A fair Olympian effort


Vocalist Alyssa Oeder was the featured entertainer Monday night at the Clinton County Fair.

Vocalist Alyssa Oeder was the featured entertainer Monday night at the Clinton County Fair.


Judge Kay Miller oversees two young chefs cooking pancakes during Monday night’s 4-H Cooking Contest.


David Wright | News Journal

Nathan Vest, 14, center foreground, of the New Antioch Hustlers 4-H Club, reacts after he drops an egg in an “eggs baseball” contest Monday evening at the 4-H/FFA Olympics at the fair. To score a run, an egg must be tossed and caught — or at least kept intact — four times, which included throws to three bases and a home plate drawn on the track.


David Wright | News Journal

Nathan Vest of the New Antioch Hustlers 4-H Club cradles an egg while making a catch in the 4-H/FFA Olympics. With an unbroken egg after four tosses, Vest’s Willie-Mays-style basket catch earned his 4-H club a run.


David Wright | News Journal

Most of the water balloons were short-lived Monday in the 4-H/FFA Olympics, where most of the balloons didn’t last beyond one or two tosses. There were seven teams for the seven events.


David Wright | News Journal

For more county fair coverage, see inside today’s paper and online at wnewsj.com.

Vocalist Alyssa Oeder was the featured entertainer Monday night at the Clinton County Fair.

Judge Kay Miller oversees two young chefs cooking pancakes during Monday night’s 4-H Cooking Contest.

Nathan Vest, 14, center foreground, of the New Antioch Hustlers 4-H Club, reacts after he drops an egg in an “eggs baseball” contest Monday evening at the 4-H/FFA Olympics at the fair. To score a run, an egg must be tossed and caught — or at least kept intact — four times, which included throws to three bases and a home plate drawn on the track.

Nathan Vest of the New Antioch Hustlers 4-H Club cradles an egg while making a catch in the 4-H/FFA Olympics. With an unbroken egg after four tosses, Vest’s Willie-Mays-style basket catch earned his 4-H club a run.

Most of the water balloons were short-lived Monday in the 4-H/FFA Olympics, where most of the balloons didn’t last beyond one or two tosses. There were seven teams for the seven events.

Vocalist Alyssa Oeder was the featured entertainer Monday night at the Clinton County Fair.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2015/07/web1_oeder_f.jpgVocalist Alyssa Oeder was the featured entertainer Monday night at the Clinton County Fair.

Judge Kay Miller oversees two young chefs cooking pancakes during Monday night’s 4-H Cooking Contest.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2015/07/web1_croppedIMG_0863.jpgJudge Kay Miller oversees two young chefs cooking pancakes during Monday night’s 4-H Cooking Contest. David Wright | News Journal

Nathan Vest, 14, center foreground, of the New Antioch Hustlers 4-H Club, reacts after he drops an egg in an “eggs baseball” contest Monday evening at the 4-H/FFA Olympics at the fair. To score a run, an egg must be tossed and caught — or at least kept intact — four times, which included throws to three bases and a home plate drawn on the track.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2015/07/web1_dropped_f.jpgNathan Vest, 14, center foreground, of the New Antioch Hustlers 4-H Club, reacts after he drops an egg in an “eggs baseball” contest Monday evening at the 4-H/FFA Olympics at the fair. To score a run, an egg must be tossed and caught — or at least kept intact — four times, which included throws to three bases and a home plate drawn on the track. David Wright | News Journal

Nathan Vest of the New Antioch Hustlers 4-H Club cradles an egg while making a catch in the 4-H/FFA Olympics. With an unbroken egg after four tosses, Vest’s Willie-Mays-style basket catch earned his 4-H club a run.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2015/07/web1_catch_f.jpgNathan Vest of the New Antioch Hustlers 4-H Club cradles an egg while making a catch in the 4-H/FFA Olympics. With an unbroken egg after four tosses, Vest’s Willie-Mays-style basket catch earned his 4-H club a run. David Wright | News Journal

Most of the water balloons were short-lived Monday in the 4-H/FFA Olympics, where most of the balloons didn’t last beyond one or two tosses. There were seven teams for the seven events.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2015/07/web1_balloon_water_f.jpgMost of the water balloons were short-lived Monday in the 4-H/FFA Olympics, where most of the balloons didn’t last beyond one or two tosses. There were seven teams for the seven events. David Wright | News Journal

For more county fair coverage, see inside today’s paper and online at wnewsj.com.