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Fairgrounds Caretaker Announces Retirement

Hardin County Fair Grounds Superintendent and Fairgrounds Caretaker Pete Fout is announcing his retirement after 6 years of service to the community. “We are so thankful for Pete’s service to our fairgrounds during his time here. He has a wealth…

Rickenbacher Retires

After a 36 year legacy, Nancy Rickebacher has retired from her post of leading the Hardin County Junior Fair Board. “It’s time,” said Rickenbacher at the fair board meeting on Wednesday. Her husband Paul was elected to the board in…

Sheriff’s Office Announces Fair Programming

The Hardin County Sheriff’s Office has announced it’s programming and demonstrations for the 2019 Hardin County Fair. Their fair booth is sponsored and staffed by the Hardin County Sheriff’s Volunteers in Police Service (V.I.P.S.)!  The Sheriff, Chief Deputy Burns and…

Meet the 2019 fair King and Queen candidates

By Tim ThomasEditor, Kenton Times Hardin County will crown its 2019 Fair King and Queen in front of the grandstand beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3. This year’s candidates are: Ada ­ Jessica Breidenbach and Holden Purdy; Hardin Northern…

Amendments to fair book in Arts & Crafts Open Show

The Hardin County Agricultural Society’s Arts & Crafts department is issuing a correction to what was originally printed in the Hardin County Fair Premium Book. In Division 5010 Class 26 – College Themed craft, must have name of college on…

Outdoor Vendor Space Available

The Rides and Concessions Committee of the Hardin County Fair is offering grounds space to vendors wanting to engage with the Hardin County Community while supporting positive youth development at the fair. Outdoor grounds space is ideal for large or…

July Meeting Postponed

The July meeting of the Hardin County Fair board of directors which was originally scheduled for Wednesday, July 3rd has been postponed due to an anticipated lack of quorum. That lack of quorum is due to the majority of the…

Board holds June meeting

The Hardin County Agricultural Society met Wednesday, June 5, 2019, for their June board meeting.  Seventeen directors and ten guests were present. Brad Murphy, Board Vice President, called the meeting to order. Alesia Martin and Bob & Kelly Carder expressed…

Junior Fair Entries Open

The Hardin County Fair is now accepting junior fair entries for the 2019 Hardin County Fair. Members of Hardin County 4-H clubs, FFA chapters, family & consumer sciences courses, high school art courses, Boy Scouts, or Girl Scouts, Farm Bureau Youth,…

Knit Winter Accessories, Support Safe Haven

In a new outreach program offered by the Hardin County Fair’s Arts & Crafts Department, exhibitors will be able to knit or crochet a hat, scarf, or pair of gloves to be donated to Safe Haven of Hardin County. Cultural…