Ross Co Fair

2012 Royalty Reunion

Johna Uhrig, the 2011 Ross County Fair Queen, will be handing down the crown on Sunday, August 5th 2012 at the Ross County Fair. She was a member of 4-H for 10 years and was an active member in both the Clever Clovers 4-H club and the Jr. Livestock Growers 4-H club. Her projects ranged from market sheep to multiple miscellaneous projects. She went to the state fair with demonstrations and received Honorable Mention of the Day. She was also an active member of Jr. Fair Board, Jr. Leaders, Carteens, 4-H Committee, and was a Camp Counselor for many years. She also went on several award trips. Johna is entering her 2nd year at The Ohio State University with her major of Middle Childhood Education. She is involved with her ACES scholars group, Pay It Forward, Access88, and CMFK.

Ki Pulliam, the 2011 Ross County Fair King, will be handing down his title on Sunday, August 5th, 2012 at the Ross County Fair. Ki is currently finishing his 10th year in 4-H and is a member of the Clover Clan 4-H Club. He was also a member of the Friends and Family 4-H Club and the Paint Valley FFA. Throughout his 4-H years, he has taken miscellaneous projects, and market hogs for many years. His involvement has ranged from many years on the Jr. Fair Board, Jr. Leaders, and 4-H Committee, and an active camp counselor. Ki will be going to The Ohio State University this fall. He has been accepted into the ACES scholars program and is looking forward to finding more involvement on campus.

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Elly Jo Clary, the 2010 Ross County Fair Queen, was a 14 year member of the American Made 4-H Club. She was a club officer, Jr. Leader, Jr. Fair Board member, CarTeen member, and was a camp counselor. Her projects have included horses, goats, steer, various miscellaneous projects, and has had the honor of being a State Fair Representative. She is currently employed as a dental hygienist assistant for Wissler, Myers & Kallies Family Dentistry. In the future, she hopes to become a 4-H advisor.

RC Tumbleson, the 2010 Ross County Fair King, represented the Panther Power 4-H Club, which he was a member of for 11 years. He was also a member of the Southeastern FFA for 3 years. He was on the Ross County Jr. Fair Board, was a camp counselor, and was the Tar Hollow 4-H Camp Manager for 2012. He is currently attending Ohio University where he will be a junior and is majoring in Chemical Engineering. He is a member of Kappa Kappa Psi and also is a member of the 110 Marching Band playing the trumpet.

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2000's

Morgan Layne Olaker, the 2009 Ross County Fair Queen, was a member of 4-H for many years. She served on the Jr. Fair Board, Jr. Leaders, and was a camp counselor for one year. She took market hogs through 4-H and twice won Senior Showman and once won  Master Showman. Morgan is currently a senior at Wright State University studying English Education.

Ian Thomas Ruby, the 2009 Ross County Fair King, was a member of the Hallsville Friendly Neighbors 4-H Club for 8 years and took market goats. He was a camp counselor and a member of Jr. Leaders & Jr. Fair Board, and also held many offices in his club. He is beginning his junior year at Ohio University, where he worked for the OU football team and the OU girls’ soccer team through his major in Athletic Training.

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Kaitlyn Pugh, the 2008 Ross County Fair Queen, was an 11 year 4-H member of Panther Power. She was also active on the Jr. Fair Board, Jr. Leaders, and was a camp counselor. She is now an advisor for the Panther Power 4-H Club and has recently graduated with a B.S. in Agriculture from The Ohio State University. Kaitlyn will be attending graduate school at Wright State University and will be getting married in July 2013.

Logan Oates, the 2008 Ross County Fair King, was an active 4-H member on the county level in his 4-H club the Fiesty Friends. He was also active on the local, state, and national level. He was a member of Jr. Fair Board and was in the State 4- Ambassador program. He also was a Program Assistant for Citizenship Washington Focus, and he was a collegiate facilitator at National 4-H Conference. He is currently attending The Ohio State University studying Strategic Communications and resides in Columbus working with the Marketing and Public Relations team at the Ohio State Fair.

