Shelby County Fair royalty crowned

Ag/Outdoor, News

July 12th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

It was a night of honor and royalty at the 2013 Shelby County Fair on Thursday evening. During the 2013 Queen Ceremony, Chandler Mores was awarded the 2013 Shelby County Fair Queen. Mores is a member of the Center Comers 4-H group. Mores will move on to the Iowa State Fair Queen competition in August and represent Shelby County. First Runner-Up Princess was awarded to Courtney Buman, while Chantel Schmidt and Shiloh Carroll tied for 2nd place.

In other news from the Shelby County Fair, Al Wilwerding, Leona Graves and Mark and Phyllis Lytle were inducted by the Shelby County Fair Board into the Hall of Fame. Graves was on the state committee for Farm Bureau and had six children pass through the Shelby County Fair. Mark and Phyllis Lytle both work closely with the Shelby County Fair Board. Al Wilwerding called it a big surprise being inducted into the Hall of Fame. He said he continues to work hard at the fair as in year’s past he works the PA systems and gets all the security lights working in the other buildings.

The Shelby County Fair began Sunday and concludes Monday evening, with the 4-H & FFA Livestock Auction. For more information, go to