The Spencer County Historical and Genealogical Society recently announced the details for its 2012 essay contest
The deadline is Monday, May 14, and the winner will earn $500.
The contest is open to any 11th-grade student in Spencer County. This contest is conducted without regard to race, sex, religion, or national origin.
Essay categories are:
• Ownership — Research and write an essay on the ownership of the land where you presently live back to the formation of the county. Include copies of available wills and deeds.