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Control Of Van Buren Ag Learning Center Given To Extension Office

Van Buren County has given administrative control of the Agriculture Learning Center to the UT-Extension Office. When asked why change control, Commissioner Brian Simmons said everything in the Ag Learning Center was bought by UT. “Because of renting that stuff out, something getting tore up in there, that type of thing,” Simmons said. “So any of that administrative stuff should ... Read More »

White Co. Fair Poised To Close Out The Fair With Great Weather

After heavy rains led to activity cancellations and modifications, the fair is excited to close out the week with beautiful weather. That’s according to Fair Board President Mike Wilson. He said that in canceling the fair last year due to COVID, they wanted the community to be able to come back together. “I know a lot of people have told ... Read More »

Putnam Fair Board Chair Worried About Lost Momentum

Putnam County Fair Board Chair John Allen said he was not surprised commissioners might consider a one-three year hiatus in the fair. County Commissioners are considering the sale of the Veterans Drive fairgrounds. At a Monday work session, several commissioners said they wanted to sell the current facility before building the new Tennessee Avenue facility. Allen said the fair could ... Read More »