Stories tagged with: Perry County Fairgrounds

April 21, 2013 - 3:53pm
49 weeks 1 day ago

W.H.I.N.N.Y., which stands for Why Horses In Need, Need You, is a non-profit that takes in abandoned horses. The horse rescue organization held their fourth annual flea market fundraiser this weekend to raise funds for a shed they hope to build for the horses this summer. Vendors from all over the area set up shop at the Perry County Fairgrounds selling everything from cupcakes and natural body care products, to compound bows to help W.H.I.N.N.Y Horse Rescue meet their goal.

"Were...

August 13, 2011 - 2:38pm
2 years 35 weeks ago

Thousands came out to the Perry County Fairgrounds for the 2nd annual 'Back to School Bash.'

Last year the Perry County Job and Family Services saw a need in the community as families struggled financially to send their children back to school prepared. More than 1,300 families waited in line - some for more than 2 hours- to receive a bag of new shoes, backpacks and hoodies.

"Anyone who needs a little help getting back to school we're here to help them and encourage them...

July 23, 2011 - 3:46pm
2 years 38 weeks ago

It was a sweltering week for the Perry County Fair....

Fair Board President Barry Bowers said this year's attendance is down with the sluggish economy playing a small role, but the heat seemed to be the main culprit keeping residents inside at home and staying cool...but of course, the heat doesn't stop everyone.

"We do have some troopers they come to Perry County, they've been good to us they bare the heat and they come to the fair," said Bowers.

Bowers said...

July 17, 2011 - 5:19pm
2 years 39 weeks ago

Six days of good food and entertainment kick off bright and early Monday morning.

The Perry County Fair will open Monday in New Lexington. Vendors, rides and attractions began moving in on Thursday afternoon but Fair Board Director Julie Stenson said fair planning actually began this time last year.

"It's a year long deal and these couple weeks before with doing all the prep and everything it's tiring," said Stenson. "A lot goes into it but we all love it....

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