Logan County Fair makes changes to schedule


There have been a few changes to the 2015 Logan County Fair schedule.

Here is a look at what some of the events will be.

Go-cart racing

Logan County Agriculture Arena, 252 John Paul Road, Russellville Friday, July 17.

Guaranteed Payouts and Burris Tires

Pits $12

Four and under free

Gates open at 4 p.m.

Open practice 5:30 p.m.

Controlled practice 6 p.m.

Racing at 7 p.m. There will be big checks for the winners. Parents bring them kids and let them go racing.

For info call David Porter at 270-847-9601.

Gospel Singing

Logan County Agriculture Arena, 252 John Paul Road, Russellville Sunday, July 19.

Come join in an afternoon of Gospel Singing at the Logan County Extension Complex Ag Pavilion on Sunday, July 19 from 1:30-5:30 p.m. The event is free. Concessions and restrooms will be available. Please bring lawn chairs to ensure seating. Emcee for the afternoon will be Brent Summers. Singing will be chairman Pete Lehman. For more information call 270-221-0014. Performances by: The Bilbrey Family Gospel Band at 1:30 p.m., Mt. Pleasant Gospel Band & Singers at 2:30 p.m., Wesley Walker, Dale Etheridge, and Russ Funk from 3:30-4:30 p.m. and the Dearmond Family Gospel Band begins at 4:30 p.m.

Karaoke Contest

Logan County Agriculture Arena, 252 John Paul Road, Russellville Monday, July 20

There will be a Karaoke Contest at Logan County Extension Complex Ag Pavilion Monday, July 20. Registration will be held from 5-6 p.m. and contest begins at 6 p.m There will be a $5 contest entry fee. Chose you song from these categories: country, bluegrass, rock & pop, blues, Motown, gospel, country and western. Bring your own CD. Bring your lawn chairs to ensure seating. Age divisions for male and female singers is: youth 12 years and younger, teens 13-19 years, young adults 20-35 years, adults 36-60 years and seniors over 60 years. Concessions and restrooms will be available. For more information contact Pete Lehman at 270-221-0014.

Little Mr. & Little Miss Logan Fair Pageant

Logan County Agriculture Arena, 252 John Paul Road, Russellville Monday, July 20

A Little Mr. & Little Miss Logan Fair Pageant will be held Monday, July 20 inside the Logan County Extension Complex Office Meeting Room. The pageant begins at 6 p.m. Deadline for entry was July 16. There is a $15 entry fee. Each child can bring one adult in free. For all others door admission is $5 for anyone over 12 years of age, 12 and under get in free. Trophies are being sponsored by Daymar College. Sarah Herron Photography will be there to take pictures of contestants. Emcee for the event will be Marty Marshall. For more information contact the Logan County Tourism Office at 270-726-1678.

Beef Show

Logan County Agriculture Arena, 252 John Paul Road, Russellville Monday, July 20.

All classes of Beef Cattle will be available to Breeds with 5 or more head* Breeds Offered: Angus, AOB, Chiangus, Hereford, Limousin, Simmental

Supreme Champion Female Banner + $50

Reserve Supreme Female Banner + $25

Supreme Champion Bull Banner + $50 Reserve Supreme Bull Banner + $25

Monday, July 20 at 6 p.m.

Check-in starts at 4:30 p.m.

Cattle on Grounds at 5 p.m.

* Premiums

1st $20

2nd $15

3rd $10

4th $5

* Showmanship is open to all youth

Novice Under 9

Junior 9-14

Seniors 15-21

For more information contact 270-726-6323.

Fair Meat & Dairy Goat Show

Logan County Agriculture Arena, 252 John Paul Road, Russellville Tuesday, July 21.

Market & Breeding Classes Available

All breeding classes will be available to Breeds with five or more head.

* General Rules

1. Show is open to purebred and commercial goats

2. Show is open to both Meat & Dairy Goats 3. All animals must conform to health regulations.

4. Weight classes will be determined on show date according to entries.

5. Purebred animals must have registration papers to participate in breeding classes.

6. Animals can only be shown in one class— Market or Breeding

Tuesday, July 21 at 6 p.m.

