The Wilson County Ag Management Committee held its first meeting Thursday since the conclusion of the Wilson County Fair.
The Wilson County Fair set new records in both daily and total attendance this year as the 39th-annual fair went in the books.
The Wilson County Fair has many attractions from the classic Ferris wheel to fried Oreos and barrel racing, but no attraction may be more popular than a pregnant pig named Squeakers.
Cragwall Beechgrove Farm, owned by Thomas O. Cragwall and his wife, Doris, was the 93rd farm added to the roster of certified century farms in Wilson County at the 24th-annual Century Farm Luncheon on Thursday at the Wilson County Fair.
The Wilson County Fair had another night of fun Tuesday, filled with pageants, concerts, the Great Giveaway and, of course, the rides, games and food.
Each year, the Wilson County Fair honors old timers who have made an impact in the local community.
It started 11 years ago when Clyde Rountree, a Wilson County Fair Board member who lives in Lebanon, asked a young artist who had won a ribbon on a painting at the fair, who her art teacher was.
The annual award recognizes business professionals in Wilson County who have gone above and beyond in their support of the annual fair and service to the community. The award is given in memory of Mike Baker, longtime chairman of the fair’s Great Giveaway Committee.
The Wilson County Fair started in style Friday evening to celebrate the year of milk at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon.
Wilson County Fair officials sent the call out for entries in the thousands of competitions, exhibits, pageants and more at the fair, which will be Aug. 17-25 at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon.
The Wilson County Fair starts Aug. 17 at 5 p.m. and will continue through Aug. 25 at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon.