Late Planting Season Tilling

Late Planting Season Tilling

Farmer Tom runs a 12-bladed disc through the main field at the Braun Farm in preparation for planting soybeans a little later than normal. My Final Photo for June 18,...

Looking For The Brass

A young girl settles onto the perch she thinks is best to retrieve spent brass from the American Legion Honor Guard Firing Squad during Memorial Day ceremonies at Otterbein Cemetery in Westerville. My Final Photo for May 28, 2018.

Fishing The Green Shoreline

A kayaking angler navigates his way along the shoreline of Hoover Reservoir. My Final Photo for May 27, 2018,

Family of American Patriots

Retired Army veteran David Troutman, his two children, and members of the American Legion Post place American flags on the graves of veterans at North Lawn Cemetery in Westerville in preparation for Memorial Day Monday. My Final Photo for May 26, 2018.

Kids Playing In The Street

A pair of older kids lies in the middle State Street pretending to be suspended in midair by a make-believe parachute sketched in chalk during Fourth Friday in Uptown Westerville. My Final Photo for May 25, 2018

Steadying the American Skyline

A pair of hands holds steady translucent panels depicting the American skyline being installed on one of the memorials at the Field of Heroes on Cleveland Ave. in Westerville. My Final Photo for May 24, 2018.

Police Cadets Fun Run Westerville

Shoppers and drivers were treated to a rare sight in Uptown Westerville as the Columbus Police Academy Fun Run navigated its way along State Steet on the first leg of the run. My Final Photo for May 23, 2018.

Post Holes And Posts

A worker uses a post hole digger to excavate for a new fence to be built along the northern edge of city hall and the newly renovated walkway and seating area. My Final Photo for May 22, 2018.

Nesting Deep In The Grass

A red-winged blackbird nest with four eggs sits confined between tall stalks of hay grass in one of the fields at the Braun Farm. My Final Photo for May 21, 2018.

A Fox In The Afternoon

An Ohio red fox tracks prey in the grass on the side of Hoover Dam. My Final Photo for May 20, 2018.

Wetland Lilies

Water lilies blossom in the wetland at Highlands Park. My Final Photo for May 19, 2018.

Memorial for Hannah

A memorial for Hannah Starver who died in a house fire sits beneath a tree in the front yard of the house as a demolition crew removes it. My Final Photo for May 18, 2018.

Rainbow Parachute Fun At The Park

Hanby Elementary first graders run under an inflated parachute during their field trip to Alum Creek Park. My Final Photo for May 17, 2018.

Touching The Turkey

Students young and old had the opportunity to handle farm animals including this turkey chick on the front lawn of the Westerville Public Library Wednesday. My Final Photo for May 16, 2018. 

The First Meal

Eric Moore orders his lunch from Leeana as at the Renaissance Hotel serves its first meal after the ceremonial ribbon cutting marking the opening of the new hotel in Westerville. My Final Photo for May 15, 2018.

They Can See Clearly Now

Window washers clean the glass portico covering the entrance to the Renaissance Hotel as it prepares for a grand opening ribbon cutting Tuesday after nearly two years of planning and construction. My Final Photo for May 14, 2018.

Fishing on the freshwater isthmus

Two anglers fish opposite sides of a freshwater isthmus jutting into Big Walnut Creek below Hoover Reservoir. My Final Photo for May 13, 2018.

Let The Water Fun Begin

Kids crowd the waterproof button preparing to start the new splash pad water fountain at the grand opening of the new Hanby Park behind the library. My Final Photo for May 12, 2018.

Mother’s Day Video Greeting

Grandfather uses his smartphone to record a Mother’s Day greeting for the mother of two of his granddaughters using the flowers in front of Talbott’s Flowers as the background. My Final Photo for May 11, 2018.

It’s Annual Planting Time

A gardener walks through one of the greenhouses at Hoover Gardens filled with flowering hanging baskets and trays of annuals destined for home gardeners in Westerville. My Final Photo for May 10, 2018.

Flags For The Bridge

Blendon Township workers replace flags on the chain link fence bordering the Dempsey Road Bridge over I-270 as part of the township’s spring cleanup before Memorial Day. My Final Photo for May 9, 2018.

Going Green At Hanby Park

A landscaper sprays a mixture of water, grass seed, and a green mulch onto sections of Hanby Park as it nears completion of the installation of a new playground and water spray area. My Final Photo for May 8, 2018.


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