Agriculture

Chiseling

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

Riding around

Carter Keiffer of Fostoria takes a pony ride at the Seneca County Fair Wednesday afternoon. To view more photos from this event, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com.

From the suggestion box

KOI Drag Racing took place at the Seneca County Fair Wednesday evening. President Brian Staib of Seneca County Agricultural Society said about 10 people help set up and get the track ready for the event. He said crews started in the morning to work the track up, adding about 10,000 gallons of ...

Finding new roles

Two Seneca County Junior Fair leaders are saying goodbye to their positions and hello to new roles. Nicole Arnold, who has been the Junior Fair coordinator for five years, and Megan Fredritz, who has been the Junior Fair livestock sale coordinator for about seven years, are serving in the ...

Seneca County Fair Results, July 26

Senior Fair Poultry Bantam Chickens A.O.V. Cochin Cockerel: 1st, Elli French. Old Hen: 1st, Elli French. Silver Spangled Hamburg Cockerel: 1st, Elli French. Pullet: 1st, Elli French. S.C. Rhode Island Red Cockerel: 1st, Elli French. A.O.V. Silkie Cockerel: 1st, Elijah ...

Covered

Bryce Scherger, 10, of New Riegel, douses Jenna Gabel, a Junior Fair Board member, with whipped cream at the Seneca County Fair Wednesday afternoon. The pie-in-the-face activity is raising money for the Junior Fair Board.

Waiting

Lilyan Hamilton and her feeder calf wait to enter the show ring at the Seneca County Fair Wednesday afternoon.

Good catch

Demi Wilt catches a pig during the pig scramble at the Seneca County Fair Tuesday night. To view more photos from this event, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com.

Saluting seniors

Senior citizens filled the Entertainment Building Tuesday morning and early afternoon to enjoy their special day at the fair. People ages 60 and older were admitted for $2 each. Activities were centered in the Entertainment Building where seniors and other fair-goers were treated to music ...

In tribute 

Hanna Snell and her horse, Simplyhot Investment, won the costume class Tuesday evening at the Seneca County Fair with a tribute to firefighters and emergency personnel. Snell’s father and brother are firefighters and her grandfather is a retired firefighter.

Seneca County Fair Results, July 25

Junior Fair Junior Fair King and Queen Coronation Junior Fair King: Denver Staib, son of Tami Staib and Nathan Staib, Hopewell-Loudon Hog and Dairy. Junior Fair Queen: Dannah Smith, daughter of Deena and Paul Smith, Seneca Helping Hands and Doggon’its 4-H Clubs; 1st Runner Up: Madilyn ...

Tunes

Glenn Parks, a roving banjo player, performs in the Seneca County Fair’s food court Tuesday.

Sliding down

Benny Harsanje (from left), Ty Harsanje and Nolan Harsanje take a ride down a slide at the Seneca County Fair Tuesday.

Seneca fair royalty crowned

Five girls and a boy vied for the crown Monday night during the 65th annual Seneca County Junior Fair King and Queen Coronation. The crowning ceremony took place in the Seneca County Fairgrounds Education Building. Crowned fair king was Denver Staib, son of Tami and Nathan Staib, and fair ...

Antique treasure

Sherry Weiker of Clyde said she was taught never to throw anything of value away. It was not her desire to put her late husband’s sawmill on the scrap pile if it had value. The Weiker family decided to donate the Frick sawmill to Seneca County Fair. Sherry Weiker said her family is ...

Opening day

Representatives of Seneca County United Veterans Council participate in the Seneca County Fair's opening ceremony at the front gate of the fairgrounds Monday. To view more photos from this event, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com.

Showing appreciation

A 4-H club expressed its appreciation to veterans attending the Seneca County Fair Monday. Members of the Kids, Pigs and Udders 4-H club raised $450 to pay for veterans’ $2 admission to the fair. Alivia Kirian, a first-year 4-H member who is exhibiting a goat at the fair, said the effort ...

Fair results, July 24

Pre-fair 4-H judging Creative and Leisure Arts Get Started in Art: 1st, Marianna Tiell, Fightin’ 4-H’ers; 2nd, Elyse Pope, Town and Country Critters; 3rd, Lindsay Lucius, Fightin’ 4-H’ers; Honorable Mention: Emma Charlton; Jenna Gabel, Blue Ribbon Buckeyes. Photography Focus on ...

Meet and greet

Fran DeWine (left) — wife of Mike DeWine, Ohio's attorney general and a candidate for governor in November — meets with Norm Steyer of Fostoria at the Seneca County Fair Monday. DeWine met with local Republican leaders and toured the fairgrounds.

Around the ring

Landon Eidt and Kane, a red and white Irish setter, compete in the dog agility contest at the Seneca County Fair Monday.