the bottle collector
Fallon Wahlstrom helps Jasmine Robinson with a worksheet during a study period at the Faulkner County Boys and Girls Club in Conway. The club is beginning a $2 million fundraising campaign to replace its current facilities because their current building is too small.
Jacob Tapley stands on a fence while helping Jim Tapley, his grandfather, load cattle onto a trailer. The Tapley's grazing pastures are too dry to support the herd, so the family is moving them to leased land in Independence County.
Lakeside's goal keeper Richard Burke screams at a teammate Evan Munro after stopping the ball during the second round of the 5A state championship playoffs at Burns Park in North Little Rock.
Fairl Anderson, right, puts the finishing touches on Jerry Boles's haircut while his twin brother Hairl Anderson starts working on Perry Horn. The brothers started cutting hair while they were in the Army and have operated a barbershop in Batesville for decades.
Kathleen Marleneanu and the rest of the New Creation Dance Company dancers participate in warm up exercises during rehearsal at Marissa's Dancers in Sherwood. The company was founded in 2011 as a mission to spread the Gospel of Christ.
Central Arkansas Christian's Dylan Huckaby and Stuttgarts' Courtney Carroll watch a ball, which was tipped by Carroll, pass by. The Mustangs and Ricebirds faced each other at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock as a part of the First Security Kickoff Classic.
Meg McLain picks radishes from Harding University's student run community garden. McLain helps with the community garden in an effort to raise a sense of community and build fellowship on campus.
Jeremy Kirbo, left, and Stephen Neal talk with Carrie Kessler after their dog Pepper successfully completed the Paws in Prison program at Ouachita Correctional Facility in Malvern. Kribo and Neal worked and lived with Pepper for several weeks while training her to follow basic commands, and Pepper will soon be available for adoption.
Jennifer Doris, a sophomore playing for the University of Texas, hits the ball across the net as Kansas's Karina Garlington, a sophomore, attempts to block in Gregory Gym at the University of Texas in Austin.
Jonathan Slaughter rides a barrel that simulates a bucking bronco at the Sunshine Rodeo in Beebe. The rodeo gives physically and mentally handicapped children the opportunity to experience rodeo events.
Chase Varner gives WIllie Perkins a bam on the way out of Wal-Mart in Maumelle. Mr. Willie is a greeter at the store who is famous for his high energy and fist bumps.
El Dorado's Deandre Williams intercepted a pass intended for Lake Hamilton's Dante Ransom on the 1 yard line to end the Wolves' final drive and clinch the 6A state championship title for El Dorado.
Airman 1st Class Alicia Wesman, left, and Chief Master Sgt. Maxie Gainey look at the interior of aircraft 61-2358, which is being retired from active duty during a ceremony at Little Rock Air Force Base. This aircraft was the first C-130E to be rolled off the assembly line and is the base's last C-130E in service. The aircraft will be on display at the Air Force Flight Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base.
Sorghum juice cooks at the Hatley farm outside of Beirne. The juice will cook for about four hours before being bottled. The Hatley family gathers at the farm to continue a 100 year old family tradition of cooking Sorghum syrup.
Earnesia Williams, a junior from University of Texas, fights for the ball during the game against Furman University at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas.
Kenneth Taylor plays trombone with the Treme Brass Band in the French Quarter of New Orleans, La. The Treme Brass Band hosts a jam session for youngsters every Saturday to provide them with the experience of playing classic New Orleans music.
Anna Ingle holds a pose during a prenatal yoga class in White County Medical Center's annex building. The class, hosted by WCMC's New Life Center, is designed to help expecting mothers alleviate stresses associated with pregnancy.
Aaron Williams, an University of Texas defensive back, goes up for an interception against Baylor in Waco at Floyd Casey Field. Texas went on to defeat Baylor 47-14.
Chance Boshears, 5, talks to Gina Boshears, who is on the Mid-America Science Museum's board of trustees, through the museum's Sound Delay exhibit, which shows users how long it takes sound to travel through a tube. The Boshears are at the museum for a press conference announcing The Oaklawn Foundation's $250,000 donation to the museum.
Bruce Brown, a member of the Charlie Daniels Band, warms up before a show at the Legends Hot Air Balloon Rally in Hot Springs, Ark.