Grandstand Events, Shows, Animals, Projects, Food and more to be showcased at Scott County Fair July 8-15 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marcus Amos   
Wednesday, 05 July 2017 00:00

Believe it or not, the 2017 68th  annual Scott County Fair is here again. The Fair runs through Sunday, July 9 through Saturday, July 15.

Accident claims lives of Henryville toddlers PDF Print E-mail

The Clark County Sheriff’s Department responded to a vehicle versus train accident on Wednesday afternoon, June 28, in Henryville.

Welcome, Fair Queen Ashton! New royalty includes Fair Princess/Miss ‘C’ Grace PDF Print E-mail

Wearing a metallic gold gown, Ashton Bowles of Lexington was crowned the new Miss Scott County Fair Queen on Sunday night, July 9, at Scottsburg High School’s McClain Hall.

Reserve officer, passenger injured in recent motorcycle crash on country road PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Friday, 30 June 2017 10:26



An Austin reserve officer and his passenger were reported as slightly injured in a motorcycle crash on Little York Road recently.

The spill took place just before 4:30 p.m. as Raymond A. Richie, 55, and Dianna Richie were traveling west along the country road on Richie’s 2005 Yamaha motorcycle. The couple was passing an eastbound white bucket truck with a red boom that was filled with tree branches.

As the couple began to pass the truck, Richie said a four-foot-long piece of wood fell out of the truck. He hit the branch and the motorcycle went out of control, ending up in a roadside ditch just before the intersection with Finley Firehouse Road.

Dianna Richie experienced chest pain following the mishap. She had been wearing a helmet. Raymond Richie had unspecified injuries. Both went to Scott Memorial Hospital to be evaluated. They were released that evening.

Deputy Rodney Rudder actually passed the white truck as he sped toward the accident site. Now, the public is being asked to assist the Sheriff’s Department in locating the truck. Reportedly, several pieces of wood fell from the truck as it traveled Little York Road.

Anyone having any information about the truck or the driver is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department at 812-752-8400 or its 24-hour tip line at 812-752-7898.

Property damage from the mishap was estimated at up to $25,000 by the deputy.




Spare Change brings free music to fair-goers Monday to Friday at Pavilion PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Friday, 30 June 2017 10:22



From Monday, July 10, through Friday, July 14, the Lions Pavilion at the Scott County Fairgrounds will be filled with music.

Performers will entertain visitors to the Scott County Fair free of charge. Bring a lawn chair or sit on the bleachers offered. Bobby Deal of Spare Change Music has arranged the following entertainers:

?Monday: Gospel Night will begin at 6:30 p.m. and feature Lisa Herald and Family, Redemption’s Cross and The Colwells.

?Tuesday: Bluegrass Night begins at 6 p.m. Featured are Backwoods Bluegrass, James White and Deer Creek, Michael Cleveland, Josh Richards and Brian Allen.

?Wednesday: “Rock Oldies and Classic Rock” Night will start at 7 p.m. Musician Brian Fink and the Alley Katz of Louisville will appear.

?Thursday: Get your dancing shoes on! Line dancing will start at 7 p.m., and the audience is invited to jump in and enjoy.

?Friday: Country Rock Night begins at 7 p.m. at the Pavilion. Performers will include Matthew Williams, FE Project and Shiddy Hat Song.




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