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Friday, August 12th, 2011
Photo by Shelley Grieshop/The Daily Standard

Marlene Hein of Chickasaw, at right, brushes and fluffs the tail of her show cow while her friend, Chelsea Basista of Maria Stein, sprays it with a bottle of instant freeze. The 18-year-olds are showing several cows at this year's Mercer County Fair, which opens today at the fairgrounds in Celina.

Related online story:
CELINA - Adrenaline levels have been turned up a notch for the 159th annual Mercer County Fair that kicks off this afternoon.
Visitors will be treated to high-flying stunt cyclists, a demolition derby, Go Kart and Motocross racing and a Tug-A-Truck competition throughout fair week. [More]
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