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PRESORTED STANDARD U.S. Postage Paid Chickasha, Oklahoma Permit No. 8 Issue (26) 33 • August 14, 2019 • (580) 255-2428 • 1898 North Highway 81 • Duncan, OK • • FREE! Take One Shop Local The Christian Center 720 East Plato Rd. Duncan, Ok 73533 Senior Pastor James Miller 580-255-4906 Starting Our New Youth Dinners Before Wednesday Night Services. Starts this August 14th 2019 At 6:00PM Pizza: Meat, Cheese, Pepperoni Drinks: Gatorade, Lemonade, Sweet Tea Payne Jewelry 255-0631 ELK PLAZA HIGHWAY 81 Next to Burger King TC Lawn & Construction Ted Cain 580-736-3252 580-736-8313 “For All Your Lawn & Construction Needs.” Carpentry, Clean-Ups & Much More! Duncan and Local Area 30 Years Experience BEH I ND EVERY PROJECT I S A 416 Choctaw - Chickasha 405-224-2222 BEH I ND EVERY PROJECT I S A 416 Choctaw - Chickasha 405-224-2222 Reaching More People for Less Money Mailed to 12,000 Homes in Duncan and Stephens County Each Week! Let Us Deliver Your Ad to Thousands of Readers! All the myriad sights, sounds and smells of the County Fair will begin Wednesday, August 21st at 4pm as the Annual Stephens County Free Fair at the Stephens County Fair and Expo Center kicks off for its 100+ year run. The Stephens County Free Fair has been held annually in Duncan since 1907. It offers visitors endless family- friendly entertainment. This much-loved county fair offers live entertainment, a trade show with a wide variety of commercial vendor booths, a rodeo, arts and crafts and a carnival with amusement rides for both kids and adrena- line-loving adults. The Stephens County Free Fair of 2019 will kickoff Wednesday with a Tractor Driving Contest at 6:30 pm. The fair will continue on Thursday with 4-H exhibits including horticulture and local crop displays, open class textile exhibits and other displays on household sciences including canning, food preparation, clothing construction, quilts and crafts. Don’t miss a seat in the stand for the fair’s Farmhand Olympics. In this event, kids of all ages compete in hilarious competitions such as hog slopping, hay stacking, wild cow milking, egg gather- ing, a tire swap, seed spill, nail in the haystack and a wheel- barrow race.  This year a new event for tykes ages 4 through 11 is the Junior Pedal Tractor Pull. Gather up those kiddos and watch to see who will cross that finish line first. Come to see all the livestock shows and exhibits have to offer with cattle, swine, sheep, goats, poultry and more. One of the best reasons to come to the Stephens County Free Fair is for the delicious food including homemade pie by the slice, barbecue brisket sandwiches, Indian tacos, charcoal- grilled hamburgers, chicken spaghetti, baked potatoes, and more from numerous food vendors.  See which delicious creations win blue ribbons in the pie show, then head outdoors for an antique tractor show filled with vintage tractors. Visit the carnival and experience the thrill of a lifetime on daring rides and cool games to play. County Fair time nears by Angie Evans One of the biggest draws at the Stephens County Fair is the midway, full of sounds, lights, fun and escite- ment. (CTCN photo by Derrick Miller) See “County Fair” on Page 2