Gator aide: Handler performs at fair show


CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth/Jeff Quattrocchi, of Tampa, Fla., catches a Bull Alligator during The Swampmaster Gator Show Wednesday at the Curry County Fair. The Gator is an 8 1/2 feet and weighs 230 pounds. By Gary Mitchell Twelve-year-old Brooke Switzer of Clovis got a wet surprise Wednesday at the Curry County Fair when an […]

Alligator handler to headline venue of events at Curry County Fair


Harold Ives of Wright’s Amusement of Elbert, Colo., sets up the ferris wheel Saturday at the Curry County Fair Grounds. The 2003 Curry County Fair starts Monday. Photo by Rick White. By Gary Mitchell Jeff Quattrocchi’s job often lands him up to his neck in alligators — especially when he’s bulldogging them. Quattrocchi, also known […]