Lawrence High's Zach Wustefeld, right, leaps for a header against Shawnee Mission West on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011.
Zach Wustefeld (9) is greeted near midfield after scoring to tie the game against Shawnee Mission West in the first half Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011.
Lawrence High's Connor Henrichs, left, knocks the ball away from a Shawnee Mission West player Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011.
Lions' senior Adrian Rivera tries to settle the ball as Lawrence High hosted Shawnee Mission West in boys soccer action Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011 at home.
Lawrence High's Luke Matthews, left, keeps his eyes on the ball against Shawnee Mission West on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011.
Lawrence junior Justin Riley, left, goes for the ball against Shawnee Mission West on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011.
Aya Wilson, 8, uses a Q-tip to apply white whiskers for her cat makeup look.
A team from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical and the Lawrence Police Department earned awards of valor Tuesday for a life-saving rescue of a boy trapped under a log in the Bowersock Dam spillway. Honored at the first Valor Public Safety Awards banquet, from left, are Sgt. Clark Rials and Deputy Dale Flory with the sheriff’s office, Lawrence police officer Tony Garcia, and Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical’s Mark Parker, Capt. Sandy Herd (retired), Leo Leiker and Troy Gourley.
Emily Mulligan supervises as her daughters Arbor, 6, and Prairie, 4, pick radishes Tuesday from Mellowfields Urban Garden for the Cordley Farm to School lunch Wednesday. The meal is a chance for students at the school to eat food that they harvested themselves. Cordley students and families harvested more than 10 pounds of lettuce and 13 pounds of cherry tomatoes Sunday at Pendleton’s Country Market. Tuesday’s harvest was 5 pounds of radishes.
Laurie Scott, school resource officer at West Middle School, is leading the charge to provide kids with gifts and their families with food for the holidays through the new Lawrence Police Blue Santa Program. Scott joined leaders from several organizations Oct. 18, 2011, at Capital City Bank in downtown Lawrence to celebrate their organizations being chosen to receive proceeds from efforts conducted by the Lawrence St. Patrick's day Parade Committee.
Lily Otter, 6, carefully adds glitter makeup to her princess look as she and other children with Theatre Lawrence learn some of the tricks and treats of the stage makeup trade.
Hailey Gillespie, director of the Youth Education Program for Theatre Lawrence, sits still as Naomi Brakenhoff, 11, works to put a scar on her forehead to accompany her pirate costume. Gillespie says that if you're trying to do your child's Halloween makeup and the child wants to do it herself, to suggest the child do your makeup.
Jill Fincher of Lawrence watches as her daughter Zoe, 14, right, studies the manual while waiting in line, in this 2009 file photo. Service at the Douglas County Treasurer's office and the Department of Motor Vehicles will be suspended early next month as the offices upgrade their computer systems.
Terry Dahl became a fan of KU sports after switching allegiances from his alma mater, Kansas State University.
Alex Driver, of Overland Park, poses for a photo as Washington Irving’s Headless Horseman on Tuesday at Schaake's Pumpkin Patch.
Frederick Futch, lead field supervisor with Vanguard, installs a smart meter Tuesday at a residence in the 2400 block of Arkansas Street. All Lawrence homes will be upgraded with the smart meters, which will allow residents to monitor their energy usage online.
A load of pumpkins sit on the scale at the Schaake family pumpkin patch last week.
Eliza Wysong, 5, helps her brother, Jude Whsong, 3, carry his pumpkin Tuesday at Schaake’s Pumpkin Patch east of Lawrence on North 1500 Road.
Victoria Patrick, 16, left, and her mother, Claudia Patrick, both of Topeka, cradle their big finds Tuesday at Schaake's Pumpkin Patch.
Hubbard squash, a plant native to the region, is among the crops being grown by Brett Ramey on the Iowa Reservation near White Cloud. The squash will be used in a variety of dishes this weekend at the Haskell Indian Nations University indigenous food festival. The event is one of many being held over the next week and half in celebration of Food Day.
Lynda Gammal is a natural health professional who lives near Pomona with her dog, Cheyenne.
Lawrence High's Catlin Broadwell spikes for a point Tuesday, Oct, 18, 2011 at LHS.
Lawrence High's Zoe Reed, left, and Monica Howard both go for a dig during their home quad Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011.
Lawrence High's Kailey Wingert goes up for a kill Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011.
Lawrence High's Zoe Reed gets low for a save Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011.
Attorney Carolyn Simpson has been practicing law in Lawrence for nearly 15 years.
Members of the Central and East Lawrence Elementary School Consolidation Working Group split up into smaller groups to discuss specific issues. Discussing equity during the working group's Oct. 17, 2011 meeting were, clockwise from top center: Chuck Epp (in glasses), representing Cordley School; Jeny Bellavia, representing Woodlawn School; Paula Meyers, representing Kennedy School; Stacey White, representing Pinckney School; Daisy Wakefield, representing Sunset Hill School; and Josh Davis, representing New York School. They met at district headquarters, 110 McDonald Drive.
Employee of the month: Celebrating JobLink’s October Employee of the Month, from left, are McAlister’s Deli assistant managers Ben Purkapile and Charles Ashley, employee Adam Loper, and JobLink employment consultant Don Nunley. Kari Bentzinger submitted the photo.