What a ham

AT THE HAM auction, Chandler Wheeler hoists his ham while Heather Pugh asks for bids. Ag Power buys the ham for $18 per pound.

RICHMOND – Ray County Fair organizers, led by Joel Richards, provided a variety of activities last week leading to more activities this week, with the fair’s wrap-up events Friday and Saturday.

After an absence of about two decades, the draft horse pull – pitting the muscle of horses against the dead weight of bricks on a sled – kicked off activities at the fairgrounds Saturday. A crowd of about 100 people witnessed six teams of powerful animals in competition.

Read more in the July 19 Richmond Daily News

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