Students from Sunflower Elementary School's choir, lead by music teacher Paul Gipson, perform at the district's annual Martin Luther King Day celebration Jan. 12, 2012 at Free State High School.
Quail Run Elementary students talk about the money they raised to send assistance to children in Uganda through Heifer International as part of the public school district's annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Day celebration at Free State High School on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012. Pictured from left are: Jordan Hauber, fifth grader; Gabriella Aubel, fourth grader; Jackson Bone, second grader; Ella Marshall, second grader; and Charlie Moorer, second grader.
White chocolate isn't technically chocolate, but that doesn't mean it isn't perfect for Valentine's Day.
Free State's Alder Cromwell competes in the 200 freestyle during a meet Thursday, Jan, 12, 2012, at Free State High.
Van Go apprentice artists, from left, Jessica Stephenson, Lindsey Griffin and Victoria Secondine visit and snack on healthy foods after school and before they begin work on some art projects Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012. In addition to creating art, the youth participate in the 'Go Healthy' program, Van Go's year-round food, nutrition and healthy lifestyles program.
Second-graders at Quail Run School flex their muscles as they participate in Body Venture Thursday at the school. Body Venture is a traveling exhibit that takes students on an 11-stop tour of the body, primarily focusing on teaching healthy lifestyles.
Jennifer Church, left, Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department nutritionist, talks with Alyssa Coleman and her son Payton, 3, on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, about the importance of eating fruits and vegetables. Church says it's important to teach healthy habits from an early age.
A hand-written page from a mid-1800s city record book lists several bills presented to the City Council. Included are bills for a $5 burial of a pauper, a 75 cent charge for burying a heifer and the payment of $2.70 for a Mr. Otis Potter, “for hauling dirt on Massachusetts Street.”
Veterinarian Jennifer O’Driscoll checks out Carl, a temporary resident cat from the Humane Society getting some treatment and is up for adoption. O’Driscoll launched her cats-only vet clinic on Halloween 2011. She went to the KU Small Business Development Center for some guidance and now operates The Cat Clinic of Lawrence, 1701 Mass.
Cupcakes sure are tasty, but are they worth their own holiday?
Free State's Josh Saathoff competes in the 200 medley relay during a meet Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, at Free State High.
Free State's Connor Thellman participates in the 200 medley relay during a meet Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, at Free State High.
Former Kansas basketball players Kirk Hinrich, left, and Nick Collison were a part of the 2002 Final Four team that went 33-4 overall and 16-0 in Big 12 play.
Five generations celebrated Christmas at great-grandma Marilyn Grant’s house in Lawrence. Pictured, from left, are great-great-grandma Elaine Davison of Lawrence, great-grandma Marilyn Grant, grandma Ginny Sims of St. Louis, mom Dara Baskins with daughter Klaire, 1, of San Diego, and mom Melissa Eye with daughter Peyton, 18 months, of Lawrence. Grant submitted the photo.