Howard County Fair 2013

'Hearty' crowd buoys attendance at Howard County Fair

'Hearty' crowd buoys attendance at Howard County Fair

It took more than a few days of intermittent showers to deter fairgoers from attending the 68th annual Howard County Fair, which end its eight-day run Aug. 10 at the Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship.  Read more ...

Emotions run high at Howard County Fair Livestock Sale

Emotions run high at Howard County Fair Livestock Sale

"No one can say farmers are cold-hearted," said Jason Hough, gesturing toward his son Andrew, 9, whose teary face is buried in the shoulder of his steer "Big Head."  Read more ...

Final day at the Howard County Fair [Pictures]

Final day at the Howard County Fair [Pictures]

Pictures from the final day of the 2013 Howard County Fair in West Friendship on Saturday, Aug. 10.  Read more ...

Friday at the Howard County Fair [Pictures]

Friday at the Howard County Fair [Pictures]

Pictures from the Howard County Fair in West Friendship on Friday, August 9. The night featured the 50th annual Livestock Sale.  Read more ...

Thursday at the Howard County Fair [Pictures]

Thursday at the Howard County Fair [Pictures]

Pictures at the Howard County Fair in West Friendship on Thursday, Aug. 8.  Read more ...

Bull Blast rodeo returns to Howard County Fair

Bull Blast rodeo returns to Howard County Fair

For the first time in its 68-year history, attendees of the Howard County Fair finally got to see some bucking bulls.  Read more ...

Howard County Fair Bull Blast! 2013 [Pictures]

Howard County Fair Bull Blast! 2013 [Pictures]

The "Bull Blast! 2013" starts at the Howard County Fair in West Friendship on Monday, August 5.  Read more ...

Wednesday at the Howard County Fair [Pictures]

Wednesday at the Howard County Fair [Pictures]

Pictures from the Howard County Fair in West Friendship on Wednesday, Aug. 7.  Read more ...

Tuesday at the Howard County Fair [Pictures]

Tuesday at the Howard County Fair [Pictures]

Tuesday, Aug. 6, at the Howard County Fair.  Read more ...

New Miss Farm Bureau crowned at Howard County Fair

New Miss Farm Bureau crowned at Howard County Fair

Laura Thomas, of Ellicott City, was named by judges at the Howard County Fair Sunday as the 2013 Miss Howard County Farm Bureau.   Read more ...

Ousborne enjoyed role as Miss Howard County Farm Bureau

Ousborne enjoyed role as Miss Howard County Farm Bureau

When Molly Ousborne was little, she knew she was in for a long but exciting night when her mother would come into her room and say, "Big Momma's about to have her piglets."  Read more ...

Molly Ousborne, Miss Howard County Farm Bureau 2012 [Pictures]

Molly Ousborne, Miss Howard County Farm Bureau 2012 [Pictures]

Molly Ousborne, the outgoing Miss Howard County Farm Bureau, passes her crown this week at the Howard County Fair, opening Saturday.  Read more ...

Howard County Fair enjoys a quiet Saturday opening

Howard County Fair enjoys a quiet Saturday opening

While Saturday morning marked the opening of the 68th annual Howard County Fair, you might not have realized it walking through the fairgrounds in West Friendship.  Read more ...

Howard County Fair 2013 opening weekend [Pictures]

Howard County Fair 2013 opening weekend [Pictures]

Scenes from the opening weekend of the 2013 Howard County Fair.  Read more ...

Bull Blast brings professional rodeo to Howard County Fair

Bull Blast brings professional rodeo to Howard County Fair

This year's Howard County Fair, which runs Aug. 3-10, is sure to be a blast — or at least, to include one.  Read more ...

Howard County Fair's first family

Howard County Fair's first family

When the 68th annual Howard County Fair opens in West Friendship Saturday, Aug. 3, you can bank on it including at least the following: sheep, pigs, apple pies and at least a couple of Moxleys.  Read more ...

Moxley family farm [Pictures]

Moxley family farm [Pictures]

The Moxley family, whose farm is located across the street from the Howard County Fairgrounds, has participated in the annual summer event since it's inception nearly 70 years ago. Now, the youngest generation shows sheep, cattle and pigs at the fair.  Read more ...

Howard County Fair information

Howard County Fair information

What: 68th annual Howard County Fair  Read more ...

Editorial

Farming takes center stage at Howard County Fair [Editorial]

Farming takes center stage at Howard County Fair [Editorial]

Stand along Route 40 in Ellicott City or on Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia and you'd never believe that Howard County was once primarily a farming county.  Read more ...

Howard County Fair Retrospective [Pictures]

Howard County Fair Retrospective [Pictures]

As we get ready for the Howard County Fair to start, we look back with images from fairs past.  Read more ...


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