Livestock sales at Madison County Fair continue to climb

Whoever first said, “It takes a village to raise a child,” must have spent time in the Madison and Ruby valleys. In Madison County, community members and business owners show up year after year with wallets in hand to support 4-H and FFA students during the livestock sale at the Madison County Fair.

Livestock sales at this year’s fair grossed over $400,000. That tentative number comes from Chuck Bowey, secretary of the volunteer livestock sales committee that organizes and executes the sale, and is the highest grossing figure on record.

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