March 6, 2015


VIDEO: Lorain County Fair fiddling contest


Winners Under 12 Olivia Wacker, West Salem Hannah Havener, Holmesville Ava Zietlow, Wellington Leah Bratton, Wellington Alex Pierce, Amherst 12-18 Sarah Roberts, Wooster Orion Zietlow, Wellington Lilly Romond, Wakeman Michaela Dyson, Elyria Steven Speck, LaGrange Claire Dyson, Elyria Golden Buckeyes Tim Krugman, Elyria Roger Reynard, Parma Heights Lionel Whitney, Wellington Ray Carathers, Apple Creek Bonnie Read More…

Fair has best year in nearly a decade

WELLINGTON — The weather cooperated perfectly, and the Lorain County Fair had its best year in nearly a decade. A total of 136,145 people attended over the course of the fair’s seven days, up nearly 5,000 from last year’s attendance of 131,675 and the highest since 2003. “The weather was perfect, and nothing major happened,” Read More…

VIDEO: Combine derby heavyweight division


VIDEO: Combine derby lightweight division


VIDEO: Lorain County Fair truck pull


Butch Born, Brad Fye win fair combine derby

Butch Born, certainly no stranger to the winner’s circle, was victorious yet again in the heavyweight division of this year’s Lorain County Fair combine derby. He and Rodney Jameyson battled to the end. “That is some darn good driving, Rodney,” Born said following the win. “What a heck of a feature.” In the lightweight division, Read More…

VIDEO: Lorain County Fair large animal sweepstakes


Lorain County Fair tractor pull results

20,000-pound super semis Joe Hoffa (Class Act, pull: 319.310 feet) Richard Bonner (Killer, 305.742) J.R. Collins (Buckeye Bulldog, 290.515) 8,000-pound open super stock tractors Jordan Lustik (Silver Bullet, pull: 308.833 feet) Josh Blackbourn (International Threat, 307.830) Bud Gettinger (Lessons Learned, 306.172 7,500-pound modified tractors Wayne Krider (Double Dose Plus One, pull: 321.723 feet) Ken Miller Read More…

VIDEO: Lorain County Fair tractor pull


Teen charged with stealing golf cart from fair

A teen was arrested and charged with theft late Wednesday for allegedly stealing a golf cart from the Lorain County Fairgrounds. Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Perkins saw several people running out of Gate 1 of the fairgrounds at about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to his report. A few seconds later, he saw several other people chasing Read More…