Tuesday, September 8, 2009
Farm Bureau at the Eastern Idaho State Fair
Eastern Idaho State Fair Underway
Blackfoot--The Eastern Idaho State Fair in Blackfoot is in full swing, Over the weekend the Farm Bureau sponsored a float in the annual parade and also hosted Kara Jackson, Miss Idaho.
On Sunday the gates opened to record crowds, in fact the largest opening day crowd in the hundred year history of the fair. More than 5,000 more people passed through the gates this year than last years record number. Clear skies and warm weather brought families from across Eastern Idaho.
"I just love it," said Doris Wallace from the fair staff; "You know you work as hard for success as you do for not your successes. To have people come out and know and enjoy it and to have a good time. When you worked hard, it makes you feel really good."