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Children enjoyed peewee showmanship contests and rides on the midway Thursday at the Hardin County Fair.

Chicken dressing

Chicken dressing

Justin England and Isabella East explain their inspiration for their “best dressed chicken” entries in this year’s poultry show to judge Larry Lokai Thursday at the Hardin County Fair. England threw his entry into an Angry Bird costume, while East opted for the ballerina look for her bird.

Dish Day winners

Dish Day winners

The dairy dish day competition focused on non-meat dishes this year. The winners included: Roberta Whitmer (right) with an enchalada casserole; Amanda Noasceno’s Mexican casserole and the gluten-free cheesy veggie dish of April Richards.

Bacon dishes

Bacon dishes

Bacon was the theme of Wednesday’s Dish Day at the Hardin County Fair. Gloria Dulin captured first-place honors with a microwave German potato salad. Second place went to Roberta Whitmer, who entered a black bean and bacon dip. The judges named April Richards the winner of third place with her “Cheesy Bacon Bombs” and Jennifer Hattery took home fourth place with a dish called “Pig Candied Popcorn.” There were 11 dishes competing in Wednesday’s dish day.

Enjoying the ride

Enjoying the ride

Mason Woodruff, 4, is all smiles as he rides through the midway on a shark. Mason is the son of Chrystal Ledley and is a preschooler at Ridgemont.

Little showmen

Little showmen

The youngest rabbit showmen wait for their turn at with the judge during the annual children’s rabbit showmanship contest. Participants are too young to be members of a 4-H club and prepared for the day they could compete with the big kids.

Chicken dressingDish Day winnersBacon dishesEnjoying the rideLittle showmen

Times photos by Dan Robinson

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