Farmers were honored at a breakfast Wednesday morning on the fairgrounds, with Ms. Senior TN Wilson County 2016 Jeanette Elrod singing the National Anthem and Carol McDonald, Assistant Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Agriculture speaking at the Farmers Appreciation Breakfast. McDonald’s speech focused on the evolving role of women on the farm.
Photo by Peggy Clemons - From the Fiddlers Note - Thursday August 25th, 2016 Edition - Published Lounita Howard
The Oak Ridge Boys Tuesday night concert at the Wilson County Fair was one of the most anticipated entertainment events this year. A huge crowd turned out to hear the legendary four-part harmony quartet perform their decades of hits - and they didn’t disappoint. Above: from left are lead singer Duane Allen, tenor Joe Bonsall, baritone William Lee Golden and bass singer Richard Sterban. They are backed by the “Mighty” Oaks Band.