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Raegan Scott shows some love for the fair and an inflatable shark she won on the midway Wednesday night. Fair activities continue Friday and Saturday. - photo by James Clark

The Warren County A&L Fair capped its lineup of charm and pageantry on Wednesday when 95 hopefuls crossed the stage for the annual Baby Show.

Sweepstakes honors for the overall best Baby Show boy and girl went to Lucille Lee Stotts, 46 months, and Jaxson Phillip Judge, 7 months.

Lucille is the daughter of Joseph and Mendy Stotts, and Jaxson is the son of Heather Bilyeu. They won first place in their age divisions to advance for the Sweepstakes award.

This year’s competition had two sets of twins. Winning first place in their age category and the Sweepstakes were Zander Brooks and Levi Ryder Jefferson, 11 months. They are the sons of Shana Mason.

Before the babies paraded across the stage Wednesday, the Little Fairest of the Fair took the spotlight Tuesday night with 9-year-old Josee Lopez claiming the crown.

Josee emerged from a field of 44 contestants. She is the daughter of Emily and Ozzy Lopez.

The Little Fairest of the Fair court includes first runner-up Emma Neale, second runner-up Stella Dunn and third runner-up Averly Mullins.