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Saturday,  Aug 03, 2019
published daily from 8am Lincoln, Illinois

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Thursday, the roar of engines could be heard as the Logan County Fair held the tractor pulls, a popular part of fair tradition since 1966. The tractor pulls opened with garden tractors like this one pulling a sled filled with several thousand pounds of weights and trying to pass the 300 feet mark.

Photo by Derek Hurley          (Click on Image to enlarge)

On Friday morning Carlene Carter was awarded the Best of Show award for her White Butter with White Frosting Cake in the Culinary judging at the Logan County Fair.

Carter will prepare the same recipe this Sunday for the annual Cake Classic.

Carter was presented with her large purple ribbon by Culinary Superintendent Janet Estill.

Photo by Nila Smith     (Click on Image to enlarge)

The grandstand was full Friday night as fairgoers came to see a rodeo with several national champions participating in events that included team roping, tie down roping, bareback riding, barrel racing and bull riding.

Photo by Derek Hurley     (Click on Image to enlarge)



Beginning at 7:00 a.m. Monday August 5, 2019 South Washington Street will be closed at Third Street while Illinois American Water continues with their water main replacement project. South Washington will reopen once work is complete.

Walt Landers
Lincoln Street Department

Tractor Pulls end on an exciting note with a 375 foot pull

Thursday night Tractor Pulls - Garden Tractors - slideshow

Thursday night Tractor Pulls - Antique Tractors - slideshow

Thursday night Tractor Pulls - Super Stock, Hot Rods - Tractors and Trucks - slideshow

Friday Culinary judging, a sweet job to have

Friday Culinary Judging - Candies and Snack Foods - slideshow

Bakers and their cakes vie for a spot at the Sunday Cake Classic during the Friday preliminary

Friday Culinary Judging- Cakes - slideshow

Friday Culinary Judging - Checking out the great items judged earlier in the week - slideshow

Logan County 4-H Sheep Show contests and a little sheepily fun

4-H Sheep Show - Let's start with Bah Bah Black Sheep - slideshow

4-H Sheep Show - And end with Fleece as white as snow - slideshow

4-H Sheep Show - And then....there was this - slideshow

Logan County 4-H Holds Master Showmanship Contest

Kid's Day Kid's Way brings in lots of children to the Logan County Fair

Kid's Day Kid's Way - Indoor play, crafts and balloons - slideshow

Kid's Day Kid's Way - Outdoor play and a petting zoo - slideshow

2019 Logan County Fair Magazine

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