Agriculture

Friendly reunion Friday at the Attica Independent Fair

ATTICA - Attica Independent Fair was the site of a family reunion Friday. Four friends since their days as junior high school students at Seneca East Local Schools — Chris Goshe, Joe Heyman, Nick Schaffer and Jeremy Snavely — long have considered themselves brothers. The men never had ...

Flying high

People take a ride in a tethered RE/MAX hot air balloon at the Seneca County Fair Saturday. To view more photos from this event, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com.

Showing spirit

Sixteen squads in five divisions competed Saturday during the 26th annual Seneca County Fair Cheerleading Competition. Schools represented were Carey Exempted Village Local Schools, Findlay City Schools, Riverdale Local Schools, Tiffin City Schools and Elmwood Local Schools. Tiffin Middle ...

Fever pitch

The Singles Horseshoe Pitching Contest took place at the Seneca County Fair Saturday. Rex McKnight, of Fremont, said he started playing horseshoes 12 to 15 years ago and has enjoyed it. He said it was something he just got into and liked. “It’s just something I do more or less for ...

Mining for treasures

Matt Hoffman (from left) and Drix Hoffman of Matrix Mining Co., Gaige Flores and Mackenzie Gingery go gem mining at the Seneca County Fair Saturday.

Seneca County Fair Results, July 29

Senior Fair Company Coming Contest (Flowerbeds) Small Flowerbeds: 1st, No Limits; 2nd, Seneca Survivors; 3rd, Doggon’its. Medium Flowerbeds: 1st, Fightin’ 4-H’ers; 2nd, Eden Dairy; 3rd, Sew Sharp. Large Flowerbeds: 1st, Spirit of ’76; 2nd, Seneca Helping Hands; 3rd, Blue Ribbon ...

Round the fairgrounds

Ara Steinmetz and Haylee Steinmetz play Knockerball at the Seneca County Fair Saturday.

Greetings

Izabella Edwards of Findlay reaches toward a cow at the Seneca County Fair Friday afternoon. To view more photos from this event, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com.

Demonstrators get hands-on

Thirteen youths displayed skills and abilities during the demonstration contest at the Seneca County Fair Friday afternoon. Del Ray Fox, a judge for the event, said the contest is judged on the Ohio State Fair’s public speaking and demonstration contest rules. He said he enjoys the event ...

Historic designation

Four generations of the Berlekamp family — including (from left) Tim Berlekamp, Miriam Fankhauser, Maria Hemminger, Andy Hemminger, Brian Berlekamp, Park Hemminger and Jean Berlekamp — gather at a ceremony to dedicate a sign designating Homestead Acres, 6812 N. CR 15, as an Ohio Century ...

Maneuverability

A group of youths operating farm equipment competed in a tractor-driving contest Friday afternoon at the Seneca County Fair. Organizer Adam Horner said he has been involved with the contest since about 1999. “Some things just happen,” he said of how he became organizer for the event. He ...

Creations

Michelle Pennington (left) and Lexi Adamczyk of Gothrup Mobile Glass Studios give a glass-blowing demonstration at the Seneca County Fair Friday afternoon. The glass pieces are to be auctioned at 1 p.m. Sunday in the education building.

Seneca County Fair Results, July 28

Senior Fair Dairy Goat Saanen Doe Kids Born Between Jan. 1 and March 31, 2018: 1st, Lauren Gottfried, Tiffin; 2nd and 3rd, Taylor Gottfried, Tiffin. Does 1-2 Years Old: 1st and 2nd, Taylor Gottfried; 3rd, Laura Gottfried. Does, 5 Years and Over: 1st, Taylor Gottfried; 2nd, Lauren ...

Remembrance Row

A row of new, bright blue pens down the middle of the swine barn at Seneca County Fair is a remembrance of treasured members of the fair lost during the past year. In October, James R. Rainey, 46; his wife, Jodi L. Depinet-Rainey, 41; and their children, Austin James Rainey, 19, Cody Steven ...

Scrambling

Brothers Tristin Baker (left) and Aydin Baker ride the Scrambler at the Seneca County Fair Thursday afternoon. To view more photos from this event, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com.

Scramble strategy

People of all ages were welcome to participate in the Livestock Scramble Thursday evening at the Seneca County Fair. Secretary Cate Frankart of the Seneca County Junior Fair Board said the scramble was to consist of three divisions including: chickens for children 8 and younger, lambs for ...

Meet and greet

Astrid Burns of Tiffin reaches toward a goat during the Seneca County Fair Thursday afternoon.

Seneca County Fair Results, July 27

Junior Fair Horses Pony English Equitation Ages 8-13: 1st, Jordyn Humbert. English Equitation Ages 8-13: 1st, Karly Humbert; 2nd, Jordyn Humbert; 3rd, Samantha Wagner; 4th, Danielle Rosenbauer. Ages 14-18: 1st, Madilyn Slingwine; 2nd, Wyatt Humbert; 3rd, Maddie Matz; 4th, Alesha ...

Chiseling

Jake Swanson of Bear Hollow Wood Carvers works on a carving at the Seneca County Fair Thursday.