Jouett House celebrates Frontier Day
Re-enactor Tiffany Little of Lexington demonstrated spinning to Woodford County fourth-graders during the sixth annual Frontier Day at the Jack Jouett House Historic Site, held Oct. 2 and 3. Other presentations included a long hunter (Tommy Barnett of Harrodsburg), traditional music (Jon Hagee of Lexington, Bill and Leslie Penn of Midway), eye-spy historic home tours (Maryann McCauley and Judy Tinsley of Versailles, and Amanda Wallin of Midway), Native American life (Tressa Brown of the Kentucky Heritage Council), and archaeological artifact sorting (Kim McBride of the Kentucky Archaeological Survey). Shown here, front row from left, are Huntertown Elementary students Dylan Hardee, Cassidy Muenks, Katherine Spellman, Brandon Rankin (kneeling), Ashley Ramos, Ingrid Mandujano, Brianna Griffin, Madison Stafford, Chloe Davis, Ryan Cook and Devon Cermak. In the back are volunteers Hinzee Smith and Lauren Rankin from Woodford County High School's Academy Foundation class.
Ron Wells will appraise antiques at the main branch of the Woodford County Library in downtown Versailles at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Guests may bring one item to be appraised. Guns, knives, stamps and coins are not allowed. Call the library at (859) 873-5191 to sign up.
John Conlee Show to benefit food pantry
The John Conlee Show at 8 p.m. Saturday in Duthie Auditorium at Midway College will benefit the Woodford County Food Pantry Building Fund. Bluegrass musicians Samantha Cunningham and Will Padgett will also perform. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at United Bank and Farmers Bank branches.
Fall festival at Big Spring Park Sunday
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A fall festival will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Big Spring Park in Versailles. This is a free family event and costumes are encouraged. There will be food, face painting, balloon twisting, a bounce house, games and prizes.
Jayden Channer, a seventh-grader at Edythe J. Hayes Middle School, won Lexington’s Fastest Kid in Town race Saturday. The race is part of A Midsummer Night’s Run, which also includes a 5k and a one-mile fun run/walk.