A fireman walks along U.S. Highway 56 past flaming trees set ablaze as part of a backfire Sunday evening. Firefighters from departments throughout Douglas County and units from Franklin and Johnson counties fought a series of fires Sunday afternoon along the highway west of Baldwin City.
A firetruck works to control a grass and brush fire, northwest of Baldwin City, Sunday evening. The fire prompted officials to close part of U.S. Highway 56.
A grass and brush fire burns northwest of Baldwin City, Sunday evening. The fire prompted officials to close part of U.S. Highway 56.
Lawrence resident David Brewer practices riding some rapids below the Bowersock Dam on Sunday. Brewer is a member of the Kansas Whitewater Association and said the group meets regularly to kayak.
From left, Julia Geisler as Eliza Doolittle, Eddie Schube as Freddy Eynsford Hill and Sara Kennedy as Mrs. Eynsford Hill perform a scene in Kansas University Theatre's production of "My Fair Lady."
Artist Travis Bailey is pictured with Taryn Manning holding an illustration Bailey made of the actress. Bailey will be having a show of his work a the Lumberyard Arts Center called “From LA to LAC” starting Friday in Baldwin City.
Travis Bailey, a pencil illustrator living in Baldwin City, has been commissioned in the past to do illustrations of celebrities, such as John Stamos in this illustration by Bailey.
Clothing designers, from left, Margie Hogue, Whitney Matalone, Katrina Weiss and Jennifer Hunt, all designers from Lawrence, each had their collections shown recently at the 18th Street Fashion Show in Kansas City, Mo.
The Lawrence Vipers celebrate after winning the Kansas U12 AAA State Championship on June 24 in Gardner. Pictured from left are, back row, coaches Rik Abrahamson, Tom Stewart, Kyle Taylor and Glenn Quick; middle row, Austin Quick, Kyle Abrahamson, Devin Lauts, Conner Phillips and Ethan Taylor; and front row, Cole Baker, Max Denny, Harrison Hughes, Andrew Stewart, Parker Gay and Hunter Brown. Dayna Hughes, of Lawrence, submitted the photo.