Archive for February, 2010

Erie County Fair Scholarship Applications Available

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

Looking for some money to go to college?  The Erie County Agricultural Society, sponsor of the Erie County Fair, and Fairgrounds Gaming will be giving out $14,000 in scholarship money this year.  High school seniors and/or college students can be eligible for this money.  Students who are actively involved in Erie County Fair activities (including, but not limited to; junior exhibit competition, Erie County Fair Marching Band, 4-H or F.F.A. Fair activities) and are high school seniors residing in and attending a high school in Erie County or a student attending college, through their junior year are eligible for our scholarship program.

Hurry, applications are due April 16, 2010!

Download an application here.

If you have any questions regarding this scholarship program, please feel free to contact Russell Marquart, CFE at 649-3900 ext 403.

Jamey Johnson to perform a free concert at the 2010 Erie County Fair

Monday, February 8th, 2010

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Jamey Johnson in a free concert

  

  • August 16, 2010
  • 8:00pm
  • FREE Concert with gate admission
  • Johnson was nominated for the 2009 CMA Awards New Artist of the Year, and has been nominated for the 2010 Academy of Country Music Top New Solo Vocalist.
  • Johnson co- wrote with Bill Anderson and Cannon, George Straits’ #1 hit “Give It Away”, which was Straits’ 41st #1 on the Billboard Country charts, setting a new record for most #1 on that chart.
  • In 2008 Johnson released the album, That Lonesome Song, which was only available online. The album drew the attention of Mercury Nashville Records, who signed him to record deal in 2008.
  • His first single for Mercury Nashville Records, was “In Color,” co-written by Johnson, Lee Thomas Miller and James Otto. “In Color” was released in March 2008 and peaked at #9 on the Country chart in January 2009.
  • Jamey Johnson signed to BNA Records in 2005, and made his debut with his single “The Dollar”, the title track to his 2006 album The Dollar, went on to peak at #14 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts.