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  • 2020 pet parade a hit

    JoAn Marshall|Updated Aug 12, 2020

    by JoAn Marshall A beautiful day greeted the pet paraders as they showed off for a nice crowd in the bleacher area of the fairgrounds on Friday, August 7. Winners in the three categories were as follows: SONGBOOK CHARACTERS: 1) Kimber Ross with "Stormy" (her pony) with a theme of "USA Party." It took her two weeks of preparation with her mom's help. 2) Tye Kalstrom and a "Baa Baa Black Sheep" theme with "Hiyah." It took him a week to prepare with mom's help. 3) Karlee Jo...

  • Ready, set, parade: 2020 Days of '85 Pet Parade

    JoAn Marshall

    The 2020 Carter County Fair Pet Parade is scheduled for 12 noon on Friday, August 7 at the bleacher area of the fairgrounds. Then the fun starts! Registration is from 11 a.m. until noon with the parade beginning at 12 noon sharp! Sponsors of the annual event are the Carter County Fair Board and Marshall Ranch. Sponsors invite all participants from 0-80+ years to participate and compete for a few bucks to get contestants through the Days of ‘85 celebration. There is no pre-registration, no entry fee, age limit or species of p...

  • Goodbye, Bess

    JoAn Marshall|Updated Nov 13, 2019

    There’ll be no more horsin’ around wearing our homemade bridles with bits and reins. No winter “horseshoes” with blocks of wood and straps to secure to our feet. We used to stand tied to fences or corrals with our “bridles” and run around in winter pawing with our “horseshoes.” Folks would ask (and some do ask personal questions) if we ever had a BM out on the gumbo when we rode after cattle. “Of course,” one of us politely answered. “What do you wipe with way out there?” Sagebrush was the answer. “You’ll both get ‘piles...

  • Pet paraders: Heads up, get a move on

    JoAn Marshall

    The 2019 pet parade is scheduled for noon on Friday, August 9 at the bleacher area of Carter County Fairgrounds. Sign-up for entries will take place from 11 a.m. until noon. The two decorating categories this year are: 1. Animals from nursery rhymes, songs, books, etc. (take your choice and go from there). 2. Chores I love (or hate) around the house or outdoors. Examples include: milking the cow, saddling the horse, slopping the hogs, scooping manure from corral or barn/outdoors, mowing the lawn, weeding the garden,...

  • Pet parade rolls into town on Friday, Aug. 9th

    JoAn Marshall

    The 25th Annual Carter County Fair Pet Parade is scheduled for Friday, August 9. The event begins at noon at the bleacher area of Carter County Fairgrounds. Registration for contestants will be from 11 a.m. until noon. Sponsoring the event are the Carter County Fair Board and Marshall Ranch. Sponsors invite all participants from 0-100 years old to participate and compete for a few bucks to get through the Days of ‘85. There is no pre-registration, no entry fee and no age limits or restrictions on pet species (it might be w...

  • Pet parade wows crowd

    JoAn Marshall|Updated Aug 17, 2017

    Wow! Did you see those pet paraders? Thirteen entries in two categories showed off their talent and colors at the 23rd Annual 2017 Pet Parade on Friday, August 11th. The three judges "earned their keep" with decisions...decisions. A three way tie (!) occurred for the judges' favorite overall choice! Lilly Schallenberger, Tate Wolff, and Colyn & Clancy Higgins all took home the honor. The rest of the results are as follows: "Feast or Famine" category: 1st) Colyn and Clancy...

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