Emily Whitlow crowned Miss LaRue County Fair

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Kathy Ross named mother of the year

By Linda Ireland

The LaRue County Fair kicked off Monday night with the first of several beauty pageants.

Six contestants vied for the Miss LaRue County Fair crown. Emily Whitlow, the 16-year-old daughter of Jason Whitlow and Trish Greenwell, was the winner. She will represent the county at the state pageant.

Leeann Carothers, the 17-year-old daughter of Christine Davis and Tim Carothers, was first runner-up, Miss Congeniality and the winner of the People's Choice Award.

Christina Simpson, the 17-year-old daughter of Nancy and Kris Blair, was second runner-up.

Kathy Ross was named Mother of the Year.