Hannah Spriggs of the Vinland Valley 4-H club, and her horse Sophie took home the Grand Champion ribbon at the 4-H horse show on Saturday, July 23, 2016, at the Douglas County Fair.
Alexandra McMillen, of the Kanwaka 4-H club, steadies her horse at the 4-H horse show at the Douglas County Fair on Saturday, July 23, 2016.
From left, Katie Burenheide and her daughter Brianna, both of Lawrence, hit the Sidewalk Sale early on Thursday, July 21, 2016, in downtown Lawrence.
Two-year-old Leona Richardson, of Lawrence, watches as she has flowers painted on her arm at the Sidewalk Sale in downtown Lawrence on Thursday, July 21, 2016.
Working in the clouds, Max Wainscott, with the city's public works department, fixes an LED light in the 600 block of Massachusetts Street on Tuesday, July 19, 2016.
Tyrone Clark, an employee at Weaver's Department Store, 901 Massachusetts St., racks up some clothes on Tuesday along with many downtown businesses preparing for Thursday's 57th annual Downtown Lawrence Sidewalk Sale.
Amanda Soelter, an employee at Au Marche, 931 Massachusetts St., sets up a display inside the store on Tuesday. Many Lawrence businesses were preparing that day for the 57th annual Downtown Lawrence Sidewalk Sale, slated for sunup to sundown Thursday.
A bicyclist rides in heavy rain along Sixth Street Wednesday morning.
From left, Kansas University products Kyle Clemons, Mason Finley, Daina Levy, and Zainab Sanni walk the track on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at Rock Chalk Park. The four are headed to the Rio Olympics.
From left, Judith Scheff and Chuck Mosley perform a scene driving a make believe automobile as Jerry Morton pretends to be a officer giving a ticket to the pair during a Vintage Players performance at Vermont Towers, 1101 Vermont St., on Tuesday, July 12, 2016. The comedy troupe is staging its annual "An Evening of Senior Moments" show Saturday at Theatre Lawrence, 4660 Bauer Farm Drive.
From left, twins and Palmyra 4-H Club members Lane and Tate Anderson, both 13, walk their hogs Big Large and Mr. Pig on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, as they prepare for this year's Douglas County Fair.
From left, Ari and Kahlil Sanz-Sapp, ages 6 and 7, pour a cup of lemonade at their stand at 1208 Haskell Ave. on Monday, July 11, 2016. The two are saving up for a go-kart.
Lawrence High sophomore Jakoby Masters (37) reaches out for a pass during LHS football camp on Monday July 11, 2016.
Lawrence High senior running back Brandon Jimenez (81) takes a hand off from junior quarterback Dante Jackson (32) during LHS football camp on Monday July 11, 2016.
Lawrence High offensive coordinator Chris Johnson draws up some plays for players during LHS football camp on Monday July 11, 2016.
Lawrence High sophomore Nathan Horn cools off with little water on his head during Monday July 11, 2016 football camp at Lawrence High School.
Mike Voelkers discusses raccoon traps during a demonstration on Thursday, July 7, 2016, at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.
Bottles of scent for sale sit on display at the 48th annual North American Fur Takers Rendezvous at the Douglas County Fairgrounds on July 7, 2016.
Fur hats sit on mannequin heads at the 48th annual North American Fur Takers Rendezvous, being held for the first time at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. The event has filled the buildings with vendors selling traps, videos and offering a laser shooting exhibit for kids. The rendezvous runs from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.
Gus Hachmeister, of Lawrence, gives a coat of paint Wednesday July 6, 2016, to a giraffe created by local artist Kris Kuksi. Kuksi's studio at 647 Maple St. in North Lawrence was putting together a show for an upcoming exhibit in Los Angeles.