John Schneider to appear at Chicken Festival

LONDON, KY (AP) - "The Dukes of Hazzard" actor John Schneider will make an appearance at the World Chicken Festival in south-central Kentucky later this month.

The Times-Tribune of Corbin reports that Schneider's appearance is to help raise money for the American Red Cross Southeastern Kentucky Chapter. The chapter provides disaster relief and other services to those in Knox, Whitley, Laurel, Bell and Clay counties.

The newspaper says Schneider will be signing autographs and giving photography sessions in exchange for donations to the Red Cross.

Schneider, who is also a director and writer, played Bo Duke on the TV series "The Dukes of Hazzard" and later played Superman's father on the TV series "Smallville."

The World Chicken Festival is Sept. 25 and 26 in London.

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