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6.27.24 The Versailles Republican

In the Thursday, June 27 issue

In the print edition:

New Marion Fire Department stands ready to serve

After many months of hard work and dedication from the community, New Marion Fire Department has a new home for their firefighters and equipment.

Versailles square was packed with activity

Twisted Wrench and Paps Chop Shop had their inaugural car show for Courthouse Days on the Versailles Town Square on Sat. June 22. The extreme heat didn’t stop the crowds who came out for the day. They had 58 cars of all make and models and 14 bikes.

The Great Race comes through Ripley County

A lot of people were wondering why so many classic cars were in Ripley County on 800 S. on Saturday, June 22. Pictured left is Ted Robinson of Estero, Florida and his navigator, Christopher Meccia (right) of Danville, KY, standing beside Ted’s 1931 Buick. They were traveling from Owensboro, KY, to Gardiner, Maine, participating in The Great American Race, which is a yearly event.