The 50th annual Howard County Fair will be held Aug. 12-19 at Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship.
The schedule of events includes 4-H contests, performances, a parade of floats, a pie-eating contest and the farm queen contest.
The fair's first day will have a clogging demonstration, line dancing and instructions and Red Hot Country performing at 7:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
* Lisbon: 1200 block of Morgan Station Road: Police arrested a 26-year-old man in a back yard and charged him with breaking and entering Thursday. Rodney Aaron McDonald was released on personal recognizance the same day, a District Court Commissioner said.