Lena’s Story Week 10

Lena’s Story Week 10

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Editor’s Note: Lena Thomas has been sharing her cancer journey on our Between the Lens blog weekly since May 19, with accompanying photos by Herald-Whig Photo Editor Steve Bohnstedt. We are grateful for her willingness to share her story with our readers. This is the final post in “Lena’s Story.”View More »

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City Doubles Tennis Tournament

City Doubles Tennis Tournament

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Curtis Fauble, left, watches as Andrew Schnack returns a volley against Collin Adams and Andrew Fauble in the Mens Open Semi-final of the City Doubles Tournament at the Greeman Tennis Center in Reservoir Park Saturday. (H-W Photo/ Michael Kipley) Collin Adams, left, returns a serve as partner Andrew Fauble watchesView More »

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Mud Volleyball

Mud Volleyball

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Alex Hibbert with the Mud Thugs takes a dive during the first mud volleyball tournament at the Adams County Fair grounds Saturday. (H-W Photo/ Michael Kipley)

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Photo Gallery, Behind the Scenes of a Bull Ride

Photo Gallery, Behind the Scenes of a Bull Ride

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John “The Ice Man” Freese from St. Louis  tries to stay on his bull to the buzzer during the bull riding competition in the main grandstand at the Adams County Fair Friday. (H-W Photo/ Michael Kipley) Caleb Ruyle from Roodhouse, il. (H-W Photo/ Michael Kipley) EXTRA’S (H-W Photos/ Michael Kipley)

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Future 4Her

Future 4Her

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Parker Schaffnit, 4, from Mendon gets tired holding the bottle of milk for his 6 week old Heifer calf Friday in the beef barn at the Adams County Fair in Mendon. To young to be in 4H, Parker, plans to show two calfs in the PeeWee shows Sunday. (H-W Photo/View More »

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Sheep Shearer

Sheep Shearer

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Mclayn Musick from Camp Point shears his Polled Dorset Ewe Thursday in preparation for the sheep show at the Adams County Fair. The 4H sheep and wool judging take place Friday July 25th, in the open sheep barn. (H-W Photo/ Michael Kipley)

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Fair Rabbits

Fair Rabbits

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Twelve-year-old Abigail Knuffman, left, of Liberty, listens intently as Katelyn Roberts, 15, also of Liberty, demonstrates what to watch for while showing rabbits Thursday at the Adams County Fairgrounds in Mendon. The girls were getting their rabbits ready for Thursday night’s judging and costume contest. “I’ve never shown a rabbitView More »

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Photo Gallery from Adams County Fair Queen Pageant

Photo Gallery from Adams County Fair Queen Pageant

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2014 Miss Adams County Fair Queen, Lynsey Whitaker. (H-W Photo/ Michael Kipley)

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Better than Fair Ride at Adams County Fair

Better than Fair Ride at Adams County Fair

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Timed exposure of the Adams County Fair rides, the Ferris Wheel, during the Queen Pageant. (H-W Photo/ Michael Kipley)

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Adams County Fair

Adams County Fair

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Twelve-year-old Sarah Findlay, left, holds her horse, Ellie,  as she waits with friend Katie Acheson, right, for the start of the showmanship judging Wednesday on the opening day at the Adams County Fair in Mendon. The fair continues through July 29. (H-W Photo/Phil Carlson) Thirteen-year-old Kayla Walker, of Quincy, holdsView More »

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Kite flying in Moorman Park

Kite flying in Moorman Park

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Nicole Cain lets go of a kite controlled by her brother, Braden, in Moorman Park Wednesday. Brian and Leslie Cain from Quincy, brought their kids to the park to get outside for some fun and exercise. “Kids nowdays don’t do what we did when we were kids”. Said Leslie Cain.View More »

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