Hannah Gilmore, 10, paints a face on a dish at Sunfire Ceramics, 1002 New Hampshire St., Friday, Dec. 28, 2012. Gilmore was with her mother Cassie Gilmore, Lawrence. Hannah was making a set of three plates for her mom, her dog and herself. "This is our favorite place to come when she has a school day off," said her mother.
Seven-year-old Isaac Godsey is pictured below six shelves of his nearly 700-piece Pez dispenser collection. Deacon Godsey, Isaac's father, began collecting the dispensers in 1996 and decided to give them to his son for Christmas. The collection contains everything from the Simpson to dispensers featuring the likenesses of the cast from the Lord of the Rings.
Dakota Dale McDaniel, Kansas Department of Corrections
Ulysses Demby, a Just Food employee who manages food drives for the agency, left, and Just Food volunteer Fairley McCain, put together new shelving for the food bank at the Just Food pantry, 1000 E. 11th Street. The Ballard Center, Just Food, Penn House and Salvation Army are joining forces to create a food bank cooperative.
Traffic is being re-routed after a water main break in the 700 block of Massachusetts street.
About 45 former Lawrence High School staff and teachers returned to LHS to attend the annual Retired Teachers Luncheon on Dec. 14 in the LHS library. Pictured is Judy Sieg, retired financial secretary, who was one of the guests. Rebecca Torneden-Johnson, Pamela Fangohr and Martha Oldham served on the committee for the reception. Oldham, LHS librarian, submitted the photo.