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Fair reaches its conclusion
In June 18 Issue

Jaycee member Robbie Morgan was the fair manager this year, and a few days after all the events came to an end, and cleanup was still underway, he called this year's Russell County Jaycees Fair a success.

Morgan said the event drew a larger attendance than the previous year.

"Everything went well," Morgan said. "It was great."

Dr. Jeff Meyer, who ran the pageant events this year said he'd be back at it again next year as well.

"Everything went really well," Meyer said. "We had a good turnout for everything. The only competition we were a little light in was the Miss Teen."

Meyer said everything went very smoothly.

Some have suggested that the fair would be changing dates next year, but Morgan dismissed such speculation.

"We try to be the first fair of the year in the area," he said. "For the next two or three years I know it will be in June."

He added that with the economy the way it has been this year and last the turnout at the fair has been very good. Keeping the gate prices at $8, rather than the $10 other area fairs are charging helped.

Morgan added that the Saturday to Saturday format seemed a better one and they will likely remain with that next year. Other fairs in the area have cut back to as few as two or three days.

Among the many events at this year's fair was the Talent Show. Winners in the under 13-year-old division were Victoria Kidd of Campbellsville, first; Dorsey Franklin of Jamestown, second; and Kaitlyn Barnes of Russell Springs, third.

In the 13 to 21 age group the winner was Natalie Collins of Columbia followed by Daley Sapp of Campbellsville and the Kentucky Mountain Trio of McCreary County.

The winners in the over 21-year-old category were Neal Sneed of Columbia, first; Fletcher Bell of Russell Springs, second and Johnny Mondie of Liberty.

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