Nine young women were vying for this
year's Logan County Fair queen crown. [Candidates]
As usual a large crowd came out to
watch the opening main event. However, this year the crowd was
watching from the open air of a brand new grandstand. The
free-flowing air helped cool the spectators.
Friends and families watched as the
girls consistently put forth their best poise in the various rounds,
which included a gown competition and a question-and-answer time.
Then the judges made the difficult decision of which girl to bestow
with the honor and crown.
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An 18-year-old Lincolnite, Melissa
Brisbin, was chosen. The tall, light-brown-haired beauty is the
daughter of Steve and Cheri Brisbin. A graduate of New Wine
Christian School, Brisbin is currently attending Heartland Community
College. She has also done studies at Oral Roberts University.
The new queen will serve as hostess and
present awards for the rest of the fair time.
attendance at the competition were about 10 past fair queens, dating
back to 1939.