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Friday, August 19th, 2011
Photo by Mark Pummell/The Daily Standard

Nearly 1,500 people filled the grandstands at the Mercer County Fair Thursday night to watch the Smash It demolition derby. The new event was one of many successes at this year's fair, manager Steve Schulte said.

Related online story:
With only one day of poor weather, the 159th Mercer County Fair went off nearly without a hitch, according to fair manager Steve Schulte.
Presale tickets and passes were down $2,281 from 2010 but the gate totals ended up $5,804 over last year, Schulte reported this morning. [More]
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