Megan was a good girl this year, so she didn't have any coal handy to use for the eyes and buttons during construction of her snowman family. However, Santa did bring plenty of Hershey's Kisses and Reese's Mini PB Cups that worked just as well. Not Pictured: A tree in the front yard was injured during the snowman-making process...
Each year, Kaitlyn Fisher, 7, waits for Frosty to reappear with every snowstorm. Kaitlyn discovered Frosty in one of our big snow piles December 29. She just had to dig him out until she found him...and once he was properly attired, he came back to life.
A.J. Quisenberry, Bonner Springs, with his Jayhawk Snowman!
Jordan Spreer (10) and Jarid Castle (11) with Cole Aldrich at the KU basketball clinic.
A roadside fruit vendor in Nairobi, Kenya, prepares his goods for sale on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2009. John and Cindy Korb of Tonganoxie will leave next week for Kenya, where they will serve for 3 1/2 years doing mission work.
Aaron Quisenberry sent in this photo of A.J. Quisenberry, Bonner Springs, with his KU Jayhawk snowman.
Kimberlee Bourdon sent in this photo of a snowman that her neighbors built using a piece of
cardboard, some buttons, a piece of a carrot and branches from the nearby bushes. It's located on 18th Street
between Tennessee & Kentucky in the Birchwood Apartments' parking lot.
M. J. Knight sent in this photo, and says it was her son's idea to build this particular snowman. "And he's the boss. We named him 'Frothy.'"
Sue McCollum worked on this snow horse with Santa hanging on and a monkey in the back from Dec. 26 through Dec. 28.
Roman Awesome Preu's first snowman included Mounds candy bar eyes, which he promptly ate after this photo.
A snowman sits on Massachusetts Street. The snowman was created On December
26, 2009 by Jenna Groth and Beka Church.
Texas A&M’s Tanisha Smith (22) drives past Prairie View’s Gaati Werema. A&M routed Prairie View, 89-48, Monday in College Station, Texas.
Georgia tailback Washaun Ealey (24) runs past Texas A&M defenders. Ealey ran for 78 yards in the Bulldogs’ 44-20 Independence Bowl victory against Texas A&M on Monday in Shreveport, La.
Rick Hird, right, vice president of the Douglas County Bar Association, and Brandy Sutton, left, law partner of William Pendleton, present Pendleton with a plaque for his 50-plus years of service to the Douglas County Bar Association and to commemorate his retirement. The plaque was presented at the bar association’s annual Christmas party. Jon King, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Karen Sue Stamey
Nancy Adelaide Tomlinson Roderick
Rev. Robert E. Lewis
Mary Mellott Corcoran
Larry Duane Housworth Sr.
Douglas Kent Williams
The comic book world of Iron Fist is depicted here in an image provided by comic book giant Marvel Entertainment Inc. The Walt Disney Co. will complete its $4.3 billion purchase of Marvel on Thursday and will add a new lineup of superheroes to its empire of characters.
Antibiotics given to healthy animals to help them grow, such as these piglets in Frankenstein, Mo., are creating strains of drug-resistant infections, scientists say.