County decides to replace grandstands
The Great Northern Fair Board must find ways to raise more than $500,000 to replace the grandstand at the Hill County Fairgrounds and the bleachers in the Bigger Better Barn.
The two seating structures were erected more than 50 years ago and are falling apart, the board said.
The group decided Monday night to demolish the failing structures and replace them with aluminum bleachers, a project the board expects to top $500,000. Grants, loans, a bond issue or some combination of the three are options being considered...