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Kristen Free, the 2007 Ross County Fair Queen and the 2009 Ohio Fair’s Queen, was an 11 year member of the Frogtown Thrifters and Buckskin Stitchers and Mixers 4-H Clubs. She took market hogs, cooking and sewing. In June, Kristen was the 3rd runner up in the Miss Ohio Contest. Kristen recently graduated from The Ohio State University and is currently applying to medical school.

Zach Hettinger, the 2007 Ross County Fair King, represented the Clever Clover 4-H Club, and he was a very active member for 10 years by holding many offices. He was also very involved with Ross County Litter Control and Recycling, performing community service in environmental areas. Zach recently graduated from The Ohio State University and will be attending its graduate school to pursue a degree focusing on environment, economics, development and sustainability.

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Brandon Freeman, the 2006 Ross County Fair King, took many miscellaneous projects and was an active member of Jr. Leaders. Brandon graduated from Southeastern in 2008 and currently attends The Ohio State University.

Christi DuBois Kruger, the 2006 Ross County Fair Queen, was a member of the Ragged Ridge Ramblers and Clever Clovers 4-H Clubs. During Christi’s time as Queen, she traveled to over 25 different fairs and festivals representing Ross County. She was a member of Jr. Fair Board for 4 years, Jr. Leaders, and Adena FFA. Christi has recently graduated from Ohio University and is a Registered Nurse at Adena Regional Medical Center. She married Kyle in 2010, and now have a daughter, Blake Madison. They are residing in Frankfort, Ohio.

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Courtney Congrove, the 2005 Ross County Fair Queen, was a member of the Clover Bees 4-H Clu. She was involved with the Jr. Fair Board and was a camp counselor for many years. She graduated from the University of Rio Grande with her masters in 2012 and is currently working as the Aveda Institute's Admissions Representative. Previously, she had been employed by the state as an independent provider through the state of Ohio, providing for the developmentally disabled. Courtney currently lives in Hilliard, Ohio.

Jeff Magill, the 2005 Ross County Fair King, was in the Sizzle Stirrups 4-H Club and the Get-er-Done 4-H Club. He was a camp counselor, Jr. Fair Board member, and a Jr. Leaders member. He is currently married to Adrienne, and they have two daughters, Hayden and Morgan. He will be graduating from Ohio University with his degree in Middle Childhood Education and is currently employed at CVS Pharmacy.

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Nicole Pickerrell, the 2004 Ross County Fair Queen, was a member of the American Made 4-H Club, Jr. Fair Board, Jr. Leaders, Carteens and was a camp counselor. She currently is a member of the 4-H Advisory Committee and is a substitute teacher in the Union-Scioto School district. She has done missionary work in Africa and plans to continue missionary work in India and locally with the group ROAR Missions.

Greg Ramsey, the 2004 Ross County Fair King, was a 10 year member of the Clarksburg Jolly Beef Feeders, in which he took markets hogs and miscellaneous projects. He was a member of Jr. Fair Board and Jr. Leader and also was a camp counselor. He currently works for JD Equipment in London, Ohio and resides with his wife Jessica in Dublin, Ohio.

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Erin Wells Pancake, the 2003 Ross County Fair Queen, was a member of Jr. Fair Board and Jr. Leaders. She graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor’s of Science and Agriculture. She is currently working as a landscape designer for Rhoads Landscaping in Circleville. In August of 2008, she married Chris Pancake, and they reside in Frankfort, Ohio. 

Daniel Poole, the 2003 Ross County Fair King, was a member of the 4-H Dog Lovers 4-H Club as well as the Jr. Livestock Growers 4-H Club. He took dog projects and market lambs, was a camp counselor and Jr. Leader, and served on the 4-H Committee. He is currently attending culinary school at Keiser University in Florida and resides in Cape Coral with his high school sweetheart and wife, Shanna.

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Greg Corcoran, the 2002 Ross County Fair King, is happily married to Theresa Glandon Corcoran with two beautiful daughters, Julia Ann and Ellie Mae. They currently reside in Circleville, Ohio. Greg  works for, Lend Lease US Construction. This has caused him to help with several local projects including West Jefferson Local Schools, Fairfield Union Local Schools, Ohio State School for the Blind & Deaf, and is currently working on Circleville City Schools.

