The Texas County Fair Board's new 1,440 square-foot building will be ready for activities this year at the Houston Area Chamber of Commerce Fairgrounds.

The Texas County Fair Board has released dates and information for its livestock-related activities this year.

The Texas County Livestock Fair is set for Thursday through Saturday, July 27-29, at the Houston Area Chamber of Commerce Fairgrounds on U.S. 63 north of Houston.

Weigh-ins for the event are set for 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, for market steers and dairy feeder steers and 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 30, for hogs, sheep and goats.

The fair board will host its fourth annual Jackpot Show on Sunday, June 4. Weigh-ins are from 6:30-8:30 a.m. on the day of the show, with competition beginning at about 10 a.m. 

This year’s Jackpot Show will be preceded by a “cowboy church service” at 9 a.m. 

Fair board officials indicate they’re always looking for new members and for help on workdays. For more information, call board chairman Darren Ice at 417-260-0471 or board members Curtis Rouse at 417-217-2588 or Renee Ice at 417-260-0430.

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