The Shelby County Fair gets started


Chuck Craynon, left to right, helps, Boy Scout Troop 97 members Devan Wiford, 11, son of Rod and Dawn Wiford, and Gavin Musser, 10, son of Tim and Kim Musser, all of Sidney, raise the U.S. flag during the Shelby County Fair opening ceremony Sunday, July 26. Shelby County Commissioner Julie Ehemann spoke and the Houston band performed. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Chuck Craynon, left to right, helps, Boy Scout Troop 97 members Devan Wiford, 11, son of Rod and Dawn Wiford, and Gavin Musser, 10, son of Tim and Kim Musser, all of Sidney, raise the U.S. flag during the Shelby County Fair opening ceremony Sunday, July 26. Shelby County Commissioner Julie Ehemann spoke and the Houston band performed. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News


Wayne Maxwell, 14, of Sidney, son of Gene and Robin Maxwell, takes a twirl in the Hillbilly Hot Tub at the fair Sunday, July 26. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News


Driving a purple pick-up truck Joel Schmerge, of Botkins, out pulls another truck in the back-to-back truck pull at the grandstand Sunday, July 26. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News


A 1928 Model A Ford driven by Steve Jones with Jennifer Harless in the front passenger’s seat arrives at the Shelby County Fair car show Sunday, July 26. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News


Kristin Grimes, left, 17, of Anna, daughter of Scott and Melissa Grimes, talks with rabbit judge Allan Gerhart during judging at the fair Sunday, July 26. Grimes won best of breed other purebreds in the competition. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News


Corey Shrewsburg, of Sidney, competes in the Leonard Schaffner Invitational at the fair Sunday, July 26. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News


Sisters Emma Brunson, left, 8, and Sophia Brunson 3, both of Sidney, children of Mark and Kelli Brunson, try to win a fish by throwing ping pong balls into glass bowls at the fair Sunday, July 26. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News


Caregiver Jesse Stanfield, left, front, helps Special Olympian Diane Ceylor, both of Sidney, tie a balloon to Ceylor’s walker at the Shelby County Fair Sunday, July 26. The balloons were being handed out by members of Stokes Masonic Lodge 305. Behind them, left to right, are Masonic Lodge member Dan Taylor, of Anna, Special Olympian Karen Ernst, of Sidney, and Caregiver Joyce Dalton, of Sidney. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News


The Houston High School band performs during the Shelby County Fair opening ceremony Sunday, July 26. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News


Chuck Craynon, left to right, helps, Boy Scout Troop 97 members Devan Wiford, 11, son of Rod and Dawn Wiford, and Gavin Musser, 10, son of Tim and Kim Musser, all of Sidney, raise the U.S. flag during the Shelby County Fair opening ceremony Sunday, July 26. Shelby County Commissioner Julie Ehemann spoke and the Houston band performed. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Wayne Maxwell, 14, of Sidney, son of Gene and Robin Maxwell, takes a twirl in the Hillbilly Hot Tub at the fair Sunday, July 26. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Driving a purple pick-up truck Joel Schmerge, of Botkins, out pulls another truck in the back-to-back truck pull at the grandstand Sunday, July 26. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

A 1928 Model A Ford driven by Steve Jones with Jennifer Harless in the front passenger’s seat arrives at the Shelby County Fair car show Sunday, July 26. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Kristin Grimes, left, 17, of Anna, daughter of Scott and Melissa Grimes, talks with rabbit judge Allan Gerhart during judging at the fair Sunday, July 26. Grimes won best of breed other purebreds in the competition. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Corey Shrewsburg, of Sidney, competes in the Leonard Schaffner Invitational at the fair Sunday, July 26. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Sisters Emma Brunson, left, 8, and Sophia Brunson 3, both of Sidney, children of Mark and Kelli Brunson, try to win a fish by throwing ping pong balls into glass bowls at the fair Sunday, July 26. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Caregiver Jesse Stanfield, left, front, helps Special Olympian Diane Ceylor, both of Sidney, tie a balloon to Ceylor’s walker at the Shelby County Fair Sunday, July 26. The balloons were being handed out by members of Stokes Masonic Lodge 305. Behind them, left to right, are Masonic Lodge member Dan Taylor, of Anna, Special Olympian Karen Ernst, of Sidney, and Caregiver Joyce Dalton, of Sidney. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

