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Rain, lightning clear out night crowd at fairgrounds

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 23 July 2013 at 12:00 am

Photo by Tom Rivers

KNOWLESVILLE – A man walks with an umbrella while it was raining this evening at the Orleans County 4-H Fairgrounds. The rain thinned out the crowds. When lightning hit around 9 p.m., fair officials opted to cancel the popular grease pole competition at 10 p.m.