Britta Hurd of Roland, center, was crowned the Story County Fair Queen this past Saturday during the Story County 4-H Fair in Nevada. Hurd is the daughter of Scott and Susan Hurd. She is joined in the photo by members of this year’s Fair Queen Court (from left) Andrea Schwartz of Gilbert, Caitlyn Riese of Zearing (second runnerup), Danielle Sporrer of Nevada (first runnerup) and Kelli Johnston of Ames (Miss Congeniality). As the Story County Fair Queen, Hurd will go on to compete in the Iowa State Fair Queen competition next month.

Photo by Marlys Barker