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By David Martin

Kids enjoy the Sweetwater County Fair


August 9, 2017

David Martin

Skylee Gomez prepares to showcase her pig during the livestock auction at the fair.

The Sweetwater County Fair was a great place for kids from throughout the region to enjoy a fun week of excitement.

While ever-popular attractions like the carnival and the petting zoo attracted lots of attention, other events geared towards children brought crowds as well. Kids had the opportunity to enter fair-sponsored culinary contests or race around a small track at the Sweetwater Speedway booth.

Fair food was also a major attraction, with kids frequently seen walking around with giant corn dogs, Texas Twister drinks and ice cream cones. Kids participating in the traditional 4-H events...

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