Rockwood Thunder Road Festival is roaring back this Saturday with a mix of old and new draws.
“We already have a great amount of vendors and cars signed up,” said event organizer Bill Anderson.
New for this year is the Moonshine Runners Obstacle Course at Homecoming Park.
The first run will begin at 11:45 a.m. A second run will start at 1 p.m. The event has a $2 entry fee.
Also this year is a best costume for moonshiner or hillbilly. The winner of Mr. and Mrs. Best Moonshiner will be announced at 3:30 p.m.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service reports that family-owned farms remain the backbone of the agriculture industry.
The latest data come from the Census of Agriculture farm typology report and help shine light on the question, “What is a family farm?”
“As we wrap up mining the 6 million data points from the latest Census of Agriculture, we used typology to further explore the demographics of who is farming and ranching today,” said Statistics Division Director Hubert Hamer.