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April 18, 2014

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Demolition Derby, Clear Skies
Bring Big Crowds To Fair

Sun Photo by O.J. Early

The Demolition Derby drew a very large crowd Friday night at the 64th annual Greene County Fair. The derby continues tonight at 7 p.m.

Originally published: 2013-08-17 00:25:19
Last modified: 2013-08-17 00:57:15
 


BY O.J. EARLY

STAFF WRITER

The Greene County Fair, boasting a few new carnival rides and more booths than last year, concludes today.

Highlighting the finale of the 64th annual fair is the red-headed Christian trio, Red Roots, and night two of the extremely popular Demolition Derby.

"The derby has been great -- really packed!" Fair President Bobby Holt said. "We had 18 cars show up on the first day."

He added, "I encourage folks to come out tonight. We've got a really good night tonight."

At 8:15 p.m. Friday, there were 5,404 people in attendance at the fair, Holt said.

Fairgoers on Friday enjoyed warm temperatures and clear skies -- perfect fair weather.

"The midway is absolutely jam-packed," Holt said Friday night. "Hopefully the weather will hold and we'll see the same kind of response Saturday."

Today's schedule includes:

* Cow Buddies at 10:30 a.m.

* Showmanship at 11 a.m.

* Junior & Commercial Beef (Heifer Show) at 11 a.m.

* Jackpot Adult Showmanship at 2 p.m.

* Open Beef Show (Hereford) at 4 p.m.

* Baby Show (Classes 15-20) at the Andrew Johnson Bank Pavilion at 5 p.m.

* Open Beef Show (Angus) at 6 p.m.

* Final corn bag toss round at 7 p.m.

* Demolition Derby at 7 p.m. in the Jim Saulsbury Motorsports Arena

* Greeneville's Greatest Finals! at 7 p.m. on the main stage

* Fabulous Fifties at 7 p.m. at the Andrew Johnson Bank Pavilion

* Dugger Band at 8 p.m. on the main stage

* Red Roods at 9 p.m. on the main stage

Headlining Friday's edition of the fair was the first night of the Demolition Derby, plus a performance from country singer Mac Powell.

 
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