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Henry County Fair 2017
from WMUF
August 26 - September 2

 

Once again, there's fun and food for the whole family at this year's Henry County Fair. 
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Henry County Fairgrounds
517 Royal Oaks Dr.
Paris, TN 38242
731-642-1833

Smash and Crash to Win at the Demolition Derby


Heat 3 of the Demolition Derby (Cassie Walsh photos)

Paris, Tenn.- Hundreds of people came out on Saturday night to watch the Demolition Derby which was cancelled at last weekend's Henry County Fair due to the weather.


Heat 3 of the Demolition Derby (Cassie Walsh photos)


Heat 3 of the Demolition Derby (Cassie Walsh photos)

Spectators got to see eighteen competitors smash and crash their cars at the Demolition Derby to find out which one of them would have the last car running. Also at the Demolition Derby the Henry County Fair had a cash drawing at Saturday night's event.


Spectators at the Demolition Derby (Cassie Walsh photos)


Heat 2 of the Demolition Derby (Cassie Walsh photos)

The Fun Comes to an End at the Henry County Fair


(Cassie Walsh photos)

Paris, Tenn.- There was a pretty good turnout on Saturday at the last night of the Henry County Fair as people got to enjoy plenty of carnival rides, entertainment, food and even the Air Evac Team came by the fair.


(Cassie Walsh photos)

There was plenty of exhibits for everyone to enjoy including one from the Tennessee National Wildlife Resources Agency where they even had a few animal friends stop by.


(Cassie Walsh photos)

There was also plenty of craft and jewelry booths and entertainment for the evening was provided by Elvis Impersonator Riley Jenkins.


(Cassie Walsh photos)


(Cassie Walsh photos)

Over $29,000 Sold at the 2017 HC Fair Country Ham Auction


Bobby Milam speaking at the Country Ham Auction. (Cassie Walsh photos)

Paris, Tenn.- The Henry County Fair continued to impress as almost $30,000 worth of country ham was sold at the 2017 Country Ham Auction on Saturday afternoon. Bobby Milam said, “ I think this will be a record for the country ham auction.”

A total of $29,325 of country ham was sold at the 2017 Henry County Fair’s Country Ham Auction on Saturday.The Overall Grand Champion was Clay Durham, who is the son of Steve and Leigh Ann Durham, who sold his ham for $525 to Security Bank and Claytus Wilson gave another $625 to the Grand Champion for a grand total of $1,150.


Overall Grand Champion Clay Durham at the Country Ham Auction. (Cassie Walsh photos)

The Overall Reserve Champion was Alyssa Mellon, the daughter of Carrie Mellon, who sold her ham to Martin Construction for $650.


Overall Reserve Champion Alyssa Mellon at the Country Ham Auction. (Cassie Walsh photos)

The Junior Champion was Bennett Cain, the son of Corey and Melody Cain, who sold his ham to Carol and Scott Berryman for $325, but Leon Rogers gave $75 to raise the hams price to $400.


Junior Champion Bennett Cain at the Country Ham Auction. (Cassie Walsh photos)

The Junior Reserve Champion was Ava Harrison, the daughter of John and Xanne Harrison, who sold her ham to Dr. Terry Harrison for $500.


Junior Reserve Champion Ava Harrison at the Country Ham Auction. (Cassie Walsh photos)

The Junior High Champion was Jack Kibbler, the son of David and Denay Kibbler, who sold his ham to Larry Nichols for $450.


Junior High Champion Jack Kibbler at the Country Ham Auction. (Cassie Walsh photos)

The Junior High Reserve Champion was Samuel Bruce, the son of Brandon and Jenny Bruce, who sold his ham to the Henry County School Board for $425.


Junior High Reserve Champion Samuel Bruce at the Country Ham Auction. (Cassie Walsh photos)

The 47 hams sold for $26,875 and State Representative Tim Wirgau made the announcement that all of the 47 exhibitors who sold hams at the auction would receive a $50 check from him. The exhibitors can pick up their $50 check from Abbott’s Print Shop beginning on Tuesday, September 5th.

Leon Rogers also said that he raise the price of any ham that sold below $400 to $400. Rogers raised the price of two hams to $400 with his $100 contribution and Claytus Wilson also added $625 to the Overall Grand Champion which helped bring the grand total of the 2017 Henry County Fair Country Ham Auction to $29, 325.

