Darryl Porter, an inmate at Lansing Correctional Facility, sings a solo during a June performance of the East Hill Singers at Overland Park Church of Christ. The East Hill Singers are an all-male choir of inmates and community volunteers formed by Arts in Prison Inc. in 1998.
Theresa Martin, Lawrence, picks some okra Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011, in her community garden plot at Free State High School. Martin thinks the community garden is a good idea, but might work better with smaller plots and more initial ground work before planting.
A sign posted at Milford Lake Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011 warned of a dangerous algal bloom, some of which can be seen along the shore line. High waters, 100-degree temperatures and an aging reservoir have all contributed to the massive bloom. The lake was closed days before when water samples showed toxin levels 80 times higher than what the World Health Organization deemed dangerous.
Kansas University freshman forward Merv Lindsay.