5/23/14 – 7:16 A.M.
If you planned on having a beer or two before seeing Toby Keith at the Allen County Fair this year, you won’t be doing it at the fairgrounds. The Lima News reports the fair board of directors voted down a proposal to allow alcohol sales at the fair by a 10-7 vote.
Board President Dan Kimmet told the newspaper the issue comes up every periodically. Opponents to the alcohol sales said it would take away from the 4-H and junior fair environment of the fairgrounds.
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