A packet of K2, a synthetic marijuana-like product that was sold in Lawrence in 2009.
Rex Prior, 34, was first diagnosed with testicular cancer at age 8. The Baker University student had a recurrence of the cancer in 2008 when it returned at stage IV. Since that time, Rex has been living his life around medical procedures, treatments and part-time jobs. He's now working in Baker's sports medicine facility.
Rick Hird, right, takes Green Pastures Preschool families and friends on a hayrack ride for their fall fundraiser. Molly Soukup, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
McKenna Brandenburger, 9, checks out the pumpkins at Pendleton’s Country Market in Lawrence. Her mother, Linda Brandenburger, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Skeeter and Ellie hang out together under a rocking chair. The cats belong to Donita DeMersseman of Baldwin City.
Kenny Mooney, left, watches while Matthew Kuticka and Bob Williams finish shoveling and Justin Hannah, right, moves a load of rock last week at the construction site of an overpass for U.S. Highway 71 south of Lamar, Mo. The employees of JLA Construction, Republic, Mo, said they have been off work for periods of 2009 and don’t have prospects for more work after this job is completed in a couple of weeks.
Hilary Swank stars as Amelia Earhart in a scene from “Amelia.”