The Monroe County Fair had its annual baby show this Monday, July 10 at 7:00 p.m. and held at the Monroe Manor. The baby show took place only a few days following the Mark Twain Old Threshers baby show on July 7, with many of the same children in attendance.
Regina Hall, activities aide at the Monroe Manor, emceed the event. There were four judges in total – Rita Vickers of Shelbina; Sharon Edwards, Betsy Embree and Britany Williams, all of Paris.
Monroe Manor’s rehab care provided the event’s trophies, and the $2.00 door fee each spectator was asked to pay was donated to the Monroe County Cancer Supporters.
The winners are as follows.
0-6 months, girls
- Kylie & Kaia Lehenbauer, daughters of Robert & Amanda Lehenbauer of Holliday
- Bella Crenshaw, daughter of Ben & Kodi Crenshaw of Mexico
0-6 months, boys
- Greyson Powell, son of Shelly & Brian Powell of Madison
- Carson Lee Umstattd, son of Destinee Wheeler & Shane Umstattd of Paris
- Emmitt Pierce, son of Jared & Jenna Pierce of Madison
7-12 months, girls
- Gracie Bartels, daughter of Justin & Krissy Bartels of Paris
- Harlynn Simmerman, daughter of Nathaniel & Cassie Simmerman of Madison
- Logan Shatzer, daughter of Cassie Young & Garrett Shatzer of Perry
7-12 months, boys
- Maddox Watson, son of Matt & Sara Watson of Paris
- Moss Mozingo, son of Sam & Casey Mozingo of Paris
13-18 months, girls
- Briar Clayton, daughter of Brian & Heather Clayton of Centralia
- Aaralynn Willard, daughter of Richard & Amy Willard of Monroe City
13-18 months, boys
- Everett Crain, son of Jeff & Molly Crain of Holliday
- Ryder Mozingo, son of Jeremy & Heather Mozingo of Paris
19-24 months, girls
- Eliana Key, daughter of Kevin & Angela Key of Paris
- London Tillman, daughter of Orlando & Lindsey Tillman of Paris
- Cambri Champman, daughter of John & Angie Chapman of Monroe City
Grand Champion: Everett Crain, posed with his parents and sisters