In an attempt to lure more renters to the Rock County 4-H Fairgrounds, the Rock County Board in April will consider amending a well-established ordinance to allow alcohol to be sold on the fairgrounds. The Rock County Fair Association says it currently has “no intentions” of selling alcohol at the fair, no matter how the amendment process plays out.
Gazette reporter Jonah Beleckis went to the Rock County 4-H Fair this week to ask what's best about the fair? Some said the food. Others said the slides. Only one cried.
Rock County 4-H Fair officials said the fair’s midway is safe despite closing the Fire Ball, a ride that was involved in a deadly accident Wednesday at the Ohio State Fair.
The best of pickles, jams, jellies, vegetables and even canned meat are on display at the Rock County 4-H Fair.
The wee hours of the morning might find many local folks still in bed. But the Rock County 4-H Fairgrounds bustles with activity, even if the humans there aren't fully awake.
The main stage entertainment at this year's fair will feature Jo Diffie, Jo Dee Messina, Craig Campbell and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.