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2012 Fair - A is for aprons, b for bread
2012 Fair - A is for aprons, b for bread

Back at the 8th Annual Hickman County Arts, Crafts, Book Fair December 1st from 8:30 to 2:30 at the Hickman County Elementary Gym:

**The First United Methodist Church Women will have homemade breads for sale again this year. (Last year they ran out before the day was over.

**The Apron Lady with her huge colorful selection.

**Lily Kimbell with Christmas ornaments.

**Joan Lacewell's peanut brittle

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2012 Fair - toys, cards, crafts
2012 Fair - toys, cards, crafts

At the 8th Annual Hickman County Arts, Crafts, Book Fair December 1st from 8:30 to 2:30 at the Hickman County Elementary Gym:

Toys, books, handmade cards and quilted crafts

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Books, calendars, Christmas ornaments at the Fair
Sherry Roberts will bring her new calendar of old barns to the Fair.
Books, calendars, Christmas ornaments at the Fair

A new book on early businesses in Hickman County, a calendar of old barns, stoneware, Christmas ornaments will be available at the Hickman County Arts, Crafts & Book Fair on December 1st.

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Education

Entering is winning for Graves High students
Entering is winning for Graves High students
World’s largest Christmas stocking offers prizes, funds for Graves High special needs students’ trip at $5 per chance ’til Dec. 17
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Hickman County Schools Receives Grant from DuPont Pioneer
Darian Irvan, Dianne Owen and Scott Mitchell
Hickman County Schools Receives Grant from DuPont Pioneer

CLINTON, Ky. – Hickman County is pleased to announce that DuPont Pioneer donated $2,700 toward Project IPAD (Investigating Possibilities in the Agriculture Department). Scott Mitchell, territory manager in Clinton, Ky., sponsored this grant.

The funds will be directed toward the Hickman County Agriculture Department where the money will be used for a greenhouse research project that will introduce students to the science of hydroponics. Students will conduct research through the internet using wireless IPAD technology, collect and record data using IPAD apps and excel spreadsheets, and conduct scientific hydroponic experiments in the agriculture department’s greenhouse.

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Travel & Tourism

Great Food at Arts Fair!

Over 15 local chefs will make gallons of soups: chili, potato, vegetable beef, and taco.

Add to this menu sandwiches, chips, brownies, and other goodies and you have the perfect lunch for experiencing the Arts Fair.

Come on down and have lunch with friends and neighbors. What a way to start shopping for loved ones this Christmas!

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Arts & Entertainment

Civil War to Cooking, Authors bring new books to the Arts Fair
Berry Craig will bring history next Saturday.
Civil War to Cooking, Authors bring new books to the Arts Fair

 
This year’s Hickman County Arts, Crafts and Book Fair will host some old friends and some new friends when the Friends of the Arts hosts its 8th Arts, Craft and Book Fair at the Hickman Elementary Gymnasium on Saturday, December 1st. This 2012 show promises to be of a great opportunity for new books becoming “that special one of a kind gift to be opened on Christmas morning.” The authors are profiled after the jump.

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Hickman County Arts, Crafts & Book Fair Bigger and Better!!!
Danny Whitlock's pottery made with local clay.
Hickman County Arts, Crafts & Book Fair Bigger and Better!!!
Eight years ago, Hickman County Arts Council held its first event book fair where 12 local and regional authors sold signed first editions of their works. This love of cultural and art has now grown into a major regional event each first Saturday in December. The 2012 Arts Fair will showcase the works of 50 artists and authors. 
 
The 2012 Arts, Craft, Book Fair will be a celebration of individuals who make things with their hands or with their thoughts. This is part of the frontier legacy of living in Hickman County and in the Jackson Purchase.
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Berry Craig's History Bits

Exiled Rebel editor founded the Courier-Journal
Walter N. Haldeman, founder of the Courier Journal, Rebel
Exiled Rebel editor founded the Courier-Journal
(Nov. 27, 2012) - On this date in 1862, John H. Harney, owner-editor of the pro-Union Louisville Daily Democrat, might have been bragging to friends about a printing plant he got on the cheap.

The equipment had been used to publish the state's leading pro-Confederate newspaper to boot.

On Nov. 25, Harney showed up for an auction of the Louisville Daily Courier’s “printing establishment...in the absence of its proprietor in the South,” according to Lewis and Richard Collins’ History of Kentucky.

 

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