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Across The Fence: County Fair - Fond memories


The sultry month of August brings the last hurrah of summer. The wheat harvest is nearly finished and the combine crews are heading back home. The third cutting of alfalfa is stacked in the barn and the sweet smell of fresh cut hay will linger well into December. The threat of hail is almost passed and hot west winds compete with that day in July when it was hotter than the fourth.

Six-foot-tall stalks of corn wave topknot tassels while threads of corn silk spill from plump, ripening ears. The beginning of a new school year is here and the bittersweet reality of another summer gone is cause...

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