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Fair in Full Swing

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Georgia Morrissey pets a rooster while waiting for the poultry show to begin at the fairgrounds Monday. [Order this photo]

Some pigs just don't want to cooperate in entering the ring. This 4-Her used his body to keep his pig from going the wrong direction down the chute. [Order this photo]
Keeping up with the demand for Legion Burgers is a challenge each year at the Putnam County Fair. Seth Rossman, left, and Larry Ford are just two of the many volunteers who keep the county supplied in its taste for ground beef and onions. [Order this photo]
Nick Stevens moves one of his pigs down the chute to the arena during the swine show Monday morning. [Order this photo]
Izabella Summerlot (front) won a goldfish with this toss Monday at the Putnam County Fair carnival. Summerlot was accompanied by older sister Emilee Hutcheseon (left) and friend Danielle McHugh. [Order this photo]
Doug Akers, Poultry judge explains the difference in color in the whites of eggs during Monday's Poultry show at the Putnam County Fair [Order this photo]
Taylor Alles with her dad Don prepares her American Cocks for the poultry show Monday morning at the Putnam County Fair. [Order this photo]
Brenda and Marie Brady serve ice cream at the Greencastle Christian Church booth. [Order this photo]
Kallie Brattain leads her hog around the ring Monday. Brattain would go on to win grand champion gilt with her Yorkshire in Monday night's grand drive. [Order this photo]
Sometimes a girl just has to take a soda break. This little one was watching the swine show on Monday morning at the Putnam County Fair. [Order this photo]

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Does anyone remember the 'old Tri-County Fair?

-- Posted by whodouthinkur on Wed, Jul 22, 2009, at 8:50 AM

Why were they charging admission on Sunday when the games, rides and over half the food places wasn't even open??? What a ripoff!! And if you try to save money by parking away from the fair grounds you have to pay $1.00 per person to get in. There by spending more money not saving it. If the games and rides are not going they should not be charging to get in anyway!

-- Posted by citizen24 on Wed, Jul 22, 2009, at 12:39 PM

So, why did you go? If you are going, they will be charging. There's something there or no one would charge (and pay) to get in.

-- Posted by bannerstuff on Wed, Jul 22, 2009, at 12:58 PM

If you can't fork out a dollar to walk into the fair, then it sound's like you don't need to be going at all. Quit griping and try to enjoy the fair.

-- Posted by ZRXguy on Wed, Jul 22, 2009, at 4:16 PM

I remember the Tri county Fair in Russellville because we got to turn in our 4-H stuff there as well as in Greencastle. Ahh the good old days.

-- Posted by dcsaiht on Wed, Jul 22, 2009, at 6:48 PM

dcsaiht......Thanks for walking down memory lane with me. Remember the Bingo tent? Yes, those were the days.......

-- Posted by whodouthinkur on Thu, Jul 23, 2009, at 6:58 AM

Nothing is perfect as we all know. Some things need to change with the way the fair is operated. And where all the money from the fair is being spent and on what parts of the fair grounds and which 4-H programs. Another thing that caught my attention our nation's colors don't go in the middle of the parade they should have been leading the parade.

-- Posted by putnamguy24 on Fri, Jul 24, 2009, at 8:51 AM

Can anyone tell me who proofed the "so-called" Fair Book this year? All sorts of mistakes. I know not everyone is perfect, but come on, mis-spelled names, times were definitely wrong on a lot of the showings and events. Please, please let someone responsible proof and print the book next year. This one was very poor!

-- Posted by whodouthinkur on Fri, Jul 24, 2009, at 9:48 AM

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