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Rodeo highlights Friday events at the Lawrence County Fair

July 14, 2018
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Elijah McPike wrestles a steer during the Broken Horn Rodeo at the Lawrence County Fair on Friday in Proctorville, Ohio.

PROCTORVILLE, Ohio — The Lawrence County World Championship Rodeo took place Friday evening at the 2018 Lawrence County Fair at the fairgrounds in Proctorville, Ohio. The event, hosted by Broken Horn Rodeo, featured bareback bronc riding, bull riding, cowgirl’s barrel racing, saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, team roping and tie down roping.

Friday’s events also included a 4-H silent auction, carnival, singing and a barn dance.

Saturday, July 14, is the final day of the fair. A 4-H and Future Farmers of America large market animal sale is scheduled for 10 a.m., featuring hogs, steers, lambs and goats. The small market animal sale is schedule for 2 p.m., featuring chickens and rabbits, along with a tobacco sale.

Saturday’s events also include singing, a power wheel derby, a lawn mower derby and a derby blowout.

The daily admission price is $10 and includes free rides and admission to the grandstand. Parking is $5 per car. A full schedule of events can be found at www.lawrencecountyohiofair.com.

Other area county fair dates are:

• Boyd County, Kentucky, Fair, Tuesday-Saturday, July 14, www.boydcountyfair.com.

• Putnam County Fair, Saturday-Saturday, July 14-21, putnamcountyfairwv.com.

• Cabell County Fair, day-Saturday, July 24-28, www.facebook.com/Cabell-CountyFair-WV-564954827222325/.

• Gallia County, Ohio, Junior Fair, Monday-Saturday, July 30-Aug. 4, www.galliacountyfair.org.

• Wayne County Fair, Tuesday-Saturday, July 31-Aug. 4, waynecountyfair-wv.com.

• Mason County Fair, Monday-Saturday, Aug. 6-11, http://www.masoncountyfairwv.com.

• Scioto County, Ohio, Fair, Monday-Saturday, Aug. 6-11, www.sciotocountyfair.org.

• Lincoln County Hillbilly Days Fair, Thursday-Saturday, Aug. 23-25, www.facebook.com/LCFairsAndFestivals/.

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