Our Favorite Photos: July

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    Left: Emily Kuhlman, 14, Lindsey Mehringer, 15, and Addie Bueltel, 15, all of Jasper, played in inflatable balls. Photo by Caitlin O'Hara

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    Heidi Giannini, 6, hugged her mom, Jennifer Giannini both of Newburgh before she competed in the Dubois County Youth Triathlon in Huntingburg. The event began at the Huntingburg City Pool and finished inside League Stadium. Proceeds for the Dubois County Youth Triathlon go to the Dubois County Mentors For Youth organization. Heather Rousseau/The Herald

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    Marie Tempel of St. Henry, 9, left, received words of encouragement from her father, Marvin, in the cattle barn. It was Marie's first year showing by herself. She showed Dorian, a 1,250-pound shorthorn heifer, in the beef show Friday night. Photo by Rachel Mummey.

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    Caroline Gadlage of Jasper, 14, washed her Quarter Hose named Shorty at the Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds. "He is really calm and sweet and a really good listener," said Gadlage. Heather Rousseau/ The Herald

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    Emma Popp, Jesse Uebelhor, Tori Hemmerlein and Kai Kunz wait for the start of the Little Miss and Mister Strassenfest Pageant to begin at Jasper Middle School. Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald

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    Lyndsey Taylor of St. Henry, 7, donned spotted nail polish to match the dairy cow she showed Tuesday at the Dubois County 4-H Fair. Rachel Mummey/The Herald

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    Bill and Ann Crow of Petersburg waited for the start of Friday's Jefferson Township Ruritan Fourth of July Parade with their 1957 Ford Fairlane 500 in Otwell. "I always wanted one when I was a kid when they first came out. I finally got one to fix up," Bill said. The Crows are members of the Petersburg Timeless Classics car club. Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald

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    Luke Ramsey laid on a ledge at League Stadium as his friends, Brice King, 9, left, Mick Uebelhor, 9, and Noah Wright, 7, all of Huntingburg, looked over the concession stand during the first-round of Ohio Valley League playoff game at League Stadium. The Bombers grabbed a 1-0 advantage in the seventh inning and led until the ninth, when the Madisonville Miners surged for a 6-1 victory to end the Bombers' season. Heather Rousseau/The Herald

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    Brayden Wineinger, 17, left, tickles his girlfriend Harlee Zehr, 15, both of Dubois, while Nick Weigel of Schnellville, 17, naps in the cattle barn at the Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds. Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald

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    Kenzie Cave of Dubois, 7, picked through a freshly sliced squash with her cousins Kole Kalb, 3, right, and his one-month-old baby sister Ashtyn, both of Dubois, while taking a break from working in the garden of their late grandmother Sarah Jane "Bets" Bonner. The kids weren't sure what kind of squash it was and were hesitant to try it. Rachel Mummey/The Herald

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    Anna Woosley, 9, laughed and screamed while jumping on a trampoline during Kayla Toby's 10th birthday party, back left. Also joining in the fun was Shay Utzman, 10, left, and Releigh Foxen, 10, right, all are of Jasper. Heather Rousseau/The Herald

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    Heidi Giannini of Newburgh, 6, competed in the Dubois County Youth Triathlon in Huntingburg. The event began at the Huntingburg City Pool and finished inside League Stadium. Heather Rousseau/The Herald

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    Gabe Sermersheim of Ferdinand, 11, was pulled out the pile of sawdust in which his friends buried him at the abandoned swine barn at the Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds. Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald

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    Ben Werner of Duff, 9, rested as his sheep Jo Jo played before the sheep judging at the 4-H Fairgrounds. Hannah Fleace/The Herald

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    Calvin Hasenour of Ferdinand, 10, leaned into the dirt during the tug of war competition Thursday at the Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds. Rachel Mummey/The Herald

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    Brysen Hopf of St. Marks, 4, squealed as his aunt Sami Hopf of St. Anthony, 20, left, clutched his arm and legs so family friend Melinda Johnson of Jasper, right, could tickle his stomach Monday in a cattle barn at the Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds in Bretzville.Rachel Mummey/The Herald