Kent Nunemaker cuts corn for silage for Nunemaker-Ross farm Tuesday, August 2, 2011. Nunemaker said they were cutting about three to four weeks early because the crop was showing signs of the effects of the extreme heat and lack of rain.
KU Graduation day, May 1989. Back row from left to right, Mike Farthing, Rob Reavey, Mark Hulsey. In the middle row are Wayne Dedloff and Bill Colgan. In front is Greg Harrison. Original photo taken by Mike Conway in 1989. Submitted by Wayne Dedloff.
Jeff Baxter, Overbrook, relaxes with a wet washcloth over his head to cool off after he said he became a little overheated, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011, in the livestock arena at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds.
The kiddo with a baby yellow watermelon.
A bantam rooster named "Lil," which belongs to Ashton Rapp, 7, Lawrence, lets out a high-pitched crow as people and animals bustle about the poultry barn during the Poultry Show of the Douglas County Fair Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011. Young contestants showed off their feathered friends for judging based on the standard of the breed and care.
A Lawrence police officer handcuffs a suspect in connection with a forgery investigation at the Holiday Inn Holidome, at 200 McDonald Drive. Police officers Monday arrested a 36-year-old Lawrence man on outstanding warrants at the hotel.
Ashley Newell, 9, Baldwin, pulls along her two sheep to the barn Monday, Aug. 1, 2011, at the Douglas County Fair.
Kevin Corbett, president of the KU Alumni Association.