Jefferson County Fair Underway

By: Nick Bona
By: Nick Bona

Jefferson City (WVLT) -- It's that time of year when we search for the fairest of the fair while the sweet smell of funnel cakes fills the air.

The Jefferson County Fair is already in full swing at the county's fair grounds.

By far the "biggest" attraction at this years fair is a steer named Big Red.

Big Red is more than six feet tall and 11 feet long.

The mammoth beast weighs around one ton and drinks about 50 gallons of water a day.

As for the rest of the fair, organizers say it's going well.

"So far the crowds have been up, and last night we had a great crowd with the truck and tractor pull," said Ricky Taylor, president of the fair. "We are looking forward for the rest of the week with ATV races coming up on Tuesday night, and then the Demolition Derbies on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday."

Admission is $10, but includes all the rides and entertainment.

For more information of the Jefferson County Fair you can click on the link below.

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