Fairs & Festivals

4-H/FFA Livestock Show Results

September 2nd, 2016

Champion Maintainer Heifer: Jenna Kibler
Reserve Champion Maintainer Heifer: Ethan Gochenour
Champion Sim Solution Heifer: Bethany

4-H/FFA Dairy Showmanship Results

September 2nd, 2016

4-H/FFA Dairy Showmanship
Junior Novice Champion:  David Eaton
Senior Novice Champion:  Mykah Smith
Junior Champion:  Josh Eaton
Junior Reserve

Hansens juggle work, family

Alecia Michelle Hansen performs on the aerial cloud swing at the Shenandoah County Fair. The performance was part of the show  Hansen's Spectacular, which features two daily performances at the fair. Rich Cooley/Daily

September 1st, 2016

WOODSTOCK – Ask anyone who’s done it and they’ll tell you – raising a family is hard. Raising a family that tours together eight to nine months out of the year? That’s a whole other act.

Music festival celebrates Patsy Cline’s birthday

September 1st, 2016

The Patsy Cline Music Festival will be held Labor Day weekend in Patsy Cline’s hometown of Winchester, as a way of honoring the singer for the anniversary of her Sept. 8 birthday.

Fair hog show winners

August 31st, 2016

The following are winners in the hog showmanship contest and show on Wednesday:
Hog Showmanship
Ethan Gochenour was named grand

Fair goat show winners

August 31st, 2016

The following are winners in the goat showmanship and show on Wednesday:
Goat Showmanship
Jenna Kibler was named grand champion

Demolition Derby Winners

August 31st, 2016

Full Size
Shaun Gochenour
Jonathon Patton
Ronnie Hinkle
James Heincz, Jr.
Brandon Kibler
Shawn Kibler

Inspector: Fair rides undergo thorough scrutiny

Fairgoers prepare for the drop in the Super Shot II at the Shenandoah County Fairgrounds. Rich Cooley/Daily

August 30th, 2016

With the Shenandoah County Fair at full tilt, specialized amusement ride inspectors are called into action to check just about every inch of the rides that will provide fairgoers with entertainment.

Beef/steer winners

August 30th, 2016

Beef showmanship
Jenna Kibler was named grand champion beef showman and Kennedy Whetzel was named reserve grand champion during the