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Fair chair: roving politicians are O.K.

By Diana McFarland

News editor

Politicians wandering throughout the fairgrounds talking and passing out pamphlets is O.K. — as long as it’s not in a booth, said Fair Chairman Danny Byrum.
It’s the booth that’s banned, he said.
The issue came to a head again this year after Del. Rick Morris (R-64th) asked county officials if he could have a dunking booth at the fair — with all proceeds going to CASA — a non-profit organization that helps abused and neglected children through the court process.

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