NEW LEXINGTON – New Lexington High School graduate Jerald Spohn returned home on Saturday, Aug. 21 to greet fans and relate how his Panther wrestling days led to his career as a mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter. At the invitation of Shannon Rushing, Spohn used the Ohio Valley Barber Shop on Broadway in New Lexington as headquarters for his visit. Rushing is the owner/operator of the shop.
One of the first to speak with Spohn was Junction City Elementary student Bryce Givens. The young man headed for the fourth grade was accompanied by his father, Josh Givens.