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  • Full pull

    Jeremy Lee goes for a full pull with his Dispensable Income tractor during Sunday evening’s OSTPA Tractor ...

    Jeremy Lee goes for a full pull with his Dispensable Income tractor during Sunday evening’s OSTPA Tractor and Truck Pull at the grandstand. Nearly 1,000 people attended the competition this year. ...

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  • Family repeat

    Shelby Hazelton (right) gets a hug from her older sister, Hope, after she was named the 2014 Showman of S ...

    Shelby Hazelton (right) gets a hug from her older sister, Hope, after she was named the 2014 Showman of Showmen Saturday evening at the show arena. Shelby’s success in the competition follows Hope bei ...

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  • Enjoying the fair

    Casey Clem, 5, seems to be having a good time leading his dairy feeder steer through the show arena durin ...

    Casey Clem, 5, seems to be having a good time leading his dairy feeder steer through the show arena during the Children’s Dairy Showmanship competition at the 2014 Hardin County Fair. Several young pe ...

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  • Four-hitch wagons

    Some of the four-hitch wagons come rolling into the grandstand for the annual draft horse show at the Har ...

    Some of the four-hitch wagons come rolling into the grandstand for the annual draft horse show at the Hardin County Fair. The big horses have become a traditional part of the fair and the Friday show ...

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  • Hangin’ on

    Alex Beach, 7, tries his skills at the mechanical bull at the Hardin County Fair. Alex held on for quite ...

    Alex Beach, 7, tries his skills at the mechanical bull at the Hardin County Fair. Alex held on for quite a ride, but in the end, the “bull” won and tossed the boy to the padding. Alex is the son of Br ...

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  • Carving Brutus

    Hardin County Fair visitors watch as Jason Emmons of Bear Hollow Wood Carvers works on a carving of Ohio ...

    Hardin County Fair visitors watch as Jason Emmons of Bear Hollow Wood Carvers works on a carving of Ohio State University mascot Brutus Buckeye on Thursday evening. ...

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  • Two in tu-tus

    Austin Decker and his chicken entered the “Best Dressed Chicken” contest as a pair of ballerinas during t ...

    Austin Decker and his chicken entered the “Best Dressed Chicken” contest as a pair of ballerinas during the poultry show Thursday at the Hardin County Fair. The dress-up and rooster crowing contests a ...

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  • Corn family

    The children of Craig and Erika Eibling won top honors in the corn competition at the 2014 Hardin County ...

    The children of Craig and Erika Eibling won top honors in the corn competition at the 2014 Hardin County Fair. Treysen, 4, earned first place, while his sisters, Makenna, 8, and Alexa, six months, won ...

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  • Wrestling a gator

    David Castillo holds open the jaws of a large alligator at the Kachunga show at the Hardin County Fair. C ...

    David Castillo holds open the jaws of a large alligator at the Kachunga show at the Hardin County Fair. Castillo demonstrates his skills with alligators of various size at the daily performance, which ...

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  • Enjoying the ride

    Lyric Tanner, 2, is ready for the octopus ride to begin at the 2014 Hardin County Fair. Lyric is the daug ...

    Lyric Tanner, 2, is ready for the octopus ride to begin at the 2014 Hardin County Fair. Lyric is the daughter of Jared and Heather Tanner of Mount Victory. ...

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