Miss Congeniality Shelbie Mayes, shows some excitement after winning her title. Also pictured, 2015 Fair Queen Mary Grace Workman.
2016 Mason County Fair Queen Katherine Deem realizes she’s just won the crown at Monday’s queen contest.
Little Mister and Little Miss Mason County Wesley Jones and Gracyn Stein.
2016 Little Miss Mason County Gracyn Stein is crowned by 2015 Little Miss Mason County Chloe Patrick.
The Mason County Fair Board gave special recognition to its groundskeeper Wayne See, pictured third from left, on Monday night during the fair dedication ceremony on the main stage. Also pictured representing the fair, from left, Matt Roush, Nickki Hunt, Brian Billings, Shawn Paugh.
It’s not easy or glamorous work keeping a hog pen clean.
Nothing like winning a prize at the carnival and showing it off at the fair.
Organized chaos during Monday’s market hog show.
Herding hogs back to the barn on Monday night.
Fair and 4-H royalty pass out ribbons to participants in the market lamb show.
A scene from the market lamb show on Tuesday night.
The tractor pull gets underway at the fair on Tuesday night.
Preparing to compete in Tuesday’s tractor pull competition.
2015 Mason County Fair Queen Mary Grace Workman pictured with Miss Ohio USA Megan Wise. Wise, of Gallipolis, Ohio, was a judge at Monday’s fair queen contest and was in the Top 15 at the Miss USA contest held in Las Vegas, Nev. earlier this year.
Several exhibitors and their market lambs wait out the heat and humidity Tuesday to enter the show ring.
Scenes from this year’s Mason County Fair.