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MC Fair inks in carnival

12/04/08 (Thu)

The Might Thomas Carnival has signed on the dotted line and Mercer County will have rides for the 2009 county fair next June.

Fair Board member Darold Benz made the announcement with a signed contract in hand. The news is good for families and fair-goers who know that a good carnival is an important component to a good fair.

Benz said county fair attendance for 2008 was down considerably, with not having a carnival being a big factor. High fuel costs kept smaller carnival shows like Texas-