20 year old Nicole Linn of Smithville was crowned the 2008 Fairest of the Fair on opening night of the DeKalb County Fair in Alexandria Monday night.
Linn, daughter of Leo and Doris Linn, succeeds the retiring Fairest of the Fair, 19 year old Courtney Curtis of Smithville, daughter of Brett and Sherree Curtis.
First runner-up in the pageant was Jessie Strickland of Alexandria, the 17 year old daughter of Jerry Strickland and the late Melissa Strickland.
Second runner-up was Trista Atnip of Smithville, the 17 year old daughter of Jonathan and Twana Green and Barry and Veronica Atnip. Trista Atnip was also named Miss Photogenic.
17 year old Rosemary Apple, daughter of Nick and Claire Apple of Smithville was the Third Runner-up.
19 year old Wendy Michelle Scott of Smithville was named Miss Congeniality. She is the daughter of Kathy Scott and the late Billy Ray Scott.
There were six contestants in the pageant.