Roy and Dodie Coker pick through the vegetables available at the Just Food warehouse Monday, July 25, 2011. The couple say this is the first time they have been pushed to accepting food from a food bank.
Dodie Coker casts an expression of concern as her husband Roy talks about the couple's financial troubles and his concerns about losing their house, Tuesday, July 19, 2011, in their Lawrence home.
Lakin Cunningham, 8, Baldwin City, waits with her 17-year old Welsh pony, Love Bug, Saturday at the 4-H Horse Show at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St.
Matt Wilson, 13, waits with his horse Moo for the halter-class show to start Saturday at the 4-H Horse Show at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St.
Spectators watch the halter class showing from entrance to the main arena the Saturday at the 4-H Horse Show at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St.
Between 200 and 300 people braved the heat Saturday for an outdoor rally at the Capitol to show support of public school funding.
With college days over and a job in St. Louis, Stephanie Miller had help from friend Paolo Secci with packing up her belongings Saturday to make the trip back home. Many leases ended this weekend as new tenants prepare to move in for the fall semester.
State Rep. Barbara Ballard (left) and State Board of Education Commissioner Sue Storm, D-Overland Park, talk Saturday during rally in support of public schools.
Gloria Phenix (left) and Marilyn Ault, both of Topeka, display signs on Saturday at a rally to support school funding. The rally was held outside the Capitol.
Wide receiver Neal Barlow will join the Kansas football team.
While tethered to a trailer, Socks, a 13-year-old mule, decided to try to reach the leaves on a nearby tree for a little snack Saturday at the 4-H Horse Show at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. He was waiting for his owner, Cody Newell of Baldwin City, to come back.
Loren Buntemeyer, center, pounds in a post March 30 at the Burroughs Creek Hiking/Biking Trail in east Lawrence, while his wife, Bonnie Buntemeyer, left, and Tammy Steeples keep it straight. Loren made the boxes for the trail. All are members of the Kaw Valley Bluebird Association.
Members of the Kaw Valley Bluebird Association prepare to install a new bluebird trail of 11 nesting boxes March 30 at the Burroughs Creek Hiking/Biking Trail in east Lawrence. From left are Bonnie and Loren Buntemeyer, Tammy Steeples, Susan Iversen, Bonnie Uffman and Gerry Parkinson, all of Lawrence.
Attending 1st annual School of Music Scholarship Concert on March 29 at the Lied Center, from left, are Robert McNichols, Kristi Haney, Madison Mikenna Root, Kelly Elise Smith and Charles Martinez.
Robert Walzel, dean of the School of Music at Kansas University, attended the 1st annual School of Music Scholarship Concert with his wife, Marcie. The concert was March 29 at the Lied Center.
From left, Susan Esau of the Lawrence Schools Foundation accepts the donation check on April 29 from Karen McGrath, manager, Sunflower Bank Lawrence, and John Hanley, public relations, Sunflower Bank. During the 2011 ABC program, the bank contributed more than $3,200 to Lawrence area schools.
Aaron Jude Holl and Amanda Rothwell Woytinek
Andrew Ross Miller and Stephanie Gayle Bergman
Kirsten Osburn and Ted Heffner
Justin Runge and Kate Lorenz
Michele and Wally Wondrack
Jan and Matthew Higgins
Amanda and Reid Cox
Jessica and Mark Weatherford
Glenna and Wendell Graham
Game time: The 2011 StormChasers, a Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department baseball team in the Houk League for boys ages 13 to 15 years old, are pictured before their first game May 31. Back row, from left, are Coach Matt Enyart, Avery Allen, Eli Sisson, Ethan Kalleberger, Matthew Eagle, Jordan Patrick and Coach Chris Eagle; middle row, Coach Megan Eagle, Cooper Enyart, Hudson Enyart, Logan Dedloff, Connor Harman and Matt Meseke; and front row, Glen Lemmon, Evan Frook and Sid Miller. Chris Eagle submitted the photo.