Numbers up for fair

 

petting zoo pic 7-13
By AMY GAREIS
News-Herald Staff Writer

CADIZ – Attendance and sales numbers were up as the Harrison County Fair drew to a close.
Fair officials reported that despite bouts of rain and humidity, the event on July 2-6 still drew crowds to partake of food, rides, animals and other entertainment. Exact totals were not given but leaders noted a definite increase.
“God smiled on us because it didn’t rain [heavily] on us as it did everywhere else. Attendance for the week was up from what I can tell,” said Fair Board President Don Jones. “We also finished up for [livestock] sales. The sales were up nearly $30,000. We had a good week and are pretty happy with it.”

Pictured above are Devin Wilkins, of Medina, and John Galish, of Alabama, getting acquainted with animals at the petting zoo offered at the Harrison County Fair.

NH PhotoAMY GAREIS

See this week print edition for fair results and pictures.

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