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JASPER -- The town of Jasper was given over to the goats on Saturday.

With a field of 40 four-legged competitors at the Jasper Goat Races on Saturday afternoon, the animals created such an overwhelming presence that they seemed to outnumber the humans. But a good crowd was also on hand to root for their favorite nanny and billy.


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Beth Rickers
Beth Rickers is the veteran in the newspaper staff with 25 years as the Daily Globe's Features Editor. Interests include cooking, traveling and beer tasting and making with her home-brewing husband, Bryan. She writes an Area Voices blog called Lagniappe, which is a Creole term that means "a little something extra." It can be found at  
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