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Reigning Warren County A&L Fair royalty, from left, Fairest of the Fair Hannah Turner, Preteen Fairest Kaydee Rains and Little Fairest of the Fair Annabella Culwell are encouraging girls of all ages to enter the upcoming events held during fair week. The AAUW Baby Show is also held for youngsters through 36 months of age.

Applications are now available for upcoming Warren County A&L Fair pageants, Fairest of the Fair, Preteen Fairest, Little Fairest and the AAUW Baby Show.
The preteen event is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 9 for girls between the ages of 10 and 12 years of age. Contestants must be a resident of Warren County for at least six months, and attend school in Warren County.
A $25 registration fee is required for competition. Applications are available at Kathy’s of McMinnville, Ashley’s Attic, The Cat’s Meow and Poppie’s Boutique. 
Chrystal Patton is the chairperson, and can be contacted at 607-0618. Kaydee Rains is the reigning queen and will crown her successor.


The Fairest of the Fair competition will be held Monday, Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. in the fair grandstand. The pageant is open to girls who have reached their 16th birthday, but not their 21st birthday by Dec. 31.
Registration fee is $25, with judges selecting a winner, first, second and third runner-up. The queen will represent Warren County in Tennessee’s Fairest of the Fair contest in January. She will also receive a $1,500 college scholarship presented by St. Thomas River Park Hospital.
Fairest applications are at Warren County High School, Kathy’s of McMinnville and The Cat’s Meow. The reigning Fairest of the Fair is Hannah Turner. For more info, contact Susan Burks at 273-4195. 


The 30th Little Fairest of the Fair will be presented Tuesday, Sept. 13 during the Warren County A&L Fair at the grandstand beginning at 7 p.m.
The pageant is open to girls who have been residents of Warren County for at least six months, and are between the ages of 7 and 9 years old by the day of the contest. A fee of $25 is required to participate.
Reigning Annabella  Culwell will relinquish her title to her successor.   
Applications are at Merle Norman Cosmetics, Ashley’s Attic, The Cat’s Meow and Kathy’s of McMinnville. For more info, contact Phyllis Boren at 686-2409 or 273-7785. 
Registration for the above pageants will be held Monday, Aug. 22 and Wednesday Aug. 24 from 3 – 7 p.m. at Caney Fork Electric auditorium.


The American Association of University Women sponsor the annual fair Baby Show taking place Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 3:30 p.m. at the grandstand.
The event is available to boys, girls and twins between the ages of 6 months through 36 months of age. A $30 registration fee is required, with completed registration forms postmarked by Aug. 30.
Applications are available at JC Penney, Tiara and Tadpoles, Ashley’s Attic, Kathy’s of McMinnville, Southern Standard and the Warren County Extension office.  Chairperson Joyce Britton can be reached at 686-2160 or Tena Self at 939-3243.