2016 Clinton County Fair


Cole Hiser, 18, dries a cow Saturday ahead of showing the animal n the 2016 Clinton County Fair.


Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

Wayne Terry, of Tulas Bone Carving, makes a ring from a spoon at the county fair. Terry took up the hobby after retiring from police work in Louisiana.


Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

Austin Singer, 6, helps prepare a field ahead of contestants Saturday.


Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

Kids enjoy rides at the county fair Saturday.


Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

Gary Staley walks by a line of cows and their showmen Saturday during the feeder calf show Saturday.


Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

Two kids’ cars collide ahead of the 2016 Clinton County Fair demolition derby on Saturday.


Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

Firefighters put out a lawn mower that caught fire Saturday during the demolition derby.


Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

After Saturday’s mower derby, a few of the mowers had to be taken off of the track.


Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

A car t-bones the side of another car at the demolition derby Saturday.


Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

Two cars collide head-on at the demolition derby Saturday.


Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

A harness racer practices with his horse Sunday at the 2016 Clinton County Fair.


Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

Several people visit the food and other vendors at the fair.


Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

A Cloverbud waves before descending from a platform Sunday at the Cloverbud Revue.


Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

A Cloverbud looks toward his family Sunday at the fair.


Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

2016 Clinton County Fair Queen Cheyenne Rhodes hands a ribbon to a Cloverbud during the Cloverbud Revue Sunday.


Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

Many Cloverbuds participated in the Cloverbud Revue Sunday at the 2016 Clinton County Fair.


Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

The 2016 Clinton County Fair Royal Court took a group photo Sunday at the fair.


Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

Shown in the Cake Decorating, Senior Division competition are, from left, Emma Glass and Autumn Huston.


Phyllis Cocklin | For The News Journal

Competing in Crops, Gallon Soybean Junior Division included Emma Riddle, Cadance Setty, Lynne Dean, Natalie Bauer, Zoey Zurface and Olivia Walker.


Phyllis Cocklin | For The News Journal

Competing in Crops, Gallon Soybean were, from left, shown with Poultry Queen Sydney Shumaker, Olivia Wood, Hannah Pickering, Jordan Strong and Dakota Zurface.


Phyllis Cocklin | For The News Journal

Excelling in Hay Mixture was Timothy Wright.


Phyllis Cocklin | For The News Journal

Dakota Zurface competed in Overall Crops.


Phyllis Cocklin | For The News Journal

Competing in Junior Scrapbooking were, from left, Jordan Collom, Courtney Parker, Cindy Bauer, Jenna Allenarg and Carolyn Koch.


Phyllis Cocklin | For The News Journal

In Junior Scrapbooking were Haily Fugate and Janell Dean.


Phyllis Cocklin | For The News Journal

Opening ceremonies Saturday morning for the 2016 Clinton County Fair included the American Legion Post 49’s color guard, two members of which raised the U.S. flag to half staff in memory of the Dallas tragedy involving the killing of police officers. Pictured are Fair Board members, area elected officials and others, just prior to a time of silence.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Chris McClain from Sabina captured first place in the “2 plow old 5,500 pound” class at the antique tractor pull on Saturday. His pull was 167 feet, 2.9 inches.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Kelsey Smith of the Liberty Livestock 4-H Club, right, is the Clinton County breeding goat showman of showmen. She won the title on Sunday in a Junior Fair competition. Clinton County Goat Queen Paris Eades is on the left.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Cole Hiser, 18, dries a cow Saturday ahead of showing the animal n the 2016 Clinton County Fair.

Wayne Terry, of Tulas Bone Carving, makes a ring from a spoon at the county fair. Terry took up the hobby after retiring from police work in Louisiana.

Austin Singer, 6, helps prepare a field ahead of contestants Saturday.

Kids enjoy rides at the county fair Saturday.

Gary Staley walks by a line of cows and their showmen Saturday during the feeder calf show Saturday.

Two kids’ cars collide ahead of the 2016 Clinton County Fair demolition derby on Saturday.

Firefighters put out a lawn mower that caught fire Saturday during the demolition derby.

After Saturday’s mower derby, a few of the mowers had to be taken off of the track.

A car t-bones the side of another car at the demolition derby Saturday.

Two cars collide head-on at the demolition derby Saturday.

A harness racer practices with his horse Sunday at the 2016 Clinton County Fair.

Several people visit the food and other vendors at the fair.

A Cloverbud waves before descending from a platform Sunday at the Cloverbud Revue.

A Cloverbud looks toward his family Sunday at the fair.

2016 Clinton County Fair Queen Cheyenne Rhodes hands a ribbon to a Cloverbud during the Cloverbud Revue Sunday.

Many Cloverbuds participated in the Cloverbud Revue Sunday at the 2016 Clinton County Fair.

The 2016 Clinton County Fair Royal Court took a group photo Sunday at the fair.

Shown in the Cake Decorating, Senior Division competition are, from left, Emma Glass and Autumn Huston.

