Logan Osburn, 4, of Lawrence, gets a bit of a shock as he takes a dip in the still frigid pool. Logan, the son of Ashley Williams, swam with family and friends Tuesday as the sun reared its head and temperatures rose into the mid-70s.
Teachers in the Eudora school district have organized a “No Hate” campaign to raise money for Lawrence’s Headquarters Counseling Center.
South Junior High School held its annual Cougar Fun Run on Tuesday at the school. The event is a fundraiser for South’s fine arts and athletic programs. Leading the pack of runners are Shomari Goesby, front left, and James Tucker.
Lawrence High pitcher Lauren Massey is no stranger to the mound. For the 2010 season, Massey has thrown every pitch so far for the Lions.
Free State defender Madeline Caywood works for position against Olathe Northwest forward Cali Proctor during the first half. The Firebirds lost, 3-2, on Tuesday, in their 6A regional at Free State High School.
Chef Rick Martin passes out samples of locally grown strawberries to Cordley Elementary School fourth-graders Lili Hull, left, and Asayeil Alhajeri during a presentation at the school. Martin and other local food experts spent part of the morning teaching students about the benefits of locally grown food.
Cordley second-grader Chloe McNair helps pick strawberries at Wohletz Farm Fresh, 1831 N. 1100 Road. The berries will be used in a dessert prepared for Cordley students Friday as part of a special lunch put on by the Farm-to-School program.
Cole Cottin, center, co-coordinator of the Farm-to-School program, helps children and parents from Cordley School pick strawberries at Wohletz Farm Fresh, 1831 N. 1100 Road.
Cast members of “Glee,” from left, Lea Michele, Jenna Ushkowitz, Amber Riley, Heather Morris, Dianna Agron and Naya Rivera perform in “The Power of Madonna” episode in this file publicity image released by Fox.
Men recently deported from Arizona wait in line to be registered with Mexican authorities April 28 at the border in Nogales, Mexico. Illegal crossings from Mexico into Arizona have increased this year as Arizona takes immigration enforcement into its own hands under a controversial new law, U.S. Border Patrol statistics and accounts from migration monitors in Mexico indicated.
An anti-government protester accidentally burns himself while throwing a Molotov cocktail at Thai soldiers Tuesday in Bangkok, Thailand. The Thai government rejected a proposal Tuesday for peace talks with leaders of the Red Shirt protesters, saying negotiations cannot start until the protesters disperse. Today, Thai soldiers with armored vehicles stormed a fortified encampment occupied by anti-government protesters, breaking through bamboo-and-tire barricades in a major military offensive in the heart of Bangkok, killing two protesters and a foreign journalist.
A dragonfly tries to clean itself Tuesday as it is stuck to marsh grass covered in oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in Garden Island Bay on the Gulf Coast of Louisiana near Venice.