Stories tagged with: Rodney Atkins

August 14, 2011 - 6:39pm
4 years 8 weeks ago

It was a rainy start for the Muskingum County Fair but all the more fitting for their unusual grand-opening.

The Muskingum County Fairgrounds were set to open with its 165th Annual Blue Ribbon Cutting earlier this evening when Fair Board President Darrel Cubbison decided it would be more fitting to honor Soil and Water Retiree Dick Sorg.

"We have a recipe it takes soil, it takes water, and then it takes one more ingredient -kids," said Cubbison. "So we're...

February 23, 2011 - 12:27pm
4 years 32 weeks ago

The countdown to the Muskingum County Fair is underway. It's just 172 days until fried food, 4H projects and rides.

Wednesday a big announcement came that country music star Rodney Atkins will be the featured entertainment. He's charted seven Top 20 singles with songs like, "Watching You," "It's America" and "Farmer's Daughter". For the fair board there was some pressure to top last year's group, Lady Antebellum.

"It's very difficult to do,...

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