Submitted photo From left, Rising Sun Clerk-treasurer Rae Baker Gipson watches as champaign is sprayed on the MS Lucky Lady ferry by Rising Star Casino employee Jada Anderson, Full House Resorts CEO Dan Lee and Rising Star employee Lakesha Lorene.

Not too surprisingly, the name MS Lucky Lady won the naming contest for the Full House Resorts’ new ferry boat, expected to begin service from the Rising Star Casino property in August.

CHANDRA L.  MATTINGLY photo: Rising Sun Mayor Brent Bascom kisses a cow just before the Ohio County 4-H Livestock Auction Friday, July 6. The mayor placed second in the fund-raising competition.

Kiss a cow?!?
The cow didn’t seem to mind and the notables nominated to kiss her were all good sports. Rising Sun Mayor Brent Bascom even practiced kissing a different bovine before the final results were announced Friday, July 6, just before the 4-H livestock auction.

Mason J. Uhlmansiek photo:  Raymond  Cutter, a postal carrier in Rising Sun, receives his 30-year pin and certificate from the Cincinnati Post Office Friday, June 22, presented by Rising Sun Post Office Postmaster Linda Cross.

When Raymond Cutter received a plaque recently marking his 30 years of service to the United States Postal Service, the anniversary included his nine years’ active service in the U.S. Army, 1984 to 1992.

CHANDRA L. MATTINGLY/THE RECORDER & NEWS: Riley Chipman shows her grand champion steer during the Ohio County 4-H Auction Friday, June 29.

This year’s 4-H auction at the close of the Ohio County 4-H Fair brought a grand auction total of $62,715.98 for 76 animals, according to Ohio County 4-H. That included $54,475 premium and $8,240.98 base price.

That’s up from the 2017 grand total of $60,052.16.

CHANDRA L. MATTINGLY/THE RECORDER & NEWS: The 2018 Ohio County 4-H Fair King and Queen aren’t new to royalty. Queen Kinsey Price and King Nathan Kappes were crowned 2012 Ohio County 4-H Fair Prince and Princess. Shown with the royal two are queen contestants Morgan Bush and Allison Steele, right.

As if being chosen king and queen of the 2018 Ohio County 4-H Fair were not enough, new royalty Queen Kinsey Price and King Nathan Kappes served as fair royalty once before.

The two were prince and princess of the 2012 Ohio county 4-H Fair.

Melissa Rieman photos Karen Owen, a 4-H leader for 20 years after being a 10-year member, made a quilt in 1989 that includes every project offered at that time.

Second of two parts

Lori Turner remembers making Christmas ornaments in Mary Zeiser’s club many years ago and how much time she spent with the kids in Share the Fun skits. Zeiser remains a leader today.

Submitted photo From left, Rising Sun Clerk-treasurer Rae Baker Gipson watches as champaign is sprayed on the MS Lucky Lady ferry by Rising Star Casino employee Jada Anderson, Full House Resorts CEO Dan Lee and Rising Star employee Lakesha Lorene.
CHANDRA L.  MATTINGLY photo: Rising Sun Mayor Brent Bascom kisses a cow just before the Ohio County 4-H Livestock Auction Friday, July 6. The mayor placed second in the fund-raising competition.
Mason J. Uhlmansiek photo:  Raymond  Cutter, a postal carrier in Rising Sun, receives his 30-year pin and certificate from the Cincinnati Post Office Friday, June 22, presented by Rising Sun Post Office Postmaster Linda Cross.
CHANDRA L. MATTINGLY/THE RECORDER & NEWS: Riley Chipman shows her grand champion steer during the Ohio County 4-H Auction Friday, June 29.
CHANDRA L. MATTINGLY/THE RECORDER & NEWS: The 2018 Ohio County 4-H Fair King and Queen aren’t new to royalty. Queen Kinsey Price and King Nathan Kappes were crowned 2012 Ohio County 4-H Fair Prince and Princess. Shown with the royal two are queen contestants Morgan Bush and Allison Steele, right.
Melissa Rieman photos Karen Owen, a 4-H leader for 20 years after being a 10-year member, made a quilt in 1989 that includes every project offered at that time.

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