Babies from one day to twelve months old were the center of attention during the annual Baby Show held Thursday evening at the DeKalb County Fair.
The winners (blue ribbon first place and red ribbon runner-up) are as follows:
Boys (1 day to 3 months)
Winner: Knox Carter Bowen, the one month old son of Jacob and Kayla Bowen of Dowelltown
Runner-up: Dyllan Thomas Bates, the two month old son of Thomas Bates and Ada Bates of DeKalb County
Other participants in this category were: Colton Graham Duke, the one month old son of John and Whitney Duke of Smithville; and Wesley Brock Bowen, the fifteen day old son of Joseph and Kimberly Bowen of Smithville
Girls (1 day to 3 months)
Winner: Tillie Kate Stanley, three month old daughter of Matt and Jessica Stanley of Alexandria
Runner-up: Jaedyn Claire Dunaway, the one month old daughter of Justin and Jessica Dunaway of Smithville
Boys (4-6 months)
Winner: Carson Blayne Turbeville, the five month old son of Andy and Emily Turbeville of Alexandria
Girls (4-6 months)
Winner: Kendyl Reign Atnip, the four month old daughter of Cody and Brooke Atnip of DeKalb County
Runner-up: Jazlin Cantrell, the six month old daughter of Joseph and Nikki Cantrell of Smithville
Other participants: Gibson Grace Luna, the six month old daughter of Mercedes Luna of Smithville; Peyton Elizabeth Knowles, the six month old daughter of Justin and Mary Knowles of Smithville; Rylee Jo Keith-Redmon, the four month old daughter of Joey and Stephanie Redmon and Dillyn and Alexis Keith of Smithville; and Liliana Grace Pendergraff, the six month old daughter of Destiny and Travis Pendergraff of Smithville.
Boys (7-9 months)
Winner: Caiton France, the seven month old son of Kaylyn and Casey France of Dowelltown
Runner-up: Cooper Jennings, the nine month old son of Dewaine and Tonya Jennings of Smithville
Other participants: Brantley Sebastian Littleton, the nine month old son of Tim and Andrea Littleton of Liberty; and Naziah Martinez, the nine month old son of Michelle Martinez and Charles Clark of Smithville.
Girls (7-9 months)
Winner:Rayleigh Grace Randolph, the seven month old daughter of Jared and Kayla Randolph of Smithville
Runner-up: Chloe Payton Myers, the eight month old daughter of Gary Myers and Crystal Stibil of Smithville
Other participants: Ivy Anna-Grace White, the seven month old daughter of Natasha White of Smithville; and Fayth Hale, the eight month old daughter of Austin and Kimberly Hale of Smithville.
Boys (10-12 months)
Winner: Navadius Cash, the ten month old son of Aaliyah Bass and Marv Cash of Alexandria
Runner-Up: Trenton Davenport, the eleven month old son of Crystal and Benjie Davenport of Liberty
Other participants in this category: Kye Austin Carter, the ten month old son of Derek and Kelley Carter of Liberty; and Korbin Cruze Brooks, the eleven month old son of Justin and April Brooks of Smithville.
Girls (10-12 months)
Winner: Nevaeh Anderson, the twelve month old daughter of Tori Tate and David Anderson of Liberty
Runner-Up: Isabella Rose Blackford, the ten month old daughter of Nichole and Bobby Blackford of Smithville
Other participants: Wrigley Marie Jared, the twelve month old daughter of Tim and Shelly Jared of Smithville; Ava Grace Caldwell, the ten month old daughter of Abbey Caldwell and George Roller of Smithville; and Addyson Hope Brown, the eleven month old daughter of Dustin and Karah Brown of Smithville.
The remainder of the week's activities include the following;
Friday, July 22: Toddler Show for contestants 13 months to 48 months at 6:00 p.m. followed by Lip Sync Battle Finale at the Lions Club Pavilion: ATV/Mini-Rod/Outlaw Pull at 7:00 p.m. at the T.C. McMillen Arena; and (2- $500 cash drawings) at 9:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 23: Horseshoe Tournament at the Tot Kelly barn at Noon.; Gospel Singing at the Lions Club Pavilion at 5:00 p.m.; Super Tractor and Truck Pull at 7:00 p.m. at the T.C. McMillen Arena: and (2- $500 cash drawings) at 9:30 p.m.
Take a stroll down Memory Lane and enjoy nightly entertainment at the Memory Lane Stage in Memory Village.
Rides on the Midway will be provided by the Family Attractions Amusement Company. Unlimited rides will be available for $18.00 on Friday and Saturday.
Admission to the fair is $4.00 per person. Children age four and younger will be admitted free! Gates open at 4:30 p.m. Friday and at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday. The exhibit building is open from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Parking is Free!
For more information, call 615-529-FAIR or visit on-line at www.dekalbcountyfairtn.com.