Former Jayhawk Lester Earl signs an autograph for a Kansas fan after the Rock Chalk Roundball Classic on Thursday, June 16, 2011 at Free State High School.
Darian Franks, left, of Lawrence, fixes Kristie Coffey’s hair Thursday before the start of the Adult Learning Center GED graduation ceremony at Free State High School. The Adult Learning Center helped 88 students earn their GED diplomas.
Nathan Sawaya's half-size, Lego versions of the iconic lion sculptures outside the New York Public Library are shown in this Friday, May 20, 2011 photo.
Ellen Neufeld of Inman, left, a Kansas Arts Commissioner, and Michael Kaye of Topeka listen during a breakout session during a meeting of Kansas Citizens for the Arts Thursday, June 16, 2011, at the Lawrence Arts Center. Attendants discussed ways to reestablish the importance of art in Kansas communities despite funding cuts for the Kansas Arts Commission.
Race director Scott Mansker estimates that more than 70 racers will enter this year's competition.
Audrie Hummelgaard of rural Linwood is turning 102 Friday, June 17, 2011. Hummelgaard still keeps busy, even at 102; she sweeps and cleans her own house and even mowed her own lawn up until last year.
The U.S. National Weather Service has placed most of Kansas, including Douglas County, under a slight risk for severe weather Thursday, June 16, 2011.