Jr. Livestock Grand Champions and Other Winners Announced on WRQR 97.5fm


Deanna Schoolfield's Born and Bred Reserve Champion steer, Murray Perkins' Reserve Champion steer and Austin Gasper's Grand Champion and Born and Bred Grand Champion steer. (Cassie Walsh photos)

Paris, Tenn.- The 2017 Henry County Fair kicked off events on Thursday with the Jr. Livestock auction where steers, hog, lambs and goat were sold off.  

In the steer category: Grand Champion and Born and Bred Grand Champion was Austin Gasper. Gasper’s steer came in at a weight of 1285lbs. The Reserve Champion was Murray Perkins and Perkins steer came in at a weight of 1220lbs.  The Born and Bred Reserve Champion was Deanna Schoolfield and Schoolfield’s steer came in at a weight of 1150lbs.

In the hog category: Ben Hayes’ hog won Grand Champion, Jackson Hayes’ hog won Reserve Champion, Bryan Valentine’s hog won Born and Bred Grand Champion and Dylan Patrum’s hog won Born and Bred Reserve Champion.


Ben Hayes' Grand Champion hog. (Cassie Walsh photos)


Jackson Hayes' Reserve Champion hog. (Cassie Walsh photos)


Bryan Valentine's Born and Bred Grand Champion hog. (Cassie Walsh photos)


Dylan Patrum's Born and Bred Reserve Champion hog. (Cassie Walsh photos)

In the lamb category: Murray Perkins’ lamb won Grand Champion and Reserve Champion. Kara Barnhartt’s lamb won Born and Bred Grand Champion and Noah Barnhartt ’s lamb won Born and Bred Reserve Champion.


Murray Perkins' Grand Champion and Reserve Champion lamb. (Cassie Walsh photos)


Kara Barnhartt's Born and Bred Grand Champion lamb. (Cassie Walsh photos)


Noah Barnett's Born and Bred Reserve Champion lamb. (Cassie Walsh photos)

In the goat category: Mia Schultz’s goat  won Grand Champion, Allie Jo Shankle’s goat  won Reserve Champion and Tyler Miller’s goat  won Born and Bred Grand Champion and Born and Bred Reserve Champion.


Mia Schultz's Grand Champion goat. (Cassie Walsh photos)


Allie Jo Shankle's Reserve Champion goat. (Cassie Walsh photos)


Tyler Miller's Born and Bred Grand Champion and Born and Bred Reserve Champion goat. (Cassie Walsh photos)

Heather Hull was this year’s judge. Hull is from the West Coast where her family has been in the sheep business for over a century. Hull was always competitive at the State and National levels with her sheep, but at the same time she showed Angus and Simmental cattle and found many backdrops. With a passion for livestock evaluation and business, Hull attended Clarendon Jr. College and Tarleton State University where she judged competitively. In Hull’s free time she helps her brother run their weather sheep operation called Hull Club Lambs, where she has a special interest in nutrition, fitting and showmanship.

You can listen to the Woolies Revue and the Jr. Livestock Auction on WRQR 97.5fm, AM 1000 beginning at 6pm. The Jr. Livestock Auction will begin at 7pm.

 

Watermelon Eating Contest Brings Fun Times to the Fair

(Tim Alsobrooks photo)

Scenes from Monday's Pet Show

(MW Animal Clinic photos)

Pageants, Pets, Cornhole, Cash at the HC Fair Monday Evening

Baby Barnyard Pageant Winners for 18-23 Month to 3 Years Old Announced


Girls 18-23 month: 1st maid Khloe Gallimore, Queen Channing Hendricks and 2nd maid Abbey Grace Eason. (Cassie Walsh photos)

Paris, Tenn.- Baby Barnyard Pageants kicked off Sunday’s events at the 2017 Henry County Fair.In the Girls 18-23 category: the Queen was Channing Hendricks, the 19 month old daughter of Josh and Christy Hendricks from Buchanan. The 1st maid was Khloe Gallimore, the 18 month old daughter of Autumn and Andrew Gallimore from Henry. The 2nd maid was Abbey Grace Eason, the 21 month old daughter of John and Alyssa Eason of Paris.

In the Boys 18-23 month category: the King was Connor Darrin Sipes, the 21 month old son of Jillian Barnes and Daniel Sipes from Henry. The 1st page was Chase French, the 22 month old son of Josh and Julie French from Paris. The 2nd page was Beau Taylor, the 18 month old son of Brooklyn and Adam Taylor from Springville.


