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Celebrating ‘Country Pride’

Published: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 10:57 a.m. CST • Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 11:11 a.m. CST
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Shelby Deaton of Baxter greets parade-goers as the newly-coronated Jasper County Fair Queen.
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Members of the Poweshiek Partners 4-H group wave to spectators while relaxing around the campfire. The fair continues with concerts, exhibits and 4-H/FFA agricultural shows through Thursday.
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Parade Grand Marshals Larry and Marianne Glassford enjoy their encore trip through the streets of Colfax. Larry Glassford was the parade’s superintendent for the last 25 years, and Marianne Glassford has coordinated the fair’s baby revue for nearly two decades.
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Members of the Jasper County Fair Board lounge around woodcarvings produced on the fairgrounds this week by Mitchellville-based chainsaw artist Josh Hollon.

The Jasper County Fair Parade brought hundreds of county residents to the streets of Colfax on Monday night as the 45-minute show celebrated this year’s fair theme “Country Pride County Wide.”

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