Sometimes a major change is needed, but if the look and feel of a place changes, that can be bad. And when you're talking about the county fair -- where nostalgia, memories and tradition are thick -- change must be made carefully.

This regards Buildings 2 and 3 (where the vendors set up and the quilt displays). They were too hot in summer and too cold in winter. But rather than tear them down, the Board of Benton County Commissioners decided to renovate instead!

And a new floor will be laid, as well! Now they will FEEL modern but look the same. Can't wait for 2017!

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