Miss Monroe County Competes In State Fair Pageant

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Monroe County Fair Queen Belle Plew competed this January in the Illinois County Fair Queen Pageant in Springfield. After the initial judging was completed, Belle was not among the top 15 contestants. Alexi Bladel of Rockford (Winnebago County) was crowned the 2019 State Queen. “Queen Belle experienced a most amazing weekend, made new friends, learned …

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