Great weekend for 40th Corn Festival


Clinton Memorial Hospital’s team won first place at the Corn Festival Corn Olympics on Saturday. Making the Cut’s “Super Hairos” team took second, and Laurel Oaks took third.


John Hamilton | News Journal

Teams competing in the Corn Olympics crawled through hay tunnels, run through tires and hula hooped during the obstacle course.


John Hamilton | News Journal

Teams competing in the Corn Olympics crawled through hay tunnels, run through tires and hula hooped during the obstacle course.


John Hamilton | News Journal

Teams competing in the Corn Olympics crawled through hay tunnels, run through tires and hula hooped during the obstacle course.


John Hamilton | News Journal

Teams competing in the Corn Olympics crawled through hay tunnels, run through tires and hula hooped during the obstacle course.


John Hamilton | News Journal

A youngster and his family get up close and personal with a Wilmington police officer prior to Saturday’s parade.


Tom Barr | News Journal

The Clinton County Squares danced (and walked) in the streets during the parade.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Everyone did their best to get a good view of the parade.


Tom Barr | News Journal

The Clinton-Massie Marching Band.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Some of the parade floats were “cornier” than others.


Tom Barr | News Journal

The East Clinton High School Marching Band.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Girl Scouts participated in the parade.


Tom Barr | News Journal

The Stansbery float was small but enthusiastic.


Tom Barr | News Journal

The Wilmington High School Pride of Wilmington marches in the parade.


Tom Barr | News Journal

The entertaining tractor square dance was brought back to the Corn Festival after a long absence.


Tom Barr | News Journal

One family takes a well-deserved break Saturday afternoon at the Corn festival.


Tom Barr | News Journal

The festival including beekeeping demonstrations and fresh local honey.


Tom Barr | News Journal

It was a beautiful weekend for families at the Corn Festival.


Tom Barr | News Journal

The festival-goers included a young Tennessee Vols fan.


Tom Barr | News Journal

The Corn Festival is fun for both young and … younger.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Helping drive the train around the festival is serious business.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Boy Scouts manned the roasted corn booth at the festival.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Wilmington’s flag corps was part of the Saturday parade.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Veterans lead the Corn Festival parade Saturday morning.


Tom Barr | News Journal

The Blanchester Marching Wildcats in Saturday’s parade.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Clinton Memorial Hospital’s team won first place at the Corn Festival Corn Olympics on Saturday. Making the Cut’s “Super Hairos” team took second, and Laurel Oaks took third.

Teams competing in the Corn Olympics crawled through hay tunnels, run through tires and hula hooped during the obstacle course.

Teams competing in the Corn Olympics crawled through hay tunnels, run through tires and hula hooped during the obstacle course.

Teams competing in the Corn Olympics crawled through hay tunnels, run through tires and hula hooped during the obstacle course.

Teams competing in the Corn Olympics crawled through hay tunnels, run through tires and hula hooped during the obstacle course.

A youngster and his family get up close and personal with a Wilmington police officer prior to Saturday’s parade.

The Clinton County Squares danced (and walked) in the streets during the parade.

Everyone did their best to get a good view of the parade.

The Clinton-Massie Marching Band.

Some of the parade floats were “cornier” than others.

The East Clinton High School Marching Band.

Girl Scouts participated in the parade.

The Stansbery float was small but enthusiastic.

The Wilmington High School Pride of Wilmington marches in the parade.

The entertaining tractor square dance was brought back to the Corn Festival after a long absence.

One family takes a well-deserved break Saturday afternoon at the Corn festival.

The festival including beekeeping demonstrations and fresh local honey.

It was a beautiful weekend for families at the Corn Festival.

The festival-goers included a young Tennessee Vols fan.

The Corn Festival is fun for both young and … younger.

Helping drive the train around the festival is serious business.

Boy Scouts manned the roasted corn booth at the festival.

Wilmington’s flag corps was part of the Saturday parade.

Veterans lead the Corn Festival parade Saturday morning.

The Blanchester Marching Wildcats in Saturday’s parade.

