Botkins Carousel


Hayden Postle, 2, of Wapakoneta, gets ready for a ride on the carousel with her mom, Kasondra Postle, at Botkins Carousel, Friday, June 9. Hayden is also the daughter of Chris Postle.


Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

Steve Hemmert, left, and Tim Dietz deep-fry sugar waffles for the St. Petersburg Parishes’ fundraiser for Respect Life at Botkins Carousel, Friday, June 9.


Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

Botkins Carousel queen contestant Cassie McGowan gets in one last practice for her talent performance at Botkins Carousel, Friday, June 9.


Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

Botkins Carousel queen contestant escort Ryan Brown shows off his runway skills as part of the escorts’ entertainment, Friday, June 9 during the Botkins Carousel Queen Pageant at Botkins Carousel.


Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

Lillian Koenig, daughter of Aaron and Heide Koenig, was crowned Botkins Carousel queen, Saturday, June 9.


Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

Tricky Dick and the Cover-ups Band play for a large crowd Saturday night at the Botkins Carousel.


Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

Casey Dietz dishes out food for the breakfast by the Botkins Village Council and mayor, Saturday, June 10, at the Botkins Carousel.


Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

Jonathon Yenser, of Botkins, does his best to stay alive in the Botkins Carousel Dodgeball Tournament, Saturday, June 10.


Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

Botkins Mayor Steve Woodruff, left, and Village Council President Nick Greve cook breakfast, Saturday, June 10, at the Botkins Carousel.


Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

The Botkins Jr. High Band exits the main tent as they lead the Kid’s Parade, Saturday, June 10, during Botkins Carousel.


Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

Aspen Brown, 6 of Botkins, daughter of Sara and Craig Brown, takes aim at her opponents during the dodgeball tournament, Saturday, June 10, at the Botkins Carousel.


Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

Emmett Aufdarhaar 6, of Botkins, son of Joy and Brad Aufderhaar, wins the 5-to-6 age group in the National Kiddie Tractor Pullers and gets the chance to compete in the championships. The pull was at the Botkins Carousel, Saturday, June 10.


Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

Runners take off at the start of the Hometown Proud 5K, Saturday morning, June 10, at Botkins Carousel.


Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

Miss Carousel 2017 Lillian Koenig, top, takes some time to meet the participants in the Kid’s Parade at Botkins Carousel, Saturday, June 10. Ariah Egbert, 2, far right, wanted to meet the princess and see her crown. Ariah was with her sister, Korah, 11 months. Ariah and Korah are the children of Ashley and Kyle Egbert, of Botkins.


Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

Tricky Dick and the Cover-ups play for a large crowd Saturday, June 10, night at the Botkins Carousel.


Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

The Botkins High School band marches in the Botkins Carousel Parade Sunday, June 11.


Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

Hayden Postle, 2, of Wapakoneta, gets ready for a ride on the carousel with her mom, Kasondra Postle, at Botkins Carousel, Friday, June 9. Hayden is also the daughter of Chris Postle.

Steve Hemmert, left, and Tim Dietz deep-fry sugar waffles for the St. Petersburg Parishes’ fundraiser for Respect Life at Botkins Carousel, Friday, June 9.

Botkins Carousel queen contestant Cassie McGowan gets in one last practice for her talent performance at Botkins Carousel, Friday, June 9.

Botkins Carousel queen contestant escort Ryan Brown shows off his runway skills as part of the escorts’ entertainment, Friday, June 9 during the Botkins Carousel Queen Pageant at Botkins Carousel.

Lillian Koenig, daughter of Aaron and Heide Koenig, was crowned Botkins Carousel queen, Saturday, June 9.

Tricky Dick and the Cover-ups Band play for a large crowd Saturday night at the Botkins Carousel.

Casey Dietz dishes out food for the breakfast by the Botkins Village Council and mayor, Saturday, June 10, at the Botkins Carousel.

