The Allen County Fair kicks off on Friday and runs through Saturday, August 24th.
More than 200,000 people will enjoy all the great food and entertainment the fair has to offer.
Country singer Kane Brown headlines the fair’s entertainment schedule and will perform on Saturday night.
A few of the special days at the fair; Monday, August 19th is Youth Day, and the Allen County Conservation Club will be offering a free fishing derby for kids through the age of 15 years old on Monday morning, August 19th, at the Pond in Roschman Park.
Thursday, August 22nd is Senior Citizen’s Day, and seniors 60 and over will be admitted free until 6 p.m.
Friday, August 23rd is Veteran’s Day and Veterans will get in free and be honored with a special Veteran’s program at noon.
The Allen County Fairgrounds is located on Harding Highway (State Route 309) in Lima, just minutes from Interstate 75.
[WFIN] – Parents and students made their way to the University of Findlay for move-in day on Thursday. Sherri and Joel Edelbrock said it was their first time helping their daughter move in…
Parents and family get to be involved in the orientation process until the Arch Ceremony on Friday. Students will take part in orientation and service projects throughout the rest of the weekend before classes start.
[WFIN] – An accident on I-75 involving an ice cream van closed the interstate and created a lengthy backup Wednesday.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol Findlay Post reports that the accident happened around 5:15 p.m. just south of Findlay.
60-year-old Juliet Walker was driving the van in the right southbound lane when she changed lanes without signaling and struck 31-year-old Kevin Cieplowski.
Walker spun out into the median and overturned several times. She came to a halt on her left side in the northbound lanes. Cieplowski and a volunteer firefighter removed Walker from the vehicle and she was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Troopers cited Walker for failure to show due regard when changing lanes.
[WFIN] – A Findlay woman was sentenced this morning for biting off part of another woman’s ear.
The Courier reports that 24-year-old Danielle Basinger pleaded no contest last may to aggravated assault. She will spend 45 days in jail and will have to pay restitution for the cost of two reconstructive surgeries.