Children of many ages jump into the pool at the blow of the whistle, to find coins and look for the lucky gold dollars to win prizes at the fair’s penny dive. (Johnson Publications photo)

Penny dive winners who found the two orange painted gold dollars were Mylah Quinto, left, and Alex Johnson. They both received a carnival mega pass. (Johnson Publications photo)

Big splash at fair’s penny dive

Several dozen youths got a chance to cool off and have a good time at the city pool last Thursday. They were trying their luck at the penny dive as part of the Chase County Fair.

Trey White of The Golden Boys gets ready to heel a steer at the Aug. 15 Ranch Rodeo during the Chase County Fair. White and fellow team members Tim Krab, Jared Eakins and Corey Turner finished the night in second place. (Johnson Publications photo)

Preston Smith with the Imperial Auction Market team gets set to heel a steer during the Aug. 15 Ranch Rodeo at the Chase County Fair. Close behind, Josh Fanning is prepared in case Smith misses. Other team members included Casey Donohue and Tim Yrkoski. (Johnson Publications photo)

Justin Quint of Akron, Colo., won the bronc riding competition held as part of the Ranch Rodeo events at the Chase County Fair last week. (Johnson Publications photo)

Another year, another Hendricks Cattle Co. win at Ranch Rodeo

As thunderstorms held off moving into the area, Hendricks Cattle Company once more held off all competition at the Chase County Fair’s Ranch Rodeo Aug. 15.

Turtle race heat winners, from left, Gentry Moe, Zoey Kelley, Michael Fanning, Jordyn Stafford, Nevaeh Martin and Slade Stolz. Overall winner was Zoey Kelley. (Johnson Publications photo)

And they’re off! Turtles race for the finish line at the turtle races. (Johnson Publications photo)

“Sombrero” turtle wins first heat. (Johnson Publications photo)

Exciting fair action in turtle arena

 The weather was perfect for 31 youths and their turtles who competed in the turtle races last Wednesday at the fairgrounds.


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