Jonathon Yenser, of Botkins, does his best to stay alive in the Botkins Carousel Dodgeball Tournament, Saturday, June 10.

Botkins Mayor Steve Woodruff, left, and Village Council President Nick Greve cook breakfast, Saturday, June 10, at the Botkins Carousel.

The Botkins Jr. High Band exits the main tent as they lead the Kid’s Parade, Saturday, June 10, during Botkins Carousel.

Aspen Brown, 6 of Botkins, daughter of Sara and Craig Brown, takes aim at her opponents during the dodgeball tournament, Saturday, June 10, at the Botkins Carousel.

Emmett Aufdarhaar 6, of Botkins, son of Joy and Brad Aufderhaar, wins the 5-to-6 age group in the National Kiddie Tractor Pullers and gets the chance to compete in the championships. The pull was at the Botkins Carousel, Saturday, June 10.

Runners take off at the start of the Hometown Proud 5K, Saturday morning, June 10, at Botkins Carousel.

Miss Carousel 2017 Lillian Koenig, top, takes some time to meet the participants in the Kid’s Parade at Botkins Carousel, Saturday, June 10. Ariah Egbert, 2, far right, wanted to meet the princess and see her crown. Ariah was with her sister, Korah, 11 months. Ariah and Korah are the children of Ashley and Kyle Egbert, of Botkins.

Tricky Dick and the Cover-ups play for a large crowd Saturday, June 10, night at the Botkins Carousel.

The Botkins High School band marches in the Botkins Carousel Parade Sunday, June 11.

Hayden Postle, 2, of Wapakoneta, gets ready for a ride on the carousel with her mom, Kasondra Postle, at Botkins Carousel, Friday, June 9. Hayden is also the daughter of Chris Postle.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/06/web1_SDN061217Carousel5-2.jpgHayden Postle, 2, of Wapakoneta, gets ready for a ride on the carousel with her mom, Kasondra Postle, at Botkins Carousel, Friday, June 9. Hayden is also the daughter of Chris Postle. Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

Steve Hemmert, left, and Tim Dietz deep-fry sugar waffles for the St. Petersburg Parishes’ fundraiser for Respect Life at Botkins Carousel, Friday, June 9.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/06/web1_SDN061217Carousel4-2.jpgSteve Hemmert, left, and Tim Dietz deep-fry sugar waffles for the St. Petersburg Parishes’ fundraiser for Respect Life at Botkins Carousel, Friday, June 9. Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

Botkins Carousel queen contestant Cassie McGowan gets in one last practice for her talent performance at Botkins Carousel, Friday, June 9.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/06/web1_SDN061217Carousel3-2.jpgBotkins Carousel queen contestant Cassie McGowan gets in one last practice for her talent performance at Botkins Carousel, Friday, June 9. Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

Botkins Carousel queen contestant escort Ryan Brown shows off his runway skills as part of the escorts’ entertainment, Friday, June 9 during the Botkins Carousel Queen Pageant at Botkins Carousel.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/06/web1_SDN061217Carousel2-2.jpgBotkins Carousel queen contestant escort Ryan Brown shows off his runway skills as part of the escorts’ entertainment, Friday, June 9 during the Botkins Carousel Queen Pageant at Botkins Carousel. Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

Lillian Koenig, daughter of Aaron and Heide Koenig, was crowned Botkins Carousel queen, Saturday, June 9.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/06/web1_SDN061217Carousel1-2.jpgLillian Koenig, daughter of Aaron and Heide Koenig, was crowned Botkins Carousel queen, Saturday, June 9. Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

Tricky Dick and the Cover-ups Band play for a large crowd Saturday night at the Botkins Carousel.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/06/web1_SDN061217Carousel15-2.jpgTricky Dick and the Cover-ups Band play for a large crowd Saturday night at the Botkins Carousel. Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

