Alex Trent, a Free State junior and member of the varsity soccer team, left, battles for possession of the ball during a varsity-junior varsity scrimmage at the Firebirds fall sports jamboree Thursday night at FSH.
Sam Heranen, (83) hauls in a reception above defender Andrew Keating, (8) during a varsity-junior varsity scrimmage at the Firebirds fall sports jamboree Thursday night at FSH.
Free State Firebirds Joe Dineen, (12) scrambles past the line of scrimmage with defender Casey Heranen, (80 holding on during a varsity-junior varsity scrimmage at the Firebirds fall sports jamboree Thursday night at FSH.
Kyle McFarland, (15) center, hauls in an interception with receiver Khadre Lane, (5) left and defender Joe Dineen, (12) right during a varsity-junior varsity scrimmage at the Firebirds fall sports jamboree Thursday night at FSH.
Alexis Lunistra, a freshman member of the junior varsity cheer squad at Free State High School, drops into the cradle after a cheer by the squad during the Firebirds fall sports jamboree Thursday night at Free State.
Mike Yoder/Journal-World Photo.From left varsity volleyball team members, Grace Miller, (17), Katy Davis (7), Kailee Dudley, (14) and Molly Ryan, (12) celebrate a point during a match between the varsity and junior-varsity volleyball teams at the Firebirds fall sports jamboree Thursday night at FSH.
Molly Ryan, a senior on the Free State varsity volleyball team spikes the ball during a match between the varsity and junior-varsity volleyball teams at the Firebirds fall sports jamboree Thursday night at FSH.
The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management is having a wild horse and burro sale at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. The event, which runs through Saturday, features 35 horses and three burros.
Shelby Holmes, a senior on the Free State varsity volleyball team spikes the ball during a match between the varsity and junior-varsity volleyball teams at the Firebirds fall sports jamboree Thursday night at FSH.
At least one person in Douglas County has contracted West Nile virus, officials say.
Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby made a visit to the Kansas University campus on Thursday, Aug. 23., 2012, one of nine stops he hopes to make during a 14-day span as he gets the lay of the land at each Big 12 school.
Dr. Malati Harris pushes weights across a room at Underground Lab Fitness on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, as part of a 30-minute workout with her trainer Fernando Rodriguez. Harris has lost about 150 pounds since November 2007 through exercise and better eating habits.
Jeremy Morris is a forensic scientist with the Johnson County Sheriff's office. Some of the material he has tested are in the form of substitued cathione or commonly called "bath salts." The package design is deliberate to mislead what is actually inside its contents.
Two of the wild burros that were up for sale.
Nadine Bootz, an exchange student from Germany, shows one of the horses to be auctioned during a wild horse and burro sale Thursday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. Bootz had worked with the horse to make it gentler to handle.
A 44-year-old Linwood man was killed when a car struck his motorcycle Thursday morning. The crash occurred the 1000 block of North Third Street at the intersection that allows drivers to turn west into the I-70 Business Center or east toward the East Lawrence interchange of the Kansas Turnpike.
This combination of two undated handout photos made available by the Centro de estudios Borjanos shows the 20th century Ecce Homo-style fresco of Christ before (left) and after (right) an elderly amateur artist Celia Gimenez, 80, took it upon herself to restore it in the church of the northern Spanish agricultural town of Borja. The incident made national news and was an Internet trending topic Thursday Aug 23 2012 with some Twitter users dubbing it ‘Ecce Mono’, meaning ‘Behold the Monkey’ instead of ‘Behold Man.’
Lawrence police survey the scene of a fatal accident Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, in North Lawrence. A 43-year-old Linwood man was killed when his motorcycle collided with a car driven by a 79-year-old woman.
Community health planner Charlie Bryan talks with the health department interns during a meeting Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012.
Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department interns attend a meeting with Kim Ens, director of clinic services, front, clinic assistant Frendida Zamora, left, and Americorps member, Wendy Particio-Ortiz, second from left, during an introductory meeting at the health department, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012. The interns pictured are from right, Steven Mason, Kansas University, Bonnie Erickson, University of Wisconsin-Lacrosse, Crystan Vaughn, Stephanie Dawson and Alicia Erickson, all from KU.
Clothing details: shoes, don’t remember where, 30 years ago; suit, Kohls, three years ago; tie, a customer gave it to me for my birthday, two years ago; hat, gift from my daughter, four years ago.
Ten youths and five adults from Lawrence joined 35,000 other youths and adults from across the country for the 2012 Evangelical Lutheran Church in America’s Youth Gathering from July 18 to July 22 in New Orleans. During the gathering, walls for three houses were built, 1,200 pints of blood and the equivalent of 500 heads of hair were donated, more than $400,000 was given to build wells around the world, and 400 service projects were completed. Pastor Jen Kiefer, of Lawrence, submitted the photo.