Fairgoers manage to enjoy their time despite rain

Fairgoers manage to enjoy their time despite rain

Kids in squeaky yellow rain boots splash in puddles. Fairgoers rush to pull out ponchos. Vendors cover their goods with tarps while more adamant customers try to shop around them. On Sunday morning, thunderstorms were another feature of the Indiana State Fair. “When...
Marion County singer places first in Vocal Throwdown

Marion County singer places first in Vocal Throwdown

Paige Brown, 18, was nervous. She didn’t realize until the week before that she needed to choose a new song for the finals of the Indiana State Fair’s Vocal Throwdown on Saturday. She couldn’t use “At Last” by Etta James, an old favorite she used to win the Marion...