The Western Kentucky State Fair will get underway this afternoon with the always popular Miss pageant on the schedule.
The gates will open at 5pm and rides at 6, with rides a dollar each. A duck and goose calling contest will get underway at 6:30 at the livestock pavilion. The Christian County Trailblazer 4-H horse show will begin in the grandstand at 7pm, as described by organizer Roy Jordan.
A new Miss Western Kentucky State Fair will begin 7:30 in the convention center.
Organizer Carolyn Cobb says the winner will preside over the fair for the rest of this week and next.
There will be a 500-dollar drawing at the convention center at 9pm. The fair continues through next Saturday.