Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX

January 9, 2013

Youth Stock Show and County Fair begin today


Mineral Wells Index

— BY LIBBY CLUETT



Palo Pinto County youth have their animals ready to show, beginning today, at the County Livestock Show and Fair.

The 2013 livestock show goes through Saturday. The schedule for the livestock show is as follows:



Today:

• 1-3 p.m. – Sheep weigh-in.

• 1-4 p.m. – Goat weigh-in.

• 4 p.m. – Sheep show begins.

• 15 minutes after sheep show concludes – Goat show begins.



Thursday:

• Noon-3 p.m. – Swine weigh-in.

• 3-6 p.m. – Steer and rabbit weigh-in.

• 3-6 p.m. – Heifer check-in.

• 4 p.m. – Swine show begins.



Friday:

• 8 a.m. – Rabbit show begins.

• 2 p.m. – Cattle show begins.



Saturday:

• 8 a.m. – Buyer’s breakfast at Holiday Hills Country Club.

• 9 a.m. – Ag mechanics contest.

•10 a.m. – Set floor price.

•10:30 a.m. – Premium sale begins.

All events will take place at the Palo Pinto County Livestock Association Expo building and fairgrounds, located at 800 Farm-to-Market Road 1821 N., in Mineral Wells.

The Palo Pinto County Fair, held in the PPC Posse building, just north of the rodeo arena. The schedule of events is as follows:



Today:

• 2-8 p.m. – Fair entries will be received for the following divisions: art; photography; needlework, quilting and sewing; hobbies and crafts; shop and tack; baked goods and candy; canned goods; and kiddies department.



Thursday:

• 9 a.m. – Judging.

• Noon-7:30 p.m. – Exhibits open to the public.



Friday:

• 9 a.m.-1 p.m. – Exhibits open to the public.

• Noon-6 p.m. – Entries released to exhibitors.