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CNO Coverage... 800 images and stories

The 2011 Great Darke County Fair Roundup...

County News Online would like to thank the eight volunteers who made coverage of the 2011 Great Darke County Fair a complete success. Among them, they produced over 750 images and 42 stories documenting the people and events that make Darke County’s Fair the best county fair in the country.

CNO thanks goes to Senior Scribes Lyn Bliss, Elaine Bailey, Bob Robinson and Al Bliss; CNO Sports Editor George Starks; and Teen Scribes Naisha Thobe, Jessica Transue and Dylan Hoover.

In this archive you will find exclusive stories and photos, as well as the names and accomplishments of many of the people – young and old – who make the fair what it is.

County News Online has pulled the stories posted in Community and Sports over the past two months for easy reference. We have also given you just a few of the top photos of various events… photo choices have been pulled from the stories and photo sets that got the most page views, as well as a few from the 'Editor's Favorites.'

Stories are in chronological order…

155th Annual Great Darke County Fair Opens... click here
Harness Racing... Austen and Harless team up for a winner... click here
Day Two kicks off with food, games and happy smiles... click here
21st Annual Great Darke County Fair Cheerleading Competition... click here

County, state officials flip steaks for agriculture... click here
Fast action in Saturday harness racing... click here
Casinos could help save harness racing... click here
Not Friday the 13th... click here

Sights, People and Events are ongoing Highlights... click here
Two day pulling event in the fair’s future... click here
So what’s a Whoopie Pie?... click here
Every Kid a Winner in Freaky Veggie Contest... click here

Marker named Little Mister King; Norris is Little Miss Queen... click here
Faces, Faces and More Faces… then there’s Body Language... click here
Canine Royalty Named... click here
The Dog Show… A Fun Event!... click here

Faces, things and such... courtesy of the Great Darke County Fair... click here
Band Extravaganza... They ‘Blew’ Us Away... click here
Why I Love the Fair... click here
Veteran’s Day... click here

Sunday at the 2011 Darke County Fair... click here
Partial Futurities head Wednesday night racing action... click here
Harness race finale brings excitement... click here
Three generations of Domestic Arts exhibitors set records... click here

Square Dancing is Alive and Well at the Fair... click here
Ultimate summer vacation essay... click here
Darke County Youth Fair Results... click here
Feet at the Fair... click here

Kiddie Tractor Pull awards 72 trophies… all were winners... click here
A College Student “Bucket List”... click here
2011 Youth Livestock Sales total nearly $350 thousand... click here
A Little of This, a Little of That... click here

Returning Performers Entertain 2011 Darke County Fair Goers... click here
Narrative, Descriptions & Pictures... click here
Nearly 500 Domestic Arts Winners Named... click here
Parsons and Kreusch top winners in Make-Up Review... click here

The Friday Sampler - A Patchwork of Creative Ideas... click here
The UNSPEAKABLE Mime... click here
Rage “teaches” fire safety to children... click here
Bits & Pieces... click here

Ag Equipment, parents part of Darke County Fair History... click here
The Last Day... click here


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