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...

Heavy Rains, Two Wrecks Impede WKP Travel

NORTONVILLE, Ky. (7/28/15) ― Kentucky State Police Post 2 investigated a one-vehicle accident near the 44-mile marker… Read More

Lourdes Offers Living Well Workshops for Those with Chronic Disease

PADUCAH, Ky. (7/29/15) — Do you struggle with managing a chronic disease such as arthritis, depression, diabetes, heart… Read More
1 DOW 17,718.66
+88.39 (0.50%)    
2 S&P 2,101.42
+8.17 (0.39%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,089.85
+0.64 (0.01%)    

Most Read This Week

July 23, 2015 14624

UPDATE: Family Confirms Body of Missing Teen…

by Shawn Freels, SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 5032

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 23, 2015 4376

Woman Accused of Striking Juvenile with Metal Belt

by SurfKY News
July 22, 2015 4354

No. 9 Steakhouse Suffers Fire; Owners Vow to…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 3604

School System Announces Free Lunch/Breakfast at…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 02, 2015 19459

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 17, 2015 15551

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 28, 2015 1783

Hanson Youth Wins Soap Box Derby World…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 1631

Heavy Rains, Two Wrecks Impede WKP Travel

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 1287

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 1117

Bud's Gun Shop to Re-Open Uncle Lee's

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 1024

Hopkins County Misdemeanor Indictments

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 969

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 908

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 850

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 782

Hopkins County Traffic Advisory

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 636

Hopkins County Fair Underway

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News