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July 10, 2014

Greetings from Laurel County, KY

Fair continues through Saturday

CORBIN — The fair has come to town. Rides, games, a petting zoo and even a world champion chainsaw carver provided entertainment for Laurel County Fair attendees early Wednesday evening.

Fair activities continue through Saturday night with truck pulls, a talent search and musical entertainment. KISS tribute band Dressed to Kill will perform at 9 p.m. Friday and Billboard Top 40 Hot County Song artist Anthony Smith will put on a show at 9 p.m. Saturday.

For a full schedule of activities, go to www.laurelcountyfair.com.

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The soft whistle of a flute floated through the room as audience members listened in awe to tales of the Thunderbolt people. “This land that you’re now sitting on was that of Thunderbolt people,” said Thunderbolt descendant David Owens. Owens and Indian flute player Robert Mullinax stopped at the Laurel County Library Friday night to entertain with spoken legends, folk lore and tales of the bygone Thunderbolts. Audiences were captivated by stories passed down from the Thunderbolt of how things came to be. Tales about fire, pipes and Kentucky — just to name a few — were shared by Ownes over the course of an hour with Mullinax playing behind him.

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