The sun is shrouded by clouds as birds cling to a utility line late Monday afternoon in Salina. Clouds and a chance for rain are in the forecast for today and Thursday, but temperatures will be well above normal.
Vincent Otchere, 7, casts a glance at Patrick Soo, 7, as he feigns aggravation while the two construct New Year’s Eve party hats during the Holiday Happenings camp Tuesday at the Holcom Park Recreation Center. The kids will get to sport their party hats at the end of the weeklong camp when they attend an overnight party at Holcom on New Year’s Eve.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Williams (19) celebrates with teammate wide receiver Dezmon Briscoe (89) after Williams coaght a second-quarter touchdown against the Seattle Seahawks during an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010, in Tampa, Fla.
New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees (9) tries to escape Atlanta’s John Abraham in the second quarter. The Saints held off the Falcons, 17-14, on Monday in Atlanta.
Kansas City Chiefs coach Todd Haley watches a replay during the second half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010. The Chiefs defeated the Titans 34-14.
Crews work at Newark Liberty International Airport during a snow storm Dec. 26, 2010, in Newark, N.J. Airlines are working to rebook stranded passengers and possibly add flights after a winter storm on the East Coast caused thousands of flight cancellations and left countless passengers stranded. Kansas University's Tyshawn Taylor was among the Jersey travelers snowbound Sunday.
Dino-mite birthday: Madelynn Gaggero, the granddaughter of Rick and Tammy Ziesenis of Lawrence, celebrated her 3rd birthday on Oct. 29. Also pictured with dinosaur Madelynn is her aunt Rachelle Ziesenis, of Eudora.
Gabby Ramos, left, and Kyle Berkley, both South Junior High eighth-graders, play their trombones during band rehearsals Dec. 16. All district eighth-graders will move into high school next year as freshmen become part of the high school campuses and junior highs change into middle schools.