Here's a look at one end of the specially built arena created for the Paul Ryan appearance in Clermont County Wednesday.
Big American flags and stacks of hay bales help convey the message the candidate would like his live audience and the news audience to take away.
The arena is created by setting stands in a U-shape that helps make sure the candidate isn't talking to any empty seats or empty grass.
Democrats do the same thing. A similar arrangement was created at the Wolcott House Museum in Maumee for President Obama when he campaigned there in early July.
Here's country music performer John Michael Montgomery performing with his band before Ryan takes the stage here in Owensville, a rural suburb of Cincinnati.