The Knox County Fair
On The Road with Big Blue – Knox County Fair Edition! The Big Blue Crew is getting ready for the Knox County Fair! The Knox County Fair is going on 7/22 – 7/28!
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.
Almost 1,000 Knox County youth are participating in shows and exhibits at the Knox County Fair. This year, there are 1,800 projects at the Fair, 715 kids are showing over 1,300 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!
WNZR partnered with the Mount Vernon Nazarene University Admissions Office, Kokosing Incorporated and A+ Autobrokers to purchase 4 Hogs at the 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!
LJ Harry of Mount Vernon won a 259 pound hog from Aaron McNeil of Fredericktown. The purchase price was $4.00 a pound giving a total price of $1036. Aaron’s 4-H Club is Green Valley Giants. (WNZR purchased this hog with Kokosing Inc.)
Jason Burris won a 245 pound hog from Ethan Wilson from Howard. The purchase price was $4.25 a pound giving a total price of $1,041.25. Ethan belongs to the East Knox FFA. (WNZR purchased this hog with A+ Autobrokers)
Kelvin Starmer won a 226 pound hog from Dreanna Perry from Centerburg. The purchase price was $4.00 a pound giving a total price of $904. Dreanna’s 4-H Club is Smokin’ Spurs. (WNZR purchased this hog with Kokosing Inc.)
Paula Daugherty of Mount Vernon won a 250 pound hog from Cole Starr of Howard. The purchase price was $3.50 a pound giving a total price of $875 Cole is a member of the East Knox FFA. (WNZR purchased this hog with A+ Autobrokers.)
The total amount of our hog purchase: $3,856.25
Each adult prize is valued at approximately $1300 (includes sale price, processing, gift card and the 2018 On The Road with Big Blue T-shirt)!
Thanks to our prize partners for On The Road with Big Blue - Knox County Fair edition- A+ Auto Brokers, Kokosing Construction, MVNU Admissions, Cosby Heating and Cooling and Smithhisler Meats.
KIDS BASKET WINNERS
Kids 10 and under won a summer sand bucket packed full of goodies including:
* light-up bouncy ball
Each basket winner also won a Children’s Bible, the VeggieTales DVD “The League of Incredible Vegetables – a lesson in handling fear”, the 2018 On The Road with Big Blue t-shirt and lots of WNZR goodies.
Our kid’s basket winners were:
Sunday: Ransom Ward of Mount Vernon
Monday: Ian Peden of Mount Vernon
Tuesday: Liam Moreland of Danville
Wednesday: Lucas Foley of Howard
Thursday: Seven Kennedy of Fredericktown
Friday: Radley Weikel of Gambier
Saturday: Trygg Waugh of Howard
TEEN BACKPACK WINNER:
We also gave away a student prize backpack for ages 11 - 17 courtesy of WNZR and the Office of Admissions at MVNU.
* An MVNU Cougar drawstring backpack
* 3 T-Shirts
* 4 Frisbees
* MVNU adhesive cell phone wallet
* beach ball
* water bottle
* MVNU sunglasses
* WNZR sunglasses
* a light-up bouncy ball
* WNZR drawstring backpack
* WNZR guitar flyswatter
* NIV Student Bible
* “Woodlawn” DVD and “The Playbook” (This is a devotional book by Dr. Tony Evans and his son Jonathan Evans. “The Playbook" features 15 keys proven to unlock victories in daily life. Students will learn the importance of integrity, responsibility, self-control, resilience, and more.)
* ONE ticket to Sonfest 2018 at MVNU.
Plus lots of WNZR goodies.
Our winner was Julianna Perry of Mount Vernon!
Thanks to our On The Road with Big Blue partners for the Knox County Fair.
A+ Autobrokers, Kokosing Incorporated, MVNU Admissions, Cosby Heating and Cooling and Smithhisler Meats.
On The Road with Big Blue - Prizes and Family Fun all year long!
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:
Didinger & Son Crop Service
Tim’s Lawn Service
Yoder Autobody and Collision Repair