Tri-County Fair displays Floral Hall entries

Tri-County Fair goers look over the Floral Hall entries, Aug 30. Floral Hall items included entries in several categories: baking, canning, agriculture, floriculture, photography, fine arts, professional, and youth ages 5-7, 8-11, 12-15, and 16-19. First, second, third, and participation ribbons were awarded. Best of Show winners were Karla Eames of Mendota, Baking and Canning divisions; Keisha Acuff of Spring Valley, Agriculture division; Martha Reed of Steward, Floriculture division; Lisa Palmer of Steward, Photography division; Dan Baxter of Mendota, Fine Arts division; Marilyn Donoho of Paw Paw, Professional division; Carissa Doll of Mendota, Junior Show 5-7; Corbin Doll of Mendota, Junior Show 8-11; Geoffrey Ott of Jacksonville, Junior Show 12-15; and Katy Beaber of Ladd, Junior Show 16-19. Karla Eames also took home the Grand Champion Cook prize. Items were on display throughout the weekend. (Reporter photo by Jennifer Sommer)