Armband Sales Continue for Clay County Fair Carnival

Thursday, August 21, 2014
Crescent City Amusements as they were set up at an earlier event.

Organizers note a new addition has been added to the line-up for the annual Clay County Fair, set for Sept. 10, to 13, at the fairgrounds in Piggott. According to the Fair Manager Marty Conley, the organization recently entered into an agreement with Crescent City Amusements, of Slidell, La., to bring their carnival to the local fair. And, in preparation for the event the pre-sale of armbands is underway.

Crescent City Amusements if a family operated business, and has primarily worked the summer county fairs of Minnesota the past 10 years. The firm's website notes the company offers "delicious food, exciting rides for all ages and a wide variety of games of skill and chance."

The amusement company also boasts shaded rest areas, and baby changing stations, to add to the comfort of their guests. Company officials also point to the firm's safety record, noting safety is their number one priority.

"Armbands are already on sale for $15, which are good for all day, and all evening, on Saturday, Sept. 13," Conley noted. "But, they will be $20 each the week of the fair.

Advance armband sales are currently underway at the following locations-Jones Furniture, The Treasure Chest, Piggott State Bank, Casey's General Store, Petals and More and First National Bank in Piggott; Rector Water Department, Rector Downtown Drug and Crancer/Sigsby Insurance in Rector and at Cate's Pharmacy and the Corning Area Chamber of Commerce office in Corning.

The fair board is also seeking vendors interested in participating in this year's event, and those wanting more information may contact Sean Martin at 870 476-9752. And, entries are still being sought for the annual parade, set for 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13. Those wanting more information may contact Casey Simpson at 870 219-0740 or call 544-2476.

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