Burke thanks Fayette County Fair participants


To the community:

I would like to take this opportunity to THANK everyone for entering projects at the 2018 Fayette County Fair. Special thank you to Don Melvin and Doug Marine for being the directors to help me out. Also thank you to my superintendents, Dale Merritt, Karma Breedlove, Stacey Wilt, Heidi Jinks, Marlene Chilcote, and Judy Gentry. Thank you to my office partners, Faith Cottrill, Betty Russell, Helen Ruff and Katy Zink.

I would like to give special recognition to the sponsors of the Open Class show for the Fine Arts Patchwork Gardens’ sponsors the Horticulture Department, home furnishings. Mr and Mrs.Hank Roszmann for the Best Peach Pie. Department R Farm Cottrill Seed Solutions, (Chris Cottrill) Alliance Ag LLC (Travis Kelley) and Miller Farms for Best of Show Cross Stitch, the Record-Herald sponsor for Best Color Photo that represents Fayette County.

Thanks to our many judges, Diane Keltner, Brenda Keltner, Brandon Ellars, Jane Brock, Brian Moody and Jacob Wuebben. I would like to invite the county and extend an invitation to surrounding counties to make entries for the 2019 Fayette County Fair.


Ron Burke

Director of the Fayette County Agricultural Society