Special Report: How are fairs surviving?
Illinois has cut funding to county and 4-H fairs over the past five years. GateHouse Media's Western Illinois Division has produced an in-depth look at fair funding across 11 counties, including Mercer County. See how your fairs are coping with less money in Wednesday's edition of the Times Record.
Mercer County Fair and 4-H Fair runs July 10-14 at Mercer County Fairgrounds, Aledo.