Doug Walton (from left), Monte Seifert and Ryan Vent are hard at work at Tuesday’s bake sale auction at the Wyandot County Fair. Walton and an associate were the auctioneers of the event, while Seifert and Vent showcased baked goods to the crowd before passing them along to the highest bidder.
Baily Fox (right) leads a special appearance of the Champion of Champions dairy cow during the Wyandot County Fair parade Tuesday on opening day at the fairgrounds.
Joe Musgrave, of Upper Sandusky, trims the rear of his nephew’s steer, Tanker, in preparation for the open dairy judging contest. Musgrave owned Tanker before selling him to his nephew, Sam Musgrave.
Best of class
Laura Young, of Nevada, stands in front of her award-winning grape jelly, beef and dill pickles. She won best of class for all three items and earned first- and second-place honors in several other categories.
The Leighty family provides a horse-drawn carriage during the Wyandot County Fair parade on opening day of the fair Tuesday.
Wyandot County Boy Scout troops provide the color guard and special recognition of the anniversary of 9/11 during the Wyandot County Fair parade Tuesday. The Scouts opened the annual parade.
Honoring those who served
Employees of Heritage Cooperative Inc. walk around the arena carrying a 20-by-30-foot American flag during the parade Tuesday at the Wyandot County Fair.
Best of Show winner
Eight-year-old Emma White, of Nevada, stands alongside her scarecrow, which won best of show in the freestanding scarecrow contest at the Wyandot County Fair.
Megan Frey (left) and her daughter, Kelsy Frey, of Upper Sandusky, pose with Muscle Ears in the goat barn. Kelsy and Muscle Ears were champions of the percentage boer and doe class during the goat judging competition.
Making their rounds
Tractors make their way around the Wyandot County Fair arena Tuesday during opening day of the fair. It was Veteran’s Day at the Wyandot County Fair. All veterans were admitted free of charge with proof of service. The fair continues through Sunday at the Wyandot County Fairgrounds in Upper Sandusky, including a Senior Day celebration on Thursday. Senior citizens will be admitted to the fair that day for $3. Regular admission is $6 per ticket.
DC-U photos by Jeff Barnes, Nick Marlow and Chanda Neely