WEST UNION — The Rage 40 did not disappoint on Tuesday night in West Union as Fayette County Speedway hosted the $2,200-to-win IMCA Modifieds, along with USRA Stock Cars, USRA B-Mods, and USRA Hobby Stocks.

Visitors to the Fayette County Fair on Wednesday made use of the no-charge carnival rides, sponsored by many cities and other organizations. The petting zoo was popular with younger children as well.

WEST UNION — At-large candidate Abigail Patrick was crowned 2022 Fayette County Fair Queen by 2021 Queen Makaela Kime (Miss Waucoma 2021) on Tuesday at the Fairgrounds Bandstand in West Union.

The metaphorical crowning achievement of 4-H and FFA youth who win trophies at certain livestock shows at the upcoming Fayette County Fair, will be the Achievement Auction on Saturday, July 23.

Fremont Friends 4-H member Elli Werner of Sumner and North Fayette Valley FFA member Silas Lenth held Elli’s tan Saxony duck, Jeffery, in place while volunteer Brenda Kirchmann, a certified pullorum-typhoid tester, collected and placed a blood sample on a lighted panel.

WEST UNION — After the crowning of Miss Arlington at Arlington Days Saturday morning, there will be about a week until the Fayette County Fair gets underway Tuesday, July 19 with the Fair Queen Contest and over in the grandstand, the Maddie Poppe concert.