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Henderson County Free Fair Opens

The winners of the Henderson County Fairest of the Fair pageant were: (from left)Best Dressed – Briley Loftin, daughter of Josh and Natasha Loftin; Best Personality – Hanna Hill, daughter of Crystal Hill and Chris and Tony Hill; 2nd Maid – Kelsy Wright, daughter of Michael and Tracy Wright; Queen and Most Beautiful – Raquel Hurley, daughter of Natallie Hurley and Chris and Pam Colvett; and 1st Maid – Lily Moore, daughter of Garland and Misty Moore.
Photo by Amy Burton / The Lexington Progress

Article by Steve Corlew-

The Henderson County Free Fair is underway as area families flock to the annual event.

The weather is expected to cooperate for the remainder of the fair’s run.

The fair’s free gate has been one of its main attractions, providing entertainment for all. This year the fair will run through September 16th.

The fair attracts visitors from around the area. Mayor Jeff Griggs says safety is among the reasons for the fair attracting so many visitors.

The fairgrounds, just off Main Street behind the Lexington Police Department will be filled with excitement when the rides come to town.

While there will be entertainment for all, agriculture is still a big focus of the fair. Agriculture and food exhibits will be judged by the Henderson County Extension Office.

Wednesday night will be…

For complete coverage, see the September 13th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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