Clinton Memorial Hospital’s team won first place at the Corn Festival Corn Olympics on Saturday. Making the Cut’s “Super Hairos” team took second, and Laurel Oaks took third.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/09/web1_DSC_0065-1.jpgClinton Memorial Hospital’s team won first place at the Corn Festival Corn Olympics on Saturday. Making the Cut’s “Super Hairos” team took second, and Laurel Oaks took third. John Hamilton | News Journal

Teams competing in the Corn Olympics crawled through hay tunnels, run through tires and hula hooped during the obstacle course.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/09/web1_DSC_0042-1.jpgTeams competing in the Corn Olympics crawled through hay tunnels, run through tires and hula hooped during the obstacle course. John Hamilton | News Journal

Teams competing in the Corn Olympics crawled through hay tunnels, run through tires and hula hooped during the obstacle course.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/09/web1_DSC_0043-1.jpgTeams competing in the Corn Olympics crawled through hay tunnels, run through tires and hula hooped during the obstacle course. John Hamilton | News Journal

Teams competing in the Corn Olympics crawled through hay tunnels, run through tires and hula hooped during the obstacle course.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/09/web1_DSC_0045-1.jpgTeams competing in the Corn Olympics crawled through hay tunnels, run through tires and hula hooped during the obstacle course. John Hamilton | News Journal

Teams competing in the Corn Olympics crawled through hay tunnels, run through tires and hula hooped during the obstacle course.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/09/web1_DSC_0049-1.jpgTeams competing in the Corn Olympics crawled through hay tunnels, run through tires and hula hooped during the obstacle course. John Hamilton | News Journal

A youngster and his family get up close and personal with a Wilmington police officer prior to Saturday’s parade.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/09/web1_DSC_0298-1.jpgA youngster and his family get up close and personal with a Wilmington police officer prior to Saturday’s parade. Tom Barr | News Journal

The Clinton County Squares danced (and walked) in the streets during the parade.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/09/web1_DSC_0309-1.jpgThe Clinton County Squares danced (and walked) in the streets during the parade. Tom Barr | News Journal

Everyone did their best to get a good view of the parade.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/09/web1_DSC_0311-1.jpgEveryone did their best to get a good view of the parade. Tom Barr | News Journal

The Clinton-Massie Marching Band.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/09/web1_DSC_0314-1.jpgThe Clinton-Massie Marching Band. Tom Barr | News Journal

Some of the parade floats were “cornier” than others.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/09/web1_DSC_0316-1.jpgSome of the parade floats were “cornier” than others. Tom Barr | News Journal

The East Clinton High School Marching Band.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/09/web1_DSC_0320-1.jpgThe East Clinton High School Marching Band. Tom Barr | News Journal

Girl Scouts participated in the parade.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/09/web1_DSC_0323-1.jpgGirl Scouts participated in the parade. Tom Barr | News Journal

The Stansbery float was small but enthusiastic.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/09/web1_DSC_0325-1.jpgThe Stansbery float was small but enthusiastic. Tom Barr | News Journal

The Wilmington High School Pride of Wilmington marches in the parade.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/09/web1_DSC_0330-1.jpgThe Wilmington High School Pride of Wilmington marches in the parade. Tom Barr | News Journal

The entertaining tractor square dance was brought back to the Corn Festival after a long absence.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/09/web1_DSC_0337-1.jpgThe entertaining tractor square dance was brought back to the Corn Festival after a long absence. Tom Barr | News Journal

One family takes a well-deserved break Saturday afternoon at the Corn festival.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/09/web1_DSC_0344-1.jpgOne family takes a well-deserved break Saturday afternoon at the Corn festival. Tom Barr | News Journal

The festival including beekeeping demonstrations and fresh local honey.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/09/web1_DSC_0347-1.jpgThe festival including beekeeping demonstrations and fresh local honey. Tom Barr | News Journal

It was a beautiful weekend for families at the Corn Festival.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/09/web1_DSC_0359-1.jpgIt was a beautiful weekend for families at the Corn Festival. Tom Barr | News Journal

The festival-goers included a young Tennessee Vols fan.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/09/web1_DSC_0360-1.jpgThe festival-goers included a young Tennessee Vols fan. Tom Barr | News Journal

The Corn Festival is fun for both young and … younger.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/09/web1_DSC_0362-1.jpgThe Corn Festival is fun for both young and … younger. Tom Barr | News Journal

Helping drive the train around the festival is serious business.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/09/web1_DSC_0370-3.jpgHelping drive the train around the festival is serious business. Tom Barr | News Journal

Boy Scouts manned the roasted corn booth at the festival.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/09/web1_DSC_0375-1.jpgBoy Scouts manned the roasted corn booth at the festival. Tom Barr | News Journal

Wilmington’s flag corps was part of the Saturday parade.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/09/web1_DSC_0333-1.jpgWilmington’s flag corps was part of the Saturday parade. Tom Barr | News Journal

Veterans lead the Corn Festival parade Saturday morning.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/09/web1_DSC_0301-1.jpgVeterans lead the Corn Festival parade Saturday morning. Tom Barr | News Journal

The Blanchester Marching Wildcats in Saturday’s parade.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/09/web1_DSC_0304-1.jpgThe Blanchester Marching Wildcats in Saturday’s parade. Tom Barr | News Journal