Clark County Fair in full swing tonight

Published 9:41 am Tuesday, June 19, 2018

After kicking off this weekend with pageants, agriculture shows and a tractor and machinery show, the Clark County Fair is in full swing this week, with carnival rides officially opening today.

Admission from today to Saturday is $10, which includes general admission, parking, all events and all carnival rides.

Besides the rides and entertainment, the county fair celebrates Clark County’s vibrant agricultural community, according to the fair catalog.

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Judges spent Monday collecting youth 4-H, FFA and home economic exhibit entries and deciding on winners. All entries will be displayed at the fair beginning today at 5 p.m.

Exhibits include everything from vegetables and plants to paintings, crafts and antiques.

Today, fairgoers can attend the goat show, a truck tug and drag race.

The competition for the highest titles of fair week, Miss Clark County and Miss Clark County Fair, will also be today at 7:30 p.m. Contestants must be ages 16 to 22 and will compete in interview, one-piece swimsuit and evening gown categories.

Complete information about each of the fair events can be found in the catalog at