Weigh-in starts at 4 p.m.

Goats on Grounds at 5 p.m.

* Premiums

1st $20

2nd $15

3rd $10

4th $5

Grand $25

Reserve $15

* Showmanship is open to all youth

Novice Under 9

Junior 9-14

Seniors 15-21

Grand and Reserve Champion will be chosen for the Market Classes

Grand & Reserve Champion will be chosen for only an overall breed Champion or Supreme Champion (both Meat & Dairy).

For more information contact 270-726-6323.

Swine Show

Logan County Agriculture Arena, 252 John Paul Road, Russellville Tuesday, July 21.

Market & Breeding Classes Available. All breeding classes will be available to Breeds with three or more head.

* General Rules

1. Show is open to purebred and commercial pigs 2. All animals must conform to health regulations.

3. Weight classes will be determined on show date according to entries.

4. Purebred animals must have registration papers to participate in breeding classes.

5. Animals can only be shown in one class—

* Market or Breeding

Tuesday, July 21 at 6 p.m.

Weigh-in starts at 4 p.m.

Pigs on Grounds at 5 p.m.

* Premiums

1st $20

2nd $15

3rd $10

4th $5

Grand $25

Reserve $15

* Showmanship is open to all youth

Novice Under 9

Junior 9-14

Seniors 15-21

Grand and Reserve Champion will be chosen for the Market Classes.

Grand & Reserve Champion will be chosen for only an overall breed Champion or Supreme Champion.

For more information contact 270-726-6323.

Lamb Show

Logan County Agriculture Arena, 252 John Paul Road, Russellville Tuesday, July 21.

Market & Breeding Classes Available

All breeding classes will be available to Breeds with three or more head.

* General Rules

1. Show is open to purebred and commercial lambs.

2. Classes will be available for wethers or ewes.

3. All animals must conform to health regulations.

4. Weight classes will be determined on show date according to entries.

5. Purebred animals must have registration papers to participate in breeding classes.

6. Animals can only be shown in one class— Market or Breeding

Tuesday, July 21 at 6 p.m.

Weigh-in starts at 4 p.m.

Lambs on Grounds at 5 p.m.

* Premiums

1st $20

2nd $15

3rd $10

4th $5

Grand $25

Reserve $15

* Showmanship is open to all youth

Novice Under 9

Junior 9-14

Seniors 15-21

Grand and Reserve Champion will be chosen for the Market Classes.

Grand & Reserve Champion will be chosen for only an overall breed Champion or Supreme Champion (both male & female).

For more information contact 270-726-6323.

Faith & Family Night

Logan County Agriculture Arena, 252 John Paul Road, Russellville Wednesday, July 22 from 4-10 p.m.

Orr’s Bouncin’ Fun

Bounce passes are $5 each and praise music

Dog Show

Logan County Agriculture Arena, 252 John Paul Road, Russellville Thursday, July 23 at 6 p.m. Registration at 5 p.m.

Categories: Small and large dogs

Awards given in each category: Best Coat, Best Trick, Best Costume and an Overall award given to Best in Show

Craft Festival

Logan County Agriculture Pavilion, 252 John Paul Road, Russellville Saturday, July 25 8 a.m.-9 p.m.

Clothing, jewelry, personalized items, home décor and more!

Fair Cook-Off

Logan County Extension Pavilion Saturday, July 25 at 4 p.m. Taste some delicious barbecue and vote for your favorite. Cost is $5 a ticket.

Farmers’ Market Festival

Logan County Extension Pavilion 252 John Paul Road, Russellville Saturday, July 25 from 7:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Truck Tug of War

Logan County Agriculture Arena, 252 John Paul Road, Russellville Saturday, July 25 at 5 p.m.

* All dates have been supplied to the News-Democrat & Leader by the organizers of the Logan County Fair.

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