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Making friends at the fair — Gracelyn Wiecken, left and Zalenia Brooks struck up a friendship during the Boone County Fair’s royalty contest. Here Zalenia is shown helping Gracelyn overcome some pre-contest jitters before Gracelyn takes the stage. For more photos of the Boone County Fair, see page 10 of this week's Fireside Guard.

Friends made at Boone Fair

Posted on July 23, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Among the thousands of people who visited Sturgeon’s Fairgrounds for the Boone County Fair were two who may have formed a life-long bond and in the eyes of perhaps two parents, reminded some that the county fairs are there for the youth. Gracelyn Wiecken, eight and Zalenia Brooks,...
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