Millersport's Annual Sweet Corn Festival concluded Saturday night. With over 100,000 ears of corn sold during the four day festival. There needs to be a reliable way to husk all that corn, and quickly too.
That's why the festival uses its antique double cornhusker. The husker is just one of two like it in the United States, and it has husked every ear of corn served at the festival for the past 68 years. Jim Murphy is the corn booth chairman at the festival and said that they continue...
The 68th annual Sweet Corn Festival in Millersport concluded this evening.
The festival which started Wednesday serviced over 100,000 people from all over the region. The Millersport Lion's Club hosts the festival every year. Over the past four days The Lion's Club served over 100,000 ears of sweet corn. All the corn served is grown in Ohio. Dan Booze the assistant chairman for the festival said that they promote a family atmoshere.
Seven area fire departments responded to a house fire early this morning in Perry County
The family-built home located at 3147 Cooperriders Road, just North West of Somerset, belonged to Jim and Judy Vatter. Somerset, Thornville, Thirsten, Millersport, Licking, National Trails, and Hopewell Township fire departments as well as the State Fire Marshal and the Red Cross were on scene.
"When I arrived on scene, the Fire Chief introduced me to the family. I started...
Crowds are gathering to sink their teeth into some sweet corn.
The Sweet Corn Festival in Millersport wrapped up Saturday evening, which is operated by non-profit charitable organizations. The Apostolic Christian Church assisted the Lion's Club in serving freshly cooked corn to the public.
"They bring in two semi loads of corn each year, we take it off the truck, we run it through the husker, and then the people at the table finish husking it, clean the silk off...