A statue of Popeye stands by the "secret" bridge across the Mississippi River near Chester, Ill. The statue is a tribute to Elzie Segar (1894-1938), Popeye's creator who was born and raised in Chester.
A volunteer fireman unfurls a giant flag that hung over the main street of West Liberty, Ky in late February. The funeral procession bearing the body of fireman Eric Vanderpool plus dozens of firetrucks from neighboring towns drove through the arch formed by two latter trucks.
Volunteer firemen from the West Liberty, Ky fire department ride with the body of fellow fireman Eric Vanderpool in a funeral procession. Vanderpool, 28 was killed in an automobile accident en route to an accident while driving his own vehicle. Funeral was February 27.