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June 13, 2012

Rabbits, goats, pork and chops at the Hunt County Fair today

GREENVILLE — There is expected to be an assortment of rabbits, pigs and goats on display today at the 45th Annual Hunt County Fair, with some martial arts mixed in for good measure.

Market fryers are scheduled to be in place at 7 a.m., followed by the weigh-in. The market fryers show begins at 8 a.m., to be immediately followed by the breeding rabbit show.

Market swine are also to be in place at 8 a.m., with the weigh in following.

The gates and exhibit buildings open at 5 p.m., even as the midway begins operations.

The deadline for entering the breeding swine show is 5:30 p.m., and the market swine show starts at 6:30 p.m.

The junior breeding goat show begins at 7 p.m. while, at the same time, MCA matches featuring the Greenville Chop Shop begin on the Fair Stage.

Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for children 6-12.

The Fair is scheduled to run through Saturday at the Fairgrounds, 9800 Jack Finney Boulevard, across from L-3 Communications in Greenville.

Additional details are available at the Fair’s web site,

The schedule for today’s activities at the Hunt County Fair:

    7 a.m. - Market Fryers in place, Poultry Barn

    7-8 a.m. - Market Fryers, Weigh In

    8 a.m. - Market Fryers Show, Poultry Barn/Breeding Rabbit Show Follows

    8 a.m. - Market Swine in place, Swine Barn

    9 - 11 a.m. - Market Swine Weigh In

    5 p.m. - Gates/exhibit buildings/midway open

    5:30 p.m. - Deadline to enter Breeding Swine Show

    6:30 p.m. - Market Swine Show, Swine Barn

    7 p.m. - Junior Breeding Goat Show

    7 p.m. - MCA Matches, Greenville Chop Shop (Fair Stage)

Additional information about the Fair and discount coupons are available at

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