(NEWTON) The 2018 Jasper County Fair is underway in Newton as floral hall exhibits will be set up this evening from 5:00 to 7:00 on the fairgrounds. With more set up time allowed tomorrow morning from 8:00 to 11:00, the judging will take place tomorrow afternoon. The first main event of this year’s fair is the 2018 Jasper County Fair Queen Pageant coming up Monday night, starting on the stage at 7:30. There are five young ladies competing for this year’s crown and right to represent the fair and all of Jasper County for the next year. Monday night’s pageant will be overseen by current Queen Kennedy Parr. This year’s list of contestants include :
19 year old Lauren Probst (daughter of Phil & Angie Probst)
19 year old Sadie Brewer (daughter of John Brewer & Heather Wilson)
18 year old Paige Klingler (daughter of Tony Klingler & Jamie Davis)
17 year old Mykayla Spelbring (daughter of Travis & Courtney Spelbring and Wendy & Ray Paige)
16 year old Renee Probst (daughter of Toby & Margie Probst)
The popular Little Miss Pageant will also be held Monday night as well. All are invited out to the Jasper County Fair, running all of next week on the fairgrounds in Newton.