GrantCo Man Arrested At MadCo 4-H Fair

A Grant County man was arrested at the Madison County 4-H Fair this week after witnesses said he went too far in disciplining his 4-year-old son. 34-year-old Justin Messersmith faces charges of battery of a child younger than 14, strangulation, intimidation and neglect of a dependent. The boy was treated at the scene for injuries and was transported to an Anderson hospital for further observation.

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