Out & About: Jackson County Fair

The Fair is underway, but there’s still much more fun to be had. There are still more than three fun-believable days to be had at this year’s Jackson County Fair. From thrilling carnival rides by funtastic traveling shows to big name entertainers on stage, this year’s fair has something for everyone. Take a stroll through … Continue reading »

Staying Cool At The Fair

By Sharon Ko CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Larger crowds are expected to hit the Jackson County Fair this weekend and fire officials are preparing with cooling essentials. Medford Fire-Rescue and Fire District Number 3 are teaming up with a station set up at the fair. A tent will be available, hooked up with a mister … Continue reading »

Swine Showmanship At Jackson County Fair

By Danielle Craig CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — This is the time of year future farmers of America work toward. Several high school FFA members are out at the Jackson County Fair, competing for ribbons. Wednesday, the fair started out with 4-H and FFA Swine Showmanship. Each student was trying to show off the skills they’ve … Continue reading »

Jackson County Fair Continues

By Steven Sandberg CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — As the Jackson County Fair kicks off, fair officials are keeping their eyes on the skies. The fairgrounds are taking weather reports from the Medford Airport to watch for possible rain or thunderstorms. They say in the event of thunder and lightning, carnival rides will be shut down … Continue reading »

Fair Business For Jackson County

By Rob Scott CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — With less than twenty-four hours until this year’s Jackson County Fair, final preparations are still being made. Everything from farm animals to food vendors arrived Monday. The Jackson County Fair will kick off at 11 a.m. sharp on Tuesday morning. On Monday, the carnival rides were in the … Continue reading »

Oregon Trails: Jackson County Fair

By Ron Brown CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — It’s summer time, and as the song goes, “the livin’ is easy,” the time of year when kids, animals and crops are sprouting up. This is also the time of year for county fairs, when kids of all ages show off the flowers, livestock, food and other homegrown … Continue reading »

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