Competing in Crops, Gallon Soybean Junior Division included Emma Riddle, Cadance Setty, Lynne Dean, Natalie Bauer, Zoey Zurface and Olivia Walker.

Competing in Crops, Gallon Soybean were, from left, shown with Poultry Queen Sydney Shumaker, Olivia Wood, Hannah Pickering, Jordan Strong and Dakota Zurface.

Excelling in Hay Mixture was Timothy Wright.

Dakota Zurface competed in Overall Crops.

Competing in Junior Scrapbooking were, from left, Jordan Collom, Courtney Parker, Cindy Bauer, Jenna Allenarg and Carolyn Koch.

In Junior Scrapbooking were Haily Fugate and Janell Dean.

Opening ceremonies Saturday morning for the 2016 Clinton County Fair included the American Legion Post 49’s color guard, two members of which raised the U.S. flag to half staff in memory of the Dallas tragedy involving the killing of police officers. Pictured are Fair Board members, area elected officials and others, just prior to a time of silence.

Chris McClain from Sabina captured first place in the “2 plow old 5,500 pound” class at the antique tractor pull on Saturday. His pull was 167 feet, 2.9 inches.

Kelsey Smith of the Liberty Livestock 4-H Club, right, is the Clinton County breeding goat showman of showmen. She won the title on Sunday in a Junior Fair competition. Clinton County Goat Queen Paris Eades is on the left.

MacKenzie Osborne of the Muddy Boots, The Pride of Clinton County 4-H Club, right, exhibited the grand champion dairy goat at Sunday’s Dairy Goat Show in the Livestock Exposition Center. Clinton County Goat Queen Paris Eades, left, also is a member of the Muddy Boots, The Pride of Clinton County 4-H Club.

Patrick Tucker, 10, of Wilmington, prepares to pull Saturday in the Garden Tractor Pull at the Clinton County Fair. His vehicle is named Hurricane Tucker and bears the orange-and-black colors of the Wilmington Hurricane athletic teams.

Cole Hiser, 18, dries a cow Saturday ahead of showing the animal n the 2016 Clinton County Fair.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0025.jpgCole Hiser, 18, dries a cow Saturday ahead of showing the animal n the 2016 Clinton County Fair. Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

Wayne Terry, of Tulas Bone Carving, makes a ring from a spoon at the county fair. Terry took up the hobby after retiring from police work in Louisiana.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0032.jpgWayne Terry, of Tulas Bone Carving, makes a ring from a spoon at the county fair. Terry took up the hobby after retiring from police work in Louisiana. Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

Austin Singer, 6, helps prepare a field ahead of contestants Saturday.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0043.jpgAustin Singer, 6, helps prepare a field ahead of contestants Saturday. Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

Kids enjoy rides at the county fair Saturday.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0049.jpgKids enjoy rides at the county fair Saturday. Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

Gary Staley walks by a line of cows and their showmen Saturday during the feeder calf show Saturday.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0130.jpgGary Staley walks by a line of cows and their showmen Saturday during the feeder calf show Saturday. Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

Two kids’ cars collide ahead of the 2016 Clinton County Fair demolition derby on Saturday.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0216.jpgTwo kids’ cars collide ahead of the 2016 Clinton County Fair demolition derby on Saturday. Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

Firefighters put out a lawn mower that caught fire Saturday during the demolition derby.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0420.jpgFirefighters put out a lawn mower that caught fire Saturday during the demolition derby. Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

After Saturday’s mower derby, a few of the mowers had to be taken off of the track.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0452.jpgAfter Saturday’s mower derby, a few of the mowers had to be taken off of the track. Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

A car t-bones the side of another car at the demolition derby Saturday.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0495.jpgA car t-bones the side of another car at the demolition derby Saturday. Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

Two cars collide head-on at the demolition derby Saturday.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0652.jpgTwo cars collide head-on at the demolition derby Saturday. Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

A harness racer practices with his horse Sunday at the 2016 Clinton County Fair.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0006.jpgA harness racer practices with his horse Sunday at the 2016 Clinton County Fair. Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

Several people visit the food and other vendors at the fair.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0017.jpgSeveral people visit the food and other vendors at the fair. Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

A Cloverbud waves before descending from a platform Sunday at the Cloverbud Revue.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0022.jpgA Cloverbud waves before descending from a platform Sunday at the Cloverbud Revue. Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

A Cloverbud looks toward his family Sunday at the fair.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0029.jpgA Cloverbud looks toward his family Sunday at the fair. Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

2016 Clinton County Fair Queen Cheyenne Rhodes hands a ribbon to a Cloverbud during the Cloverbud Revue Sunday.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0040.jpg2016 Clinton County Fair Queen Cheyenne Rhodes hands a ribbon to a Cloverbud during the Cloverbud Revue Sunday. Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

Many Cloverbuds participated in the Cloverbud Revue Sunday at the 2016 Clinton County Fair.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0051.jpgMany Cloverbuds participated in the Cloverbud Revue Sunday at the 2016 Clinton County Fair. Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

