Woodford County

Woodford County notes: June 10

June 9, 2014 

Author discusses Perryville's aftermath In celebration of Jack Jouett Patriot Day, Stuart Sanders, right, of the Kentucky Historical Society presented a program titled "When the Guns Fell Silent: The Aftermath of the Battle of Perryville" at the Jack Jouett House Historic Site on June 1. The author of two books about the largest Civil War battle in Kentucky, Sanders offered unique insight into the travails suffered by military casualties and local residents alike following the conflict that took the life of Jack Jouett's grandson, George Payne Jouett. Steve Menefee, left, will present the next Civil War Sesquicentennial Series program at the Jack Jouett House. It will be in August.

Woodford County Fair is June 16-21

The Woodford County Fair will be 5 p.m.-midnight June 16-21 at the fairgrounds at Woodford County Park, 293 Beasley Drive, Versailles. A new carnival, Miller Spectacular Shows, will provide rides and games for one of the county's largest events. For information, go to Woodfordcountyfair.com.

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