Adam Barry will graduate Sunday from Baker University with a degree in business. Barry returned home to San Diego last semester to care for his two brothers after his mother died suddenly of a brain aneurysm.
Firefighters remove equipment from their truck as they prepare to re-examine a home after responding to an electrical fire in the 2900 block of Whitmore Drive. Emergency response officials reported that no individuals were injured in the fire Thursday.
Jacinta Simon Golindo, center, shops for gifts for her two children while her husband, Felix Gonzalez Mosso, right, holds their 1-year-old son Hulises Gonzalez Simon. Running to the table are Isis Ibed Gonzalez, 2, a niece, left, and the couple’s other son, Alexis Gonzales Simon, 2, second from left. The family was shopping at the Salvation Army Christmas Toy Shop Thursday at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 21st and Harper streets. The shop provides a holiday dinner, gifts and toys to children and families in need during the holidays. One hundred forty families applied to participate.
Premier Martial Arts, one of Schwegler School’s business partners, visits the third-graders and talks about respect, the school’s September character theme. Third-graders presented Premier with a banner of pictures that each student drew about respect. Kea Wormsley, counselor and mental health professional with the school, submitted the picture.
Kansas forward Danielle McCray extends to defend against a shot from UMKC guard Chazny Morris during the first half, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009 at Allen Fieldhouse. In back is Kansas center Krysten Boogaard.