Kendra Metz, a Southwest Middle School teacher in language arts and reading, reacts to being named Lawrence Master Teacher on Thursday, Nov. 10.
Matt Gaus, left, and Chris Nelson, members of the Card Table Theatre troop, rehearse a skit from the upcoming "Loaded For Bear #2: In the Woods" production scheduled for the Black Box Theater at the Lawrence Arts Center Nov. 18 and 19.
Richard Gwin/Journal World Photo Marines gathered at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics on Thursday, November 10, 2011, to celebrate the 236th birthday commemoration of the Marine Corps.
From left, Gunnery Sgt. Roy Matthews and Maj. William Seelmann cut the Marine Cake as many gathered at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics on Thursday November 10, 2011, to celebrate the 236th birthday commemoration of the U.S. Marines.
This photo was taken on Kansas Road 33, just off of Highway 56 on a sunny morning Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011.
A view of the Douglas County Courthouse, taken from South Park in November, 2011.
Brilliant orange and red leaves of fall, taken near Massachusetts Street.
Daniel Watts turns 11 today, on Veterans Day. His parents were in the Army and Air Force and he has cousins in the Marines. Daniel says he wants to be a Marine when he is older.
Lawrence resident Edna Poole, 93, is pictured with a photograph of herself from her years serving as a nurse in World War II. Poole, who recently returned from an Honor Flight to Washington D.C. to visit the World War II Memorial and also Arlington National Cemetery, where her late husband Rufus Poole, also a World War II veteran is interred.