Steve Guthrie of W. Hitchcock Rd. Salem was eagerly waiting the 8:30 opening of Washington County Farmers’ Market, not because he wanted to buy sweet corn or green beans before they sold out, but because he had a record-breaking tomato. His ‘goat bag’ did in fact beat Jack Sullivan’s 2.60 lbs by 0.22 lbs and won him a $5.00 bonus to the market. It was a good thing for him that he was early, for his record didn’t hold but about twenty minutes when Levi Hall of S. Martinsburg Rd. Salem put his ‘pineapple tomato” on the scales at 3.08 lbs. He also received the $5.00 record breaker market buck to spend at the market. Previous record holder June Voyles backed up her reputation with two more ‘big’ tomatoes, just was not as big as Levi’s, however all four of the previous record holders claim they have larger tomatoes on the vine. Challenge is heating up.
The Floyds Knobs American Legion Post 42 won their Sectional this past weekend! This was the second tournament win in the past week! The group will now play Regionals in Terre Haute next weekend!
DWI driver arrested, car found on rail road tracks
Floyd County-Early this morning at approximately 4:30 AM, the Floyd County Sheriff’s Department received a phone call stating that the caller’s sister had been involved in a vehicle crash somewhere in Floyd County. The caller stated that her sister knew she was in Floyd County on a set of rail road tracks but did not know her exact location.
The 2012 Washington County Farmers-Merchants Fair is set to begin this Friday, July 27, 2012 and tun through Saturday, Aug. 4.
The Brady Amusements thrill-way will be open Monday through Saturday of next week from 6 p.m. until 11 p.m. and on Wednesday, Aug. 1 from 2-4 p.m. for Kid’s Day.