Youngsters hammer away as they compete to see who can drive a nail into a piece of wood the fastest. The friendly competition was a part of the Fun with the Farm Bureau event Friday at the Wyandot County Fair.
Six-year-old Damon Ward waddles his way through an obstacle course.
Open class freestyle riding winner
Thirteen-year-old Mackenzie Myers won the top prize in the open class freestyle riding show Friday at the Wyandot County Fair.
Reid Barth Quartet
Members of the Reid Barth Quartet (from left) Dean Altstaetter, David Wolbert, Jarrod Snyder and Barth perform Friday evening in the Masters’ Building during the Wyandot County Fair.
Double first fudge
Sylvia Conner, of Deunquat, was a double first-place winner in the fudge category in the culinary division at the Wyandot County Fair.
Three-year-old Reece Ward climbs under a bale of hay during an obstacle course put on by Mohawk FFA on Friday at the Wyandot County Fair. The obstacle course was a part of the Fun with the Farm Bureau event in the Junior Fair Arena.
Bryce O’Flaherty, of Sycamore’s Kids Got the Spirit 4-H club, is this year’s poultry king. O’Flaherty also won reserve champion for market geese.
Alli Lang, of Upper Sandusky FFA, is the 2012 poultry queen. Lang is pictured with her trophy for grand champion turkey at the Wyandot County Fair.
Larry Lokai (from left), of Urbana, judges 10-year-old Levi Myers’ poultry during the Junior Fair poultry show at the Wyandot County Fair on Friday.
Six-year-old Jakob Lehnhart (left) and his brother, 11-year-old Jared Lehnhart, find an unusual seat above their pigs in the swine barn at the Wyandot County Fair.
The Broken Horn rodeo at the Wyandot County Fair has entered its 15th season, with fairgoers and organizers seeing positive results, according to event organizer Phil Kin. Since the rodeo began as an event at the Wyandot County Fair, it has been put on by Broken Horn. Cowboys competed in bronco riding, calf roping, steer wrestling, barrel racing, team roping and bull riding. The opening act seen above is the bronco riding competition complete will thrills and spills.
Market chickens grand champ
Sycamore resident Logan Shumaker (second from right) won grand champion for market chickens at the Wyandot County Fair. Also pictured are (from left) Shumaker’s parents, Joe and Margie Shumaker and Clarence Coffman, who donated the trophy along with his wife, Pat, and other members of the Coffman family.
DC-U photos by Chanda Neely, Alissa Paolella and Jeff Barnes