Boys 18-23 month: 1st page Chase French, King Connor Darrin Sipes and 2nd page Beau Taylor. (Cassie Walsh photos)

In the Girls 2-year-old category: the Queen was Londyn Kate Rice, the 2-year-old daughter of Dillion and Olivia Rice from Paris. The 1st maid was Amelia Morgan Taylor, the 2-year-old daughter of Ashley and Josh Taylor from Paris.  The 2nd maid was Corrye Blaire Hedges, the 2-year-old daughter of Jess and Candy Hedges from Paris.


Girls 2-year-old: 1st maid Amelia Morgan Taylor, Queen Londyn Kate Rice and 2nd maid Corrye Blaire Hedges. (Cassie Walsh photos)

In the Boys 2-year-old category: the King was Knox Barnett, the 2-year-old son of Dwayne and Laura Barnett from Paris. The 1st page was Jax Allen, the 2-year-old son of Lauren Allen and Cody Carter from Paris. The 2nd page was Lane Elliott McCroy, the 2-year-old son of Matt and Elizabeth McCroy from Buchanan.


Boys 2-year-old: 1st page Jax Allen, King Knox Barnett and 2nd page Lane Elliott McCroy. (Cassie Walsh photos)

In the Girls 3-year-old category: the Queen was Landry Flowers, the 3-year-old daughter of Lydia Flowers from Paris. The 1st maid was Madison Wardlaw, the 3-year-old daughter of Sara and Jeramy Wardlaw from Henry. The 2nd maid Riley Walker, the 3-year-old daughter of Cassie and Kyle Walker from Paris.


Girls 3-year-old: 1st maid Madison Wardlaw, Queen Landry Flowers and 2nd maid Riley Walker. (Cassie Walsh photos)

Baby Barnyard Pageant Winners for 0-6 Month to 12-17 Month Announced


Girls 0-6 month: 1st maid Clara Ann Allen, Queen Zoey Ferguson and 2nd maid Saige Paxton Foust. (Cassie Walsh photos)

Paris, Tenn.- Baby Barnyard Pageants kicked off Sunday’s events at the 2017 Henry County Fair.In the Girls 0-6 month category: the Queen was Zoey Ferguson, who is the 6 month old daughter of Colby and Jessica Ferguson from Buchanan. The 1st maid was Clara Ann Allen, the 5 month old daughter of Shelby Beechum and Tyler Allen from Henry. The 2nd maid was Saige Paxton Foust, the 4 month old daughter of Sarah and Derrick Foust from Paris.

In the Boys 0-6 month category: the King was Jackson Ray Williams, the 2 month old son of Amy and Michael Williams from Paris. The 1st page was Tripp Weston McCroy, the 4 month old son of Matt and Elizabeth McCroy from Buchanan. The 2nd page was  Boone Carter Smith, the 4 month old son of Drew and Caitie Smith from Puryear.


Boys 0-6 month: 1st page Tripp Weston McCroy, King Jackson Ray Williams and 2nd page Boone Carter Smith. (Cassie Walsh photos)

In the Girls 7-12 month categoyr: the Queen was Ava Jewel Moody, the 10 month old daughter of Adam Boyd and MaKenzie Moody from Paris. The 1st maid was Isabella Grace Poteete, the 8 month old daughter of Nolan and Shonna Poteete of Paris. The 2nd maid was Elliana Gene Hart, the 10 month old daughter of Tony and Tanya Hart from Paris.


Girls 7-11 month: 1st maid Isabella Grace Poteete, Queen Ava Jewel Moody and 2nd maid Elliana Gene Hart. (Cassie Walsh photos)

In the Boys 7-11 category: the King was Greyson Lee Cherry, the 11 month old son of Dustin and Anita Cherry from Paris. The 1st page was Paxton Lee Boyd, the 9 month old son of Lee and Morgan Boyd from Springville. The 2nd page was Alexander Carbajal, the 11 month old son of Greg and Betsy Sutton.


