Send in the clowns! Clowns seen around town getting geared up for the upcoming circus

Carlee and Charlie, advance clowns for the Kelly Miller Circus, stopped to visit Little Blessings Preschool in Versailles on Friday, April 8 to perform a variety of juggling and magic acts for the students. As advance clowns for the circus, Carlee and Charlie will travel over 10,000 miles performing at schools, libraries or nursing homes to promote the Kelly Miller Circus throughout the country. The circus, sponsored by the Ripley County Parks and Recreation and the Osgood Kiwanis, will be held on Sunday, May 1 at the Ripley County Fairgrounds Park in Osgood. There will be two shows, one at 2 p.m. and another at 5 p.m. Advance tickets are available at Four Seasons and the JCD Elementary in Osgood; Gilpin Monument and Signs in Versailles; Milan Elementary and Linville Signs and Hobbies in Batesville.