Dr. James Scheve
Members of the Central and East Lawrence Elementary School Consolidation Working Group are scheduled to meet tonight to begin suggesting, adjusting and forming scenarios for reducing the Lawrence school district’s roster of elementary schools by two or three within the next couple years. In this file photo from Monday, Nov. 7, are, from left: Alison Nye, Stacey White, Karla Hughes and David Unekis, representing Pinckney School; and Lois Orth-Lopes, a teacher and ex-officio member from Cordley School. Nye also is a teacher and ex-officio member of the working group.
Jim Mann, left, was Gov. Sam Brownback's choice to lead the administration's IT department until Mann resigned Tuesday afternoon after questions about his education background arose. He graduated from an unaccredited university, often referred to a diploma mill.
Lawrence resident Edna Poole, 93, is pictured with a photograph of herself from her years serving as a nurse in World War II. Poole, who recently returned from an Honor Flight to Washington D.C. to visit the World War II Memorial and also Arlington National Cemetery, where her late husband Rufus Poole, also a World War II veteran is interred.
Jim Mann, the new executive branch chief information technology officer in Gov. Sam Brownback's administration.
Poole displays a medal given to her by her church, Grace Community Church in Overbrook, which raised money to pay for the cost of her airfare and lodging.
A 1974 photo of Kelly Barth, right. From left are her sisters, Kim and Karen; dog, Cindy; and father, George.
Nick Krug/Journal-World Photo Illustration
Zoe is a Tux Persian with the "Got Milk" mustache. She seems to know how to mug for the camera. Marilyn E. Spencer submitted the photo.
Employee of the month: Celebrating JobLink’s November Employee of the Month, from left, are Betty Simecka, JobLink consultant; Corinne Keil, Beauty Brands manager; Mary Owens, Beauty Brands employee; and Kathy Long-Morrow, JobLink coordinator. Kari Bentzinger submitted the photo.
Graphologist Peter Clark projects a sample of Gov. Sam Brownback’s handwriting that Clark analyzed during a discussion on handwriting and character that he hosted Oct. 20 at Signs of Life, 722 Mass.