Submitted photo Royalty contestants and winners are, from left: Ohio County 4-H Princess Emma Davis, Caterina Russell, Lura Little, Olivia Sams, Megan Lamkin, Ohio County 4-H Queen Ashley Yauch, Ohio County 4-H King Jacob Schmerr, Ohio County Prince Ethan Snelling and Gavin Gilb.

4-H Fair season is upon us and Ohio County 4-H has some outstanding youth who are representing 4-H as the 4-H Fair Royalty Court during the county fair. The fair started Friday, June 24, and continues through Saturday, July 2, at the Ohio County 4-H Fairgrounds in Rising Sun.

Submitted photoS Ohio County Soil and Water Board members, front row, from left: Katie Schulz, associate supervisor; Beth Terrill, secretary-treasurer. Back row: Eric Siekman and Mark Manifold, supervisors; Linda Phillips, chairman; and Franklin Weaver, supervisor.

The Ohio County Soil and Water Conservation District recently decided to honor three of the members who have passed away.

During one of the board meetings, Katie Schulz decided the members should plant trees at the Ohio County Fairgrounds in memory of deceased members Wade Turner, Paul Banta and Gordon Ramsey.

Nine used vehicles at an Aurora dealership received front-end damage early Sunday, June 26, according to Aurora Police Department.

Submitted photo Eldon Fancher's tractor lays upside down after it was struck and overturned earlier this month, leaving the former Ohio County sheriff with a lumbar fracture and other injuries.

 Eldon Fancher is healing, but slowly, after another vehicle rear-ended and flipped his tractor earlier this month, said his wife Charlene Fancher.

“He took a real banging inside the tractor, and then it threw him out,” she said.

If neighbor Jennifer Willoughby hadn't heard the screams, the outcome for a woman pinned under a lawnmower in her pond might not have been as good, said Ohio County Sheriff Glen Potts.

Bob Mattingly photo  Cancer survivors attending the Dearborn and Ohio Counties Relay for Life Cancer Dinner Saturday evening, June 11, gather for a group photo.

Just four months after his April Fools Day marriage to his wife Tabitha in 2011, Aurora Clerk-treasurer Benny Turner was diagnosed with testicular cancer.

Submitted photo Royalty contestants and winners are, from left: Ohio County 4-H Princess Emma Davis, Caterina Russell, Lura Little, Olivia Sams, Megan Lamkin, Ohio County 4-H Queen Ashley Yauch, Ohio County 4-H King Jacob Schmerr, Ohio County Prince Ethan Snelling and Gavin Gilb.
Submitted photoS Ohio County Soil and Water Board members, front row, from left: Katie Schulz, associate supervisor; Beth Terrill, secretary-treasurer. Back row: Eric Siekman and Mark Manifold, supervisors; Linda Phillips, chairman; and Franklin Weaver, supervisor.
Submitted photo Eldon Fancher's tractor lays upside down after it was struck and overturned earlier this month, leaving the former Ohio County sheriff with a lumbar fracture and other injuries.
Bob Mattingly photo  Cancer survivors attending the Dearborn and Ohio Counties Relay for Life Cancer Dinner Saturday evening, June 11, gather for a group photo.

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Submitted photo Royalty contestants and winners are, from left: Ohio County 4-H Princess Emma Davis, Caterina Russell, Lura Little, Olivia Sams, Megan Lamkin, Ohio County 4-H Queen Ashley Yauch, Ohio County 4-H King Jacob Schmerr, Ohio County Prince Ethan Snelling and Gavin Gilb.

4-H Fair season is upon us and Ohio County 4-H has some outstanding youth who are representing 4-H as the 4-H Fair Royalty Court during the county fair.

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VERSAILLES - The 23rd annual Versailles Chamber of Commerce 5K Run/Walk is set for an 8 a.m. start this Saturday, June 25, on the town square.