COLUMBIA — Fresh sawdust covered the ground around a stage in the show barn at the Boone County Fair on Friday night. Children stood huddled in large groups behind the stage — some with animals, some without. Buyers, parents and spectators sat shoulder to shoulder, filling the venue's bleachers and tables. The packed house arrived en masse to buy livestock raised by local children.
Livestock buyers support local children at Boone County Fair auction
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