A good timeThe midway at the St. Francis County Fair opened Monday night to the enjoyment of area residents. Several children enjoy a spinning ride in the top photo while in the bottom photo father and son Bobby Huckaba, left, and Oakley Huckaba enjoy themselves in one of several rides available for small children. The fair continues tonight with the opening of the annual pageants. Photos by Kendall Owens.
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Pageants for youngsters highlight tonight’s lineup - Pageants will be featured tonight at the St. Francis County fair, and there is still time to get last-minute entries in for those who want to participate.
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SFC Fair kicks off tonight with free admission, $1 rides on midway - The 2015 St. Francis County Fair will kick off this evening when gates open at 5 p.m., with free admission for everyone.