The Knox County Fair


On The Road with Big Blue – Knox County Fair Edition!


The Knox County Fair is going on Saturday 7/22 - Saturday 7/29.


WNZR will be at the Fair all week bringing you show results and highlights of all the activities, plus we’ll feature some amazing kids and tell the stories of our Knox County 4-H participants.


There will be 983 youth participating in shows and exhibits at this year’s Knox County Fair. In 2017, there are 1,578 projects at the Fair and 676 kids are showing 1,271 animal projects. The WNZR staff supports their hard work and will be cheering them on. Listen to WNZR all during Fair week for show results and highlights of everything on the schedule. Our Fair coverage starts around 2pm each day!


We have prizes for EVERYONE in the family! Adults – you could win a HOG!

WNZR has partnered with the Mount Vernon Nazarene University Admissions Office, Kokosing Construction Company and A+ (plus) Autobrokers to purchase four Hogs at the Knox County Junior Fair Sales. Each hog will be processed by Smithhisler Meats and the meat will be given to one of our FOUR ADULT prize winners! PLUS our four winners will receive a $100 dollar Kroger gift card courtesy of Cosby Heating and Cooling! Each adult prize is valued at approximately $800 dollars (includes sale price, processing, gift card and the 2017 On The Road with Big Blue t-shirt)!


*Employees and immediate family members of Kokosing Construction, A+ Autobrokers, Smithhisler Meats, Cosby Heating and Cooling, WNZR and MVNU Admissions are NOT permitted to participate in this giveaway. Immediate family members are mother, father, spouse, child, brother or sister. *A complete list of rules for On The Road with Big Blue can be found HERE or at our tent.


Here’s how the giveaway works:

At 6 p.m. on Saturday, (July 29th), we begin drawing names. If your name is announced, you have 9 minutes and 9 seconds to call (740) 392-9090 or come to the WNZR Tent located near the Fair Board Office at the Knox County Fair to claim your prizes.


Names will be drawn until four winners are secured. Each time WNZR draws a name, 9 minutes and 9 seconds will be given to claim the prize. Winners must be present or listening to WNZR, 90.9 FM to win.  Winners must provide proof of identification when claiming the grand prize. Only the registered winner may claim the grand prize.


Registration deadline is on Saturday, (July 29th) at 4 p.m. Adults (18 and older) can register at the fair or HERE.


KIDS of EVERY age can WIN at the Knox County Fair!

We’ll have a Kid’s ultimate summer fun prize basket to give away EVERY day of the fair! That’s SEVEN incredible baskets. Kids (10 and under) can register at the fair or HERE.

Kids – You could win a summer sand bucket packed full of goodies including:

*sidewalk chalk



*water balloons

*beach ball

*water shooter

*a light-up bouncy ball

Each basket winner will also receive a Children’s Bible Story Book, VeggieTales DVD “The League of Incredible Vegetables”, the 2017 On The Road with Big Blue t-shirt and lots of WNZR goodies.

Kid’s Prize baskets are for kids 10 and under. Each basket is valued at $40.

We will give away a kid’s prize basket every night of the festival.

Winners will be drawn at random every night at 7:30pm.


Congratulations to our Kid's Prize Basket Winners this week!

Sunday - Luke Cobb of Mount Vernon

Monday - Alice Ruckman of Mount Vernon


We also have an AWESOME student prize backpack for ages 11 - 17 courtesy of WNZR and the Office of Admissions at MVNU. Students can register at the fair or HERE.


Students - You could win:

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

* 3 T-Shirts

* 4 frisbees

* 3 keychains

* beach ball

* mini-basketball

* a light-up bouncy ball

* MVNU water bottle

* MVNU sunglasses

* WNZR LED glow bracelet

* WNZR drawstring backpack

* 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.

We will draw for our student prize backpack on Saturday, 7/29 at 7:45pm and contact the winner by phone. The basket is valued at $100!


A complete list of contest rules for On The Road with Big Blue can be found HERE or at our tent at the Knox County Fair.

You can also see WNZR’s complete summer 2017 calendar online. Check it out and follow us On The Road with Big Blue!

We will have special prizes ALL WEEK LONG – get them while supplies last – they GO FAST!!


Hand Fans from Cosby Heating and Cooling

Kokosing Construction Chip Clips

Frisbees from Southside Diner and Valley ATV

Fredericktown Chevrolet cups

Magic Grip Jar Openers from A+ Autobrokers

Plus WNZR goodies: magnets, micro-fiber cloths, pens and program guides!

PLUS FREE bubbles and temporary tattoos for the kids!



Thanks to our On The Road with Big Blue partners for the Knox County Fair:
























WNZR also thanks the these broadcast partners for their
 support of the Knox County Fair:


Ann Laudeman Realtor for Real Living Home Team

Blubaugh Body and Frame

Brenda’s Hair Gallery

CES Credit Union

Chapel Hill Golf Course

Chez Laure Salon stylists - Lori Shipley, Jeanna Springer, Sara Dilbone, Kaylee Sieving, And Drezden Palms And Teeth Whitening With Yvonne Young*

Cody’s Drain Cleaning Plus

Country Court Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

Danville Family Dentistry and Knox County Dental

Danville Feed and Supply, Lumber and Hardware

Didinger & Son Crop Service

Brian Van Winkle with Edward Jones Investments

First Knox National Bank

Foster’s Healthmart Pharmacy

Fredericktown Veterinary Clinic

Good Impressions Printing and Promotional Products

G.R. Smith Hardware

Gate’s Truck and Auto Repair

Heartland Promotional Products, LLC

Holmes Tire LLC

Becky Payne – Howard Hanna RealCom

Independent Termite and Pest Control

Kahrl and Company Insurance

Knox Community Hospital

Knox County Community Health Center

Knox County Health Department

KSAAT, The Knox Substance Abuse Action Team

The Knox County Veterans Service Office

Lanning’s Foods

MAC Heating and Cooling

Mid – Ohio Suzuki Honda Yamaha Kawasaki

Miller’s Farm Market

Mohican Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

Mort’s Auto Care

Ohio Rental

The People’s Bank

Pizza Dock

Pond Tire Company

Ralston Art Memorial

Revere Roofing Company

The Office of Simona Moore CNP

Sojourners Counseling Services, LLC

The Spotlight Dance and Gymnastics Center

Starting Point

Tim’s Lawn Service


Whit’s Frozen Custard

Wilging, Roush, and Parsons CPAs

Yoder Autobody and Collision Repair

Zander Pest Control



On The Road with Big Blue — Prizes and Family Fun all year long!