Lawrence High wide receiver Erick Mayo looks for running room against Olathe East Friday, Sept. 16, 2011 in Olathe.
Lawrence High quarterback Brad Strauss (11) runs past Olathe East’s Myron Tipton on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011 in Olathe.
JOlathe East running back John Kelsh (26) leaves a pair of Lions defenders in his wake Friday, Sept. 16, 2011 in Olathe.
Lawrence High quarterback Brad Strauss tries to escape Olathe East defensive end Matthew Baltimore (55) Friday, Sept. 16, 2011 in Olathe.
Olathe East running back John Kelsh (26) runs through a hole in the Lions defense Friday, Sept. 16, 2011 in Olathe.
Lawrence High running back Charles Jackson is stood up at the goal line by Olathe East defensive end Matthew Baltimore (55) Friday, Sept. 16, 2011 in Olathe.
Free State wide receiver Sam Hearnen (80) hauls in a touchdown reception in the first half against Shawnee Mission South on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, in Overland Park.
Firebird quarterback Kyle McFarland (15) looks for a receiver in the first half against Shawnee Mission South on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, in Overland Park.
Dr. Wiliiam Wempe
A fire truck waits outside the Hallmark Cards factory on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011. Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical was dispatched to Hallmark Cards, 101 McDonald Drive, after a report of a structure fire. Representatives from Hallmark soon determined the smoke had been produced by materials in a work oven, and there was no actual fire. Fire Medical conducted an investigation and determined this was the case.
This portrait features two of America's most notorious bank robbers, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow. Interested parties have reason to believe that First National Bank of Lawrence, which is now Teller's, 746 Mass., was the first bank robbed by Barrow in 1932. Photos provided by Teller's
Cars line Massachusetts Street in this historical photo. It is believed that Clyde Barrow staked out the First National Bank building from a hotel room at the Eldridge. Photo provided by Teller's
Warren goes by Quirt Dunn on the range. A retiree, he picked up the sport by accident after a friend took him to a shoot in Ellsworth. "Once you hear those targets ring, you're hooked," he says.
Larry Warren was the only shooter to represent Lawrence at the June 11 Prince of the Pistoleers state shooting championship. A past state champion in his division, Warren didn't place this year, but that was never the point. "I'm out of the running now, so I can just have fun. That's what I'm here for anyway, fun," Warren says.
The states sex offenders in Kansas are most likely to move to. Numbers are for registered sex offenders who moved from Kansas between 2006 and July 2011.
Pat Sloop, of Wichita, holds sign during rally held to protest Gov. Sam Brownback's policies.
Crowd listens Friday at Statehouse rally of Kansans United in Voice & Spirit.
Tamara Werth, left, and Crystal McComas, both of Lawrence, on Friday speak at rally on the south steps of the Capitol.
First Lady Mary Brownback, in pink, toured the Kansas Museum of History, 6425 SW 6th Avenue, in Topeka Friday to help make final plans for the Kansas Book Festival.
Newly naturalized citizen Stella Ayers, of edgerton, is congratulated with a hug and a kiss from her friend Beth Cockle, of Leawood, on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, following a naturalization ceremony at the Dole Institute of Politics. Ayers, who is originally from Nigeria, was one of 99 individuals who were granted U.S. citizenship in the ceremony.
Since 2006, 688 sex offenders on the Kansas Offender Registry have moved out of Kansas and not returned. This chart shows the registration status of those offenders in the states they moved to. There are 77 offenders who were deported, 113 who are in prison in another state, 161 not registered in the new state, and 337 who did show up on their new state's registry.
Kyle McFarland (15) is greeted by the bench after he intercepted a pass that guaranteed the over Shawnee Mission South on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, in Overland Park.
Free State quarterback Kyle McFarland (15) leaps up for an interception with 25 seconds left in the fourth quarter to seal the win over Shawnee Mission South on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, in Overland Park.
Curtis Eugene Mongold's Kansas Registered Offender picture form 2010.
Mongold, 49, was convicted of attempted aggravated indecent liberties with a child in Douglas County in 2001 after sexually assaulting a Lawrence girl. Mongold spent four years in prison and was released in 2005. He notified Kansas authorities earlier this year that he was moving to California, though he is not registered on that state’s offender registry. Mongold is required to register for life.
Anthony Joseph Jake's Kansas Registered Offender picture from 2008.
Jake, 31, was convicted of aggravated sexual battery in Douglas County in 2004, after breaking into a Lawrence woman’s apartment and sexually assaulting her while she was sleeping. Jake spent four years in prison and was released in 2008. On the Kansas registry, the most recent address — from 2008 — for Jake is a post office box in New Mexico. Jake, however, is not listed on the New Mexico sex offender registry. Jake is required to register until 2014.
Free State wide receiver Calloway Schmidt (10) comes down in the endzone with the winning touchdown against Shawnee Mission South on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, in Overland Park.
Shawna Trarbach, waste reduction and recycling specialist, seals a drum of propane bottlesat the Douglas County Household Hazardous Waste Facility. Douglas County residents are able to deliver unwanted household, automotive and garden chemicals by appointment.
At the Product ReUse Facility, Douglas County residents can take advantage of unwanted cleaning products and automotive products dropped off by other residents. The products are free of charge, but are available by appointment only.
A southern view of a proposed hotel, apartment, retail building on the southeast corner of Ninth and New Hampshire streets
A southwest view of a proposed multi-story hotel, apartment and retail building on the southeast corner of Ninth and New Hampshire streets.
Free State's Austin Green, left, tackles on Shawnee Mission South running back Gabe Guild on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, in Overland Park.
Running back TJ Cobbs (42) tries to shake Shawnee Mission South defensders Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, in Overland Park.
Sterling Ozark (77) celebrates after the Firebirds recover a fumble early in the first quarter against Shawnee Mission South on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, in Overland Park.
Stan Skwarlo (3) forces a Shawnee Mission South fumble early in the first quarter Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, in Overland Park.
Emergency crews blocked of Sixth street between Tennessee and Kentucky Streets on Sept. 16, 2011 to make room for a life-flight helicopter. It was there to transport a man who had fallen and injured his head.
Emergency crews move a man into a life-flight helicopter on Sixth Street between Kentucky and Tennessee streets on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011.
Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Kerry Meier (80) takes off after catching a pass against the Jacksonville Jaguars in a preseason game from Aug. 19 in Jacksonville, Fla. Meier, a former Kansas University receiver, is expected to be on hand when the Jayhawks take on Georgia Tech on Saturday in Atlanta.
Free State’s Jake Walter, left, battles for the ball against Shawnee Mission West defenders. The Firebirds won, 2-1 in overtime, on Thursday at FSHS.
Warm welcome: Julie and Gary Hammer of Lawrence welcome their first grandchild, Aviana Raine Ecklund, daughter of Rachel and Drew Ecklund, Moses Lake, Wash. Aviana, who was born June 6, 2011, is also the great-granddaughter of L.B. Hammer, Lawrence. Julie submitted the photo.