Lawrence High school junior Jacob Carnahan performed double duties during the Lawrence High school fall sports jamboree Wednesday at LHS. He opened with the Marching Lions band playing saxophone before he joined the varsity football team as a lineman during a scrimmage.
Running back Tyrone Jenkins (34) rushes the ball during a varsity football scrimmage at the annual Lawrence High schools fall sports jamboree Wednesday at LHS.
Quarterback Brad Strauss runs the ball during a varsity scrimmage at the Lawrence High schools fall sports jamboree Wednesday at LHS.
Lions coach Dirk Wedd and the varsity football team wait to scrimmage at the Lawrence High schools fall sports jamboree Wednesday at LHS.
Georgia Clark, Auburn, feeds a parking meter along Mass Street, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011.
Mike Ryan, campus farm and community outreach manager for Johnson County Community College, is among the speakers the school has lined up for a series focused on sustainability. Ryan is pictured in this 2009 file photo at Hoyland Farm, where he was working while taking classes on sustainable agriculture from Johnson County Community College.
Nicole Monroe is the new owner of Tenth Street Vegetarian Bistro, at 125 E. 10th St., and hopes her new menu items like the garden mushroom pasta will be a treat.
Renderings of a proposed apartment development at 1043 Indiana Street. The project would incorporate the old Varsity House property, shown on the right edge of the rendering, and add new apartment units.
Ted Grinter, who lives between Lawrence and Tongonoxie, says this has been a weid year for his sunflowers. Some washed away while others failed to sprout, forcing him to do some replanting. He says that means some of his sunflowers will be as much as three weeks late in blooming.
Ted Grinter, who lives between Lawrence and Tongonoxie, works his 27 acres of sunflowers on Wednesday Aug. 24, 2011. Some of the sunflowers are up, but others were washed away or didn't spout this year. Grinter replanted, but says the crop will be weird this year. Some flower will be in bloom on time, while others will be up to three week's late.
"The Devil's Milk" by Jason Barr, watercolor and pencil
"#paintingscenestealreric" by Leo Hayden, Acrylic on panel
Families at the Shelter have to deal with being homeless, but some have children to get to school. Dealing with scheduling difficulties is just one hurdle families have to navigate.
From left, Johanna Nichols 6, sits with her mother Cat Nichols on a mattress. Ten families live in a basement room at the shelter with their children getting up early to get the kids off to school for another day.
Waiting for the bathroom to become vacant, Piper Reeder, 12, gets things together for another day living in the shelter and going to school.
Johnny Smith, left, consoles Rachael Wiley, 6, as she has trouble getting things together for another school day Aug. 19 at the Lawrence Community Shelter, 204 W. 10th St.
Which one’s the Cabbage Patch doll? Quinella Cutaia, 18 months old, of Aurora, Colo., and great-great-granddaughter of Clint and Bobbie Bostick of Lawrence, looks like her Cabbage Patch doll in this photo. Bobbie Bostick submitted the picture.