Raven Graves, a graduating Free State High School senior, has excelled in music and hopes to become a teacher. She will be attending Coffeyville Community College on a full scholarship.
A photo of the "crazy haircut" that landed some Lawrence High School students with both in- and out-of-school suspension. Jared Fangman is in the blue and Connor Shuck is in the red.
A photo of the "crazy haircut" that landed some Lawrence High School students with both in- and out-of-school suspension.
Free State relief pitcher J.D. Prochaska works from the mound against Lawrence High on Thursday, May 10, 2012, at Hoglund Ballpark on the Kansas University campus.
Free State junior shortstop Anthony Miele eyes a bouncing ground ball against Lawrence High on Thursday, May 10, 2012, at Hoglund Ballpark on the Kansas University campus.
Lawrence High senior center fielder CJ Roush picks a fly ball out of the air against Free State on Thursday, May 10, 2012, at Hoglund Ballpark on the Kansas University campus.
Lawrence resident Terry Smith is looking forward to having a place to call home. She and her daughter are moving into a new Habitat for Humanity house in North Lawrence. The Smith family has seen plenty of tragedy in recent years after Erica, the youngest of Terry’s three children, lost movement below her midchest after she was thrown from a vehicle in an August 2008 car accident. In 2009, Terry lost her husband, Eric Smith, to lung cancer.
Missouri residents may have the option of getting personalized license plates displaying their Kansas University loyalties. This Journal-World photo illustration shows what the KU plates might look like if the logo was placed on the current Missouri license plate.
Confetti flies along with the dirt being tossed from shovels as special guests partake in a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Theatre Lawrence building in the Bauer Farm development near Sixth Street and Wakarusa Drive on Thursday, May 10, 2012.
Mary Doveton, executive director of Theatre Lawence, addresses those gathered prior to a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Theatre Lawrence building Thursday in the Bauer Farm development near Sixth Street and Wakarusa Drive. The building, which will house a 300-seat theater, dressing rooms, offices and an education wing for classrooms, is expected to be constructed within a year.
Steve and Vera Gannaway, who live southwest of Baldwin City, are pictured May 10 with a pair of horses they agreed to care for after the animals were abandoned on a ranch in rural Douglas County. The horses had been left without food or water. The Lawrence Humane Society has seen an increase in such abandonment cases in the area.
Jami Roskamp, a Kansas University master’s student from Sutter, Ill., gets close to look at some of the imagery from the filming of the “The Day After” that’s on display Thursday in the Watkins Community Museum of History. As part of a class project, five students from a museum studies course at KU created the exhibit that shows the 1983 nuclear holocaust film’s far-reaching effect toward raising fears about the threat of nuclear war during the Cold War.
Various pieces of local memorabilia from "The Day After" the movie are gathered for display at the Watkins Community Museum of History. Nick Krug/Journal-World Photo
Lawrence High School graduating senior Megan Tunget, pictured with her medals, learned how to let her voice be heard by involving herself in debate and choir.
National publications featuring the 1983 film "The Day After" are included in an exhibit on the movie at the Watkins Community Museum of History.
Free State third baseman Cameron Pope pulls in a ground ball off the bag before making the throw to first and an out against Lawrence High on Thursday, May 10, 2012, at Hoglund Ballpark on the Kansas University campus.
Lawrence High senior second baseman Trevor Champagne tries to handle a hard-hit ground ball in the bottom of the third against Free State on Thursday, May 10, 2012, at Hoglund Ballpark on the Kansas University campus.
Free State shortstop Anthony Miele makes the pickoff on Lawrence High courtesy runner Erick Mayo in the fourth inning of the city showdown on Thursday, May 10, 2012, at Hoglund Ballpark on the Kansas University campus.
The Veritas Christian School boys varsity basketball team placed third in the KSHAA state tournament in February. Pictured, back row from left, are Gary Hammer, head coach, Caleb Holland, Peter Shin, Brody Robinson, Nick Bennett, Thomas Bachert, Elijah Penny, Andrew Currier, Caleb Bond, and Ryan Brittingham, assistant coach; and front row from left, Eric Shin, Alex Currier, Micah Edmondson and Sawyer Zook. Julie Hammer, of Lawrence, submitted the photo.