Casey Dietz dishes out food for the breakfast by the Botkins Village Council and mayor, Saturday, June 10, at the Botkins Carousel.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/06/web1_SDN061217Carousel14-2.jpgCasey Dietz dishes out food for the breakfast by the Botkins Village Council and mayor, Saturday, June 10, at the Botkins Carousel. Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

Jonathon Yenser, of Botkins, does his best to stay alive in the Botkins Carousel Dodgeball Tournament, Saturday, June 10.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/06/web1_SDN061217Carousel12-2.jpgJonathon Yenser, of Botkins, does his best to stay alive in the Botkins Carousel Dodgeball Tournament, Saturday, June 10. Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

Botkins Mayor Steve Woodruff, left, and Village Council President Nick Greve cook breakfast, Saturday, June 10, at the Botkins Carousel.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/06/web1_SDN061217Carousel13-2.jpgBotkins Mayor Steve Woodruff, left, and Village Council President Nick Greve cook breakfast, Saturday, June 10, at the Botkins Carousel. Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

The Botkins Jr. High Band exits the main tent as they lead the Kid’s Parade, Saturday, June 10, during Botkins Carousel.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/06/web1_SDN061217Carousel10-2.jpgThe Botkins Jr. High Band exits the main tent as they lead the Kid’s Parade, Saturday, June 10, during Botkins Carousel. Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

Aspen Brown, 6 of Botkins, daughter of Sara and Craig Brown, takes aim at her opponents during the dodgeball tournament, Saturday, June 10, at the Botkins Carousel.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/06/web1_SDN061217Carousel9-2.jpgAspen Brown, 6 of Botkins, daughter of Sara and Craig Brown, takes aim at her opponents during the dodgeball tournament, Saturday, June 10, at the Botkins Carousel. Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

Emmett Aufdarhaar 6, of Botkins, son of Joy and Brad Aufderhaar, wins the 5-to-6 age group in the National Kiddie Tractor Pullers and gets the chance to compete in the championships. The pull was at the Botkins Carousel, Saturday, June 10.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/06/web1_SDN061217Carousel8-2.jpgEmmett Aufdarhaar 6, of Botkins, son of Joy and Brad Aufderhaar, wins the 5-to-6 age group in the National Kiddie Tractor Pullers and gets the chance to compete in the championships. The pull was at the Botkins Carousel, Saturday, June 10. Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

Runners take off at the start of the Hometown Proud 5K, Saturday morning, June 10, at Botkins Carousel.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/06/web1_SDN061217Carousel11-2.jpgRunners take off at the start of the Hometown Proud 5K, Saturday morning, June 10, at Botkins Carousel. Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

Miss Carousel 2017 Lillian Koenig, top, takes some time to meet the participants in the Kid’s Parade at Botkins Carousel, Saturday, June 10. Ariah Egbert, 2, far right, wanted to meet the princess and see her crown. Ariah was with her sister, Korah, 11 months. Ariah and Korah are the children of Ashley and Kyle Egbert, of Botkins.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/06/web1_SDN061217Carousel7-2.jpgMiss Carousel 2017 Lillian Koenig, top, takes some time to meet the participants in the Kid’s Parade at Botkins Carousel, Saturday, June 10. Ariah Egbert, 2, far right, wanted to meet the princess and see her crown. Ariah was with her sister, Korah, 11 months. Ariah and Korah are the children of Ashley and Kyle Egbert, of Botkins. Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

Tricky Dick and the Cover-ups play for a large crowd Saturday, June 10, night at the Botkins Carousel.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/06/web1_SDN061217Carousel6-2.jpgTricky Dick and the Cover-ups play for a large crowd Saturday, June 10, night at the Botkins Carousel. Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

The Botkins High School band marches in the Botkins Carousel Parade Sunday, June 11.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/06/web1_SDN061217Carousel16.jpgThe Botkins High School band marches in the Botkins Carousel Parade Sunday, June 11. Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News