Karen Seibel caught this humorous juxtaposition of the family cats paired with a set of table-top pottery frogs. She used a simple point-and-shoot camera.
Couples dance around the Burger King restaurant at 1107 W. Sixth St., which is better-known as the “BK Lounge” on Monday nights. The event draws 30 to 45 people a week, including a few musicians who play dance numbers.
Gene Hopkins is a loyal patron of the BK Lounge, driving in from Lake Dabinawa to eat and dance. Lounge night runs from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays.
Water lilies dot the water where Jerry and Mary Kay Samp have a piece of paradise in their west Lawrence home, 4712 Carmel Place. Their grandson Ben Stammeyer dips his toes in the new pond, one of the featured tour stops on the second annual Tour Des Fleurs, which starts Friday.
John Bates, an ornithologist at Chicago’s Field Museum, inspects an ivory-billed woodpecker that is part of the Field’s collection of over 480,000 birds Thursday at the museum. Tissue and goose feathers from the Field Museum’s collection of 2,700 Canada geese were sent to Washington to help ascertain what type of geese slammed into US Airways Flight 1549 over New York shredding the jetliner’s engines and forcing it to ditch in the Hudson River earlier this year.
The LaneHawk loss prevention device is shown March 24 at a Kroger store in Gahanna, Ohio. Stores are employing new measures to fight back against rising theft problems during the recession.
A woman holds a tattooed Russian Sphynx cat as people gather for a tattoo festival Friday in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Seven Tonganoxie sixth-grade students met with Kansas Gov. Mark Parkinson to discuss energy efficiency in their school and community. Students were joined by their principal, science teacher and representatives from Trane, a heating and air conditioning services manufacturer. In addition to the governor, students also met with representatives from the offices of Sen. Pat Roberts and Sen. Sam Brownback. Melanie Boulay Becker, public relations manager at Trane Commercial Services, submitted the picture.
Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor meets with Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., Tuesday on Capitol
Hill in Washington.
Beth Mertens stands with her husband, Tim, before the start of last month’s Pratt Cattle Auction. Mertens has been a ranch hand her whole life and feels at home atop a horse.
Al DiSanto sits atop a 1936 fire truck once used in Tonganoxie. He and other volunteers have spent the last three years restoring the truck to working condition.
Andre Lapar, right, sets up fencing along the finish line of the Ironman 70.3 Kansas with Reporter Mark Boyle.
Meghan Graham will compete in the Ironman 70.3 kansas triathlon today at Clinton State Park. Graham has raced in three triathlons this year, but nothing close to the distance of today’s half Ironman.
The fire truck will be on display at the Tonganoxie Community Historical Society during Tonganoxie Days.
The old fire truck, far left, rests along the new fire truck in front of the old Tonganoxie Fire Department. Photographed in this 1966 image is, from left, Dale Thompson, Gene Nelson, Roy Salmon, Tom Robb, Benny Jo Leavitt, Pappy Salmon, Johnny Sparks, Don Roberts.