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Thursday, August 12th, 2010
Photo by Shelley Grieshop/The Daily Standard

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.

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CELINA - Goats rule.
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]
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