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Putnam County Fair returns this weekend


West Virginia’s Mikele Buck performs this weekend at the Putnam County Fair in Eleanor. The fair will feature several nights of entertainment including Buck, country star Joe Diffie and a demolition derby.

The Putnam County Fair opens this weekend with carnival rides, horse shows and tractor pulls.

The fair, at Eleanor Park in Eleanor, runs from July 13 to the July 20 and includes entertainment during several nights of the fair.

Saturday night, Mikele Buck performs. Sunday, it’s Dale Harper & the Highlanders. Tuesday there’s a demolition derby, and country star Joe Diffie performs July 20.

Tickets to the fair are $10, available at the gate or by visiting

Funerals for Sunday, July 21, 2019

Bly, Betty - 4 p.m., We're Family Park, Exchange.

McBrayer, Doris - 1 p.m., Chapman Funeral Home, Teays Valley.

Morrison, Jo - 2 p.m., Elizabeth Memorial United Methodist Church, Charleston.

Morrison, Sheldon - 2 p.m., Casto Funeral Home, Evans.

Nichols, Anna - 2 p.m., New Hope Baptist Church, Morris.