Parade Held on Opening Day of 146th Annual Moniteau County Fair

Horses were one of several modes of transportation at the 2012 Moniteau County Fair Parade held Saturday, Aug. 4.

Horses were one of several modes of transportation at the 2012 Moniteau County Fair Parade held Saturday, Aug. 4. Photo by John Inman.

One of the Moniteau County Fair Opening Day events was the annual parade held Saturday, Aug. 4, which had a plethorae of enthusiastic participants including the contestants for this year's Miss Moniteau, 2011 Miss Moniteau Bailey Glenn, 2011 Little Mr. and Mrs. Moniteau Walker Cary and Kierstyn Lawson, 2011 Tipton Fair Queen Kayla Petree, local businesses, those running for political offices, the California Fire Department, both the California City Police and Moniteau County Sheriff's Departments, California Area Chamber of Commerce, the California Pinto Band, veterans, members of local organizations, along with residents driving or riding tractors, horses, motorcycles and autos.

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Among the participants in the parade were 2011 Little Mr. and Mrs. Moniteau Walker Cary and Kierstyn Lawson.

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California Police Department Chief Fred Kirchoff as well as retired and active duty military presenting the colors led the way for the 146th Annual Moniteau County Fair Parade held Saturday, Aug. 4.

Winners of the float contest were; Big Hat Horse Camp (1st), Peoples Bank of Moniteau County (2nd) and Kruse Horse Training and Lessons (3rd).

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The Big Hat Horse Camp Float whose theme was "It will be a hot time at the old fair tonight" was the first place winner in the Moniteau County Parade Float Contest.

For more photos of the parade check out the Aug. 8 issue of the California Democrat.

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