Zayne Bushnell, left, and Andrez Hernandez, who will both be in third grade this fall, create a bright blue sky Monday, June 13 during the Boys & Girls Clubs of West Central Missouri Summer Program at Parkview Elementary. Youth Development Professional Breanna Dothage said the members were creating blue skies and orange sunsets with clouds and they were about to add yellow handprints for the sun along with the words “You are my sunshine.”
On Wednesday, June 15, Don Nichols weeds around a squash plant for his pastor and wife, Matt and Tonya Edwards, of Faith Baptist Church. Nichols also ran a tiller over a portion of the garden for the family so they could plant some tomatoes.
Three boys enjoy their summer vacation by fishing at Liberty Park Thursday afternoon June 16. Although the afternoon saw temperatures in the upper 90s, several people were fishing at the park’s lagoon.
A farmer in the 3600 block of West 32nd Street takes a break from the summer heat while he waits to load wheat from his field Thursday afternoon June 16.
Taking refuge from the summer heat, an inquisitive squirrel sits on a shady limb of a tree along West Third Street Thursday, June 16.
The summer sun may cause some to seek shade but these delphiniums and purple coneflowers seem to thrive in its rays at the Liberty Park gardens along West Third Street on Thursday, June 16.
Summer storm clouds build over hay fields Thursday evening, June 16, near Windsor on state Route 52. Later in the evening, because of heavy rain, flood warnings would be issued for the area.
Families prepare to dock their boats Saturday evening, June 18, on Truman Lake at Harry S. Truman State Park, near Warsaw. Father’s Day weekend and warm summer temperatures kept the lake area busy with boats, jet-skies, swimmers and picnics.