Officials brace for rainy weekend at fair


GREENFIELD — The horse and pony shows for tonight and Saturday at the Hancock County 4-H Fair have been canceled because of a rainy forecast, and fair officials are keeping an eye on the weather before deciding whether to cancel any other outdoor events.

Updates can be found at or at the Hancock County Fairgrounds Facebook page. Typically weather-related cancellations of outdoor events are made an hour or two prior to the event. The National Weather Service calls for a 50 to 60 percent chance of rain or thunderstorms Saturday and Sunday.