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Fulton County Fair up and running

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Thursday, Aug. 9, is Bank of Salem Day at the Fulton County Fair and it, along with White River Area Agency on Aging, invite Fulton County seniors to attend Senior Day at the Fair.

Senior Day features free health screenings, bingo, golf cart tours of livestock exhibits, door prizes and a free lunch. It will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the air-conditioned Hickinbotham-Miller Building.

Several health-related businesses will have booths set up with free information and services for those attending.

Seniors age 60 or older may be eligible for free transportation to the event. Call 870-895-4034 for more information, or contact the Fulton County Fair office at 870-895-5565.

The 2012 Fulton County Fair features two popular motor sports events this year too. The Missouri-Arkansas Truck Pulling Association will bring the X-Factor Sled to Salem on Friday night, Aug. 10, for a sanctioned pull. The event will get underway at 7:30 p.m. in the Clayton-Plumlee-Walling Arena. Contact Michael Roork at 870-371-0108 for more information.

The popular Demolition Derby, sponsored by Hills Auto Sales, Salem Auto Supply and Main Street Tire and Lube, will be held Saturday, Aug. 11, at the arena. The derby will start at 8:00 p.m. and will have $1,800 added prize money. A complete set of derby rules and regulations are available online at www.fultoncountyfair.org. Contact Brandon Hill at 870-895-5333 for more information on the demolition derby.

Friday is North Arkansas Electric Cooperative Day at the Fair, and Saturday is First National Banking Company Day at the Fair.

Come out and tour the exhibits and attend all these popular events for one gate admission. Admission is $3 for youth age 6-12 and $6 for teens and adults. For more information on the Fulton County Fair call 870-895-5565.

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