My Visual Journal

Blog Post 5/28/12: Sweet Summertime

Haley King, a junior, lays ejected from a car during a mock texting accident at Perry High School. The scenario was designed to show students the danger of distracted driving and included the local police and fire departments. Lindsay Brown/The Lima News


Donovan Kyle Clark, of Sidney, Ohio, gives a peace sign to the crowd while walking to his seat during the Commencement Ceremony at Bluffton University’s Salzman Stadium. Lindsay Brown/The Lima News


Lima Central Catholic’s Corey O’Dowd looks back at Bloom-Carroll’s Josh Gabbard as O’Dowd as O’Dowd runs back to second during the regional baseball tournament division III game at Elida. O’Dowd avoided Gabbard and made it back safely to second. Lindsay Brown/The Lima News


Louise Sheridan, of Fowler, Ohio, paints at Faurot Park during a Plein Air Painting workshop taught by Michael Chesley Johnson. Plein air is a French term for painting landscapes while outside in the open air. Lindsay Brown/The Lima News


Chase Villa (center), 7, helps Brandon Villa (right), 9, down from the Chalkboard Chuck monster truck after Chase signed his name. Chalkboard Chuck and other monster trucks from as far away as Australia were on display at the 2012 4-Wheel Jamboree at the Allen County Fairgrounds. Lindsay Brown/The Lima News


Perry’s no. 24 Brey Buettner pitches during a Wednesday evening game against Allen East. Lindsay Brown/The Lima News


Larry Oechsle, of Van Wert, fishes in Lake Cody for bass on a Saturday afternoon. Lindsay Brown/The Lima News


First grader Te’ja Kelly, 7, takes a turn shaving music teacher Paul Eckert’s head. Eckert got his head and goatee shaved during an assembly at Quest Academy to reward his students for a year of good behavior. Quest Academy is part of the Phillippian Missionary Baptist Church on 8th Street. Lindsay Brown/The Lima News


Ken Whitney helps Brayden Barnett, 8, with a fingerprinting exercise during the Lima Police Department’s 125th Anniversary Celebration at the Allen County Museum. Whitney, who retired from the LPD in January, said, “Fingerprinting is an art and science” of his 20 years fingerprinting. Lindsay Brown/The Lima News

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