Annette N. Ratcliff, the 2002 Ross County Fair Queen, was a member of the Wannabe Winners and Jr. Livestock Growers 4-H Clubs. Her projects included market rabbits, lambs, and sewing projects. She was a member of Jr. Leaders, Jr. Fair Board, the Ohio State 4-H Fashion Board, Ross County Livestock Judging Team, and was a 4-H State Ambassador. She is currently a PhD student at Case Western University and will begin a research position at The Ohio State University soon.

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Abby Hartsock White, the 2001 Ross County Fair Queen, represented the Jr. Livestock Growers 4-H Club. She raised markets hogs and market sheep, was a camp counselor for many years and a member of the Junior Fair Board. She is married to CJ White and their son, Easton, will be a year old Fair Week!  She currently works with deaf and hard-of-hearing children and is an advisor for the We’re Growin & Showin 4-H Club.

CJ White, the 2001 Ross County Fair King, represented the Work to Win 4-H Club. He showed hogs and cattle, was a member of the Jr. Fair Board, and he was a camp counselor for many years. He is married to his queen, Abby White, and together they have a son, Easton. CJ currently works for American Electric Power and is an advisor for the We’re Growin and Showin 4-H Club.

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Whitney Martinko, the 2000 Ross County Fair Queen, was a 10 year 4-H member and served on the Ross County Jr. Fair Board and the Ohio State Fashion Board. She has since graduated from Harvard College and is currently pursuing her PhD in History at the University of Virginia. Whitney will begin her postdoctoral fellowship at the National Museum of American History at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. in 2013.

Dan Wells, the 2000 Ross County Fair King, was a member of Jr. Leaders, Jr. Fair Board, and was a camp counselor. He took many steer projects and was very proud to turn over his king title to his best friend. Dan is a graduate of The Ohio State University. He is married to Mallorey, and they reside in Frankfort with their son, Garrett.

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1990's

Amber (Newman) Debarr, the 1999 Ross County Fair Queen, was a 13 year 4-H member. Her favorite memories are of 4-H are during the Ross County  Fair and 4-H Camp. She was a member of the Jr. Fair Board and Jr. Leaders. She currently lives in New Albany, Ohio. She and her husband, Matt, have a son, Grayson. He will be 1 in September.  

Scott Roman was the 1999 Ross County Fair King.

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Angela Congrove Willyerd, the 1998 Ross County Fair Queen, was a member of the Pioneer Country Cousins 4-H Club and was a member of Jr. Fair Board, Junior Leaders, and held many officer roles in each. She and her husband, Adam, have been married for five years, and they stay busy raising their daughter, Ashleigh. Angela teaches seventh grade science in the Circleville City School District where she coordinates the annual science fair and 8th grade trip to Washington D.C.

Ben Hartsock, the 1998 Ross County Fair King, was a member of the Jr. Livestock Growers 4-H Club and took market hogs and sheep to the fair. He is entering his 9th year in the NFL and currently plays for the Carolina Panthers. He has been married to his wife Amy for 9 years. They have 2 daughters; Whitney is 5 and Lindsey is 3. Ben and his family currently reside in Auburn, Georgia.

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Renee Donahue Good, the 1997 Ross County Fair Queen, took cooking, clothing, and market lamb projects. She was the Lamb and Wool Queen, a member of Jr. Leaders, Jr. Fair Board, and also a camp counselor. She is a graduate of The Ohio State University and later Loyola College. She is married to Matthew and they reside in Maryland with their small children, Ryan and Nicole.

Josh Stevens, the 1997 Ross County Fair King, was a member of Jr. Leaders, Jr. Fair Board, and was also a camp counselor. He won many awards for his marker sheep projects. He and his wife, Tara, have triplets. He is employed at Adena Regional Medical Center. He resides in Williamsport, Ohio, with his family.

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Mary Beth Harp Albright, the 1996 Ross County Fair Queen, was a member of the Junior Livestock Growers. She was a Lamb and Wool Queen, camp counselor, and member of Jr. Fair Board and Jr. Leaders. She has been married to Joel Albright for 8 years and they have two children together. Lauren is 2 and Luke is 9 months. She is currently the Extension Educator in 4-H Youth Development in Erie County.

