True fair gets crowds

This year’s fall fair attendance has gone up again — maybe because it’s the area’s last agricultural fair, says co-chair Richard Wruth.

Curtis Adamson

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This year’s fall fair attendance has gone up again — maybe because it’s the area’s last agricultural fair, says co-chair Richard Wruth.

With over 6,500 through the gate, the number of fairgoers have increased from last year’s 5,000 — which was already more than the year before, co-chair Carol Ann Shearer said.

“Lots of other fairs are bringing in rides,” said Wruth. “People like that it’s a country fair, with lots of animals, not commercialized.”

With the fair’s 50th anniversary next year, the organizers are already looking for volunteers.

“The more poeple come out, the more people to enjoy things, “ he said. “ The goal is to bring people to our community to show them what we have.”