The Lawrence Public Schools' Board of Education sits in its meeting space in the district office at 110 McDonald Drive on Aug. 13. The board members, from left, are: Vanessa Sanburn (president), Rick Ingram (vice president), Keith Diaz Moore, Shannon Kimball, Mark Bradford, Randy Masten and Bob Byers.
Sue Hack speaks at a Leadership Lawrence event Friday, April 27, 2012, after receiving the 30th annual Don Volker leadership award.
An accident occurred at Ninth and Tennessee streets at about 9 p.m. Wednesday.
Mike Katzenmeier talks about Supporting the Arts, a new campaign and website, at the Lawrence Art Center on April 12, 2012.
Chris English, with the Trust Company of Kansas, introduces representatives of the eight Lawrence arts non-profits involved with the Supporting the Arts, a new campaign and website, at the Lawrence Art Center on April 12, 2012.
One person was transported by air ambulance to Kansas University Hospital after a single-car accident on Jayhawk Boulevard and Sunnyside Ave. on Kansas University’s campus Saturday.
Lawrence Douglas County Fire-Medical crews pack up after extinguishing a small fire in the 1800 block of Barker Ave. Friday evening. Division chief Lyle Schwartz said the fire was caused by the occupant after he was stripping paint on the exterior wall with a heat gun.
Haskell president Chris Redman gave a convocation speech at the university Jan. 31.
This portrait of "Wild" Sen. James Lane has been donated to the Lecompton Historical Society. The painting of Lane, a free-state firebrand who lived in Lecompton in the Civil War era, had been kept in his family and most recently had hung in a home in the eastern United States.
Students from Sunflower Elementary School's choir, lead by music teacher Paul Gipson, perform at the district's annual Martin Luther King Day celebration Jan. 12, 2012 at Free State High School.
Quail Run Elementary students talk about the money they raised to send assistance to children in Uganda through Heifer International as part of the public school district's annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Day celebration at Free State High School on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012. Pictured from left are: Jordan Hauber, fifth grader; Gabriella Aubel, fourth grader; Jackson Bone, second grader; Ella Marshall, second grader; and Charlie Moorer, second grader.
Motorcycle riders from Kansas City enjoy the unseasonably warm weather. Pictured from left are: Scott Sturdeuant, Alec Todd, Donna McGren, Shari Crisman and Gar Crisman.
Angela Watts (right) and Paul Nagy enjoy the 60-plus-degree New Year's Eve weather by eating outside Jefferson's, 743 Mass. St.
A total of 21,603 individuals in 7,666 households were served from Jan. 1 to Dec. 1 2011. Statistics provided by Jeremy Farmer.
Statistics available from Jan. 1 to Dec. 1; provided by Jeremy Farmer
Debbie Milks, of Chestnut Charlie's, 1840 E. 1450 Rd., scores fresh chestnuts at the Holiday Farmers' Market, 200 McDonald Dr., on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011. Milks explained that a single circular cut works better for peeling than the traditional "X" cut. The chestnuts were grown on the Chestnut Charlie's farm north of Lawrence, where Milks and Charlie NovoGradac have grown organic nuts since 1995.
Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical crews responded to a two-alarm fire in the fifth floor of Malott Hall on the KU campus at about 7 a.m. Saturday. Malott Hall is home to the chemistry department. Crews were still assessing the damage and trying to determine a cause for the fire as of Saturday afternoon.
A man, identified by police as 24-year-old Sean Maupin, shouts at passersby and protesters from the roof of Weaver's, 901 Massachusetts St., Nov. 5, 2011. Maupin was arrested on charges of criminal trespassing, criminal damage to stolen property and theft.
A protester affiliated with the Occupy Lawrence group is taken from a crane into police custody at Ninth and Massachusetts streets on Nov. 5, 2011. The man, who has not yet been identified but whom protesters say is Shaun Maupin, was arrested after spending nearly an hour shouting from the roof of Weaver's in a mask.
Two-year-old twins Jax and Croix Kelley trick-or-treated as Dr. Seuss characters on Massachusetts Street Monday, Oct. 31, 2011.