Brian Beery, the 1996 Ross County Fair King, was a member of the Ragged Ridge Ramblers 4-H Club for 11 years. He was also a member of Jr. Fair Board, Jr. Leaders, and was a camp counselor. He has been a high school teacher at Adena for 11 years and is the Personal Director and Manager of the Ross Hocking Extension Camp Association since 2008. Brian currently resides in Frankfort with his wife Sadie and his children Ruth, Nora, and Lydia.

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Katrina Cydrus Robinson, the 1995 Ross County Fair Queen, was a member of the Buckeye Blazers 4-H Club. She graduated from Ohio University in 2001, and has been married to her husband Jason Robinson for 14 years. They have two children; Brice is 11 years old, and Meredith is 8 years old. She currently works at the Berger Womens Health Center as a Radiologic Technologist and Mammographer and resides in Chillicothe with her family.

Brian Dulin was the 1995 Ross County Fair King.

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Stephanie Detillion Norander, the 1994 Ross County Fair Queen, was a member of the Junior Livestock Growers and Clever Clovers 4-H clubs for 9 years. She is a graduate of Ohio University and lived in Stockholm for two years and completed her Masters of Science in International business at the Stockholm School of Economics. She and her husband are blessed with two beautiful children, Elias, 4, and Hanna, 2. They live in Springfield, Missouri and both teach at Missouri State University.

Jeramy Stauffer was the 1994 Ross County Fair King.

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Shelley Barnes Pinkerton, the 1993 Ross County Fair Queen, was an 11 year member of the Peacemaker 4-H Club. She took market hogs, market steer, and many home economics  projects. She is currently employed with Southeastern Local School District as the EMIS Coordinator and Special Services Secretary. She lives in Chillicothe with her husband, Michael. They have 2 children; Morgan is 11 and Justin is 5.

J.T. Harp, the 1993 Ross County Fair King, currently resides in Miford, Michigan where he is a grocery merchandiser. He was a member of the Junior Livestock Gowers, was on Jr. Fair Board and was a camp counselor. He and his wife of 8 years, Kendi, have two children. Thomas is 3, and Lance is 1.

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Lori (Seymour) Dana, the 1992 Ross County Fair Queen, was in the Work to Win 4-H Club and took goats, sheep and rabbits to the fair along with entering her artwork. She was a camp counselor for many years. She is an art teacher for Chillicothe City Schools. Lori is married to Conrad Dana and they have 3 children; Conrad is 14, Spencer is 12, and Phoebe is 8. They are expecting a new baby girl in September.

Jeremy Graham was the 1992 Ross County Fair King.

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Aimee Cutright Stauffer, the 1991 Ross County Fair Queen, was a member of the Bubble Gum Gang 4-H Club. Since being crowned, she has married her best friend, Jeff Stauffer, and they have three children: Cole is 14, Carson is 12, and Calley is 4. She remains active in the Ross County 4-H program as she an advisor for the T-N-T 4-H Club and is also a certified quality assurance instructor. She is a current member of the 4-H Advisory Committee.

Aaron Hammond, the 1991 Ross County Fair King, was a member of the Ragged Ridge Ramblers, Double H, and the Adena Hustlers 4-H Clubs. He took horses and pigs, and was a member of the Jr. Fair Board, Jr. Leaders, and was a camp counselor. He is currently the Athletic Director at Miami Trace High School and has been a Jr. Fair Board advisor for 17 years.

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Trisha Prater-Bodary, the 1990 Ross County Fair Queen, was a member of 4-H and has continued to be involved in the Ross County Fair in different aspects. She currently lives in Ross County with her husband Brad, and her two sons Zach and Parker. Zach is a 7 year member of 4-H, and Parker will soon be a Cloverbud. She is very busy in the summer working with her family’s concession business. She resides in Chillicothe. 

