Kansas University student Matt Bevens is pictured outside City Hall in Topeka, where he is vying for a City Council seat. Bevens says he is most interested in reducing crime and improving the city’s infrastructure.
Free State High School debate team members, from left, Kalex Holm, Josie Naron and Parker Hopkins prepare their documentation files Thursday the at school. The team was scheduled to leave Friday to compete in the state contest in Hutchinson.
Fire crews faced difficulty bringing sufficient water to a barn fire east of Clinton Lake on the west side of U.S. Highway 59 Thursday. Fire crews from Lawrence and several rural townships responded about 9:15 a.m. on Jan. 10.
Kansas registered offender Richard Eugene Belisle.
Fire crews responded to a suspicious fire at 1809 West 25th Street at 2:27 a.m. Dec. 7. The fire was out when Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical firefighters arrived, and investigators found the incident fit the pattern of arsons.
Fire crews responded to a suspicious fire in a trash can at 2522 Redbud Lane at 12:21 a.m. Dec. 27.
Fire crews responded to an arson case at 2507 Redbud Lane at 2:42 p.m. Dec. 21. Investigators found no flames, but a burned area in a stairwell of the apartment building.
Fire crews and police investigated a reported fire at 2400 Alabama at 1:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22. The fire was quickly extinguished, and Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical officials found it fit the pattern of other suspicious fires in the area.
Free State swimmer Canaan Campbell takes off from the block in the final heat of the 50-yard freestyle during the Free State Invitational on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013.
Free State swimmer Ben Sloan cuts through the water as he competes in the 200-yard individual medley event of the Free State Invitational on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013.
Lawrence resident and Van Go Inc. volunteer Marie McKenzie is pictured on Thursday at the arts studio. McKenzie says she has been volunteering for two and a half years, helping with art projects and whatever is needed from her.
Nick Reid, Lawrence. Clothing details: Jacket, Arizona Trading Company, two years ago, $60; scarf, Brits, a year ago, $20; pants, Arizona Trading Company, six months ago, $20; shoes, Sharks, Vans, a year ago, $40.
Martha Leonard, Overland Park. Clothing details: Coat, Nordstrom, four years ago, $60; dress, Anthropologie, a week ago, Christmas gift; tights, Primark in London, one and a half years ago, £2; boots, TJMaxx, three months ago, $50.
The Lawson brothers, from left, Stan and Eric, both of Kansas City, Mo., and Gary and Dennis, both of Vinland, got together for dinner in the Kansas City Power and Light District on Dec. 16 for Stan’s 50th birthday. Gary’s son Kevin, of Overland Park, submitted the photo.