Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
State Fair Closes With Sale Of Champions
The Ohio State Fair is over for another year, and while final attendance figures arenâ€™t in yet, the fair did bring in some big numbers with the Sales of Champions.
The great weather for this yearâ€™s Ohio State Fair may help the 12 day event top last yearâ€™s attendance records, says fair general manager Virgil Strickler.
“Itâ€™s very, very possible,” Strickler says. “Oh, yeah, we are close. Very close. Had a great fair.
The Sale of Champions brought in a record bid for reserve grand champion market steer and grand champion swiss cheese for $23,000.
And once again, the former head of Gov. John Kasichâ€™s public private JobsOhio entity was among the record setters. Mark Kvamme and his wife Megan bought the grand champion market lamb for $46,500 and turkey for $15,000.
The auction brought in $343,500, which is just shy of last yearâ€™s record.