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.