Major Brett Ringger sets up to examine Isaac Dunn, 9, of Morgan County while his sister Mercedes Dunn, 3, watches at the Lee County High School on Monday. The eye examination is one of the health services offered as part of Operation Bobcat, a military training mission to practice medical set up for times of emergency, conflict or disaster.
Benjamin Elliott of Louisville, Kentucky leads a chant of "Vote them out!" during a protest on the front steps of the state capital building in Frankfort, Kentucky on April 2, 2018. "I'm just here to sport out teachers, my best friend and my sister are both teachers," Elliott said.
Western Kentucky University sophomore Connor Hounshell flinches as colored powder is thrown in his face during the Indian Student Association's celebration of Holi on March 24, 2018.
Brittany Ward cheers at Sigma Chi Fight Night in Bowling Green, Kentucky at the Sloan Convention Center on April 7, 2018. Over 1,000 people attended the event put on for the national charity the Huntsman Cancer Institute.
Kyrah Hardin cheers after moving her tassel during the Bryan Station High School graduation ceremony in Rupp Arena on Friday.
Kelsin Kemble is a freshman at Western Kentucky University. Kemble is from Louisville and is studying engineering.
Brandon Marcus, 10, reels as he is hit with water from a bucket thrown by Lexington Legends players as part of their Splash Day that took place after their game on Wednesday at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.
A cowboy takes his hat off for the playing of the national anthem at the Lone Star Rodeo on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. "You won't see any of our athletes kneeling for before Old Glory here today," the announcer said.
Albert Faulkner of Bowling Green was an active alcoholic for over 20 years before he reached a point something had to change in his life. "There were times when I wanted to end my life. I didn't see a way out, so it was either try recovery or if this life was too much, to leave it," Faulkner said. Now he leads studies at First Baptist Church in Bowling Green for alcoholics and people dealing with all kinds of addictions. "It really is a miracle," Faulkner said about his journey to recovery.
Lane French a.k.a. Lily McQueen Fitzgerald is the sings the opening act to the 3rd annual HRL Drag Show, hosted at the Western Kentucky University Knicely Conference Center with over 250 people in attendance on Thursday, April 6, 2017. French is a WKU senior who has been doing drag since Summer of 2014. French loves the freedom that drag gives him. "It's fun to be someone else for a while" He said.
A fight breaks out between patrons and is quickly pushed out into the parking lot during Yo Gotti's preformance at the Sloan Convention Center on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017.
Quinten Haynie drives the WKU Purple Shuttle on Nov. 18, 2016, which runs from 10pm till 2am Friday through Saturday. This shuttle was designed by SGA to keep students safe. Haynie, who is an aspiring hip-hop artist, listens to hip-hop on the lonely, night late-night drives.
Around 10,000 teachers their supporters swarmed the capital building to protest pension bill signed into law by Governor Matt Bevin.
Cameren Webb, 8, shouts into Daniel Smith's megaphone at the Wildman Days festival in Lawrenceburg on Saturday.
Graduate agriculture student Rob Anderson placed decorative Valentine's Day candies in his beard for delivering flowers in Bowling Green on Feb. 14, 2018. "I lost a bet with my professor," said Anderson.
Western Kentucky University sophomore Jadier Rivera from Hopkinsvile won fouth in the National Weightlifting competition in Orlando, Fla. in October. "At the end of the day you're there to beat youreslf and you're your worst enemy," he said. Rivera works out 5 days a week for about an hour each day. "It's one of those sports you have to really have a huge heart for."
A child's stroller is left abandoned on the 3 mile hike to Delicate Arch on Aug. 7, 2017 in Arches National Park in Utah. The hike has an elevation gain of 610 feet which many tourists are not prepared for.
Senior Brenden Ward shows off his school spirit and support for WKU athletics with his handmade red towel outfit. The hat, shirt, pants and cape took a year in total to make. Ward's favorite sport to attend is basketball because "the players and coaches are close enough to hear me."
Western Kentucky University Greek Week events and contests to promote greek life included watermelon eating contests, potato sack races, and a giant tug-of-war contest ins the Spring semester of 2017.