Fourth of July draws crowds at fairgrounds


The track is lined with spectators during the July 3rd Tractor Pull.


Gavin Weaver is apprehensive about touching his frog, so his father assures him it will be fine.


A group of young teens requested a photo as they wait for the Tractor Pull to begin.


The Fair Board pays tribute to former Board member and friend, Bob Wuertz, Jr who died earlier in the year. Bob’s tractor was placed trackside in honor of his contributions to the Morrow County Fair and his community.


Franklin Boner IV and Skye Jones watch as the tractors pull at full speed.


Kendleigh Bowyer is all dressed up in honor of America’s Birthday and stays close to her father side during the July 3rd Celebration.


Family and friends gather in the GCS parking lot in anticipation of the County Fireworks that were set off following the Tractor Pull.


The track is lined with spectators during the July 3rd Tractor Pull.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2015/07/web1_Fair-Board-July-3rd-2015-5.jpgThe track is lined with spectators during the July 3rd Tractor Pull.

Gavin Weaver is apprehensive about touching his frog, so his father assures him it will be fine.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2015/07/web1_Fair-Board-July-3rd-2015-1.jpgGavin Weaver is apprehensive about touching his frog, so his father assures him it will be fine.

A group of young teens requested a photo as they wait for the Tractor Pull to begin.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2015/07/web1_Fair-Board-July-3rd-2015-2.jpgA group of young teens requested a photo as they wait for the Tractor Pull to begin.

The Fair Board pays tribute to former Board member and friend, Bob Wuertz, Jr who died earlier in the year. Bob’s tractor was placed trackside in honor of his contributions to the Morrow County Fair and his community.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2015/07/web1_Fair-Board-July-3rd-2015-3.jpgThe Fair Board pays tribute to former Board member and friend, Bob Wuertz, Jr who died earlier in the year. Bob’s tractor was placed trackside in honor of his contributions to the Morrow County Fair and his community.

Franklin Boner IV and Skye Jones watch as the tractors pull at full speed.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2015/07/web1_Fair-Board-July-3rd-2015-6.jpgFranklin Boner IV and Skye Jones watch as the tractors pull at full speed.

Kendleigh Bowyer is all dressed up in honor of America’s Birthday and stays close to her father side during the July 3rd Celebration.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2015/07/web1_Fair-Board-July-3rd-2015-7.jpgKendleigh Bowyer is all dressed up in honor of America’s Birthday and stays close to her father side during the July 3rd Celebration.

Family and friends gather in the GCS parking lot in anticipation of the County Fireworks that were set off following the Tractor Pull.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2015/07/web1_Fair-Board-July-3rd-2015-8.jpgFamily and friends gather in the GCS parking lot in anticipation of the County Fireworks that were set off following the Tractor Pull.

The crowds turned out for Fourth of July events held at the fairgrounds in Mt. Gilead on July 3.

Fair weather prevailed as the frog jumping contest, the OSTPA Truck, Tractor and Semi Pull, square dance and fireworks took place. Here are a few photos by LeAnne Gompf of the Sentinel..