, Leavenworth, Mike Maddox, Lawrence, and Randy Abbott and Jerry Reilly, both of Leavenworth, go golfing at Whistling Straits, Wis., July 14.
Seven adult eagle scouts from Kansas visit the grave of Robert Baden-Powell, chief scout of the world. From left are Patrick Funston, Overland Park, Kevin Patch and Dr. Steve Segebrecht, both of Lawrence, Drew Vining, Wichita, Chris Lynch and Will Carman, both of Overland Park, and Allen Wiechert, Lawrence.
Alexander Godinez, 1, enjoys a playdate with his favorite mascot. Sara Godinez submitted the picture.
The 2007 Lawrence Student Delegation visits the mayor's office in Hiratsuka, Japan, on its sister city delegation trip. Cathy Hilliard, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Blake Hocking, 13, wins two state titles in the shot put and discus at the Amateur Athletic Union state meet June 8 and 9 in Manhattan.
Lane, 3, and Morgan Moeckly, 4 months, crawl down the hallway. They are the children of Craig and Kristin Moeckly, Lawrence.
Jan Tucker and Gary Moulton take in a Colorado Rockies game while visiting friends in Littleton, Colo.
Cousins Jenna Walters, 3, and Anna Smoots, 5, plug their ears at the McLouth Threshing Bee. Jenna is the daughter of Shawn and Marcy Walters, McLouth, and Anna is the daughter of Scott and Kim Smoots, Eudora. They are the granddaughters of Rick and Debby Smoots, McLouth.
Scott Fullerton takes Joel Craven, 7, for a ride on his personal watercraft on Clinton Lake.
Alyx Wood, 2, eats ice cream at the Lawrence Country Club pool. She is the daughter of Brent and Britny Wood, Lawrence. Tracie Miller, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Freshmen from the last class to graduate from the original South Junior High School building gather around the school sign. In the back row, from left, are Michael McCabe, Mason Bertrand, Nathaniel Mehl, Scott Brenn, Caitlyn Beasley, Marcus Ray, Taylor Gentry, Tor Fornelli, Taylor Coleman, Antoinio Garcia, Shelby Miller, Cornelius Edwards, Ricky Bellinger and Chase McElhaney. In the front row are Haley Fischer, Elle Weber, Meghan McBride, Katie Stites and Seth Dirks-Hamm. Terri McBride, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Emily Bell, 11, rides the Staten Island Ferry on a trip to New York with her grandparents. She is the daughter of Steed and Julie Bell and the granddaughter of Larry and Angie Davidson, Lawrence, who submitted the picture.
Alex Wilson and Beckett Viets, both 3, swing together while they wait for the sun to go down so they can light sparklers on Independence Day. Alex is the daughter of Bill and Prudence Wilson and Beckett is the son of Matt and Angie Viets, all of Lawrence.
Coy Leming, 9, shows his heifer, Sassy, at the Douglas County Fair. He is pictured with Jim Marsh, Winchester, who sold the heifer to Coy. Coy won Champion Commercial Heifer, Reserve Champion Supreme Heifer and Champion Beef Showmanship for his age. He is a member of the Stull Busy Beavers 4-H Club and the son of Michael and Jenny Leming, Lawrence. Jenny Leming submitted the picture.
Tony Cipollaro, 11, wins a banana split eating contest at Silver Dollar City in Branson, Mo. Tony's guardian, Kristen Spencer, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Anna Mae Andersen, Baldwin City, holds her newest great-granddaughter, Kerin Mae Russell, 9 weeks, for the first time. Kerin is the daughter of Steve and Jody Russell, and the granddaughter of Vern and Ila Russell, all of Lawrence. Ila Russell submitted the picture.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 852 Ladies and Men's Auxiliaries have a backpack mania school supply drive for Lawrence kids. Supplies were donated to the Ballard Center and New York School. From left are Judy Gragg, Pam Henderson, Tina Stice and Angie Noah. The VFW 852 Ladies Auxiliary submitted the picture.
The Blue Thunder celebrate a 15-1 softball season and a first-place finish in the Lawrence Girls Fast Pitch Association 14-and-under division. From left are Joel Davidson, Megan Wilson, Emily Davidson, Morgan Banning, Ashley Rasmussen, Katie Clancy, Taylor Shuck, Allison McFall, Brianna Anglin, Tessa Lieber, Joe Davidson and Brian McFall, Lawrence, who submitted the picture. Not pictured: Rachel Kelly.
Bailey Sullivan, bottom right, and her friends form a pyramid at a backyard luau to celebrate her 11th birthday. In the top row, from left, are Reagan Sullivan and Kendra Schwartz; in the middle row are Amanda Schaller, Rachael Ramirez, Mary King and Madeline Chestnut; and in the bottom row are Savannah Sharp, Megan Chavez, Morgan Knapp, Hannah Rupprecht and Bailey Sullivan. Kari Sullivan, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Alice Stockli, 2, rides on the shoulders of her father, Danny Stockli, while feeding European Mouflon sheep at the Alpine Animal Park in Goldau, Switzerland, during a six-month trip. Lisa Stockli, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Kaden Doleman, 3, prefers the company of Kansas University cheerleaders over the KU football players at Fan Appreciation Night. Amanda Doleman, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Chloe Clossen, 1, visits with some of the Kansas University football players at Fan Appreciation Night. She is the daughter of Justin and Jessica Clossen, Lawrence, and the granddaughter of Barb Clossen, Lawrence, and Rex and Jan Tedrow, Lenexa. Jessica Clossen submitted the picture.
Sophia LaPoint, 5, left, Liliana, 6, and Ella Keathley-Helms, 6, prepare to share a two-pound cupcake that Liliana won in a Hershey competition at the Hershey's store in Chicago. Sophia is the daughter of Mark and Jill LaPoint, Lawrence, and Liliana and Ella are the daughters of Derek Helms and Tasha Keathley-Helms, Lawrence. Tasha Keathley-Helms submitted the picture.
Ann McDaneld and Karla Knudson, Lawrence, vacationed in Las Vegas over the summer. They are pictured in front of the Bellagio Hotel. McDaneld submitted the picture.
Body Boutique's BodyPump instructors get together before their quarterly relaunch class. From left are Lorinda Hartzler, Madison Husman, Katie Butler, Trish Simons, kneeling, Tracey English and MariaAna Garza. Tracey English submitted the picture.
Allen Press employees take part in the Susan G. Komen 5K Race for the Cure. In the back row, from left, are Jeff and Karen Ridgway, Eileen Larson and Jim Taylor. In the front row are Karen Dick, Gary Lumpkin, Allison Visocsky and Annielaurie Seifert. Eileen Larson, Lawrence, submitted the picture.