On The Road with Big Blue – the Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival Edition

Congratulations to all of our winners!


On The Road with Big Blue stopped at the Dan Emmett Music and Arts Festival last week.  We gave away multiple prize baskets.


Congratulations to our winners:

Our adult prize basket winners each received:


- $80 dollars in gift certificates to Southside Diner

- $20 dollar gas gift card courtesy of Southside Diner

- 2 On The Road with Big Blue T-Shirts

- a Bible (New International Version)

- Lifeline 2017 Car Sunshade

- Lifeline 2016 Blanket

- 2 Lifeline 2016 Travel Coffee Mugs

- WNZR Portable Charger

- plus WNZR goodies including a 3 Frisbees, guitar flyswatter, chip clips, magnets, cups, hand fan and a jar opener!


Congratulations to Robert Van Riper, Judy Watson and Beth Holt of Mount Vernon, and Fred Turner of Fredericktown. They are each receiving this adult prize basket valued at over $150!


Our kids prize basket winners each received:

The ultimate summer fun prize basket with

*sidewalk chalk



*water balloons

*beach ball

*water shooter

* light-up bouncy ball


Each basket winner also received a Children’s Bible Story Book, the VeggieTales DVD “Larry Boy and the Bad Apple”, the 2017 On The Road with Big Blue t-shirt and lots of WNZR goodies.



Congratulations to Ethan Barrett, Nathan O’Dell and Cooper Swanson of Mount Vernon, and Gage Fluhart of Howard. They are each receiving a kid’s prize basket valued at over $40!


Our student prize basket winner received:

* An MVNU Cougar drawstring backpack that is stuffed full of goodies!

* 3 T-Shirts

* 4 frisbees

* 3 keychains

* beach ball

* mini-basketball

* water bottle

* sunglasses

* a light-up bouncy ball

* WNZR LED glow bracelet

* WNZR drawstring backpack

* WNZR guitar flyswatter

* NIV Student Bible

* “To Save a Life” DVD and devotional (that dares you to make a difference in your school)

* ONE ticket to Sonfest 2017 at MVNU.

Plus lots of WNZR goodies.



Congratulations to Emma Cheek of Mount Vernon. She is receiving this student prize basket valued at over $100!


WNZR congratulates the special award winners at the 2017 Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival


Many special awards were presented this year at the Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival. This year’s Emmett Award for lifelong achievement in the performing arts to Diane Dingler.

The Festival Bell Auction brought in $5,875 Saturday night.

The Community Service Bell, recognizes an individual for their commitment to community service and outreach. This year’s bell was presented to Knox County Commissioner, Thom Collier (who was celebrating his birthday on Saturday).

The Eleanor Wright Unsung Hero Award recognizes an individual who serves others and the community with behind the scenes work and commitment. This year’s award went to Richard Morey.


The Knox Idol singing competition was Friday night.  This year’s young adult winner was Nick Wheeler of Fredericktown. He wins a $1,000 cash prize: (SOUND :19)

The Knox Idol youth category had a tie! The 2 winners were Martinsburg Freshman Aleix Chaney and Mount Vernon Senior Annika Wolfe.


The 2017 Cheer Competition had 2 divisions.

Middle School Division winners:


Mt. Gilead



High School Division winners:

Mt. Vernon

Johnstown Monroe

East Knox


Thanks to our On The Road with Big Blue partners for the Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival: Southside Diner and MVNU Admissions.














WNZR thanks these business partners for their support of our ministry and our broadcast from the Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival:


Ann Laudeman, Realtor for Real Living Home Team

Country Court Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

Didinger & Son Crop Service

Brian VanWinkle with Edward Jones Investments

First Knox National Bank, a division of Park National Bank

Foster's Healthmart Pharmacy

Gault's Plaza Cleaners & Laundromat

Good Impressions Printing and Promotional Products

G.R. Smith Hardware

Griffin Insurance

Heartland Promotional Products

Herald's Appliances & Electronics

Holmes Tire, LLC

Kahrl and Company Insurance

KSAAT, The Knox Substance Abuse Action Team

MAC Heating & Cooling Incorporated

Mid-Ohio Suzuki Honda Yamaha Kawasaki

Mohican Sports Medicine and Rehab

Mort's Auto Care

Ohio Rental

The People's Bank

Pond Tire Company

Revere Roofing Company

The Office of Simona L. Moore, CNP, LLC

Sojourners Counseling Services

The Spotlight Dance and Gymnastics Center

Starting Point


Wilging, Roush, and Parsons CPAs

Yoder Autobody and Collision Repair