The 2008 DeKalb County Fair Miss Sweetheart is 11 year old Taneah Brook Cantrell of Smithville
Cantrell is the daughter of Scott and Tammy Cantrell.
She succeeds the retiring Miss Sweetheart, 13 year old Chelsea Lewis of Smithville, daughter of Jimmy and Gina Lewis.
The first runner-up in the pageant Wednesday night was Sarah Elizabeth Edwards, the 12 year old daughter of Clay and Tena Edwards of Liberty. Edwards also received the title of Miss Congeniality.
Zoe Elaine Whaley was the second runner-up. She is the 12 year old daughter of Celia and Scott Whaley of Smithville. Whaley was also named Miss Photogenic.
12 year old Brittany Wilkerson, daughter of Michelle Cantrell and Sean Wilkerson of Smithville, was the third runner-up.