Members of the Kaw Valley Bluebird Association prepare to install a new bluebird trail of 11 nesting boxes March 30 at the Burroughs Creek Hiking/Biking Trail in east Lawrence. From left are Bonnie and Loren Buntemeyer, Tammy Steeples, Susan Iversen, Bonnie Uffman and Gerry Parkinson, all of Lawrence.
From left, Susan Esau of the Lawrence Schools Foundation accepts the donation check on April 29 from Karen McGrath, manager, Sunflower Bank Lawrence, and John Hanley, public relations, Sunflower Bank. During the 2011 ABC program, the bank contributed more than $3,200 to Lawrence area schools.
While tethered to a trailer, Socks, a 13-year-old mule, decided to try to reach the leaves on a nearby tree for a little snack Saturday at the 4-H Horse Show at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. He was waiting for his owner, Cody Newell of Baldwin City, to come back.
Gloria Phenix (left) and Marilyn Ault, both of Topeka, display signs on Saturday at a rally to support school funding. The rally was held outside the Capitol.
With college days over and a job in St. Louis, Stephanie Miller had help from friend Paolo Secci with packing up her belongings Saturday to make the trip back home. Many leases ended this weekend as new tenants prepare to move in for the fall semester.
Matt Wilson, 13, waits with his horse Moo for the halter-class show to start Saturday at the 4-H Horse Show at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St.