Lauren Bruns, 17, goes face to face during play time with her goat "Creamer" at her family's farm in Chickasaw. Bruns, a Marion Local High School senior, is one of a record number of junior fair members showing goats at this year's Mercer County Fair. The 158th annual fair kicks off Friday at the fairgrounds in Celina.
They're lively and loud and in record numbers at this year's Mercer County Fair.
"There's a 25 percent increase in goats this year," said Cheryl McKirnan, coordinator of the junior fair. [More