Elvyn Jones

Elvyn Jones is a reporter for the Lawrence Journal-World covering Douglas County government, Baldwin City and Eudora.

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A boat that is part of a Douglas County Sheriff's Office search and rescue team looks for a missing 17-year-boy who disappeared after his boat capsized late Saturday night.

Jill Elmers picks spinach Friday, Feb. 10, 2017 in one of the hoop houses on her Moon on the Meadow farm east of Lawrence. The produce was destined for a local restaurant.

A 26-year-old male resident of the duplex with the vehicles in the driveway at 920 Deer Ridge Court in Baldwin City is recovering in the hospital from a gunshot wound suffered Tuesday evening. Police believe the wound was accidental but are seeking to identify two males witnesses saw leaving the duplex immediately after the shooting.

Lisa Collett, left, and Cara Christy fill the Girl Scout cookie orders of their Lawrence troops Monday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. Two truckloads of cookies were delivered Monday to be distributed to troops in Lawrence, Baldwin City and Eudora.

Lacee Roe, district advocate of CARE International, addresses the Lawrence Stands with Refugees event Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 at South Park. She was a co-organizer of the event, which drew about 400 people to show solidarity with those affected by President Donald Trump's travel ban.

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