The Journal-World All-Area football team, from left: Gabe Cleveland, Eudora; Tye Hughes, Free State; Nick Becker, Eudora; Erick Mayo, Lawrence; Dayton Valentine, Baldwin; player of the year Brad Strauss, Lawrence; coach of the year Bob Lisher, Free State; Kyle McFarland, Free State; Kharon Brown, Lawrence; Cody Stanclift, Free State; and Markis Hill, Eudora.
Loring Henderson, director of the Lawrence Community Shelter, provides a tour Thursday of the new homeless shelter facility, which is located at 3701 Franklin Park Circle. The shelter, which is still undergoing some finishing construction touches and will not be move-in ready until the end of the year, will be open to the public during an open house from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday.
Music teacher Lois Orth-Lopes leads students at Cordley School in a program rehearsal Thursday. Orth-Lopes is part of a team that’s developing a new teacher evaluation system for the Lawrence district.
From left, William Dann, Kurt Georgeson and Barbara Hodgson visit Thursday after a Lawrence Schools Foundation Early Childhood Reception at Kennedy School. Dann was recognized for his support to the early childhood program in the district, which since 1998 has amounted to gifts of more than $600,000. Georgeson is the son of the late Bob Georgeson, who was honored in a memorial tribute for his years of volunteering and dedication to youths in Lawrence. Hodgson, a retired teacher in the district, went to Lawrence High School with Dann.
Kansas prison photo of Bradley W. Johnson.
Timothy Schmitt was the surgeon who operated on Gillan Alexander at Kansas University Hospital.
Earlier this week, Rob Robinson, left, donated one of his kidneys to Gillan Alexander at Kansas University Hospital. Both men became friends five years ago after Robinson, of Starkville, Miss., started hunting turkeys on Alexander's farm near Nicodemus, Kan.
Gillan Alexander, right, received a new kidney from his friend Rob Robinson at Kansas University Hospital.
Photograph by James Yoder.
To digitize an old medium format color slide of me from my parents’ collection, I found a company online that scans film and slides into a digital file. You can purchase your own film scanners if you want to do the work, but scanning services — both local and overseas — are also available with a little searching.
Solace Naeymi, Overland Park. Clothing details: Cardigan, Dillard’s, three years ago, $20; belt, gift from my mom, 2 weeks ago; jeans, Urban Outfitters, two weeks ago, $60; boots, Steve Madden, two months ago, $100.
David Hattan, Topeka. Clothing details: Shirt, Gap, six months ago, $10; belt, Gap, a year ago, $20; pants, Gap, six months ago, $25; shoes, Urban Outfitters, five years ago, $70.
Wellsville American Legion Post 194 raises the flag at the 9/11 Memorial Walk on Sept. 11 at Wellsville Middle School. Pictured are, from left, Jim Crist, Marvin Hutchinson, Kevin Jones, Roy Baker, Clyde Coons, Bill Hogan, Keith Rogers and Evan Phillips. Linda Hutchinson submitted the photo.