Friday night was the concert, and of course it rained.  Fortunately the date change from Sunday night to Friday night of the concert this year allowed us to move the show. It started out raining in the morning, and they got the grandstand cleared of mud, but then it rained again around noon.  The powers…

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As the Morton Salt girls says… when it rains, it pours.  And boy did it…. It started raining about 6:30.  It rained out most of the motocross, but we did still have the talent show.  It was moved to the high school.  And as always, the auction was not affected.  It’s in the rain proof…

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Wednesday was a busy night at the fair.  We had a horse pull on the ag track and both an Indiana Truck Pullers Association pull and Local Truck pull at the grandstand. The horse pull went well, though it was short with only 4 teams of horses.  The horses are huge, much taller than a…

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Tuesday was the Farmer’s and Antique Pull at the Fair.  We ran two pulling tracks in front of the grandstand.  We had the Farmers on the front track and antiques in the back. Later in the night, the queens came down and helped out just for fun.  With the help of Derek, our official flagger,…

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Monday night at the fair, we had Lucas Oil, back at the Grandstand with Hot Farm and Super Farm Tractors as well as Trucks.  Our assistant from Lucas Oil even remembered to bring her hat with her this year. Over on the Ag Track, we had our first ever Mud Volleyball Tourney. It took a firetruck…

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Sunday was a great day, even though we were already tired.  It was the first official day of the fair, but it felt more like the 3rd.  Carla and Matt come up from Posey County with their Adult Pedal Tractor.  It was a lot of fun, and we managed to raise some money for Feeding…

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The Saturday before fair was the 4th of July Fireworks.   The fireworks went really well, and I got to have both blackberry and banana ice cream.  The fireworks were beautiful, too.

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It’s been a very long, but good week at the Gibson County Fair.  Yesterday was the final day of the 7 day event, which really started 2 days early for me with the Queen Contest and Fireworks.  I had a blast this year, as always, but I can wait another year to do it again. …

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As many of your already know, I am a volunteer at the Gibson County Fair.  I am the fair’s official photographer, and also help announce many of the fair events.  Of course, the real fun comes after all of the fair-goers have gone home. We are currently at war with the Carnies.  On Sunday night,…

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