At the Fair: Eating Healthy

One of the classic parts of any county fair is the food. In the video above, NewsWatch12’s Erin Maxson speaks with Lindsey Patterson, a dietitian at Providence Medford Medical Center, who explains how to indulge with fair food but still stay healthy.

Preparations Underway for County Fair

MEDFORD, Ore. — Set up is underway for the Jackson County Fair next week. Carnival rides and food tents are going up today. More is expected to arrive and go up tomorrow. Some 4-H club judging is also going on in preparation for the fair, and 30% more shade and misters are expected this year. At … Continue reading »

Future of Jackson County Fair Discussed

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The Jackson County Fairground is $300,000 in debt. This year’s fair made money, but it came up far short of expectations. Thursday night, community members met with the fair board for a town hall at the Expo. A third of the fairgrounds budget comes from the fair itself. Many people expressed … Continue reading »

Staying Cool at Jackson County Fair

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — With triple digit temperatures making a comeback, medical crews are on standby at the Jackson County Fair to help with heat related illnesses. Most people are focused on the treats and the rides and put sun safety on the back burner at the fair. There’s a lot to see and experience … Continue reading »