The Coshocton County Beacon September 26, 2018 - Page 4

www.coshoctonbeacontoday.com |  OPINION T he 167th annual stock is fed, watered and has Coshocton County clean bedding during the Fair kicks off this fair. It’s a big job and while Friday and while the fair is going on - school we’re enjoying the rides, athletic, band and other the hustle and bustle of the extra-curricular activities midway, the events at the don’t stop. grandstand, the livestock Th e weather reports - dare MARK’S MUSINGS I say shows or just visiting with it - are looking pretty friends and family, there positive for at least the fi rst are a tremendous number of people that couple days of the fair. But you know this make the fair possible. Here’s a partial is Ohio and the weather can change on a list but I will probably not remember to dime. 70’s during the day and 50’s in the recognize every group so I apologize in evening is just about an ideal tempera- advance for that. ture range. It might help keep the bees You have to start with the senior fair away too! board - these men and women put in What’s your favorite part of the fair? too many hours to even count and when Most people would probably have fair you ask them when the planning begins food at or near the top of their list while for the next fair, they will tell you, “As others might say the rides or the live- soon as this one ends!” Th ey all deserve stock is something that they look for- our appreciation for a job well done in ward to. Maybe for some it’s the grand- putting on one of Ohio’s greatest county stand events, the OSTPA or local tractor fairs. Next up would be the junior fair pulls. For the youngsters it is undoubted- board - as these young men and wom- ly the rides that are at or near the top of en work tirelessly to ensure that the the list followed, I am sure by the food. junior fair livestock and other shows go It’s a very busy and tiring time for a smoothly. Th ank you! lot of people but when it’s over maybe Mary and the folks that answer all of you’ve made a new friend or two and can the questions and keep the paperwork look back on the 167th annual Coshoc- fi lled out at the fair board offi ce - thank ton County Fair as a great experience. you! We’re now one third of the way Th en you have all of the volunteers that through the 2018 college football season staff the school food stands - all of the and there have been no surprises in the bands, choirs and other performers that top 4 teams: Alabama, Georgia, Clemson grace the fairgrounds with their musical and Ohio State round out the top four talent. And of course, we can’t forget the with undefeated LSU right behind the Walhonding Rube Band! Buckeyes in the fi fth spot. For most of All of the fi rst responders that stand those teams the opponents start getting ready to serve at a moment’s notice - a bit tougher instead of the patsies that thank you. What about those that ensure make up most of the early part of the the trash is hauled away and the bath- season. rooms are clean and stocked. Th anks On the baseball side of the ledger, railroad gang for opening up your facili- we’re headed into the playoff s with a ties during the fair! It is appreciated. few spots still up for grabs. Th e Indians Everyone that helps keep things secure are as ready as anyone heading into the during the fair by spending their time in post-season. Th e Cubs have rolled up 91 the buildings or overnight - thanks. wins as of right now with a strong second Finally, although I know I’ve forgotten half season. 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