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The Clearfield Area High School Marching Band is typically close to the front of the annual fair parade. This year the parade had 140-145 units. (Photo by Terry Whetstone)

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Nathaniel Conaway, 5, of Fallentinber, befriended Chris Powers, a soldier in the Alpha 28th Division National Guard, during the fair parade and hitched a ride on his shoulders. Nathaniel is the son of Bob and Carol Conaway. (Photo by Terry Whetstone)

Fair week Monday tradition ... parade and fireworks
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Ross leads for final time
By Terry Whetstone
Staff Writer Despite failing health, Chuck Ross was not deterred from the task at hand and once again answered the call from the Clearfield County Fair organizers to make sure cars were ready for last night's parade.
As the parade made its way up the track and into the "judging area," the back stage crew, who were also the grand marshals for the parade, swung into action.
They relinquished that title and kindly handed it over to Ross.
"I never dreamed it would be like this," Ross said.
Every one of the backstage crewmembers, 25 this year, circled the car in which Ross rode and shook his hand. more...
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Waiting for their turn on the scale yesterday was a long line of sheep owned by local 4-H and FFA members. (Photo by Dianne Byers)
Fair livestock weigh in for annual sale
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
By Dianne Byers Staff Writer Yesterday was one of the culminating days for animal projects owned by Clearfield County 4-H and FFA members as their charges were weighed to ensure they are eligible for participation in Saturday's Clearfield County 4-H and FFA Junior Livestock Sale.
The sale, held annually on the final day of the Clearfield County Fair, begins at 9 a.m. in front of the swine barns at the Clearfield Driving Park with the sale of the pigs. Once that is completed, it will move to the more...

Schadel wins three races
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
By Rich Murawski Assistant Sports Editor A dead-heat in one race and interference on the final turn in another made for some exciting action on the second day of harness racing on Monday at the 154th Clearfield County Fair.
Todd Schadel was one of the driver's who crossed the finish line in a dead-heat in the Betty & Richard Fink Memorial Pace, and he reaped the benefits of the interference as well, getting placed first in the Violet Lansberry Memorial Pace after actually crossing the finish line second. more...

Roger Hammer, aboard R N Nate, leads Steve Schoeffel and Temple Of Zoom as they near the ½-mile mark in The Progress Pace at the 154th Clearfield County Fair on Monday. (Photo by Rich Murawski)

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