Hi-Line Living: Hill County fair
July 29, 2016
Dirt flew into the crowd as four battered cars - growling with force - spun and rammed and burrowed into each other. Every impact in the arena elicited cheers and oohs and aahs from the crowd. On the front bleacher, a family of four watched, two opened bright-colored umbrellas serving as a shield for the stroller, a golden-haired toddler behind the other.
It was the demolition derby - there was one more day before the 2016 Hill County Fair was over - and there was little room in the stands. The sun was out in full force and there was no sign of a cloud in the sky. That hadn't always been t...