Fair mixes both old and new attractions

Dollar ride day set for Saturday makes fair more affordable to families

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

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While county fair traditions — from livestock shows to beauty pageants — remain essential, organizers of the Benton County Fair see the need for change. “We try to improve on things a little bit every year,” said Dan Douglas, a member of the fair board. “We had a couple of rough years with weather and we had some carnival problems a couple of years ago. But every year we try to add something, to give people the best experience for their money we can.”

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