The Texas County Fair Board will conduct weigh-ins for hogs, goats and sheep to be entered in competition at this year’s Texas County Fair from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday (April 29) in the livestock area at the Houston Area Chamber of Commerce Fairgrounds.

Fair board officials said minimum weight for a hog is set at 35 pounds and the maximum is 150 pounds.

Texas County Scholarship winners were also announced, with the hog scholarship going to MaKayla Spencer and the goat scholarship to Jessica Bratton.

The fair board will also host spring clean-up days at the fairgrounds at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 6, and at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 26.

The 2018 Texas County Fair is set for July 25-28.

For more information, call fair board chairman Darren Ice at 417-260-0471 or email

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