Bates County Fair Royalty...Kara Chandler, Queen - Riley Mareth, Princess


The 2014 Bates County Fair Queen is Kara Chandler. She is the 17-year old daughter of Danny and Jenny Wainscott and Justin Chandler.

Riley Mareth is the 2014 Bates County Fair Princess. She is the 14-year old daughter of Bud and Linda Mareth.

photo by C.A. Moore, News Xpress

2014 Little Mister and Little Miss Bates County


At the 2014 Bates County Fair, Jocelyn Orso was named as Little Miss Bates County. Jocelyn is the daughter of Brent and Jodi Orso. Cade Brooks was named Little Mister Bates County. He is the son of Travis and Rachel Brooks.

photo by Don Comer

Adrian Lions of the Year - Joyce Walsh


Joyce Walsh has been named as the 2013 - 2014 Adrian Lions Member of the Year. Presenting the award is Lions Club President Wallace Henrickson.

Parade kicks off the 2014 Bates County Fair


Right: Ballard 4-H participates in the Bates County Fair parade.

Middle: Friends of the Fair awards were given to: Mike Massey, Fair Board President Jeff Taylor (presenter), Jim Henry.

Far right: Kenton and Khloe Merrifield have a blast on the slide at the fairgrounds. (submitted photo)

See the July 17 issue of The Adrian Journal for full Bates County Fair coverage.

Adrian Lions elect 2014 - 2015 officers


Front row: Penny Sullins, Secretary; Joyce Walsh, Board Member; David Vanderman, President; Derek Pierce, 2nd Vice President; Kyla Pierce, Treasurer. Back row: Joey Bailey, Tail Twister; Patti Bruto, Board Member; Estel Kiersey, Board Member; Patty Hahn, Lion Tamer; Betty Ann Bailey, Board Member; Wallace Henrickson, Immediate Past President. Not pictured: Kris Saathoff, 1st Vice President.

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