The Madison County Fairgrounds is hoping you will help them pursue prize money to help pay for upgrades at its facility in Highland. The upgrades would pay for the installation of large fans in the show barn and hog show ring, especially important since the fair is scheduled for the middle of summer each year.
The goal is to be one of the top three vote-getters in the Facebook contest sponsored by an insurance company. After holding steady in fourth place through much of the contest, the Madison County Fair slipped to sixth over the weekend. Miss Madison County Fair Peyton Gehrs tells The Big Z with the uncertainty surrounding state funding, pursuing grants is more important that ever.