The Franklin County Fair held its queen contest and ceremony Thursday night, June 6. Six contestants competed from local 4-H and FFA clubs. 2019 Franklin County Fair Queen Breanna Ewald, first runner-up Rachel Smith, second runner-up Madison Brinker, and Miss Congeniality Cassidy Keeven.

The Washington Town & Country Fair queen contestants were recognized during Wednesday evening’s ceremony for their advanced ticket sales. The group of 20 young ladies sold $150,330 worth of the Fair’s nearly $400,000 presale tickets.

A 282-pound hog shown by Taylor Scheer, 9, New Haven, rose to the top of the 2018 Washington Town & County Fair Market Hog Show Thursday winning Grand Champion honors.


Wearing a fitted pink dress with layers of tulle that she had worn to her high school prom a year earlier, Sydney Meyer was crowned queen of the 2018 Washington Town & Country Fair Wednesday evening, Aug. 1.

Sydney Meyer was crowned Washington Town & Country Fair Queen Wednesday night. She is the daughter of Brad and Bobbie Meyer, Union.