There's certainly no shortage of things to do at the Clark County Fair. You can gorge on food or slurp down a tasty milkshake. You can then test your digestive fortitude on the rides or maybe admire the well-groomed livestock or baby animals. There's Monster Trucks you can hear for miles, not to mention concerts featuring various rock and country music stars. And if you can't take it all in, don't sweat it because we'll have lots of coverage here to enthrall you, including Toni Woodard's blog, "It's the Fair!"
An audit of the decade-old nonprofit group that manages the Clark County fairgrounds presents a mixed-bag, showing that while the organization is successfully making money, more could be done to safeguard it.
Justice — a miniature Nigerian dwarf goat — was born on the Fourth of July last year, so it was only fitting that her owner, Aedra Hausrath, 7, dressed her in a red, white and blue Wonder Woman costume Sunday for their debut at the Clark County Fair's annual Goat Dress-Up and Parade.
Meet Pnemo, pronounced with a silent "p" as in pneumatics. You know, that branch of technology that deals with mechanical motion produced by pressurized gas? Pnemo can play catch, shoot hoops and zoom around — on his own or at the whim of the students controlling him. He's a robot made out of aluminum, steel, a computer and router, PVC pipes and a 12-volt battery, among other odds and ends.
Fair Manager John Morrison said today that gun rights activist and rock star Ted Nugent’s Aug. 5 concert has been canceled, but not because of a petition that urged fair organizers to nudge the Nuge from the lineup.