Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

Agriculture

July 5, 2012

Homemakers readying for Fair

Greensburg — If you haven't gotten all your items together to exhibit at the Fair, you'd better get them finished up soon as we will be entering them in just a week.

If you can't get off work to get your items in, there is time from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday to enter them.

Now you don't have an excuse that you have to work and can't take yours in.

There are several discrepancies in the fair book, so if you have questions about times, etc. call the Extension Office at 663-8388 to make sure of the correct times.

One of the major mistakes is the baby show. It will be begin with twins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Boys will be following the twins and the girls after that.

There isn't a set time for each group, so it is a good idea that you be there in plenty of time so that you don't miss your class.

Another activity that will be taking place will be the puppy pillow project. There are more than 600 ready to be stuffed and stitched shut, so many hands will make light work. This will be Tuesday and Wednesday, and maybe later if there are still some left over.

I can remember how hot it was last year at the fair, and if something drastic doesn't happen this year, it will be worse than that.

Let's just hope we have some relief in the form of rain as well as a lower thermometer this year. We can only hope, can't we?  

I keep hoping that every little dark cloud that comes along will stop over and leave some water.

Last Sunday morning when it began thundering and lightning, I thought for sure we were going to get some, and then when I heard it hitting the roof, I just knew we would get a good rain out of it. But it only got the sidewalk wet and there wasn't enough in the gauge to even register. So it's back to the waiting game.

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