DeerclassmainGREENVILLE, Ky. (8/25/13) – The Kentucky Deer Classic in Greenville did not disappoint as vendors offered samples, games, exhibitions and a chance to see the world's largest trophy buck.

Hundreds attended the 25th annual event Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Muhlenberg County Agriculture and Convention Center on Kentucky 189.

"The turnout has been good," said Mike Mercer, of First Security Bank as he manned a Central City Lions Club booth. "It's about the same as previous years. There were a lot of people here earlier and they come and go all day."

Exhibits included Harold Knight with Knight & Hale, a company that created the original Fightn' Purr turkey call and the inhale-exhale operation of the EZ Grunter Plus grunt call.

Don Bell, founder of Code Blue Deer Scents, made an appearance.

Local sportsmen Scott Graham and Doctor Doug of Kentucky Redneck Outdoors offered information about their new group with plans to travel around the state on adventures, with videos of each trek.

Seminars, the Kentucky Wall of Fame, paintball and BB gun shoot activities and a 3-D archery shot were some of the exhibits and attractions.

An Antler Dogs seminar and exhibit featuring Roger Sigler was held in the second floor of the Ag Center.

A new event for the year, a "Duck Dynasty" lookalike contest, also was held on the second floor and Joey Steele of Uncle Lee's said the popularity of the contest would ensure that it would be brought back again next year.

Winning first place and a $100 Greater Muhlenberg Chamber of Commerce gift certificate for the contest was Robert Neal Sigers; second place went to Russell Brown and third to Billy Murphy. Sigers took first as a John Godwin while Brown and Murphy both cloned Jase Robinson.

Winners of the Wall of Fame "People's Choice Awards" Big Buck Contest were David Lanham of Caldwell County with first place, Tim Flener of Muhlenberg County with second place, and Jeff Mitcheell, also of Muhlenberg County with third place.In the Youth Contest, first place was taken by Landon Harper and second place by Nicholas Lofland. Both of these youths were from Muhlenberg County as well. The Wall of Fame booth was hosted by Randy Adams, AKA Big Country.

Enjoy the slideshow of photos from the Deer Classic below.


Created with flickr slideshow.

Rita Dukes Smith
SurfKY News
Photos by Rita Dukes Smith and Randy Adams

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

All Occasions Formals to Host Celebration to Honor Hopkins County Native, Miss America Contestant Katherine Kelley

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/29/15) — When Miss Nevada graces the stage of the Miss America Pageant Sept. 13, she'll be cheered… Read More

Two Webster County Residents Injured in Hopkins County Accident

HOPKINS COUNTY, KY (8/28/15) — Two people were taken to the hospital following a two-vehicle collision at the 43-mile… Read More
1 DOW 16,643.01
-11.76 (-0.07%)    
2 S&P 1,988.87
+1.21 (0.06%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,828.33
+15.62 (0.32%)    

Most Read This Week

August 24, 2015 10844

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 6053

Alleged Burglar Calls 911 to Report Fire

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 4986

UPDATE: Four Dead, Two Survive Boating Accident

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 4499

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 4077

MPD Coducting Sobriety Checkpoints

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 15601

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 10844

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 28, 2015 1343

Two Webster County Residents Injured in Hopkins…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 1200

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 988

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 872

All Occasions Formals to Host Celebration to…

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 28, 2015 755

Rep. Montell Proposes Bill to Stop Sweeping of…

by SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 596

Rep. Gooch, Others Argue against Burden Caused by…

by SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 594

Two-Vehicle Accident Results in Possible Injuries

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 587

Kentucky High School Football Schedule

by Steve LeMaster
August 28, 2015 580

TVA Seeks Input on Study for Closing Coal Ash…

by SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 530

Alleged Passed out Parents Face Charges of…

by SurfKY News