Levi Hamilton Cripps and Ella Grace Kirksey were crowned Little Mister and Miss at the DeKalb County Fair Tuesday night.
Cripps, who was also named Mister Photogenic, is the five year old son of Kevin and Liz Cripps of Alexandria. Kirksey is the four year old daughter of Graden and Sabrina Kirksey of Smithville.
They succeed the 2014 Little Mister and Miss, Abram James Koegler and Graycie Bowman. Koegler is the six year old son of Brian and Leticia Koegler of Smithville and Bowman is the six year old daughter of Phillip and Natasha Waggoner of Liberty.
First runner-up in the Little Miss contest was Cora Marie Cox, the four year old daughter of Brandon and Whitney Cox of Smithville.
Second runner-up was Lakelyn Brooke Nelson, the four year old daughter of Dustin and Kristian Nelson of Smithville.
Kaydence Shontae Johnson was third runner-up. She is the five year old daughter of Trista Johnson and Jeremy Ashburn of Smithville.
Jaycee Kaylin Daley, the six year old daughter of Megan Linder and Destry Wiggins of Smithville was fourth runner-up.
Meanwhile, Mia Nicole Hall, the four year old daughter of Bradley and Lacy Hall of Alexandria was named Little Miss Manners.
Little Miss Photogenic went to Caitlyn Lee Adcock, the four year old daughter of Jessie and Tia Adcock of Smithville.
Others in the top ten were 4 year old Caitlyn Lee Adcock, the daughter of Jessie and Tia Adcock of Smithville; 4 year old Mia Nicole Hall, the daughter of Bradley and Lacy Hall of Alexandria; 5 year old Tanisha Owens of Smithville. Her guardian is Julia Owens; 6 year old Leah Elisabeth Trapp, the daughter of Jeremy and Jenny Trapp of Smithville; and 6 year old Kaylyn Isabelle Prichard, the daughter of Andy and Chrissy Prichard of Liberty.
Remaining participants were 5 year old Cassidy Orcutt, daughter of Josh Orcutt and Olivia Taylor of Smithville; 6 year old Charlotte Annabelle Cripps, the daughter of Kevin and Liz Cripps of Alexandria; 5 year old Savannah Faith Stibil, the daughter of John and Glenda Stibil of Smithville; 6 year old Khloe Grace Lawson, the daughter of Josh Lawson and Kelly Ring of Alexandria; 5 year old Shelby Jean Elam, the daughter of Andrew and Bethany Elam of Sparta; 5 year old Karah Jo Ford, the daughter of Amanda Ford of Dowelltown; 4 year old Jessica Lauren (Jessie) Gribble, the daughter of Tara Jane Atnip-Summers and Dale Gribble of Smithville;6 year old Makenlee Gard, daughter of Nathan and Brittney Gard of Smithville; and 4 year old Annabelle Paige Merriman, daughter of Jake and Joyce Merriman of Smithville.
First runner-up in the Little Mister contest was five year old Austin Cadence Merriman, the son of Jake and Joyce Merriman of Smithville.
Five year old Jaxsen Theryn Speaks, son of Justin and Donna Speaks of DeKalb County was the second runner-up
Third runner-up was Wyatt Randall Ware, the six year old son of Charles and Jennifer Ware of Smithville.
Fourth runner-up went to Adonis Jaxon Cooprider, the four year old son of Heath and Rebecca Cooprider of Liberty.
Five year old Zachary Elijah Cooprider was named Mister Manners. He is the son of Heath and Rebecca Cooprider of Liberty.
Tonight at the Fair:
Wednesday, July 22: WSMV-TV's Snowbird will greet fairgoers from 5-7 p.m. at the main gate; Little Miss Princess Pageant for contestants ages 7-9 at 6:00 p.m. followed by the Miss Sweetheart Pageant for those ages 10-12 at the Lions Club Pavilion; 4 Wheeler and Motorcycle Racing at 6:00 p.m. at the T.C. McMillen Arena; Kids Peddle Tractor Pull at the Grandstand at 7:00 p.m. ; and (2- $500 cash drawings) at 9:30 p.m.
Memory Lane Stage Events:
Wednesday Night July 22
6:30-7:30 pm—Kitty Steadman
7:45-8:45 pm— DCHS Cheerleaders
Rides on the Midway will be provided by the Family Attractions Amusement Company. Unlimited rides will be available for $14.00 on Wednesday and $18.00 on Thursday, 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. through Friday and at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday. The exhibit building is open from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. through Friday and Saturday from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Parking is Free!
For more information, call 529-FAIR or visit on-line at www.dekalbcountyfairtn.com.