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September 20, 2013

Marlow's Pumpkin Patch open

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The Marlows have expanded their operation to include additional parking on the east side of the roadway, equipment has been added to the playground, and decorations have been added on the $2 per person hayride. Marlow wanted to have an additional "monster" corn maze on the east side of the road, but a wet spring prevented crops from being planted in time.

Marlow said there is no need to travel long distances to visit a pumpkin patch this fall.

"We are family-friendly and close to Mt. Vernon. I think we've got some of the best attractions anywhere in Southern Illinois," he said. "We give everybody fun and a good value."

Marlow's Pumpkin Patch will be open through Oct. 30.

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    Youth from Jefferson County are showing off during the 2014 4-H Fair. Tuesday morning was the time for the sheep to shine, while swine were shown in the afternoon. Today, the dairy show will get underway at 8 a.m., with a master showmanship contest at 9 a.m. The tractor driving contest will be at 6 p.m. with the pre-4-H goat show at 6 p.m. The 4-H Livestock Auction will take place at 6:30 p.m. Horse shows will take place Saturday at King City Saddle Club to wind down the week of events.

    Showing off

    Youth from Jefferson County are showing off during the 2014 4-H Fair. Tuesday morning was the time for the sheep to shine, while swine were shown in the afternoon. Today, the dairy show will get underway at 8 a.m., with a master showmanship contest at 9 a.m. The tractor driving contest will be at 6 p.m. with the pre-4-H goat show at 6 p.m. The 4-H Livestock Auction will take place at 6:30 p.m. Horse shows will take place Saturday at King City Saddle Club to wind down the week of events.

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