18 year old Whitney Nicole Rice of Smithville is the 2006 DeKalb County Fairest of the Fair.
Rice is the daughter of Brenda and the late Bobby Rice.
She succeeds the retiring 2005 Fairest of the Fair Jodee Leigh Stults, the 18 year old daughter of Kenny and Tavia Stults of Dowelltown.
The first runner-up in the Monday night pageant was Tara Joan Griffin, the 19 year old daughter of Mike and Tammy Griffin of Alexandria. Griffin was also named Miss Congeniality.
The second runner-up was Christen Ashley Hale, the 18 year old daughter of Craig and Evelyn Hale of Liberty.