Little Miss/Mister contest seeks contestants

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallipolis Lions Club will once again sponsor the Little Miss and Little Mister Gallia County Contest at this year’s Gallia County Fair.

The Gallipolis Lions Club has traditionally sponsored this event since 1958. The contest will be 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3 on the Maon Stage of the fairgrounds.

Contestants must be 6 or 7 years old, be a resident of Gallia County and be pre-registered with the Gallipolis Lions Club. There is no charge to participate in the contest. Entry forms can be picked up at any of the following locations: Ohio Valley Bank in the Gallipolis Walmart, Peoples Bank, 349 Third Ave., US Bank in the Silver Bridge Plaza, or the Gallia County 4H Extension Office at 111 Jackson Pike.

Entry forms may be filled out and returned to those locations or they can be mailed to the Gallipolis Lions Club, PO Box 436, Gallipolis, OH 45631 or emailed to [email protected]

Ollie Paxton, chairman of the Little Miss/Little Mister contest, said entry forms must be received by Wednesday, July 29. All entrants should report to the back of the stage at 6 p.m. the night of the contest.