Eight-year-old Malachi Riley of Bowling Green takes a swing at a pinata during the Bowling Green International Festival on Saturday. The festival was held at Circus Square Park in downtown Bowling Green, Ky., from 9a-7p.
Jesse Cain, 13, poses for a portrait on Thursday, September 19, 2013. His guitar was signed three times by singer George Jones. (for The Fayetteville Observer)
Maj. Daniel Toven and Johnathan Taylor kiss under an arch of sabers following a blessing of their union at Main Post Chapel on Fort Bragg, Saturday, December 21, 2013. The couple were legally married in August in Washington, D.C., but also wanted a religious ceremony with family and friends. The ceremony is believed to be the first of its kind for a same-sex couple at Fort Bragg. (for The Fayetteville Observer)
A large crowd attends a vigil in Garvey Park in Dorchester on April 16, 2013, for eight-year-old Martin Richard, one of the victims killed during the Boston Marathon bombing the day before.
Liberty Morgan Centzler (left) prepares for her role as Marian Paroo in Friday night's performance of 'The Music Man' at the Lerner Theatre in Elkhart, Ind. The musical is Premier Arts's first full-length production in the newly renovated Lerner.
Protesters marched through the streets of Chicago as law enforcement looks on during the 2012 NATO Summit on May 20, 2012.
Doris Turner, mother of Errol Williams, sits on the porch of her home in Rockingham, N.C., on Monday, September 16, 2013. Williams was kidnapped at gunpoint from a convenience store parking lot and killed in the early hours of September 1.
Bobby Clay gives Alyssa Ortiz Rivera a welcome-back hug before Ortiz Rivera and her family board the Snowball Express flight out of Fayetteville on Thursday, December 12, 2013. Clay has been with Snowball Express for 7 years and greeted many other passengers with hugs. "They're my family," said Clay. (for The Fayetteville Observer)
Easton Hewitt, 7, of Greenwood, Ind., falls while rolling a large plastic ring around the grounds at Jackson’s Orchard & Nursery on Saturday during AppleFest. Hewitt’s family came to Bowling Green to visit grandparents and attended the festival.
Alise Butkevics browses the silent auction at Sunday night's Signature Chefs Auction in Fayetteville, October 13, 2013. (for The Fayetteville Observer)
Family and neighbors wait outside the scene on St. Louis Street in Fayetteville Saturday night after a fire pit explosion in a front yard left one dead and several injured. (for The Fayetteville Observer)