Faces full o’ fest fun


From left in the foreground, Clinton Countians Madison Robinson and Katelynne Robinson each devour a banana split without the use of their hands during Saturday’s banana split eating contest for kids. The two relatives finished in a tie for first among children. Madison said her strategy was to eat from left to right. For more photos of the festival, see inside today’s News Journal and online at wnewsj.com.

From left in the foreground, Clinton Countians Madison Robinson and Katelynne Robinson each devour a banana split without the use of their hands during Saturday’s banana split eating contest for kids. The two relatives finished in a tie for first among children. Madison said her strategy was to eat from left to right. For more photos of the festival, see inside today’s News Journal and online at wnewsj.com.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Fadi Al-Ghawi, center foreground, wins the adult-age division in the banana split eating contest in short order. As you can see, he did not hold back.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

A new amusement attraction at the Banana Split Festival this year was the Euro Bungee. Here Haley O’Leary from Kings Mills enjoys herself. The attraction combines bungee jumping with a trampoline.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

With the bill of her cap pushed back, Nevaeh Groves, 6, of Wilmington, is serious about being in charge of dispensing whipped cream for banana split consumers.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

As always there were toppings galore at the banana split booth. Here Mike Meyer from Circleville dips what appears to be either a caramel or a butterscotch syrup.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

From left in the foreground, Clinton Countians Madison Robinson and Katelynne Robinson each devour a banana split without the use of their hands during Saturday’s banana split eating contest for kids. The two relatives finished in a tie for first among children. Madison said her strategy was to eat from left to right. For more photos of the festival, see inside today’s News Journal and online at wnewsj.com.

Fadi Al-Ghawi, center foreground, wins the adult-age division in the banana split eating contest in short order. As you can see, he did not hold back.

A new amusement attraction at the Banana Split Festival this year was the Euro Bungee. Here Haley O’Leary from Kings Mills enjoys herself. The attraction combines bungee jumping with a trampoline.

With the bill of her cap pushed back, Nevaeh Groves, 6, of Wilmington, is serious about being in charge of dispensing whipped cream for banana split consumers.

As always there were toppings galore at the banana split booth. Here Mike Meyer from Circleville dips what appears to be either a caramel or a butterscotch syrup.

From left in the foreground, Clinton Countians Madison Robinson and Katelynne Robinson each devour a banana split without the use of their hands during Saturday’s banana split eating contest for kids. The two relatives finished in a tie for first among children. Madison said her strategy was to eat from left to right. For more photos of the festival, see inside today’s News Journal and online at wnewsj.com.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/06/web1_robinsons.jpgFrom left in the foreground, Clinton Countians Madison Robinson and Katelynne Robinson each devour a banana split without the use of their hands during Saturday’s banana split eating contest for kids. The two relatives finished in a tie for first among children. Madison said her strategy was to eat from left to right. For more photos of the festival, see inside today’s News Journal and online at wnewsj.com. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Fadi Al-Ghawi, center foreground, wins the adult-age division in the banana split eating contest in short order. As you can see, he did not hold back.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/06/web1_fadi.jpgFadi Al-Ghawi, center foreground, wins the adult-age division in the banana split eating contest in short order. As you can see, he did not hold back. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

A new amusement attraction at the Banana Split Festival this year was the Euro Bungee. Here Haley O’Leary from Kings Mills enjoys herself. The attraction combines bungee jumping with a trampoline.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/06/web1_bungee.jpgA new amusement attraction at the Banana Split Festival this year was the Euro Bungee. Here Haley O’Leary from Kings Mills enjoys herself. The attraction combines bungee jumping with a trampoline. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

With the bill of her cap pushed back, Nevaeh Groves, 6, of Wilmington, is serious about being in charge of dispensing whipped cream for banana split consumers.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/06/web1_whippped.jpgWith the bill of her cap pushed back, Nevaeh Groves, 6, of Wilmington, is serious about being in charge of dispensing whipped cream for banana split consumers. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

As always there were toppings galore at the banana split booth. Here Mike Meyer from Circleville dips what appears to be either a caramel or a butterscotch syrup.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/06/web1_dipper.jpgAs always there were toppings galore at the banana split booth. Here Mike Meyer from Circleville dips what appears to be either a caramel or a butterscotch syrup. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/06/web1_racers-run-and-walk.jpgGary Huffenberger | News Journal