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Carnival Begins Wednesday At Van Buren County Fair

The Van Buren County Fair is underway. It will continue until this Saturday with several competitions and events scheduled each night. Junior Fair Board Member Cade Simmons said the carnival called “Amusement on the Midway” kicks off Wednesday night. “It doesn’t matter age or anything like that,” Simmons said. “We have our oldest members and youngest members of our community. ... Read More »

Fair Season Begins with Clay County Fair Next Weekend

The month of June means fair season kicks off in the Upper Cumberland. The Clay County fair will begin this Saturday highlighting pageantry before carnival festivities begin Tuesday. Clay County Fair President Carla Rich said the goal is to provide wholesome entertainment for the local area. “It’s a great opportunity for local folks to get together and see each other ... Read More »

Warren Schools Hosting First Teacher Recruitment Fair

Warren County Schools will host its inaugural teacher recruitment fair this Thursday and Friday. Director of Schools Grant Swallows said a decline in applications has caused the school system to host the event. “We’re hoping to one recruit good teachers to our district, but two take care of a few things so that when our teacher positions become available we’ll ... Read More »

Cumberland Fair Wins Fair Of The Year From State Association

The Cumberland County Fair Association has won state fair of the year for the AAA Division. Board Member Julie Thompson said the award shows that the association’s year-long work to plan the fair was recognized. “You just have to have the support of everyone around you to put on a successful fair,” Thompson said. “It can’t be just one part. ... Read More »

Putnam Wins Champion Of Champions At Tennessee Fair Association

The Tennessee Fair Association has named the Putnam County Fair the 2022 “Champion of Champions.” Fair Board President John Allen said that the title was some eight years in the making. He said that creating the fair of his memories was some of the hardest work he’s ever done. “The one where you walked into the fairgrounds and it was ... 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 »

Van Buren Fair Bringing Back Fan Favorites For 2021

The Van Buren County Fair will open the gates on Saturday with country nights and carnival lights. Fair President Lesa Bouldin said the fair stuck with fan favorites this year like beauty pageants, the chainsaw challenge and greased pig competition. “We stuck with the ones that we knew worked, that people would come out and see,” Bouldin said. “The carnival, ... Read More »

Overton Fair Offering Something For All Ages Starting Thursday

The Overton County Fair returns on Thursday with expectations to be bigger and better than ever. Fair Board Treasurer Donita Wilson said there will be something for everyone over the 11 days. Wilson said the people of Overton County makes the fair so special. “We have a tremendous community support and volunteers,” Wilson said. “They come out and help us ... Read More »

Putnam Fair Board President Feels Excitement About Fair In New Location

Putnam County Fair Board President John Allen said the reality of a fairgrounds sale has set in. Allen said he thinks the potential finality of this year being the last at the current location will bring a big turnout to relive the memories. However, Allen said it is not a sad time for him. He said he’s already looking towards ... Read More »

Fair Board To Host Carnival After Feedback

The Fentress County Fair Board will host a carnival after local residents complained about the cancellation of this year’s fair. “We have a group of people here begging us to do something for our community to have some entertainment and things to get out and do,” Fentress County Fair Board Treasurer Cindy Smith said. “We are a small county, and ... Read More »