Welcome to Garrard County, a growing but still country-friendly community of 17,000 that remembers and celebrates its rich pioneer history and cultural heritage. Garrard County is located in Central Kentucky’s beautiful Bluegrass Region, south of Lexington, on Highway 27. Lancaster, population 4,300, is the county seat; 30 miles from Lexington.


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(Updated April 20, 2012)

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Miss Teen America 2010 to Sing at Party on the Square

Katie Himes, Miss Teen America 2010, will sing at Party on the Square in Lancaster, June 18th. This will be Katie’s second appearance at Party on the Square. Last year, as reigning Miss Kentucky Teen America, she sang for us and we’re so pleased to welcome her back.

Katie will be performing one number in the 8:35 - 9:05 PM set.

Monday, April 12, 2010

Extreme Racing in Garrard County

EXTREME RACING. KMSHA/SMHA official sanctioned event, April 10, 2010, Fuzzy Duck Road, Garrard County KY. For information, call Circle Sid Farms (606) 879-1109.
Photos copied w/ permission of Ben Kleppinger, photographer.
Tammy Boyd guides her horse through an obstacle in the Class 4 Speed Competitive Trail Competition at Saturday's competitive and extreme trail race event on Fuzzy Duck Road in Garrard County. The all-day event hosted by Circle Sid Farms, attracted more than 30 horses in 11 race classes. (Ben Kleppinger Photo)
Tammy Boyd waits her turn to compete. (Ben Kleppinger Photo)
Mike Osborne guides his horse down an exceptionally steep hill in the Class 4 Speed Competitive Trail Competition at Saturday's competitive and extreme trail race event on Fuzzy Duck Road in Garrard County. (Ben Kleppinger Photo)
Mike Osborne races past a track marker in the Class 4 Speed Competitive Trail Competition. (Ben Kleppinger Photo)

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Kentucky Wild Horse to play at Party on the Square

KENTUCKY WILD HORSE (Acoustic/Roots Music/Bluegrass Band from Owenton, KY), to play on AgCredit’s WoodSongs Festival Stage at “Party on the Square,” June 18th. They’ll be following our tradition by playing line-dance music, will add some clogging, and make the party a night of toe-tapping, foot-stomping, great dancing fun for the whole family. First set at 7:50 P.M.
Visit Kentucky Wild Horse at: http://www.myspace.com/kentuckywildhorse

Friday, April 2, 2010

KMSHA/SMHA official sanctioned event April 10th

MOUNTAIN HORSE EXTREME RACE & COMPETITIVE TRAIL RIDE: All breeds welcome. Sat., April 10th, 10 A.M., Fuzzy Duck Rd. Follow signs south of Nicholasville, off 27, in Garrard County. 2010 KMSHA/SMHA official sanctioned event. Info: Call Circle Sid Farms (606) 879-1109.

For details, see:http://docs.google.com/fileview?id=0B7kyVUfBFawMODRkNzQ1OWEtNDkyOS00MmU1LTkxN2QtOTA0NmRiYTQzYTkx&hl=en