Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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 Fairgoers arrived early at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, for the second Senior Day. The fair saw record-low attendance numbers Tuesday - just more than 6,000 people came through the gates throughout the day.

Elkhart County 4-H Fair officials blamed the heat and higher attendance over the weekend for the record-breaking low on Tuesday, July 22.


Posted at 11:44 a.m.
 The Swon Brothers played a concert at the grandstand at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair on Tuesday, July 2, 2014.

Danielle Bradbery, winner of “The Voice” in 2013 and third-place finishers The Swon Brothers both performed at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair. See all the up-close photos here.


Posted at 5:54 a.m.
 Mya Fenner, 5, holds her frog Leapster right after the frog jumped 11 inches during the Elkhart County 4-H Fair's frog jump Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

The Elkhart County 4-H Fair celebrated kids Wednesday, July 23, with plenty of activities including a frog jump contest.


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 Taylor Fisher and Cara Groff climb onto a tram at the Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds Wednesday, July 23, 2014. The fair introduced a new general parking entrance, enclosed tram routes and larger parking lots this year.
Posted 2 hours ago

The new system has reduced incidents of lost cars and near accidents between pedestrians, motorists and trams.

 Chris Stager, pictured here, has been named vice president of retention and expansion by the Economic Development Corp. of Elkhart County.
Posted 2 hours ago

Chris Stager is announced as the Economic Development Corp. of Elkhart County’s next vice president of retention and expansion. 

 Pennsylvanian drummer Josh Lawrence is one of the members of Junk Rock, a percussion group that teaches the public about recycling by drumming on various objects such as oil drums, trash cans and plastic tubes.
Posted 2 hours ago

Junk Rock Recycling Band is a percussion ensemble that teaches the public about recycling by drumming on objects such as oil drums, trash cans and plastic tubes.

 Thirteen-year-old Brevin Miller has raised his two pigs, Spot and Blue, since March 2014 in preparation for the 4-H swine judging competition Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair.
Posted at 12:01 p.m.

Thirteen-year-old Brevin Miller has taken care of his two pigs, Spot and Blue, since March in preparation for the 4-H swine judging competition at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair.

 Grady Galbreath gets very close to his frog and blows on it trying to get it to take a leap during the Frog Jump contest at Kids Day at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Wednesday, July 24, 2013.
Posted at 5:00 a.m.

If you plan to attend today, here are some of the activities going on that you may want to catch.

 Veterinarian Karin Jensen draws blood from Smart Move during harness racing competition Tuesday, July 22, at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair.
Posted on July 22, 2014 at 7:24 p.m.

Veterinarian Karin Jensen and Indiana Horse Racing Commission coordinator summer intern Gabrielle Nelson key figures in the test barn at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair.

 Don Eash, left, drives Cutie Palone to a win in the 3 year-old Filly Pace 3rd Division race. The final day of harness racing at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair heated up the track and fans in the grandstand as summer weather returned to Goshen Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
Posted on July 22, 2014 at 6:41 p.m.

Horse blankets pile up for Don and Rosie Eash, former Goshen residents who now reside in Greenfield.

 Peggy Malott, second from right, of Goshen maps out her day with friends at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Tuesday was the second Senior Day and many senior citizens attended the fair to spend time at harness racing, visiting the barns and watching a senior talent competition.
Posted on July 22, 2014 at 6:07 p.m.

Tuesday was the second senior citizen day at Elkhart County 4-H Fair.

 Avery Hess, 6, pets one of her cousins lambs as she visits the Sheep Barn at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Livestock judging kept 4-H'ers busy on Tuesday.
Posted on July 22, 2014 at 6:03 p.m.

It’s Senior Citizens day at the fair with plenty of activities for seniors. Harness racing concluded with races at the grandstand and 4-H’ers continued showing their livestock.

 Bicyclists ride past the main entrance to the Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds on Friday morning, July 18, 2014. A group of about 40 rode to the fair from downtown Goshen along a new section of Goshen bike trails.
Posted on July 22, 2014 at 5:53 p.m.

The completion of the Monroe Street Trail could bring more bike traffic to the fair.


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