The weather today will be mostly cloudy during the day with showers and thunderstorms expected mainly after 4pm. A high near 71 and a low around 65. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

94-year-old Neil Wolfe remains missing from Loch Lynn Heights, Maryland. Mr. Wolfe was last seen Thursday evening at Browning’s Shop ‘n Save and could be driving a light gray 2008 Chevrolet Impala. If you have any information or have seen him, please call 911.

Congratulations to Emma Rush as she was recently crowned the Garrett County Farm Queen!

The fair continues today with admission only $10 for all rides, attractions and entertainment:

Exhibit Barns open 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Senior Citizen’s Day- FREE Admission with proof of age (60&up until 5pm; seniors ride free until 5pm)

10:00am-12:00pm
Senior Citizen’s Activity

11:00am
Pet Show

1:00pm
Adult Breeding Goat, 4-H & FFA Breeding Goat
Show Ring

1:00pm-11:00pm
Rides Open

2:00pm-10:00pm
Ag Play Area Open

2:30pm
4-H Robotics Challenge
Outdoor Stage

4:00pm
Goat – 4-H & FFA Showmanship
Show Ring

4:30pm
Still Kickin’ Cloggers
Ag Heritage Hall

7:00pm
4-H & FFA Market Goat Show
Show Ring

7:00pm
GARRETT COUNTY FAIR BARREL BA$H
Race Track

8:00pm
SURRENDER DOROTHY – Musical Entertainment
Ag Heritage Hall

*from the Garrett County Agriculture Fair schedule and subject to change

Check it out: Railey Realty just posted their blog on the Top Things to Do In August in Deep Creek Lake.

Coming up on August 5 to 11, 2018 is the 5th annual Maryland Trek to benefit Just In Power Kids, Inc. This 7 day, 329 mile journey across Maryland is a combination of hiking marathon distance plus biking each day and begins at Wisp Resort. This trek is on track to raise $50,000 for kids healing from cancer. You can join in for some or all of the journey or donate – more information can be found here on the Maryland Trek website.

High Country Creamery recently earned high honors at the American Cheese Society Competition in Pittsburgh, PA. Earning 2nd Place was “Trailhead” a Green Peppercorn Cheddar and winning 1st Place was “Sparky’s Fury” a Hot Pepper Cheddar.

Overall, the state of Maryland came in 8th place in a recent WalletHub study on the states with the best schools.

A big congratulations to 8-year old Lily and her lamb Lightning: winning Grand Champion Showman and Grand Champion Market Lamb at the Garrett County Fair!Grand Champion Market Lamb Grand Champion Showman Lily Zimmerman