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Carnival Company Cancels Rides as St. Francois County Fair Opens This Evening

(Farmington) A news release from the St. Francois County Fair Board says with huge regret, they announce the carnival company informed the fair board today they cannot fulfill their contract due to a shortage of trained ride operators.

The fair board says the carnival was an added feature to their entertainment lineup.

The news release goes on to say they still have great events like the Laine Hardy concert, the Xcaliber Tractor Pulling event, the Auto Plaza Group Empire Classic Sprint Car Race and the Good Old Boys Truck Pull along with other events.

The St Francois County Fair opens this evening and will continue through Saturday night at the fairgrounds off Highway 67.

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