A group of kayakers round the point near the beach area at Lake Scott State Park near sunset last Saturday evening. (Record Photo)
Citing additional costs related to the coronavirus, along with other health concerns, the Beefiesta Committee decided in a meeting last Thursday afternoon to cancel the free barbeque and tasting booths in conjunction with this year’s Scott County Fair.
As Scott County emerges from a three month shutdown in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, health director Edith Tarango is hopeful, but cautious.
Unrelenting 30-40 mile per hour winds over the past week, combined with temperatures near the century mark, have rapidly accelerated development of the area’s wheat crop.
As part of the phased-in opening in Scott County, local government buildings will begin opening next week.