Kailani Espinales, 9, Baldwin City, left, squeezes a lime with all his might as Elle Martin, 7, Lawrence, stirs the bowl as the two make pico de gallo during a cooking class at the Just Food warehouse, 1000 E. 11th St.
Participants in a Just Food cooking class created a red bean mixture to put over rice and top with pico de gallo.
Skylynn Espinales, 11, Baldwin City, watches her grandmother, Mildred Reed, chop carrots during a three-hour cooking clinic held Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, at the Just Food warehouse, 1000 E. 11th St.. The clinic taught those in attendance how to wash, chop and measure food along with creating a nutritious dish of red beans and rice with pico de gallo.
From left, Kailani Espinales, 9, Baldwin City, and Anne LaPlante, Lawrence, and her daughter, Elle Martin, 7, react as rice overflows their measuring cup during a three-hour cooking clinic held at the Just Food warehouse, 1000 E. 11th St., Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. The clinic taught those in attendance how to make red beans and rice and pico de gallo.
Lawrence chef Rick Martin checks in on, from left, Elle Martin, 7, Lawrence, Kailani Espinales, 9, Baldwin City, and his sister Skylynn Espinales, 11, as they prepare vegetables during a three-hour cooking clinic held at the Just Food warehouse, 1000 E. 11th St., Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. The clinic taught those in attendance how to make red beans and rice and pico de gallo.
Kansas senior forward Kevin Young dunks the ball during the Jayhawks' exhibition game against the Swiss national team on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in Fribourg, Switzerland. The Jayhawks won the game, 83-79.
Wakarusa firefighters responded to a grass fire, which almost spread to a corn field, about 3 p.m. Wednesday near the Lecompton exit on Interstate 70.
Ted Grinter, who lives north of Lawrence, looks over his toasted sunflowers Wednesday. The sunflowers, usually a photogenic subject matter, dried up in one week because of unrelenting hot temperatures and dry conditions, Grinter said.
Lydia Beebe and Chuck Doyle contributed $1 million to support scholarships and classroom renovations at the Kansas University School of Law. They are shown receiving the law school's James Woods Green medallion in 2008.
House Minority Leader Paul Davis, D-Lawrence, and Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley, D-Topeka, on Wednesday say moderate Republicans and independents should join Democratic efforts to fight Gov. Sam Brownback's agenda.
Marge Harding, from Oregon City, Ore., sets up a display of period dress for the 1840s as part of the Oregon and California Trails Association meeting on Wednesday at the Lawrence Holidome. More than 300 people have come for the convention.
Kansas freshman guard Rio Adams warms up prior to KU's second exhibition game against the Swiss national team on Wednesday afternoon in Fribourg, Switzerland.
Glen Ernest Hutcherson, Jr.
Diana Griswold Reeder Scott
Jackson Lawler, of Shawnee, recently went kayaking on Clinton Lake with his grandpa Dennis Detweiler, of Lawrence, who submitted the photo.