A Franklin County Deputy Sheriff holds a plastic bag containing unused, expired, or not needed prescription and over-the-counter drugs dropped off in the drive-thru at the Kroger on Schrock Road during Saturday’s event sponsored by the Ohio Attorney General. My Final Photo for July 31, 2021.
Two women carry their fishing gear to their car as they leave an open area along the shoreline of Hoover Reservoir. My Final Photo for July 30, 2021.
A mother and daughter pose in front of a "Love" sign sculpted from fruit boxes after having picked flowers at Branstool's Orchard in Utica. My Final Photo for July 29, 2021.
A fisherman sits idle on the Hoover Reservoir, its still waters disturbed only by his return to the docks after an early morning fishing. My Final Photo for July 28, 2021.
A honey bee moves wilted flower petals out of the way to make its way to the nectar of a wildflower growing in the wetlands at Highlands Aquatic Park. My Final Photo for July 27, 2021.
Carpenters work inside, outside, and on the roof of the storage shed being built at the rear of the First Presbyterian Church adjacent to the just-completed new city hall parking lot.
Parishioners enter St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church on a cloudy Sunday morning. My Final Photo for July 25, 2021.
A four-wheel steered remote-controlled pumper throws lime sludge toward an auger that pumps it from the Westerville water plant holding pond to truck tankers that transfer it to farm fields east of New Albany. My Final Photo for July 24, 2021.
A couple pauses to photograph themselves with their smartphone in the middle of the intersection of State and Main during Fourth Friday in Westerville. My Final Photo for July 23, 2021.
A city electric crew replaces a worn and damaged switch on a utility pole on Schrock Road. My Final Photo for July 22, 2021.
A Westerville firefighter topples into Hoover Reservoir during water rescue training on the lake Wednesday. My Final Photo for July 21, 2021.
A juggler practices her skills stanging in the shadows of trees on a playground at Sharon Woods Park. My Final Photo for July 20, 2021.
A sign-maker attaches lettering to the western edge of the top floor of the COPC office building under construction adjacent to the Renaissance Hotel and DHL Building in Westerville. My Final Photo for July 18, 2021.
Youngsters line up on stairs leading to the two water slides at Highlands Aquatic Center hoping their time arrives for the fun ride before the pools close for 15 minutes before the hour. My Final Photo for July 18, 2021.
Workers clear debris from a mulberry tree after it fell and was cut into sections on greenspace at Inniswood Metro Gardens. My Final Photo for July 17, 2021.
A signmaker applies adhesive to the letter "m" before attaching it next to the capital "E" to create signage for the employee parking entrance at the COPC building on Africa Road. My Final Photo for July 16, 2021.
A great blue heron casually walks past a woman fishing on the shoreline of Hoover Reservoir near the dam. My Final Photo for July 15, 2021.
A brick mason squeezes fast-drying mortar into the gaps between the brick post and a concrete platform lowered onto it at the entrance to the new parking lot behind city hall. My Final Photo for July 14, 2021.
A woman pauses during a walk at Boyer Nature Preserve to wait for her companion to join her along the entrance path. My Final Photo for July 13, 2021.
Poison Ivy spreads its tendrils towards the open sky as it takes over a large portion of the old farmhouse at the Braun Farm. My Final Photo for July 12, 2021.
Brothers run through the flooded parking lot at the Highlands wetlands where they earlier trekked along a section of flooded bike path after an afternoon storm brought a brief but heavy rain to parts of the city. My Final Photo for July 11, 2021.
Paddleboarders on Hoover Reservoir pass by a field of wildflowers growing near the Walnut Street boat ramp. My Final Photo for July 10, 2021.
Three deer study their surroundings before resuming an afternoon meal in the open field below Ikea Way and Orion Place being ever careful for possible predators and human interruption. My Final Photo for July 9, 2021.
Duane Yarnell pauses before completing baling hay in the field along the edge of his farmland on County Line Road. My Final Photo for July 7, 2021.
A lone fisherman casts into Hoover Reservoir after an afternoon storm brought rain, high winds, and lightning that cleared other anglers from the lake. My Final Photo for July 8, 2021.
A contractor positions his lift to continue cleaning and sealing seams in the new concrete roof over the sightseeing pavilion at the eastern end of Hoover Dam. My Final Photo for July 6, 2021.
Timothy grass grows beside the barn on the Braun Farm where war, wet weather has speeded grass and weed growth. My Final Photo for July 5, 2021.
A kayaker waits at the Oxbox boat ramp for his fellow sailors to return to shore completing an afternoon paddling Hoover Reservoir on July 4th. My Final Photo for July 4, 2021.
A fisherman wears a straw hat as protection from the sun as he fishes along the shoreline of Hoover Reservoir. My Final Photo for July 3, 2021.
A portion of a family's collection of art and personal belongings are spread out on tarps beside their damaged home after an overnight fire they say started with an overheated lithium-ion battery charger. My Final Photo for July 2, 2021.
A pair of bees collect nectar and pollen from a buttonbush growing along the edge of the wetlands at Highlands Aquatic Center. My Final Photo for July 1, 2021.