Pen of goats in a tent at a fair. (Getty Images)

Arkansas county fair funding becomes hot-button issue for legislators, fair leaders

BY: - August 28, 2023

EDITOR’S NOTE: On Aug. 25, the Arkansas Legislative Council restored funds for county fairs to last year’s levels after some lawmakers expressed anger and surprise last month about cuts made by the state Department of Agriculture. Some legislators also questioned the appropriateness of spending taxpayer funds on a private livestock show. The Madison County Record […]