Jason Clark, the 1990 Ross County Fair King, represented the Bubble Gum Gang 4-H Club. He has been married to Lisa Clark for 14 years and they have 3 children; Lucas is 12, Cody is 11 and Carli is 4. His children are actively involved in 4-H with the Bubble Gum Gang 4-H Club. Jason can always be found working in the Zane Trace sausage booth. He has been teaching at Zane Trace High School for 16 years and will be coaching jr. high soccer.

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1980's

Kerri Thornton Scano, the 1989 Ross County Fair Queen, currently resides in Dallas, Texas where she is the President of KS Energy Search Group. She lives there with her husband Jim and they have had 3 daughters together. Taylor is 13, Faith is 10, and Samantha is 6. Kerri competes in competitions with her horses and keeps he fair roots very strong even though she lives far away.

Julie Scott Cowan, the 1988 Ross County Fair Queen, was a member of the Apple Dumpling Gang 4-H club and was also a member of Jr. Leaders. She is a graduate of The Ohio State University. She is married to Matt Cowan and they currently live in Huntsville, Alabama, after residing in Tampa, Florida, for many years. They have two children, Avery and Alexa Cowan who were born July 3, 2012.

Julie (Manson) McGuire, the 1987 Ross County Fair Queen, has been a 4-H Advisor for the Peacemakers Club for 21 years. She has two sons; Luke Cartee is 18 years old and Corbit Cartee is 16 years old. Julie is currently teaching in the Logan Elm Local School District where she has taught science for 16 years. She resides in Chillicothe, Ohio, with her children.

Holly Minor Farris was the 1986 Ross County Fair Queen.

Karissa Sigler Tillis, the 1985 Ross County Fair Queen, always enjoyed showing her horses and being involved in the horse barn during her years in 4-H. Since being crowned, she married Dwight Tillis. They have 2 children; Kaila is 19, and Karah is 17. She resides and Ross County and is a teacher at Zane Trace.

Lisa Hirsch, the 1984 Ross County Fair Queen, was a member of the Better Half 4-H Club for 10 years. She took many projects but chose to focus on cooking. She was a Camp Counselor and also held many offices in her 4-H Club. She is a graduate of The Ohio State University and also Purdue University. She has been married to Tom McDonough for 20 years. They have three children and reside in Michigan.

Shelley Mather Meyer, the 1983 Ross County Fair Queen, recently moved to Columbus, Ohio with her husband, Urban Meyer, and son Nate who is 13 years old. She has two children who are attending college; Nicki is 21 and attending Georgia Tech, and Gigi is 19 and attending Florida Gulf Coast University in Ft. Myers. Shelley will be teaching at OSU in the fall. GO BUCKS!!

Karen Drummond Pawloski, the 1982 Ross County Fair Queen, represented the Adena FFA as their Queen. She was also the second runner up in the Ohio Fair’s Queen contest. She was an 11 year 4-H member, a Clarksburg Grange member, member of the Ross Co. Farm Bureau Youth, Jr. Leaders, Jr. Fair Board, and was a camp counselor. She and herhusband, Jay, have 3 beautiful daughters. Jessica is 24, Jillian is 21, and Jacqueline is 14. They reside in Beverly, Ohio.

Heather Hartley, the 1981 Ross County Fair Queen, represented the Unioto FFA and was a member of The Better Half 4-H Club. She took projects that included creative arts, sewing, and baking. She graduated from the University of Cincinnati and has since worked as a special assistant in the United States Senate and served as a civilian public affairs officer for the United States Army. She now is the Director of Public Affairs for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development office in Columbus.

Vicki Francis Wissler was the 1980 Ross County Fair Queen, the 1980 Miss Ohio County and Independent Fair Queen, and the 1980 Miss Ohio State Fair. She is the only Ross County Fair Queen to have ever won the Triple Crown. She showed horses in 4-H and is currently an active supporter of the Ross County Fair and the youth of Ross County. She is currently the business and marketing manager for Wissler, Myers & Kallies Family Dentistry. Vicki lives in Chillicothe with her husband, Eric Wissler, and their 3 children.

