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FOX CHASE - Lois Whitis likes to try new things.
Bob Stinson of Hillview has been a previous participant in contests in the Kentucky State Fair.
He won ribbons in the past. Thanks to his wife’s purchase of a lathe upon his retirement in 2005, the woodturner had equipment to use in his hobby.
This year, Stinson captured his first blue ribbons at the Kentucky State Fair. He won blue for his free standing wooden decoration vase.
He also won a second-place red ribbon for his bracelet and pendant made of wood.
LOUISVILLE - Adam Bland, a resident of Bullitt County and 1999 graduate of Bullitt Central High School, competed in the Ironman competition held on Sunday, Aug. 26.
SHEPHERDSVILLE - In her first Kentucky State Fair competition, Brianna Stallings won by a hare.
MOUNT WASHINGTON - Christena Gabehart Jones is the kind of young lady that can take your breath away.
This year at the Kentucky State Fair, John Marsolek Jr. won first place and a blue ribbon in the Junior Culinary division.
The 13-year-old made a Snoopy cake for his dog-theme entry.
He also won a third-place ribbon during the Bullitt County Fair for the Chocolate dessert contest. The previous year, he placed second.
This was not the first time John won at the Kentucky State Fair. In 2010, his "star" themed cake won a blue ribbon for cake decorating.
CLERMONT - John Beckner has carved a name for himself at the Kentucky State Fair.
SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bart Padgett is your garden variety Kentucky State Fair blue ribbon winner. Literally.
Padgett received five ribbons from this year's state fair competitions for entries grown in his Shepherdsville home garden.
A Rineyville native, Padgett grew up on a farm, the son of farming parents Joe and Margo. He moved to Shepherdsville in 2006 when he married his wife, Katina, a Bullitt County native.
MOUNT WASHINGTON - Bullitt East junior Kaleigh Sharpe was recently recognized for her participation in the 2012 Young Leaders Academy, hosted by the McConnell Center at the University of Lousville.
CAMPBELLSVILLE - Carrie Wohlschlegel posted her newest favorite quote on Facebook the other day ... a quote from Ibn Battuta: “Traveling — it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.”
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