Louise Edwards, 83, braces herself and laughs as John King hits the burner with five people holding down the tethered hot air balloon at Chancellor's Village retirement community in Fredericksburg, Virginia. King brought his balloon to the retirement community as part of a project to help residents cross things off their bucket list.
Erik Dismore of Jasper used a leaf blower to clean the colored corn starch off of Color Me Crazy 5k volunteers, from left, Samantha Capehart, Shelby Mullen, Emily Heim, 14, Reagan Egbert, 14, Mallory Alles, Taylor Greulich, 15, and Maddie Vernon, 14, all of Jasper, after the race during the Ireland Bicentennial celebration in Ireland, Indiana. The race used orange and green colored corn starch inspired by the colors of the Irish flag.
Jasper High School tennis players Sarah Monesmith, left, and Caroline Theil held hands as they watched their teammates play double matches, one win away from securing the semistate title, during the girls tennis semistate championship in Jasper, Indiana. Jasper defeated Providence 3-2.
Northeast Dubois High School seniors Bryce Butler, back left, Hannah Beckman, Cole Scherzinger and Megan Lueken, celebrated the Northeast Dubois Jeeps scoring in the final moments of the game along with Kinley Schnell, front left, and Sara Brosmer, both 7 and of Celestine, during the school's homecoming basketball game in Dubois. Northeast Dubois defeated Loogootee 58-56. Beckman was crowned homecoming queen and due to a tie, both Butler and Scherzinger were honored as homecoming king.
With guidance from his father, 7-year-old Gage Sherman of Huntingburg took aim at a turkey target during at a safety meeting for participants in the National Wild Turkey Federation annual youth hunt at the Jasper Rifle and Gun Club. It was Gage’s first time firing a shotgun and he was scared of the gun's recoil. Cory Sherman said his son grew more confident and improved with each shot.
Monty Lindsey of Orleans carried a deer target to a trailer towed by an all-terrain vehicle as he helped clean up after the 3D target archery shoot hosted by Patoka Lake Bowhunters at Patoka Lake Archery Range in Wickliffe, Indiana. The archery course included 33 deer targets, which are hand-painted and restored during the off season.
Ernie Betz, left, and his son Michael Betz, both of Celestine, watched as smoke rose from the remains of a hay barn that burned down on the farm belonging to Ernie’s nephew, Mark Betz, of Celestine, Indiana. Fire departments from Celestine and Schnellville responded to the blaze, which destroyed two structures and kept fire personnel on the scene for more than five hours.
Marco Antonio Mendez consoles an upset child at the daycare that his wife runs in their home in Cojimar, Cuba. His wife took a group of children outside, leaving Mendez to look after the youngest.