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Clay County Fair & Events Center receives international recognition
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Clay County Fair & Events Center receives international recognition

Presented at the Closing Party and Awards Reception on November 28, the Clay County Fair received first place recognition in two categories, along with 10 other awards, at the annual International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE) Convention held this week in San Antonio. First place honors included “Single Photo of Rodeo” (featured above, photo...

Have You Noticed: More books in Little Free Libraries around Spencer?
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Have You Noticed: More books in Little Free Libraries around Spencer?

Walk through a number of Spencer’s city parks and you may notice what look like little a little house or small, enclosed bookcase with reading materials stacked inside. These are Little Free Libraries – small structures with books for people to borrow. The Spencer Public Library maintains seven little free libraries throughout the community, mostly...

Clay County Fair celebrates another successful year
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Clay County Fair celebrates another successful year

Nine days of warm sunny weather made the “The World’s Greatest County Fair” a perfect September get-away for thousands of fairgoers, September 8-16. “Although crowds appeared to be affected the last weekend when temperatures hit the 90 degree mark, we were fortunate to get nine consecutive dry days,” said Fair Manager Jeremy Parsons. “Great weather,...

Clay County Republicans plan to open Spencer office, finish campaign season strong
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Clay County Republicans plan to open Spencer office, finish campaign season strong

Clay County Republicans are opening a downtown office and looking to get more candidate signs in Spencer residents’ yards as a way to show they’re motivated. On Thursday at the Clay County Fair, Kevin Brown, the group’s co-chair, said the focus is to finish campaign season strong. “That’s going to be the key is door-knocking,...