The 2016 Clinton County Fair Royal Court took a group photo Sunday at the fair.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_DSC_0072_2.jpgThe 2016 Clinton County Fair Royal Court took a group photo Sunday at the fair. Nathan Kraatz | Wilmington News Journal

Shown in the Cake Decorating, Senior Division competition are, from left, Emma Glass and Autumn Huston.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_015.jpgShown in the Cake Decorating, Senior Division competition are, from left, Emma Glass and Autumn Huston. Phyllis Cocklin | For The News Journal

Competing in Crops, Gallon Soybean Junior Division included Emma Riddle, Cadance Setty, Lynne Dean, Natalie Bauer, Zoey Zurface and Olivia Walker.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_070.jpgCompeting in Crops, Gallon Soybean Junior Division included Emma Riddle, Cadance Setty, Lynne Dean, Natalie Bauer, Zoey Zurface and Olivia Walker. Phyllis Cocklin | For The News Journal

Competing in Crops, Gallon Soybean were, from left, shown with Poultry Queen Sydney Shumaker, Olivia Wood, Hannah Pickering, Jordan Strong and Dakota Zurface.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_139.jpgCompeting in Crops, Gallon Soybean were, from left, shown with Poultry Queen Sydney Shumaker, Olivia Wood, Hannah Pickering, Jordan Strong and Dakota Zurface. Phyllis Cocklin | For The News Journal

Excelling in Hay Mixture was Timothy Wright.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_142.jpgExcelling in Hay Mixture was Timothy Wright. Phyllis Cocklin | For The News Journal

Dakota Zurface competed in Overall Crops.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_143.jpgDakota Zurface competed in Overall Crops. Phyllis Cocklin | For The News Journal

Competing in Junior Scrapbooking were, from left, Jordan Collom, Courtney Parker, Cindy Bauer, Jenna Allenarg and Carolyn Koch.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_197.jpgCompeting in Junior Scrapbooking were, from left, Jordan Collom, Courtney Parker, Cindy Bauer, Jenna Allenarg and Carolyn Koch. Phyllis Cocklin | For The News Journal

In Junior Scrapbooking were Haily Fugate and Janell Dean.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_208.jpgIn Junior Scrapbooking were Haily Fugate and Janell Dean. Phyllis Cocklin | For The News Journal

Opening ceremonies Saturday morning for the 2016 Clinton County Fair included the American Legion Post 49’s color guard, two members of which raised the U.S. flag to half staff in memory of the Dallas tragedy involving the killing of police officers. Pictured are Fair Board members, area elected officials and others, just prior to a time of silence.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_opening_p_f.jpgOpening ceremonies Saturday morning for the 2016 Clinton County Fair included the American Legion Post 49’s color guard, two members of which raised the U.S. flag to half staff in memory of the Dallas tragedy involving the killing of police officers. Pictured are Fair Board members, area elected officials and others, just prior to a time of silence.

Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Chris McClain from Sabina captured first place in the “2 plow old 5,500 pound” class at the antique tractor pull on Saturday. His pull was 167 feet, 2.9 inches.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_antique_tractor_p_f.jpgChris McClain from Sabina captured first place in the “2 plow old 5,500 pound” class at the antique tractor pull on Saturday. His pull was 167 feet, 2.9 inches.

Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Kelsey Smith of the Liberty Livestock 4-H Club, right, is the Clinton County breeding goat showman of showmen. She won the title on Sunday in a Junior Fair competition. Clinton County Goat Queen Paris Eades is on the left.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_breeding_goat_shwmnshp_p_f.jpgKelsey Smith of the Liberty Livestock 4-H Club, right, is the Clinton County breeding goat showman of showmen. She won the title on Sunday in a Junior Fair competition. Clinton County Goat Queen Paris Eades is on the left.

Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

MacKenzie Osborne of the Muddy Boots, The Pride of Clinton County 4-H Club, right, exhibited the grand champion dairy goat at Sunday’s Dairy Goat Show in the Livestock Exposition Center. Clinton County Goat Queen Paris Eades, left, also is a member of the Muddy Boots, The Pride of Clinton County 4-H Club.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_grand_dairy_doe_p_f.jpgMacKenzie Osborne of the Muddy Boots, The Pride of Clinton County 4-H Club, right, exhibited the grand champion dairy goat at Sunday’s Dairy Goat Show in the Livestock Exposition Center. Clinton County Goat Queen Paris Eades, left, also is a member of the Muddy Boots, The Pride of Clinton County 4-H Club.

Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Patrick Tucker, 10, of Wilmington, prepares to pull Saturday in the Garden Tractor Pull at the Clinton County Fair. His vehicle is named Hurricane Tucker and bears the orange-and-black colors of the Wilmington Hurricane athletic teams.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_cane_p_f.jpgPatrick Tucker, 10, of Wilmington, prepares to pull Saturday in the Garden Tractor Pull at the Clinton County Fair. His vehicle is named Hurricane Tucker and bears the orange-and-black colors of the Wilmington Hurricane athletic teams.

Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

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