Daviess County firefighters put out a barn fire Thursday at Hamilton Grain Farms at 7844 U.S. 431. The Daviess County fire departments and the Utica and Moseleyville volunteer departments responded at 2:40 p.m, according to a report from the county fire department. Firefighters were on the scene for about two hours. An adjacent wheat field caught fire, but it was quickly extingguished. The barn, which was destroyed, contained silo equipment. "The fire was believed to have started from falling torch sparks while cutting metal pipe," said Daviess County Assistant Fire Cheif Perry Payne. No one was injured in the fire
The Tennessee Government Task Force for Marijuana Eradication uses a helicopter to spot marijuana growing in a field in Kodak, Tenn.
Douglas Thompson, 56, is shown his new shrinker, a sleeve for his stump due to losing his right leg from the knee down January 2013. "I can't really get myself depressed about losing my leg, I got to keep moving ahead, that's life," said Thompson.
Chance Redfern, left, Colyn Grimes, center, and Brylee Haskins mourn the death of their classmate Coleman Pearson during a memorial ceremony for Pearson Wednesday afternoon at Ashdown Junior High School. Pearson died Tuesday from what doctors suspect to be eastern equine encephalitis at Arkansas Children's Hospital.
A week before they ship out to Afghanistan, members of the 187th Infantry regiment run through a final exercise at Ft. Campbell, KY.
Caden Carter [center], 9, takes aim as Jaden Joseph [left], 9, and Matt Martin, 8, watch on at Windy Way apartments on Short 7th Street. "I'm getting better, I don't hit cars anymore," said Carter.
Matt Berninger, lead singer of The National sings has way through the crowd after leaving the Which Stage at Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival 2010.
A crowd watches the flag disposal ceremony performed by U.S military veterans Thursday, June 14, 2012, at the Walter Freeman Fire Department Training Area in Owensboro Ky. Thousands of flags were collected from around the city according to veterans organizers. Flag disposal ceremonies are traditionally carried out on Flag Day.
An Abraham Lincoln impersonator watches on as a Civil War battle reenactment unfolds during History Fest Saturday afternoon at Yellow Creek Park in Owensboro, Ky.
Richard Pennington, left, leaves the The Miller House Restaurant with his full-time caretaker Richard Clark, on his 73rd birthday. Reaching 73 years of age may not be considered unusual for a lot of people, but Pennington has Down syndrome, and life expectancy for someone with the condition is 55. "He doesn't take any medicine, have diabetes or heart trouble. It's remarkable," said Clark.
Demi Smith, 8, watches an episode of 'Martha Speaks' a children's educational cartoon alone at the Warren County Public Library Monday afternoon. Demi is the only child to attend the program which is held every Monday at the library. Children's Outreach Coordinator Stephanie Wycihowski said, "The program usually attracts 3-4 children a week, but lately for some reason I only get 1-2." The program is for K-2 students and features a childrens book reading, cartoons, and arts and crafts activities.
Terry Dillinger polishes his 2010 Harley Davidson Road King Classic Friday afternoon in his driveway in the 2400th block of Windsor Avenue. Dillinger, a truck driver, doesn't mind his love for riding motorcycles also takes place on the road. "Being on the bike is a whole new world compared to driving the truck, it's a great feeling," said Dillinger.
Chris Bidwell spars with his knife-fighting partner Kyle Jacobs at Preston Activities Center on the campus of Western Kentucky University. "I don't mind being lethal, it may come in handy someday," said Bidwell.
Chris Way, 17, skates the bowl at the Bowling Green Skate Park in Bowling Green, Ky. Way has been skating for 5 years and is glad the city provides such a high quality place to skate. "I like skating around the city, but this beats getting chased off by the cops all the time," said Way.