British author Alexander McCall Smith is riding a wave of popularity following the debut of “The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Club” on HBO.
This 3 1/2-inch-tall tin rabbit with felt ears and a basket of eggs on its back hops when wound up. The Easter toy was made in the late 1940s and sold for just $42 at a Dick Soulis auction in Lone Jack, Mo.
Sarah Buxton arrives at the 42nd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at Las Vegas in this 2007 photo.
Lawrence native Sarah Buxton
Several members of the West Junior High School Student Council gather before opening the food service line at the Lawrence Interdenominational Nutrition Kitchen. Allen Humphrey, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Metallica members James Hatfield, left, Lars Ulrich, Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett arrive on the red carpet for the 2009 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Cleveland. Other inductees in Saturday’s ceremony included rap pioneers Run-DMC, guitarist Jeff Beck, soul singer Bobby Womack and rhythm-and-blues act Little Anthony and the Imperials.
A crowd of more than 16,000 basketball fans watch the women’s Kansas University basketball team prepare to take on the South Florida bulls in the WNIT championship game Saturday in Allen Fieldhouse. The crowd was the largest ever to watch a KU women’s game in the fieldhouse.
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama, right, and France’s first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy wave to onlookers, after they visited Strasbourg Cathedral during the programme for the spouses of NATO leaders Saturday in Strasbourg, France.
State Rep. Tom Sloan, R-Lawrence, speaks Saturday during an “Eggs and Issues” session of the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce at the Eldridge Hotel. Sloan and other lawmakers discussed the 2009 legislative session and the wrap-up session that starts April 29.
From Left, Ssc. Joseph Masarik, Mark Boyle and Jr. Cadet Ryan Fritz run up a hill during the obstacle course portion prepared for the Army ROTC 15th Ranger Buddy competition.
The Kansas women’s basketball team holds up the WNIT runner-up trophy. South Florida won the title, 75-71, on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.
The 2008-09 All-Area Boys basketball team, pictured above from left to right, includes: Keaton Schaffer, Tonganoxie High, Chase Tenpenny, Oskaloosa High, Jamel Townsend, De Soto High, Andy Bowman, Perry-Lecompton High, head coach Mike “Scoop” Harding, Seabury Academy, Justin Ballock, Eudora High, Shane Gimzo, Perry-Lecompton High, Nick Hassig, Free State High, Dorian Green, Lawrence High and Lance Kilburn, Lawrence High. Not pictured: Austin Smith, Tonganoxie High and Adam Hasty, Ottawa High.
Simon Chetrit, left, of Manhattan, wears a gas mask as hundreds of people participate in a pillow fight in front of the New York Stock Exchange. Saturday’s bout was part of a worldwide event organized on social networking Web sites.