Nancy Loescher is one of the partners in the new Courtside Homes behind their Nahola Fitness Center on West Central. There will be tours of the duplexes from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday. Carrie Rengers/ The Wichita Eagle
When Southeast High students start school next week, they will be at a new $68 million building at 127th Street East and Pawnee, the first new comprehensive high school to open in Wichita in nearly four decades. (Bo Rader/kansas.com)
Tiffany, who asked not to use her last name, keeps searching for her friend Kendra Nystrom, who has been missing since May. According to Kendra's mother, Judith Nystrom, Tiffany has been very active knocking on doors, passing out flyers and putting pressure on hotels where Kendra has been reportedly sighted. (Video by Fernando Salazar/ The Wichita Eagle)
Julian Randle, 11, fulfilled a dream when he signed his letter of intent to join the Newman Jets during a news conference Thursday at Newman University. Julian, who has a rare auto-immune disease, juvenile dermatomyositis, joined the Jets in front of his family and the entire Newman Jets basketball team. "He is a perfect fit for Newman University, " said Newman head coach R.J. Allen, adding, "We knew instantly that this young man was exactly who we want to represent our program." Julian joined the Jets through the efforts of Team Impact, which matches children with life-threatening or chronic illnesses with collegiate sports teams. (Video by Fernando Salazar/The Wichita Eagle)
Teri West, a domestic violence survivor, received a "Recycled Ride," a 2012 Chevy Impala, on Thursday. "Recycled Rides" is a community service project of body shops and insurance companies. West is a client of Harbor House and was nominated by Catholic Charities of Wichita. Businesses that participated are Collision Specialists CARSTAR Auto Body and State Farm Insurance.