The Knox County Fair
On The Road with Big Blue – Knox County Fair Edition!
There were 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.
Congratulations to our 4 Adult (18 and older) Prize Basket Winners!
Hog #1 – Sarah Row of Mount Vernon won a 222 pound hog from Meredith Overholt from Fredericktown. The purchase price was $3.75 a pound giving a total price of $832.50. Meredith is a part of Country Critters 4-H Club. WNZR purchased this hog with Kokosing Inc.
Hog #2 – Theresa Cobb of Mount Vernon won a 236 pound hog from Natalie Caudill from Centerburg. The purchase price was $3.00 a pound giving a total price of $708. Natalie belongs to the Centerburg FFA. WNZR purchased this hog with A+ Autobrokers.
Hog #3 – Grace Pozderac of Mount Vernon won a 262 pound hog from Jeremiah McKinley from Fredericktown. The purchase price was $3.00 a pound giving a total price of $786. 4-H Club is Green Valley Giants. (WNZR purchased this hog with Kokosing Inc.)
Hog #4 – Rebecca Comerford of of Fredericktown won a 223 pound hog from Riley Farrell from Newark. The purchase price was $3.00 a pound giving a total price of $669. Riley is a member of the Lighthouse 4H Club. (WNZR purchased this hog with A+ Autobrokers.)
WNZR partnered with the Mount Vernon Nazarene University Admissions Office, Kokosing Construction Company and A+ (plus) Autobrokers to purchase the 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 received 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)!
We gave away a Kid’s ultimate summer fun prize basket EVERY day of the fair! Each winner received 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.
Congratulations to our 7 Knox County Fair Kid's Prize Basket winners:
Sunday 7/23 – Luke Cobb of Mount Vernon
Monday 7/24 – Alice Ruckman of Mount Vernon
Tuesday 7/25 – Michael Carpenter of Bellville
Wednesday 7/26 – Reese Hubbard of Mount Vernon
Thursday 7/27 – Cami Stewart of Mount Vernon
Friday 7/28 – Kerry Kennedy of Mount Vernon
Saturday 7/29 – Ilene Quinn of Mount Vernon
Ages 11 - 17 courtesy of WNZR and the Office of Admissions at MVNU. The basket was valued at $100 and included:
• An MVNU Cougar drawstring backpack that is stuffed full of goodies!
• 3 T-Shirts
• 4 frisbees
• 3 keychains
• beach ball
• 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.
Congratulations to our Student Prize Basket winner: Triana Fry of Bellville!
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:
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
Didinger & Son Crop Service
Gate’s Truck and Auto Repair
Knox County Community Health Center
Mort’s Auto Care
Tim’s Lawn Service
On The Road with Big Blue — Prizes and Family Fun all year long!