Clayton Sickbert, 8, of Holland, relaxes in a cattle trough while Mark McAninch, 9, of St. Henry, and his brother, Gus, 5, watch from inside the beef barn at the Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds in Bretzville on July 16, 2019. Mark and Gus then joined Clayton in the trough, the boys calling it their "Cowboy Jacuzzi," after a friend, Jacob Tempel, 10, called it such.
Tanner Kane, 17, attempts to rope his sister, Addyson, 12, after practicing at Coyote Creek Ranch on June 11, 2019 in Boonville, Indiana. Both Tanner and Addyson compete in rodeos. "He has been an inspiration to me I guess," Addyson said of her brother. "He's taught me pretty much everything I know. He never lets me down."
Kevin Huffman waits at the window before exiting the fire simulation building at the Jasper Fire Tower on March 16, 2019 in Jasper, Indiana. The Dubois County Fire School is the last of its kind in the state, training and certifying fire fighters in a controlled burn situation.
Joyce Martin, 82, pets Jax the horse, at Freedom Reins Therapeutic Riding Center on April 18, 2019 in Jasper, Indiana. Suffering from multiple sclerosis and arthritis, Martin was recently place on hospice. Her last wish to ride a horse again after growing up and riding horses her entire life.
Erin Rauscher plays Eye Spy with her son, Liam, 6, at the lake behind their house on April 22, 2019 in Duff, Indiana.
Layn Wehr, 6, left, waits with Claire Terwiske, 6, before going on stage during the Miss Shamrock Pageant at Ireland Elementary school on March 2, 2019 in Ireland, Indiana.
Lilly Flamion, 8, hugs a cow statue that was unveiled during the Holland Prairie Dedication on Dutch-American Friendship Day at the Holland Commons on April 14th in Holland, Indiana. The cow statues honor the agricultural and dairy history of Holland, Indiana.
Fr. Ray Brenner distributes communion during mass at St. Joseph's Church on May 15, 2019 in Jasper, Indiana. Brenner has served as a priest for 50 years, recently announcing his retirement.
Spencer County Sheriff, Kelli Reinke works alongside other area officers in an active-shooting training simulation in an abandoned building on June, 3, 2019 in St. Meinrad, Indiana. Reinke, the first elected female sheriff in Spencer County, has had to overcome stereotypes about females being capable and competent within the police force. "There's still some people that feel women don't belong in this profession. I had this older guy say, 'Well Missy, what do you want to do something so dangerous for?' I tried to explain to him that I've been out working [in the police force] for 16 years already. All you can do is do your job, and however they see you, they see you," Reinke said.
Ty Sherman, 7, and his brother, Myles, 8, watch tv in their home in Holley, NY. Although their mom, Kristy, considers the boys very active, if the television is on, it captivates their attention.
Kade Greulich, 3, center, looks up at Reese Verkamp, while standing alongside Brody Kluesner, at Forest Park's sectional game on May, 23, 2019 in Rockport, Indiana. Kade is the coach's son and joins the team for most of their games, having a special bond with many of the players.
Southridge's Tucker Schank jumps in the air after scoring a run during Saturday's Class 2A regional championship game at League Stadium on June, 1, 2019 in Huntingburg, Indiana.