Carnival’s here tonight

Published 12:11 pm Friday, October 2, 2020

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There’s a carnival in town this week, and that’s good news.

Last month, the Greenville Kiwanis Club announced that COVID-19 would not allow the Butler County Fair to go on this year.

However, this year, there will be a carnival on the midway by James Gang Amusements.

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It will kick off today and will run through Saturday.

There is no admission cost, but armbands will be $15 on Wednesday and Thursday and $20 on Friday and Saturday.

Masks are required.

Kiwanian Richard Branum said, “This is only the second time since 1954 the Butler County Fair had to be canceled. In 2004 it was canceled due to Hurricane Ivan.”

Branum also stated proceeds from the Midway group will go to support the Greenville Kiwanis Club’s community funding efforts which include Children’s Hospital Christmas, Butler County Forestry Camp, and county school Key Club organizations.