Fair Council Announces Main Events for This Year’s Event

The 2018 Clinton County and 4-H Fair is beginning to take shape after Clinton County Fair Council members approved a majority of the main events for each night of this year’s fair.

‘We’ve finalized the 2018 Clinton County Fair schedule for the week,” said Fair Council President Jamie Blacker after Wednesday’s meeting. “It’s going to be a little different this year as the carnival will not start until Monday evening of fair week (July 7-15). We’ve got a wide range of activities.”

The main event schedule is as follows: Truck and Tractor Pull (Saturday, July 7), Demolition Derby (Sunday, July 8), Harness Racing (Monday, July 9 and Tuesday, July 10), Stampede Music Concert (Wednesday, July 11), Cheerleading Contest (Thursday, July 12), Dirt Drags (Saturday, July 14), Demolition Derby Rain Date (Sunday, July 15) and Hispanic Day (Sunday, July 15).

Blacker added that Friday, July 13 is currently open and they are currently working on a number of possibilities for that night.

Blacker also updated the status of the Clinton County Fair Foundation. He said that Susan Calloway would be the president, Blacker would be a board member as would current Fair Council member Lorita Pearson, who is going to serve as the group’s treasurer. Blacker added they are looking for four more individuals to comprise this board.

Blacker added the fair parade would be held on Sunday, July 8, at 2 p.m., the time for the horse pulls has been changed from 4-6 p.m. to 5-7 p.m., and the time for the Antioch Church Spaghetti run on Saturday, 7, would be at 8 a.m.