The Mercer County Fair Queen Pageant kicked off this year's fair. Pictured is Miss Mercer County Queen Natalie Dowd from Aledo. Dowd is the daughter of Anna and Don Dowd. For the full story and more photos pick up a copy of The Times Record next week.

The Mercer County Fair Queen Pageant kicked off this year's fair. Pictured is Miss Mercer County Queen Natalie Dowd from Aledo. Dowd is the daughter of Anna and Don Dowd. Junior Miss for 2018 is Katy Loving and Little Miss is Lydia Clark. For the full story and more photos pick up a copy of The Times Record next week. Photo by Cala Smoldt/Correspondent