Dylan Lyons, Junior Fair Board member, walks around the show ring during the Meigs County Junior Fair Board Service and Bake Goods Auction. Photo by Carrie Gloeckner.

Junior Fair Board Service and Bake Goods Auction Held

MEIGS COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS, Ohio – Since the early 1990s the Meigs County Junior Fair has held an auction during the fair. A Junior Fair Board member is “auctioned” off for four hours of work. Work must be completed at the fairgrounds and during the Meigs County Fair.

The funds raised go to the Junior Fair Board and their expenses related to making the fair possible. Businesses, families, farms, and individuals come together to raise funds through the service and bake goods auction.

Dean Blackburn, auctioneer, conducted the sale. Blackburn will also be the auctioneer for the lives sale on Aug. 17, 2019 of the fair.

Results are listed with the junior fair board member, dollar amount, “buyer”. The results of the auction are as follows: Dylan Lyons, $50, Colton Hamm; Braden Watson, $50, June Ridenour; Raeann Schagel, $40, Dillon Cattle Company; Cooper Schagel, $40, Dillon Cattle Company; Caroline Roush, $60, Kesterson Family; Caelin Seth, $65, Bailey Family; Rachel Jackson, $60, Dillon Cattle Company; Austin Rose, $65, Dillon Cattle Company; Raeven Reedy, $210, Billy Goble; Gabriel Beeler, $55, Gheen Family; Austin Rice, $45, Colton Hamm; Colton Hamm, $55, Dillon Cattle Company; Jacob Rice, $20, Gheen Family; Dalton Ervin, $130, In Memory of Nancy Ervin; Ethan Mullins, $100, Buddy Ervin; Cassidy Bailey, $110, Sarah Roush; Kristin McKay, $250, Dillon Cattle Company; Olivia Yost, $45, Patrice Beegle; Olivia Harris, $50, Lori Hatfield; Jacob Spencer, $60, Elizabeth Lawrence; Trenton Morrisey, $500, June Ridenour; Arielle Beeler, $50, Michelle Harris.

Baked goods auction as follows: Gabriel Beeler with a peach cobbler, $25, Anita Morrisey; Austin Rose with homemade brownies and cookies, $70, Cedar Acres Farm; Rachael Jackson with no bake cookies and trail mix, $25, Carrie Schagel; Cooper Schagel with quick energy pickups, $55, Becky Jackson; Raeven Reedy with corn flake candy, $200, Dillon Cattle Company.