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1970's

Kelly Holdren-Pillow, the 1979 Ross County Fair Queen and the 1979 Miss Ohio Fair’s Queen, was a member of the Zane Trail 4-Hers where she took market lambs, and was a member of the Bubble Gum Gang for multiple miscellaneous projects. She was a camp counselor, a member of Jr. Leaders, and was a state fair participant many times. She is currently residing in Chillicothe with her two children, Ali age 20 and Darby age 14.

Sandy Drummond Adams, the 1978 Ross County Fair Queen, was a 10 year 4-H member and she took cooking, sewing, hogs, and beef cattle. She was also a member of Jr. Fair Board for 2 years. Sandy is currently employed by STRS Ohio. She has now been married to Tom Adams for 30 years and they have 2 sons: Kyle and Cory.

Laura Opp Miller, the 1977 Ross County Fair Queen, has been married to her husband Michael for 27 years and raised two children, Matt age 22 and Lindsey age 24. They started 4-H through Cloverbuds and were involved for many years. Laura is currently employed at Zane Trace High School as the Guidance Secretary.

Kim Seifert Haynes, was the 1976 Ross County Fair Queen, the 1976 Ohio County and Independent Fair Queen, and the 1976 1st Runner up to Miss Ohio State Fair.
She has been married to Erick for 32 years. They have 3 boys: Ben, Seth, and Gabe. Kim has recently retired from teaching in the Chillicothe City Schools after 30 years of service.

Pam Congrove Roush, the 1975 Ross County Fair Queen, currently resides in Frankfort, OH with her husband Jeff of 28 years and their 2 children Katie and Clint. Pam is currently employed at Adena Local Schools as a Math and Reading Interventionist in the Elementary.

Denise Martin Kern, the 1974 Ross County Fair Queen, was a member of the Clarksburg Jolly Sheep Feeders taking sheep and cooking projects. She also started the Deerfield Happy Helpers 4-H Club 33 years ago. They currently have the largest enrollment in the county. Denise works for Adena Local Schools and is a hairdresser. She and husband, Terry, have 2 chidlren, Jami and Jeff.

Sharon Goldsberry Mullins was the 1973 Ross County Fair Queen.

Linda White was the 1972 Ross County Fair Queen.

Karen Kensinger Howland was the 1971 Ross County Fair Queen.

Sally Stinson Sewards, the 1970 Ross County Fair Queen, was a member of the Clarksburg Jolly Sheep Feeders and took lambs to the fair each year. She went on to graduate from The Ohio State University and later accepted a job at Westfall Local Schools as an Elementary Physical Education Teacher. She has been married to Terry for 35 years. Their children are: Zachary, and Kelsey Sewards Glockner.

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1960's

Bina Beth Corn Grabill was the 1969 Ross County Fair Queen.

Maggie Ingle Kruse, the 1968 Ross County Fair Queen, has been married to Ray Kruse for 43 years and they currently live in Stafford, Virginia. They have raised two daughters, Karen and Anne who are both married. Maggie also has three grandchildren, Cameron age 14, Carson age 8, and Jackson age 5.

Melany Stinson Newby, the 1967 Ross County Fair Queen, received her BA from The Ohio State University and her JD from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 1974. After a strong career in general counsel positions she has recently retired. She and her partner, Trygve, currently reside in Merrimac, Wisonsin. He has 2 grown children and 5 grandchildren. She has 7 great nieces and nephews and 6 grand nieces and a nephew.

Marilyn Ater Kern, the 1966 Ross County Fair Queen, was in the Clarksburg Gardeners & Homemakers for eleven years where she took cooking and sewing projects. She served as the Clerk of Course Secretary while working with her father, Glen Ater, to produce many years of harness racing at the Ross County Fair. Marilyn retired from the Chillicothe City Schools and is currently living in Clarksburg with her husband, Tom.

Sue Crain Kelly, the 1965 Ross County Fair Queen, was a member of the Huntington Hilltoppers where she took sewing and cooking. She was also a member of Jr. Leaders. She currently resides in Chillicothe with her husband Dan, and she is a church music director and also makes custom stencils. She has 2 children: Sean and Seth, and four grandchildren.

Tillie Compher was the 1964 Ross County Fair Queen.

