Addison Jones (9) of Perry-Lecompton High School takes the ball away from a Highland Park player during a rainy match as Dalton Carver, left, and Joe Morris look on.
Fourth-grader Jenny Baxter hands books to Linwood Community Library assistant Nicole Oelschlaeger. Baxter and other Linwood Elementary School students carried books from the former library downtown to the new community library in a remodeled café on Kansas Highway 32. Library director Sue Peavy said the move to the new library will double available public space to 3,500 square feet. An open house for the library’s opening will be at 2 p.m. Sunday and the new building will be open for business Monday.
Michelle Mulnard-Curtin, co-director of Second Chance Wildlife Rescue, holds Frankie, an abused male Pekingese who is blind and missing an eye, Thursday at the rescue facility in Farmingville, N.Y. Suffolk County, on the eastern half of Long Island, moved to create the nation’s first animal abuse registry this week, requiring people convicted of cruelty to animals to register or face jail time and fines.
Chile’s Mining Minister Laurence Golborne, fifth from left, poses for photos Thursday with the team of mine rescuers that took part in the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile.
Kansas defensive tackle Darius Parish lets a few tears go as the Jayhawks' 59-7 loss to Kansas State nears its end, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010 at Kivisto Field.
Kansas State running back Daniel Thomas leaves Kansas safety Olaitan Oguntodu in the dust during the third quarter, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010 at Kivisto Field.
A pedestrian crosses the street behind a "ghost bike" placed near the intersection of 10th and Tennessee streets in memory of Rachel Leek, a Lawrence resident who was killed while riding her bicycle as a result of a hit and run accident near the spot in the early morning hours of Oct. 16, 2009.
Ed Kiernan, a 16-year member of the flag crew for Facilities Operations, keeps in communication from the ground level.
Firefighters spray water on a house fire in the 200 block of Highway 40 southwest of Lecompton on Thursday, Oct. 14.