Liberty Memorial Central Middle School eighth-grader Wesley Harking, left, is thanked by Kansas Highway Patrol Master Trooper Dennis Shoemaker, middle and Lawrence Police Chief Tarik Khatib, right, after Harking and other student leaders of the school's Conversation P.E.A.C.E. (Purpose-Equity-Accountability-Character-Education) club presented certificates to representatives of the Lawrence Police Department, Douglas County Sheriff's Office, KU Public Safety Office and the Kansas Highway Patrol on Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015.
Mac and Cheesemonger at Merchants Pub & Plate, 746 Massachusetts St.
Lemon vodka chicken tenders at Basil Leaf Cafe, 616 W. Ninth St.
Two dogs wait for their owner inside a truck in downtown Lawrence, Monday, Jan. 5, 2015.
Brian Blevins talks to a guest at the Lawrence Community Shelter in this 2012 file photo. Blevins, the shelter's new executive director, was a case manager at the time.
A portable means of digitizing old photographic prints and other documents can be achieved by using any digital camera. It's a convenient way to duplicate one-of-a-kind prints and save them for future generations.
Young basketball players work on dribbling drills with Frank Mason III during the KU men's basketball Holiday Clinic Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014 at Allen Fieldhouse.
Evan Manning visits with a young girl during the KU men's basketball Holiday Clinic Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014 at Allen Fieldhouse.
Participants in the KU men's basketball Holiday Clinic run a gauntlet of Jayhawk players Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014 at Allen Fieldhouse
A young boy jumps to high-five Frank Mason III during the KU men's basketball Holiday Clinic Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014 at Allen Fieldhouse
A group of young Jayhawk fans wait to participate in the KU men's basketball Holiday Clinic Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014 at Allen Fieldhouse
Marina Profepi, 9, reacts as she picks up a hot handful of turkey while preparing meals for delivery at the Community Christmas Dinner Thursday at First United Methodist Church, 946 Vermont St. In addition to serving a community a meal at the church, another 760 prepared meals were served and delivered. Volunteering with Marina at left is her mother Sienna Leon, of Lawrence.
The Jayhawks take on Temple on the big screen at Liberty Hall! Free to enter. Game starts at 6 p.m.; doors will open 30 minutes before tipoff. Liberty Hall is at 644 Massachusetts St.
Kansas forwards from left, Landen Lucas, Perry Ellis and Hunter Mickelson, run through pre-game drills before the Jayhawks and the Lafayette Leopards game Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 at Allen Fieldhouse.
Against a background of snow, a male and female cardinal rest in a forsythia bush Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014.
Against a background of snow, a male and female cardinal rest in a forsythia bush, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in East Lawrence.
Snow accumulates on a branch at 11th and Massachusetts streets just before 7 a.m. today.
Heather Lee, an English as Second Language (ESL) teacher at Lawrence High School, right, laughs with her parents, Karen and Michael Johanning, at left, after Lee was recognized Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, as the Dedication to Education Award winner by the Lawrence Schools Foundation and Superintendent Rick Doll.