Created on Saturday, 07 September 2013 Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
ABOVE: Three sisters were competitors in the DeGraff Country Fair Pirate Costume Contest Friday. From the left are Kaylee Holycross, 4, and Kandas, 6, while the youngest sister, Kyleah, age 6 weeks, is held by the girls’ mother, Amber. Country fair activities continue today with the parade at 4 p.m., led by grand mar- shal Mya Hurley. The entertainment line-up also includes Dani Lump singing at noon, Molly McIntire performing at 2 p.m., and the community talent show hosted by J&S Productions from 5 to 7 p.m. The band Outrider will play from 7 to 11 p.m.
FRONT PAGE PHOTO: Daniel Bender, 5, right, gives his best “arrgghh!” for the crowd at the Pirate Costume Contest Friday afternoon at the DeGraff Country Fair during Family Day activi- ties that also included story time and a cell phone scavenger hunt. He was named the winner of the best dressed pirate award.
Continuing with the “Pirate Pride” theme at the DeGraff Country Fair, Missy Brooks won first place in the “Imagine It” cate- gory of the horticulture contest for her pirate ship entry sculpted from a watermelon and other fruits and vegetables.
Cousins Kolton Rice, 8, left, and Tory Johnson, 6, both of Bellefontaine, enjoy a ride down the giant slide at the DeGraff Country Fair Friday afternoon during the fair’s Family Day. (EXAMINER PHOTOS | MANDY LOEHR)