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Fair Princess Contestants

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Little Miss Contestants

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Hot Weather Is Here: Drink Water To Cool Off, Stay Safe

Subscriber onlySPRINGFIELD -- Do not wait until you are thirsty to take a drink of water -- especially during the hot, humid days of summer, according to Dr. Pam Duitsman, nutrition and health education specialist with University of Missouri Extension. Continue reading...

Sweet Summer Sun Safety

Subscriber onlyWhether you're basking under the hot summer sun, or playing outdoors on a cloudy day, the sun can damage your eyes and unprotected skin. Continue reading...

Family Media Use Plan Should Focus On Moderation

Subscriber onlyHOUSTON Mo. -- In recent years, parents have heard from physicians and educators about how terrible screen time is for children. Vast research has linked increased screen time to obesity, psychological issues, sleep disturbances, and behavioral issues. Continue reading...

Horsin' Around At The Fair

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Tons Of Fun At The Fair

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2017 Schedule Of Events

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Teens Prepare For Fair

COUNTY FAIR JULY 20-23; SPECIAL SECTION IN TODAY’S PAPER

Subscriber onlyAmong the McDonald County teens preparing to show animals at the county fair are Callie Thacker and Kristin Penn. Continue reading...

Grand Champion Beef Cattle

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Schedule Of Livestock Shows

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Couple Married 65 Years

Subscriber onlyCharles and Barbara Chrisman of Noel recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. Continue reading...

Grand Champion Sheep

Subscriber onlyRACHEL DICKERSON/MCDONALD COUNTY PRESS Continue reading...

Fair Rules And Rewgulations

Subscriber onlyGeneral Rules and Regulations Continue reading...

Tiny Tot Contest Rules

Subscriber onlyOne of the popular events held at the McDonald County Fair is the Tiny Tot Contest. This is an opportunity for parents, grandparents and any others to show off that special little tike in their life and give them a chance to compete for the title of Mr. or Miss Tiny Tot. This event will be held on Saturday, July 22, starting at 10 a.m. However, someone needs to register the contestant between 9:30 and 10 a.m. It will be held in the Fair Building. This building is NOT air conditioned so dress your little one in comfortable, cool, casual, play clothes. Continue reading...