The Houston High School band performs during the Shelby County Fair opening ceremony Sunday, July 26. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Chuck Craynon, left to right, helps, Boy Scout Troop 97 members Devan Wiford, 11, son of Rod and Dawn Wiford, and Gavin Musser, 10, son of Tim and Kim Musser, all of Sidney, raise the U.S. flag during the Shelby County Fair opening ceremony Sunday, July 26. Shelby County Commissioner Julie Ehemann spoke and the Houston band performed. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2015/07/web1_SDN_0237.jpgChuck Craynon, left to right, helps, Boy Scout Troop 97 members Devan Wiford, 11, son of Rod and Dawn Wiford, and Gavin Musser, 10, son of Tim and Kim Musser, all of Sidney, raise the U.S. flag during the Shelby County Fair opening ceremony Sunday, July 26. Shelby County Commissioner Julie Ehemann spoke and the Houston band performed. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Wayne Maxwell, 14, of Sidney, son of Gene and Robin Maxwell, takes a twirl in the Hillbilly Hot Tub at the fair Sunday, July 26. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2015/07/web1_IMG_5349.jpgWayne Maxwell, 14, of Sidney, son of Gene and Robin Maxwell, takes a twirl in the Hillbilly Hot Tub at the fair Sunday, July 26. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Driving a purple pick-up truck Joel Schmerge, of Botkins, out pulls another truck in the back-to-back truck pull at the grandstand Sunday, July 26. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2015/07/web1_IMG_5262.jpgDriving a purple pick-up truck Joel Schmerge, of Botkins, out pulls another truck in the back-to-back truck pull at the grandstand Sunday, July 26. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

A 1928 Model A Ford driven by Steve Jones with Jennifer Harless in the front passenger’s seat arrives at the Shelby County Fair car show Sunday, July 26. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2015/07/web1_IMG_5148.jpgA 1928 Model A Ford driven by Steve Jones with Jennifer Harless in the front passenger’s seat arrives at the Shelby County Fair car show Sunday, July 26. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Kristin Grimes, left, 17, of Anna, daughter of Scott and Melissa Grimes, talks with rabbit judge Allan Gerhart during judging at the fair Sunday, July 26. Grimes won best of breed other purebreds in the competition. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2015/07/web1_IMG_5470.jpgKristin Grimes, left, 17, of Anna, daughter of Scott and Melissa Grimes, talks with rabbit judge Allan Gerhart during judging at the fair Sunday, July 26. Grimes won best of breed other purebreds in the competition. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Corey Shrewsburg, of Sidney, competes in the Leonard Schaffner Invitational at the fair Sunday, July 26. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2015/07/web1_IMG_5506.jpgCorey Shrewsburg, of Sidney, competes in the Leonard Schaffner Invitational at the fair Sunday, July 26. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Sisters Emma Brunson, left, 8, and Sophia Brunson 3, both of Sidney, children of Mark and Kelli Brunson, try to win a fish by throwing ping pong balls into glass bowls at the fair Sunday, July 26. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2015/07/web1_IMG_5385.jpgSisters Emma Brunson, left, 8, and Sophia Brunson 3, both of Sidney, children of Mark and Kelli Brunson, try to win a fish by throwing ping pong balls into glass bowls at the fair Sunday, July 26. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Caregiver Jesse Stanfield, left, front, helps Special Olympian Diane Ceylor, both of Sidney, tie a balloon to Ceylor’s walker at the Shelby County Fair Sunday, July 26. The balloons were being handed out by members of Stokes Masonic Lodge 305. Behind them, left to right, are Masonic Lodge member Dan Taylor, of Anna, Special Olympian Karen Ernst, of Sidney, and Caregiver Joyce Dalton, of Sidney. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2015/07/web1_IMG_5205.jpgCaregiver Jesse Stanfield, left, front, helps Special Olympian Diane Ceylor, both of Sidney, tie a balloon to Ceylor’s walker at the Shelby County Fair Sunday, July 26. The balloons were being handed out by members of Stokes Masonic Lodge 305. Behind them, left to right, are Masonic Lodge member Dan Taylor, of Anna, Special Olympian Karen Ernst, of Sidney, and Caregiver Joyce Dalton, of Sidney. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

The Houston High School band performs during the Shelby County Fair opening ceremony Sunday, July 26. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2015/07/web1_SDN_0245.jpgThe Houston High School band performs during the Shelby County Fair opening ceremony Sunday, July 26. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News