Cat judge Richard Bailey of Jackson makes a face at a grumpy contestant Sunday afternoon during the 25th Silver Anniversary Cat Championship Catshow at the Mississippi Trademart. Sponsored by the Mississippi Cat Fanciers, the two-day event attracted roughly 160 of the feline contestants.
Stephanie Jeffcoat (left), 12, and Brent Thornton, 14, drag twelve-year-old Megan Goodin into the water Thursday afternoon as the three friends relaxed along the east shore of Ross Barnett Reservoir near the Palisades.
Sentoris Bronner, left, 13, Nartaryus Coleman, center, 13, and Montarious Knight, 13, all 7th-graders at Broadstreet Junior High School in Shelby, Miss., make last minute adjustments to their contest entry during the "Mousetrap Car Competition" portion of the 1998 Southeastern Consortium for Minorities in Engineering (S.E.C.M.E.) Student Competition, Friday, April 3, 1998, on the campus of The University of Mississippi, in Oxford. Contestants constructed cars from ordinary mouse-traps and awards were given based on the distance the vehicles were able to travel, powered only by the mouse-trap's spring. (AP Photo/Joe Ellis)