Lawrence High's Krista Costa celebrates a match point and a win in the Lions' volleyball match against Free State Thursday night at LHS.
Lawrence High volleyball coach Stephanie Magnuson talks to her team during a close match against Free State Thursday night at LHS. The Lions won in four sets.
Lawrence High's Monica Howard (10) spikes against Free State during the Lions' volleyball match against the Firebirds Thursday night at LHS.
Free State volleyball coach Nancy Hopkins encourages her team before a match against Lawrence High Thursday night at LHS.
Lawrence High fans celebrate the Lions volleyball senior night as one student holds up a photo of senior Kelsey Kilburn. LHS defeated Free State in four sets Thursday night at Lawrence High.
Free State volleyball players Grace Miller (17) and Brie Mingus (15) celebrate a point against Lawrence High Thursday night at LHS.
Free State volleyball players Katy Davis (7) and Mariah Dickson (11) celebrate a set win against Lawrence High Thursday night at LHS.
The parking garage to be built south of the renovated Lawrence Public Library is shown in this architect’s rendering. The garage will hold 250 cars. Its design incorporates a space to hang banners.
Members of the Free State Firebirds celebrate a point against Lawrence High Thursday night at LHS.
Lawrence Memorial Hospital is dealing with a drug shortage that is part of a national trend. Pat Parker, director of Pharmacy & IV Therapy, said most of the drugs that have been in short supply are used for sedation, emergency care and cancer chemotherapy.
Aly McDowell, a pharmacy technician at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, fills medication request for patients. LMH has seen a drug shortage that is part of a national trend.
Thomas Robinson, left, and Tyshawn Taylor talk to Andy Katz of ESPN.com on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, at the Big 12 men's basketball media day at the Sprint Center.
Tyshawn Taylor was live on 610 sports radio with Danny Parkins on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, at the Big 12 men's basketball media day at the Sprint Center.
Tyshawn Taylor and Thomas Robinson take their turn at the one-on-one session with reporters on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, at the Big 12 men's basketball media day at the Sprint Center.
Members of the media fill one area in the Sprint Center for the one-on-one session with players on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, at the Big 12 men's basketball media day.
Kansas coach Bill Self answers reporters' questions during a one-on-one session on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, at the Big 12 men's basketball media day at the Sprint Center.
Tyshawn Taylor and Thomas Robinson wait for the next round of interviews on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, at the Big 12 men's basketball media day at the Sprint Center.
Kansas coach Bill Self records a spot for ESPN on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, at the Big 12 men's basketball media day at the Sprint Center.
Kansas Coach Bill Self, right, is interviewed by Allan Flowers of FSN on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, at the Big 12 men's basketball media day at the Sprint Center.
Jessie, a black kitten at the Lawrence Humane Society, is just as playful as any other kitten, but harder to adopt out because of her coat.
Eleni Roussopoulos, 22, of Lawrence, cuddles with her new kitten, Lynx, at the Lawrence Humane Society. Roussopoulos said she had figured she'd get a gray cat, but fell in love with this black-and-white ball of energy.
Lawrence author Denise Low recently released her new book, "Natural Theologies: Essays About Literature of the New Middle West." This book comes shortly after the prolific author book “Ghost Stories of the New West: From Einstein’s Brain to Geronimo’s Boots” had been named a 2011 Kansas Notable Book.
Donald L. Karr
The 901 Building is a $10 million project that could be the first in a series of new developments for the Ninth and New Hampshire intersection. A group led by Compton last month filed plans for a six-story hotel and apartment building to be built on the vacant lot at the southeast corner of the intersection.
This graphic displays the number of U.S. retail jobs added between October and December of the following years. The numbers for 2011 are a prediction. Numbers provided by the research firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.
American Legion Commander Fang Wong, National American Legion Commander, speaks in Lawrence on Thursday to veterans and Legion members at Dorsey-Liberty Post No. 14.
A medium telephoto lens will make a subject larger in your frame even while photographing from a distance. Good for portraits, this focal length of lens also helps eliminate unwanted background elements and places more emphasis on your subject.
David Burnham, a vertebrate paleontologist with the Biodiversity Institute uses a vacuum to remove debris and broken bits of a plaster casing that surrounds what he and other paleontologists believe is a dinosaur skull, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011 in a laboratory at the Kansas University Natural History Museum. Bob Detrich, a fossil hunter from Wichita, found the skull with his brother Alan Detrich, Lawrence, and believes it to be that of an Ankylosaur. The Natural History Museum is hosting an event "What On Earth: Fossils, Rocks and Meteorites" from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday where members of the public can bring in their finds to be identified by experts. Martin said the fossil is a bit too big for display in the museum's panorama, but would take tours to the lab for guests wishing to see the fossil.
KU coach Bill Self will be first up at Big 12 media days in Kansas City, Mo.
Kansas coach Bill Self will be the first to speak at Big 12 media days on Thursday.
Harold Dwayne Cross
Reunion lunch: Friends from the Lawrence High School Class of 1964 met for an August lunch in Lawrence. Back row, from left, are Cheri Edmondson Wright, Jill Perry Hemphill, Jan Jennings Dicker, Terry McCluggage Lightstone, Sherry Heck Nelson, Virginia Treece Crane and Nancy Swartz Sadler; front row, Linda Kennedy Harrell, Jama King and Susan Campbell Thompson. King submitted the photo.