The Free State Firebird's Band members, from left, Evan Barnes, Chritter Toalson and Tyler Darnell cheer on the Lady Firebirds during a game Jan. 10.
Students stop by the Friends of Hidden Valley booth during Eagles Day in Lawrence at Free State High School on Jan. 25. Highlights included scrapbooks, snakes, a frog and a turtle. Durand Reiber took the photo. Photo submitted by Mary Burchill.
Rosey Anderson gets ready to dance with the Itty Bitty Dazzlers at the Kansas Spectacular Dance Competition on Jan. 21 in Olathe. Photo submitted by Shari Anderson.
Loyal KU fan Jeanne Berg of Topeka gives it all she's got during the KU-KSU women's basketball game Jan. 25 in Manhattan.
Loyal KU fan Jeanne Berg of Topeka gets fired up during the KU-KSU women's basketball game Jan. 25 in Manhattan.
Loyal KU fan Jeanne Berg of Topeka cheers on the Jayhawks during the KU-KSU women's basketball game Jan. 25 in Manhattan.
Loyal KU fan Jeanne Berg of Topeka waves the wheat during the KU-KSU women's basketball game Jan. 25 in Manhattan.
Evan McElwain, 6, right, looks over a selection of bowls during the annual Lawrence Arts Center Souper Bowl on Feb. 1. More than 800 handmade ceramic bowls produced by area artists, community members and students at the Arts Center were for sale.
Soldier John Fulks and his son, Barrett, share a moment in Topeka before Fulks' unit leaves for Fort Hood and then Afghanistan last November. Fulks, a 14-year military veteran, is serving his third deployment. Submitted by Julia Fulks.
St. Jude Circle No. 1127, Daughters of Isabella members recently met to make Valentine cards for their shut-in members. From left around table are Glenna Flakus, Peggy Allen, Marcia Smith, Cheryl Hammerschimdt, Janet Huss, Mary Reschke, Kathie Baldwin and Dorothy Henley. Submitted by Connie Rockers.
Mary Burchill, of Lawrence, received a 25-year certificate for being a member of the Betty Washington Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). She was presented the certificate on Jan. 18 . Submitted by Deana Sage.
Peter Monshizaden, who lives at 2237 Massachusetts St., along with some friends made up this snow car over the weekend, complete with color, as onlooksers stop to make pictures.
Ava Wagner, 7, a second-grader at St. John School, poses Feb. 7 in front of the newly painted, and snowy, "love" garage. Photo submitted by Scott Wagner.
RunLawrence members on Feb. 9 presented 11 elementary school marathon clubs and the Douglas County CASA Shepherd Shoe Fund with donation checks from the proceeds of the 10th annual Thanksgiving Day Run. Photo submitted by Heather Krase-Minnick.
The Lawrence Accredited Music Teachers Association Piano Recitals took place Feb. 9 at West Side Presbyterian in Lawrence. The recitalists included, left to right, front row: Gus Dierks, Cleo Dierks, Prairie Mulligan; second row: Ava Hertach, Sophia Hertach, Scout Meyers, Catherine Lehrman, Arbor Mulligan; back row: Rheanne Walton, Jacob Lehrman, Reed Schenkel, Amanda Coatney. Photo submitted by Laura Hrivnak.
The Lawrence Accredited Music Teachers Association Piano Recitals took place Feb. 9 at West Side Presbyterian in Lawrence. Recitalists included, left to right: Anya Combs, Maggie Li, Suzanna Ingram, Anna Rosenblum, Hayden Slough and Kolby Van Camp. Photo submitted by Laura Hrivnak.
Sun, rain or snow, to the dog park we go: Abby sports her pink camos on a recent snowy day in Lawrence. Photo submitted by Michelle Bredesen.
Lynne Green and her son Adam Green were two of the many organizers of the 9th annual LHS Baseball Auction and Trivia Contest at Van Go Inc. on Feb 15. Photo submitted by Martha Oldham.
Audrey Stock, left, and Gabriella Clements of BrownieTroop 7700 recently sold cookies in downtown Lawrence. Submitted by Lisa Vanderbilt.
Employees at the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, Bert Nash CommunityMental Health Center and Douglas County Visiting Nurses Association worered Feb. 14 to raise awareness about heart disease — the leadingcause of death for men and women. This picture was taken in front of theCommunity Health Facility at 200 MaineSt., where the agencies are located. Photo submitted by Karrey Britt.
Ronnard Green of Lawrence was promoted from Major to LieutenantColonel in the Army on Nov. 1, 2013. His wife, Katie, many friends and peers attended his promotion. Green is stationed in Honolulu and Fort Shafter.
Calley Vance, of Lawrence, holds her 17-month-old son, Burce, while they create a design for a tile that will be installed int the remodeled Lawrence Public Library.