Former Fair manager inducted into Fair Hall of Fame

Former Jackson County Fair Manager Mike Treacy was inducted into the Western Fairs Association Hall of Fame at their annual meeting held earlier this year in Reno. Treacy was manager of the Jackson County Fair from 1984-1988. He was a strong advocate of making the fair affordable and an event that the community could relate…

Jackson County Fair

{gallery}/07_27_10/fair{/gallery} It pays to be #1. Claire Gladman, Mighty Fine Swine Club got $42 per pound for her 246 pound hog at last week’s swine auction. Never mind getting out the calculator, thanks to information from Mel and Diane Morris, we can tell you that amounts to $10,332. The purchase was made by Foley, Stan…

Ways to buy at Jackson Co. Fair 4-H/FFA auction

Wednesday night, July 22 and Saturday night, July 25,  are two of the most importantnights of the year for 4-H and FFA members who raise livestock. Those are auction nights and a time when their efforts for the past months pay off. Wednesday evening is the swine and poultry auction. It begins at 7:30 with…

‘09 County Fair honors bob and Tessie Fisher

{gallery}07_14_09/bobandtessie{/gallery}Imagine being involved in 4H Programs as a leader for more than half a century.  That’s more than three lifetimes for most active participants, and closer to four for a good number of the younger ones.  The very thought staggers the imagination. Yet, that is what Bob and Tessie (Theresa) Fisher have done.  The Fishers…

People make 4-H/FFA Fair a success

What makes the Jackson County Fair such a success?   Undoubtedly one of the reasons is something we call "knowing the territory."        As we were in search of information for another story, we came across the 1985 Jackson County 4-H/FFA Swine/Poultry Auction documentation. And at the top of the page in 1985 were…

County Fair Guide published by Upper Rogue Independent

Full details of the Jackson County Fair can be found in the Jackson County Fair Guide published July 8 by the Upper Rogue Independent. The 16-page guide is part of the July 8 Upper Rogue Independent and is also available at a number of businesses in the Upper Rogue area. The Jackson County Fair runs …

Line up announced for County Fair

The Jackson County Fairgrounds has released the headline entertainment lineup for the Lithia Motors Amphitheater at the Jackson County Fair, Tuesday, July 15-Saturday, July 19.  The lineup is as follows:      Tuesday, July 15-Plain White T’s.  Wednesday, July 16-Terri Clark & Craig Morgan.  Thursday, July 17-Peter Frampton.  Friday, July 18-The Beach Boys.  Saturday, July…