St. John Catholic School students gather Tuesday on the school’s playground as Father John Schmeidler burns last year’s palm leaves to make ashes for the observation of Ash Wednesday.
In this Nov. 10, 2010 file photo, the company logo is displayed is at Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. A Lawrence man is suing Google in federal court alleging that the Internet search giant illegally obtained his personal information and conspired to use it for targeted marketing.
Will Katz, director of the KU Small Business Development Center, presented a workshop for entrepreneurs Tuesday night. Katz provide cautionary advice to those interested in starting a small business, but also said such businesses play a pivotal role in the local economy.
Bradley J. Allen gives his thoughts on the future of libraries to those gathered Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 at the Lawrence Public Library. Allen is the second of three candidates for the position of library director to interview for the job and address the public.
A cast of characters cross Tenth Street as they head north on Massachusetts Street during the beginning of the Fat Tuesday parade dowtown. Hundreds of costumed paraders marched around the sidewalks, streets and into local establishments spreading the festive feel of Mardi Gras.
Marilou Cavin talks with her second-grade students after receiving the school district's Elementary School Teacher of the year award Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 at Woodlawn. "I think you should redecorate our room," said one student, after Cavin was awarded a check for $1,000 for the honor.