AT THE FAIR: Local organizations prepare booths

first_img123PrevNextStartStop Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration The shouting will begin tonight when the blue-ribbon winners are revealed.The Heisman Trophy doesn’t hold a candle to a blue ribbon won at the county fair. When the fair opens at 6 p.m. tonight, the first ones in the line will be those who are in hopes of seeing a blue ribbon on their entries. By Jaine Treadwell Trojans lose shootout against Arkansas State Arkansas State and Troy combined to score 93 points on Saturday, but it was Arkansas State who pulled out a… read more Skip Print Article The Troy Shrine Club’s 2019 edition of the Pike County Fair opens at 6 p.m. tonight at the Pike County Fairgrounds. The country fair traditionally features the merriment and thrills of the midway, local entertainment, games of skill, cotton candy, exhibits by local business and, of course, the exhibits that showcase the talents of friends and neighbors. The exhibits feature  farm-grown products and livestock and display community members’ skills in canning, cooking, carving, quilting, painting, photography, ceramics and other hobby interests.The doors opened from 1 until 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday for the registration of the entries in a large variety of categories. The lines were long and when the doors closed at 5 p.m. Sunday, everything was over except the judging and the shouting.On Monday, the judging was completed for the 442 art entries from local students and 306 entries from the community in all categories. “You can buy pepper relish in the grocery stores and it’s good,” he said. “You can buy pepper relish at farmer’s markets and it’s better but you can’t buy pepper relish anywhere that’s as good as Granny’s Pepper Relish.”Crosby knew that his granny’s relish was in for tough competition from canned peas, butterbeans, squash, pickled eggs and jellies. But, even if he doesn’t take home a blue ribbon, he stills lays claim to his Granny’s Pepper Relish as the best in the land. Email the author The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day You Might Like Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Sponsored Content AT THE FAIR: Local organizations prepare booths Published 8:38 pm Monday, September 30, 2019 By The Penny Hoarder Ray Crosby, local radio personality, was among those who registered their entries in the 2019 Pike County Fair in Mason jars.And, like most who enter the home-canned foods section of the county fair, Crosby had a story about his entry.“It’s pepper relish,” he said, holding his entry so that the light caught it just right. “It’s my granny’s pepper relish recipe and it’s the best I’ve ever tasted.”Crosby said back years ago, many foods were plain and it was surprising what a good relish could do for rice and beans. Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Latest Stories Book Nook to reopen Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more