Saturday August 25th was the day for the election for a member of the board of directors for Citizens Gas Utility District. Dean West was seeking another term on the board, and was challenged by Bill Duncan.
923 total votes were cast, Bill Duncan receiving 489, and Dean West 434, a difference of 55 votes.
Another news event for Saturday was the last day of the Red White and Blue this fair is for you, which featured the Miss Scott County Fairest of the Fair Pageant at 8 PM.
Out of 9 contestants, 3 came away winners. First runner up chosen by the judges was Chelsea Newport, daughter of James Newport and Holly Newport: 2nd runner up honors went to Madison Gibson, daughter of Christy Miller and Ray Gibson. Miss Scott County Fairest of the Fair’s crown went to Alexis West, daughter of Chris and Ann West.