Boys 7-11 month: 1st page Paxton Lee Boyd, King Greyson Lee Cherry and 2nd page Alexander Carbajal. (Cassie Walsh photos)

In the Girls 12-17 month: the Queen was Emery Lynn Brown, the 17 month old daughter of Phillip and Rikkilynn Brown from Paris. The 1st maid was Jaycie Lynette Burke, the 15 month old daughter of Ryan and Roxanne Burke from Henry. The 2nd maid was Maddie Matterson, the 15 month old daughter of Scott and Cayce Matterson from Buchanan.


Girls 12-17 month: 1st maid Jaycie Lynette Burke, Queen Emery Lynn Brown and 2nd maid Maddie Matterson. (Cassie Walsh photos)

In the Boys 12-17 month category: the King was Cotton McCrae Cummings, the 16 month old son of Clint and Montanna Cummings from Puryear. The 1st page was Khaza McKinnie, the 1 year old son of Star Williams and Tamarius McKinnie from Paris.


Boys 12-17 month: King Cotton McCrae Cummings and 1st page Khaza McKinnie. (Cassie Walsh photos)

Alison Reagor Crowned as the 2017 Fairest of the Fair


1st maid , Fairest of the Fair Queen Elizabeth Alexander, 2nd maid and 3rd maid. (Cassie Walsh photos)

Paris, Tenn.- The Henry County Fair officially kicked off on Saturday night as forteen ladies competed in the 2017 Henry County Fair’s Fairest of the Fair Pageant as Bobby Milam served as the MC for the Fairest of the Fair Pageant. The winner of the 2017 Henry County Fair’s Fairest of the Fair will also qualify to compete in the state Fairest of the Fair Pageant.


All of the 14 contestants who competed in the 2017 Henry County Fair's Fairest of the Fair Pageant. (Cassie Walsh photos)

In the Fairest of the Fair Pageant Gracie Milam, Roezona Godbott, Julia Dye, Alison Reagor, Abbey Prosser, Traci Willis and Grace Paschall made the Top 7. The Top 7 were asked the question, if you were in a mentoring role what is the best advise you would give to a preteen girl?  Gracie Milam said, “Don’t worry about the small stuff, because it will all work out.” Roezona Godbott said, “I would tell her to never give up on your dream.”


Roezona Godbott, Alison Reagor, Abbey Prosser and Grace Paschall await to see who willed be crowned Fairest of the Fair. (Cassie Walsh photos)

Julia Dye said, “I would tell her to be herself and be comfortable in her own skin because she’s perfect the way she is.” Reagor said, “Be confident in yourself and just be your self.” Abbey Prosser said, “Keep trying and just keep trying because one time may make all of the difference. “ Traci Willis said, “Just be yourself and just be you because that’s how God made you.” Grace Paschall said, “Always be true to yourself and do exactly what you want.”


Roezona Godbott is told that she is the 1st maid and that the 2017 HC Fairest of the Fair Queen is Alison Reagor. (Cassie Walsh photos)

Alison Reagor was crowned the Fairest of the Fair Queen and  will take home a $250 check and a silver tray. Roezona Godbott won 1st maid and will take home a $100 check. Abbey Prosser won 2nd maid and  will take home a $75 check. Grace Paschall won 3rd maid and will take home a $50 check.


Alison Reagor is crowned the 2017 HC Fairest of the Fair Queen. (Cassie Walsh photos)

All of the Top 4 will take home a sash, flowers, a medal and a tiara that was donated by Moon’s Jewelry and Repair. The winner of the 2017 Henry County Fair’s Fairest of the Fair will also qualify to compete in the state Fairest of the Fair Pageant.

Elizabeth Page Alexander Crowned 2017 HC Fair's Miss Teen Queen


1st maid Mattie Vermillion, Miss Teen Queen Elizabeth Page Alexander and 2nd maid Jessica Whalen. (Cassie Walsh photos)

Paris, Tenn.-On Saturday night twelve ladies competed in the 2017 Henry County Fair’s Miss Teen Pageant as Bobby Milam served as the MC for the Miss Teen Pageant. Elizabeth Page Alexander was crowned Queen and Alexander will take home a $100 check, a sash, flowers, a medal and a tiara which was donated by Moon’s Jewelry and Repair.


All 12 contestants for the 2017 Henry County Fair's Miss Teen pageant. (Cassie Walsh photos)

Mattie Grace Vermillion won 1st maid and Vermillion will take home a $50 check, a sash, flowers and a medal. Jessica Whalen won 2nd maid and Whalen will take home a $50 check, a sash, flowers and a medal.

 

 

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