The Ford County Fair is underway at the Melvin Fairgrounds. This year's event runs thru the week. 94.1 WGFA will broadcast 'live' Wednesday and Friday. Seven young ladies seek the Queen's title in this year's pageant.
The Bourbonnais Friendship Festival opens Wednesday. The annual eent continues thru the weekend. Visitors need to pay attention to parking restrictions. Some routes are closed this week to accomodate the crowds expected.