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Register now for cheerleading competition at Hardin County Fair

Registration Forms must be postmarked by August 1,2024.

The Hardin County Agricultural Society is hosting a cheerleading competition at the Hardin County Fair on Sunday, September 8, 2024 at 12:30 p.m. The competition is for school squads, recreation squads, local gyms, and USASF teams.

The competition will have tumbling & non-tumbling and stunting & non-stunting divisions in the following categories: Competition (3 minute limit); Game Day (3 minute limit) **Incorporates Fight Song, Crowd-Leading and Band Chant w/transitions; or Fight Song Only (1 minute limit).


SR 309 to close for culvert repair beginning July 8

State Route 309 between County Road 15 (Allen County line) and State Route 235 will close Monday, July 8 for approximately 40 days to replace five culverts, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation.


Detour: I-75 to SR 81 to SR 235, back to SR 309 (see DETOUR MAP).


July 2024 events at Wings Recovery Center

All community members are welcome at Wings Recovery center events. See the event calendar for July 2024.

SR 235 bridge over I-75 to close for 30 days

The Ohio Department of Transportation has announced that State Route 235 over Interstate 75 will close on Monday, July 1, for 30 days for bridge maintenance.

$106K awarded for Hardin County Fair

Hardin County Agricultural Society awarded $106,831.54

The State of Ohio has announced $10 million in grants to support Ohio fairgrounds and enhance experiences for fairgoers.  All 94 county and independent fairs applied for and received funding.

The funding was awarded as part of Ohio's County and Independent Fair Grant Program, which was established to support county and independent agricultural societies with improvements including upgrades to grounds, electrical and sanitation systems, machinery and equipment, and ADA accommodations.  

“Investing in Ohio’s county and independent fairs means investing in some of Ohio’s most beloved traditions," said Governor DeWine. “These improvements will ensure that our fairgrounds remain safe and accessible for everyone.” 


ODOT announces SR 235 ramp closures at U.S. 30 during week of June 17

U.S. 30 between Interstate 75 and State Route 235 is restricted to one lane for concrete pavement repairs. The following ramp closures will also take place: