Jefferson County Fair royal court

Contestants for this year’s Jefferson County Fair royal court are awaiting the crowning set for Monday at the fairgrounds at Friendship Park. The Junior Fair coronation is planned at 5 p.m. following the fair’s opening ceremonies. Vying for king and queen are, from left, Madeline Doyle, Samantha Glenn, Brianna Pasco, Paige Everly, Joseph Wood, Matthew Rector, Owen Long, Heaven Vojvodich, Rachel Ewing, Kyrsten Mazzaferro and Marissa Lucci. The 146th fair opens to the public Tuesday and will continue with activities and competitions through Sunday. – contributed