JEFFERSON COUNTY FREE FAIR Has been scheduled for Thursday, August 23 – noon Saturday, August 25. Indoor entries are due by 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 22. Baked items needing refrigeration may be brought in by 8 a.m. Thursday, August 23 morning – judging will take place Thursday, August 23. Bring your creativity in crafts, arts, baked items, canned items, dehydrated foods, refurbished clothing or furniture, photography, Vintage items, Quilts, home grown fruits and vegetables, etc. A fair book will be available prior to August. There will be a Pet Show, Best Pie Maker and Best Cookie Jar contests! Come join the fun! Co-Parenting for Resilence: Divorce or separation is not an easy or favorable decision, especially when minor children are in the home. A class for divorcing or separating parents with minor children living in the home. My next class is scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday, August 14, 2018 (there will be no class in July). Pre-registration is required. Call Jefferson County OSU Extension Office at 580-228-2332 for registration information. This class is mandatory by law in Oklahoma and is also valuable for Grandparents and other relatives of minor children going through a divorce or separation. Jefferson County Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service through Oklahoma State University offers researched-based programs and information. Call 580-228-2332 or come to 802 East D’ Street (Jefferson County Fairgrounds and visit with Leland McDaniel, Extension Educator, Agriculture/ 4/H Youth Development and Tara Brown, Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences/4-H Youth Development for questions you may have relating to Agriculture and/or Family and Consumer Sciences and 4-H. A Tai Chi class has been scheduled for 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday, July 30 and Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at Jefferson County Fairgrounds. There is no cost but please register on the Oklahoma State Health Department website http://falls.health.ok.gov and fill out and submit the enrollment form located on the right side of the page under related topics. Upon completion of the 2-day class, participants will be qualified to lead Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance classes and teach classes in their communities.