Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Fair Grounds

April 14, 2016 - 1:02pm
2 weeks 1 day ago

The Muskingum County Commissioners opened bids for a fair grounds renovation project Thursday.

The fair grounds bathroom facility renovation is estimated to cost $170,000 to complete. Community Development Director Shelia Samson said it's time to update the restrooms for all using the grounds throughout the year.


"The current condition of that restroom is in dire need of renovations," said Samson. "The community uses that facility throughout the year not just...

February 25, 2016 - 6:20pm
9 weeks 16 hours ago

 One local camping organization is skipping the use of Muskingum County Fairgrounds this year.

The Muskingum County Commissioners met with the Ohio Good Samaritan Camp Club who announced they will not return for their rally for the next three years at the fairgrounds.

"There was some miscommunication or indifference's in the verbal contract that we had achieve with some member of the fair board pertaining to the cost we were supposed to pay for the rental of the...

November 14, 2015 - 6:48pm
23 weeks 6 days ago

Many came out to walk in hopes to better the conditions of the Veterans building at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds.

The Fairgrounds hosted their very first 5K Walk. Adults were $15 children walkers between ages 13-17 were $5 and kids 12 years old and younger were free. We spoke to Muskingum County Fair board member Dan Thornton and he tells us why they decided to have a 5K Walk.

"Well, the reason why we did the 5K Walk is so more people would get out and just walk and they...

June 26, 2015 - 5:01pm
44 weeks 9 hours ago

A group of Clover buds got up close and personal with public safety officials today.

The Cover bud 4-H day camp was hosted at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds. Kids that completed Kindergarten through the second grade this year learned all about what it's like to work in the local police, fire, and EMT departments.

"Perhaps this is a future career opportunity for these kids," said 4-H Extension Educator Michelle Fehr. "It's a great idea for the kids to see how they...

March 19, 2015 - 11:22am
1 year 6 weeks ago

On March 5th Muskingum County Dog Warden, Bryan Catlin, and representatives from the animal shelter met with the Muskingum County Commissioners after multiple dogs at the pound contracted Distemper.

Thursday, County Commissioner Jerry Lavy gave update on the situation. Lavy said starting Monday, March 16, the dogs housed at the pound were moved to the Muskingum County Fairground to begin a 30 day quarantine.

Lavy then elaborated on the solution, "Out of that group if none of...

September 7, 2013 - 6:07pm
2 years 33 weeks ago

Local community members got a chance to experience a day in the life of a farmer on Saturday.

The 19th annual Farm City day took place at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds. This year, the committee put in extra time planning the event to ensure the best outcome.

"We start meeting usually in April and a lot goes into figuring out who were going to invite, what exhibitors we are going to have, and this year with the horses it was a little bit more detailed because we wanted to...

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