WCTE PBS to broadcast and stream two upcoming live Fair events

COOKEVILLE – WCTE PBS will be at the Putnam County Fair to broadcast and stream two additional live competitions this year. The two events are the Putnam County Horse Show and the Truck and Tractor Pull.

The schedule is as follows:
• Thursday, Aug. 5 – Becky Magura and Debbi Norris will be hosting the Putnam County Horse Show beginning at 7 p.m.
• Friday, Aug. 6 – Donna Matson and Randy Pryor will be hosting the Truck and Tractor Pull at 7 p.m.

For each of these nights, Dawson Davidson and Morgan Lee will be hosting Backstage Pass to provide access to contestants, spectators and volunteers at this year’s Putnam County Fair.

“One of the most quintessentially American traditions is going to the fair because it’s such an iconic piece of rich history highlighting our region’s specialties,” said Brent Clark, WCTE PBS’s Director of Content & Digital Media. “WCTE PBS is honored to partner with the Putnam County Fair again this year to bring viewers throughout central Tennessee these live cultural events.”

The Putnam County Fair has been recognized as an award-winning county fair by the Tennessee Association of Fairs. In 2019, the Putnam County Fair won the State Champion Fair, AAA Division from the Tennessee Association of Fairs. The Putnam County Fair is scheduled to move in 2022 to the new fairgrounds comprised of 196 acres property in West Cookeville on Tennessee Avenue.

WCTE Central TN PBS has served the Upper Cumberland 40+ years as the region’s premier storyteller and is the only television station in a 75-mile radius of Cookeville making it a strategic partner in education, health services, government, arts and music. WCTE is a 501(c) 3 and is owned and operated by the Upper Cumberland Broadcast Council. WCTE Central TN PBS is one of only 350 PBS member stations nationwide.

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