Lawrence Free State High School Graduates link arms and celebrate their graduation, Wednesday May 22.
Members of Pale Hearts, from left, Melinda Robinson, Rod Kemp, Rob Gillaspie and Mike Young, are pictured. The band will be playing at a release party for their first album, “Hollowtown,” at 10 p.m. Friday at Frank’s North Star Tavern.
A scene from “Nightmares: A Demonstration of the Sublime”
A scene from the inaugural production of “Nightmares: A Demonstration of the Sublime” is performed by the Buran Theater Company in Brooklyn, N.Y. The group, started by KU alumni Adam Burnett and Jud Knudsen, is a traveling theater with a twist: Each show is completely recast with each new location, so each show is unique. Kansas University theater students will be performing “Nightmares” this weekend at the Inge Theatre at Murphy Hall.
Miami (Ohio) receiver Nick Harwell (8) catches an 11-yard touchdown pass against Western Michigan cornerback Lewis Toler (24) in the first half of an NCAA college football game Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011, in Oxford, Ohio.
Erick Shakeel Smith, 20, of Topeka, has been charged with two counts of aggravated battery in connection with a Sunday morning shooting in the 800 block of Greever Terrace that left two men in critical condition. Smith was arrested Monday in Shawnee County, along with another man charged in the case.
Lawrence mural artist David Loewenstein paints a mural in Songdo (South Korea) Central Park. Loewenstein collaborated with students at Songdo's Chadwick International School to design and paint the mural. Lawrence native Vanessa Vanek, who teaches art at the school, brought the artist and students together.
Lawrence native Vanessa Vanek, left, who teaches art at Chadwick International School in Songdo, South Korea, paints alongside a student. Vanek, her students and Lawrence mural artist David Loewenstein collaborated to create the first mural in Songdo Central Park.
Students from Chadwick International School in Songdo, South Korea, paint a mural in Songdo Central Park. Lawrence mural artist David Loewenstein collaborated with the students to design and paint the mural.
Gran-Daddy's BBQ, where police allege the Dahda brothers sold drugs.
Gene Meyer, president and chief executive officer of Lawrence Memorial Hospital, left, and his wife, Carol, right, visit with Julie Hack on Thursday at the Lawrence Country Club. Meyer was presented with the 2013 Kiwanis Substantial Citizen Award at the Lawrence Kiwanis Club luncheon.
Sean Hall, who has been the general manager at Club Magic for two months explained that he wants to improve the image of the club and hopes to establish a better relationship with the community.
With the Lawrence Outdoor Aquatic Center opening on Saturday, Dylan Mize, who works for Lawrence Parks and Recreation, on Wednesday made sure the pool conditions were just right.
Jeff Hanson, of Muscotah, talks about his plans for the Joe Tinker Museum, including a July 27 "Joe Tinker Day" to celebrate the former Chicago Cub and the town's most famous former resident.
Jeff Hanson, of Muscotah, and his three-legged dog, Lucky, show off the progress on the Joe Tinker Museum recently. A volunteer crew recently worked on the project, adding a cement floor.
Hillcrest School first grader teacher Jenny Wilk, left, and fifth-grade teacher Denise Johnson show their excitement for McAdoo after it was announced that he was the recipient of the 2013 Bob's Award. Nick Krug/Journal-World Photo
Hillcrest School kindergarten teacher Ryan McAdoo flashes a big smile while receiving a hug from his sister Molly Oehlert, Shawnee after being presented with the Lawrence Schools Foundation Bob's Award in the form of a $10 thousand check during an all-school assembly, Wednesday, May 22, 2013 in the gymnasium. The award is presented annually to one teacher in the 497 school district, who exemplifies excellence in teaching skills and dedication to individual student achievement. Also pictured are McAdoo's niece, Samantha Oehlert, 2, his nephew Ben Oehlert, 6, and Lawrence Schools Foundation Board of Trustees president Martin Moore. Nick Krug/Journal-World Photo
Zac Woodcock salvages items from the rubble of a tornado-ravaged rental home which they own Tuesday, May 21, 2013, in Moore, Okla. A huge tornado roared through the Oklahoma City suburb Monday, flattening an entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against winds. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Anthony Rosen, 19, kicker for the Pittsburg State University football team, enjoys family time with his siblings Ashley Ammann, 15, and Ayden Ammann, 7, on April 27 in Pittsburg. Stephanie Ammann submitted the photo.