By Nick Pedley
News Editor 

A long time coming

Clay County Fair returns to form this weekend

 

September 9, 2021

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There's something for the whole family at the 2021 Clay County Fair, which runs Sept. 11-19.

The Clay County Fair returns Saturday after a 721-day break, but who's counting?

Jeremy Parsons, for one. The fair's CEO and manager is ecstatic to welcome visitors back to Spencer following a two-year hiatus. The big event was canceled last year due to the pandemic for only the fifth time in its 104-year existence, and Parsons, fair board members and other organizers are chomping at the bit to get back at it.

"I'm extremely thankful and grateful to have a fair this year. After not having a fair in 2020, it makes me appreciate it even more," he said. "I used to complain about rain at the fa...



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