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[19 Sep 2011 | One Comment | 3,633 views]
2011 Saline County Fair

Yes, the 2011 Saline County Fair is in the history books at this point, but we at First Arkansas News thought we’d share a few pictures, anyway.
The fair was held at the Saline County Fairgrounds in Benton (as usual) on Sept. 6-10. This year’s fair was a bit novel in that there were plans to replace the old Saline County Fairgrounds with a $55 million Fairplex. A 1-cent sales tax was needed to pay for the facility, but it was soundly defeated by voters in a special election in August …