The Madison County Fair starts next week, with events in Highland Tuesday July 22 through Sunday, July 27.  Senior Day kicks things off on Tuesday, with half-price parking for anyone 65 or older with a valid ID until 5pm.  That’s when the carnival rides begin, with the motor sports kickoff an hour later.

The first motorized event at the arena – also known as Highland Speedway – is the tractor pull.  Fair Board President Amy Rogier:

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There are a number of different demolition derbies that week, and racing on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.  The carnival is in operation each day of the fair, and bands play nightly.  For complete information, log on to


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