SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - The theme is simple: Live Local.
The 76th annual Ozark Empire Fair begins its 2012 run Friday. The gates open at 11:00 a.m., however the midway rides will not spin until 1:00 p.m. The Rhinestone Cowboy, country music star Glen Campbell will perform Friday night on the KY3 Grandstand. Fair organizers say most of the livestock will arrive by Thursday night.
Cool off from the heat in the E-Plex daily. While inside, meet KY3 and KSPR personalities or relax by watching the Summer Olympics on NBC.
The fair lasts through Sunday August 4th.