Pam Buchanan Haas, the 1963 Ross County Fair Queen, has continued to be involved in the fair since being crowned. She is an avid participant in many Sr. Fair events with activities such as baking, sewing, and gardening. She also was an advisor for many years in the club she started, Anything Goes.  She was a member of the Ross County Fashion Board.

Sue Dawkins Hall was the 1962 Ross County Fair Queen.

Kathy (Lane) Mees, the 1961 Ross County Fair Queen, was the first queen from Ross County to be on the Ohio State Fair Royal Court. She represented the Frankfort Merry Workers 4-H Club taking sewing and cooking projects throughout her years in 4-H. She is retired from Crop Productions in Frankfort, Ohio. She and her husband, Bruce, reside in Frankfort.

Joyce (Kruger) Conrad, the 1960 Ross County Fair Queen, was involved in the Frankfort FFA and was their current queen when she won the title of Ross County Fair Queen. She and Don have been married for 48 years and have 2 daughters, one son, and 9 grandchildren. She and her husband have a dairy farm in Pickaway County and enjoy watching their grandchildren remain active with 4-H in that county.

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1950's

Edna Fraley Brandt, the 1959 Ross County Fair Queen, was a 4-H member for 8 years and a 4-H Club Leader for 2 years. She graduated from Centralia High School and moved to North Carolin with her husband, Bob Brandt. She has 2 stepdaughters, Jennifer and Christine. She has 5 step grandchildren, and one great–grandson. She is retired from Great American Insurance Company/Ohio Casualty Insurance Company/Liberty Mutual Insurance Company and is currently enjoying retirement and working part-time at Builders Mutual Insurance Company.

Rosemary (Plyley) Renshler, the 1958 Ross County Fair Queen, was an 11 year member of the Frankfort Merry Workers 4-H Club and took many projects ranging from sewing and cooking to winning the Reserve Grand Champion with her Market Steer. She has 3 children and 6 grandchildren and has retired from the Columbus Public School System. She now volunteers with CAPA in Columbus where she received the Presidents Award for Gold 500 volunteer hours.

Sue (Hill) Gay, 1957 Ross County Fair Queen, was a member of the Scioto Valley Blue Ribbon and Kingston Cloveretts 4-H clubs. She had clothing and market projects that included a favorite dairy calf, Butter Cup. She graduated from The Ohio State University and was a Family and Consumer Science Teacher. Sue was married to Phil Gay and together they had two children and five grandchildren. Sue passed away in 1985. Phil resides in San Diego, California.

Toby Crain Holdren, the 1956 Ross County Fair Queen, was a member of the Huntington Hilltoppers where she took sewing as her projects and received many state awards. She was also a member of Jr. Leaders. She has recently retired from working for Dr. McKell and Dr. McCarter. Toby now resides in Chillicothe with her husband, Mike. They have 2 children: Todd and Kelly, and they also have 5 grandchildren.

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Calendar of Events

2020 Schedule

January 6: AG Society Meeting

February 3: AG Society Meeting

March 2: AG Society Meeting

April 3-5: CTMX Motocross - postponed

April 6: AG Society Meeting

April 11: Star Family Circus - postponed

May 1-2: 1st Capital Vintage Market Day - postponed

May 4: AG Society Meeting

May 9-10: Chillicothe Trader Days - postponed

May 23-24: Smash-It

May 30: Midwest Wether Goat Series

June 1: AG Society Meeting

June 5-7: NBHA Barrel Race

June TBA: AG Society Meeting

July 3-5: Jeep Fest

July 6: AG Society Meeting

July 10-12: CMTX Motocross

July TBA: AG Society Meeting

August 3: AG Society Meeting

August 8-15: Ross County Fair

August 24: AG Society Meeting

Aug 30 - Sep 6: Easyriders Rodeo

September 11-12: Moose Extravaganza

September 24-27: 4-H Halloween Campout

September TBA: AG Society Meeting

October 3: Steer & Heifer Classic

October 5: AG Society Meeting

October 10-11: Chillicothe Trader Days

October 16-18: CMTX Motocross

November 2: AG Society Meeting

November 7: Miller Automotive Swap Day

December 14: AG Society Annual Meeting