The 145th Jersey County Fair kicks off tomorrow night with the annual parade through downtown Jerseyville, followed by the Talent Competition.   The parade steps off at 6pm, with the talent show starting at 8:15 at the Fairgrounds.   Harness Racing and Livestock shows have dominated the first few days of activity since Saturday.


Jersey County Fair Board President Phil Ringhausen says the fair is built around tradition, and they expect to see a good crowd once again.


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The Jersey County Fair Queen pageant will take place Wednesday at 7pm at the grandstand.  Thursday features bull riding and Cowgirl Barrel Racing, Friday and Saturday have tractor pulls and Sunday night is the demolition derby.  A link to the Jersey County Fair website can be found by clicking on this story at


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