Van Wert Fair accepting entries

VAN WERT — The Van Wert County Agricultural Society is now accepting entries for the 168th annual Van Wert County Fair, according to a release by the Van Wert County Fairgrounds.

The fair is set to run from Aug. 27 through Sept. 2. Entries can be submitted online at or via a printed entry form at the fair office, 1055 S. Washington St., Van Wert.

Senior fair categories include horses, ponies, beef cattle, dairy cattle, goats, sheep, swine, rabbits, farm products, horticulture, canned goods, baked goods, fine arts, photography, antique and vintage items, domestic manufacture and cut flowers and potted plants. New divisions added this year include a scarecrow contest, charcuterie boards and Ohio wine.

Rules and eligibility guidelines are available online and at the fair office. Entries will be accepted through Aug. 17.