Former Kansas track coach Bob Timmons, right, with his wife, Pat, is recognized Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 during the Bob Timmons Challenge at Anschutz Sports Pavilion. Timmons will be inducted into the USA Track and Field Hall of Fame in St. Louis on Saturday.
Lawrence police say Elliot R. Werner, 25, Lawrence, is responsible for the July 14 and November 30 robberies of the Central National Bank branch on West Ninth Street, as well as two failed attempts on the bank.
Gov. Sam Brownback (left) speaks on Friday with Harry Peckham, who donated the Christmas Tree from his Memory Lane Christmas Tree Farm.
Danny Davis, a carpenter with Kissick Construction, makes the slow climb from the bottom of the construction site for the Bowersock Mills & Power Co.’s hydroelectric plant on the north side of the Kansas River. The base of the site is 43 feet below the normal river level. On Friday, a group of city officials met with Sarah Hill-Nelson, co-owner of Bowersock, and representatives of Kissick Construction to tour the site and to learn about progress being made toward completion of the plant.
Lawrence resident Jason Pobjoy looks for coats for his mother, father and 15-year-old daughter on the first day of the Scotch Share the Warmth coat giveaway on Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 at the I-70 Business Center.
Newly appointed 2011-12 Women Build Steering Committee for Lawrence Habitat for Humanity, from left, are Cynthia Eubanks, WIN Construction; Alex Norman and Carla Cornett, both college students and Home Depot employees; Laura Blanchard, principal at Hoss and Brown Engineers; Heather Yates, PhD candidate at Kansas University; Brandi Abram, Realtor with Keller Williams Diamond Realty; and Kate Turner, owner, Express Employment Professionals, chairwoman of Women Build.
Seabury’s Jesse May (0) and Brandon McCaffrey (5) trap Stetson Bell (14) along the sideline during Seabury’s game against OLPE Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 in Lawrence.
Traffic flows on all six lanes on a portion of Interstate 70 just west of the Lecompton Interchange in this September file photo. A recent federal survey says that chances are high that illegal drugs smuggled into the United States from Mexico will travel through Kansas via I-70.
Lawrence guard Logan Henrichs (32) drives the baseline during the first half against Junction City on Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 at LHS.
City commissioners are considering a proposed hotel at Ninth and New Hampshire streets. This is a rendering of the project, viewed from the northwest.