Setting up for the fair


Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Ethan Elsass, 3, assists grandfather Mike Elsass of New Carlisle in prepping pens for dairy feeders on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.

Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Ethan Elsass, 3, assists grandfather Mike Elsass of New Carlisle in prepping pens for dairy feeders on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.


Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Daughter and mother Patty Taynor and Doris Beeson of Troy prepare sandwiches at the Cove Spring Grange on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.


Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Tristan and Sarah Persinger of West Milton set up their 4-H exhibit inside the Duke Lundgard Building on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.


Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Conley Newberry of Beavercreek leads his horse around the stadium on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.


Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Bryan and Brenna Miller of Covington decorate the rafters of the swine barn on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.


Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News From left, Maxine DeMoss, Deborah Plank, and Tamra Slaven await patrons at the DeMoss Cold Pop & Snacks booth on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.


Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Wyatt Black, 12, of Piqua sets up his LEGO exhibit in the Art Hall on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.


Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Sheep chairman Jim Johnson and volunteer A.J. Stine hang signage at the sheep barn on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.


Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News

Ethan Elsass, 3, assists grandfather Mike Elsass of New Carlisle in prepping pens for dairy feeders on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.

Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News

Daughter and mother Patty Taynor and Doris Beeson of Troy prepare sandwiches at the Cove Spring Grange on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.

Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News

Tristan and Sarah Persinger of West Milton set up their 4-H exhibit inside the Duke Lundgard Building on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.

Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News

Conley Newberry of Beavercreek leads his horse around the stadium on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.

Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News

Bryan and Brenna Miller of Covington decorate the rafters of the swine barn on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.

Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News

From left, Maxine DeMoss, Deborah Plank, and Tamra Slaven await patrons at the DeMoss Cold Pop & Snacks booth on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.

Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News

Wyatt Black, 12, of Piqua sets up his LEGO exhibit in the Art Hall on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.

Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News

Sheep chairman Jim Johnson and volunteer A.J. Stine hang signage at the sheep barn on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.

Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Ethan Elsass, 3, assists grandfather Mike Elsass of New Carlisle in prepping pens for dairy feeders on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/08/web1_FairPrep1-1.jpgCody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Ethan Elsass, 3, assists grandfather Mike Elsass of New Carlisle in prepping pens for dairy feeders on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.

Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Daughter and mother Patty Taynor and Doris Beeson of Troy prepare sandwiches at the Cove Spring Grange on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/08/web1_FairPrep2-1.jpgCody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Daughter and mother Patty Taynor and Doris Beeson of Troy prepare sandwiches at the Cove Spring Grange on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.

Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Tristan and Sarah Persinger of West Milton set up their 4-H exhibit inside the Duke Lundgard Building on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/08/web1_FairPrep4-1.jpgCody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Tristan and Sarah Persinger of West Milton set up their 4-H exhibit inside the Duke Lundgard Building on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.

Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Conley Newberry of Beavercreek leads his horse around the stadium on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/08/web1_FairPrep5-1.jpgCody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Conley Newberry of Beavercreek leads his horse around the stadium on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.

Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Bryan and Brenna Miller of Covington decorate the rafters of the swine barn on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/08/web1_FairPrep7-1.jpgCody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Bryan and Brenna Miller of Covington decorate the rafters of the swine barn on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.

Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News From left, Maxine DeMoss, Deborah Plank, and Tamra Slaven await patrons at the DeMoss Cold Pop & Snacks booth on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/08/web1_FairPrep8-1.jpgCody Willoughby | Troy Daily News From left, Maxine DeMoss, Deborah Plank, and Tamra Slaven await patrons at the DeMoss Cold Pop & Snacks booth on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.

Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Wyatt Black, 12, of Piqua sets up his LEGO exhibit in the Art Hall on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/08/web1_FairPrep6-1.jpgCody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Wyatt Black, 12, of Piqua sets up his LEGO exhibit in the Art Hall on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.

Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Sheep chairman Jim Johnson and volunteer A.J. Stine hang signage at the sheep barn on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/08/web1_FairPrep3-1.jpgCody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Sheep chairman Jim Johnson and volunteer A.J. Stine hang signage at the sheep barn on Thursday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.