Farm Sale success for Fisher County

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While it might not have been the biggest0 farm sale held in Fisher County, it was a success for the community and for the numerous auction goers who walked away with more than they bargained for. The annual consignment auction was originally scheduled for last month, but when a significant weather system moved across the state and dumped several inches of rain, sponsors decided to reschedule for early May. Even though possible thunderstorms were in the forecast, the sale opened its gates at 7 a.m. and the first bids were being called out just after the nine o’clock hour. Somewhere in the neighborhood of $150,000 exchanged hands over the weekend as dozens of bidders attempted to one-up each other on everything from go-carts, ATVs, and pickups to welding machines, tractors, and combines. “We had less stuff, but what we had was better than the past few years,” said auction organizer, Jerry Deen. “It was a good sale and the chamber should come out pretty well

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