The new School of Pharmacy building, pictured on the north side of the Monarch Watch station on West Campus, offers many amenities to students and the public. A cafe and a soda fountain serve up food and drink, and a storm shelter is open to the public during severe weather. Visitors are also welcome to view the small museum in the building.
Defensive end D.J. Marshall has left the Kansas football team.
Douglas County Jail booking photo of Thomas C. Leahew, 29. Leahew, a Eudora police officer, was arrested around 5 a.m. on August 7 on a battery charge.
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt was the Rotary Club guest speaker Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, at the Holiday Inn Lawrence.
Edmonds Food Store and Freezer Lockers stood at the southwest corner of Massachusetts and 19th Streets from 1926 to 1985. Our grandfather, Joseph R. Edmonds, started the business as a.young man in McLouth and later built Edmonds Food Store in Lawrence on Massachusetts at 14th Street. Our dad, Norman S. Edmonds, took over the business from his.father in 1940, remodeled and added a Fountain Service and Ice Cream Store with Curb Service. Norman's three sons, Steve, Mark and Joe grew up stocking shelves and delivering groceries. In good times and bad, we always ate well. Submitted by Stephen Norman Edmond
In 2010, volunteers with the Grassland Heritage Foundation helped pull 40 bags worth of purple loosestrife (seen upstream in this photo) along a drainage area at the intersection of Clinton Parkway and Atchinson Avenue. While pretty, loosestrife is on the list of quarantined invasive weeds in Kansas.
A close-up photo of purple loosestrife, an invasive weed that is on the quarantined list in Kansas.
The Campanile at Kansas University was dedicated in May of 1951 in honor of the military that died serving in World War II. My dad, Clem Zillner, was a carpenter who worked for Constant Construction Company at the time. This is a picture of the of the wooden scaffolding used to support the men working on the structure. It was taken looking north over Memorial Stadium at the back of Strong Hall. Photo by Joyce Halderman
Hayley Luna works to secure a cucumber vine to plastic netting on Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, at the West Middle School garden. Last year, in its first year, the garden provided 300 pounds of produce for the school cafeteria.
T.J. Everett works to turn a compost pile on Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, at the West Middle School garden. Everett has worked on the "Growing Food, Growing West" project since it first began in spring 2009.
From left, Michael and Janet Roecker and their children, Adam and Molly, take an evening run together Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, near their home. Adam and Molly have participated in a marathon club at Langston Hughes elementary school, which has motivated the entire family to exercise more and eat healthier.
From left, Isiah Barfield, Tyler Patmon and Greg Brown, hope to pick up where they left off last season.
Burmese immigrant farmer Ray Hay Paw works to pull weeds in her family's half-acre plot at Juniper Gardens. Cultivate Kansas City helps to promote community farming in the Kansas City metro area. One of the farms, Juniper Gardens, thrives in a subsidized housing area in Kansas City, Kan.
John VanderHeide cuts weeds around some of the garden plots. He is an intern with the Mennonite Volunteer Service. Cultivate Kansas City helps to promote community farming in the Kansas City metro area. One of the farms, Juniper Gardens, thrives in a subsidized housing area in Kansas City, Kan.
Burmese immigrant farmers Lah Paw, left, and her mother, Ray Hay Paw, work in her family's half-acre plot at Juniper Gardens. Cultivate Kansas City helps to promote community farming in the Kansas City metro area. One of the farms, Juniper Gardens, thrives in a subsidized housing area in Kansas City, Kan.
Cathy Bylinowski, left, program manager for the Juniper Gardens training farm, conducts a field tour with Burmese immigrant farmers San Dar Myint and her husband, Soe Myint, and interpretor Joanne Sauter, second from left. Cultivate Kansas City helps to promote community farming in the Kansas City metro area. One of the farms, Juniper Gardens, thrives in a subsidized housing area in Kansas City, Kan.
Rufus waits out a severe thunderstorm May 21 aboard his owners’ sailboat at Lake Perry. Rufus belongs to Jeff and Sammie Messick, Lawrence. Got a picture for Pet Post? Bring in or mail a Pet Post photo and some information about your pet to the Journal-World, 645 N.H., Lawrence, KS 66044 or e-mail it to email@example.com.
Bean’s bees: Richard Bean, of Blossom Trail Bee Ranch of Baldwin City, gathers about 20,000 honey bees (weighing approximately 4 pounds) May 19 on the property of Hank and Mary Willems of rural Lawrence. It took Bean close to an hour to collect the bees. Bean discovered upon examining the queen a few days later that one side of her body had only a half of a limb left and couldn’t fly anymore.
Teaming up for an improv class are Graham Edmonds, 11, front, and Calvin DeWitt, 11, at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.
Leann Williams, right, a volunteer at CLO's Midnight Farm, assists Maria Buskirk, 11, saddle up Aussie before participating in the equine therapy program Tuesday, August 1, 2011. Williams has volunteered more than 400 hours at Midnight Farm since the program was launched in 2009.
Jacob Gillespie, 12, shapes a clay vessel at the Lawrence Arts Center in a Sculpting with Clay class offered through the center's new Arts Institute.
Elise Ruhlman, 13, Lawrence receives instructions from visiting artist Akiko Jackson during a Sculpting with Clay course at the Lawrence Arts Center.
Step 4: At each corner, pull the front and back layers apart so the seams lay flat against each other and match up. It should look like a triangle. Measure 3 inches down from the corner point and mark a line across the triangle. Pin layers together.
Floor pillows are a quick and cheap way to add extra seating.
Joshua Lollar is the priest of St. Nicholas of Myra Orthodox Church in Lawrence.
Mark Edwards is the new classical music director at Kansas Public Radio.