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Bethany Stanger, the 2017 Miss Monroe County Fair Queen, peers down at the list of remaining competitors at a dairy show in the livestock arena during the Monroe County Fair at the Monroe County Fairgrounds in Bloomington, Ind

Bethany Stanger, the 2017 Miss Monroe County Fair Queen, peers down at the list of remaining competitors at a dairy show in the livestock arena during the Monroe County Fair at the Monroe County Fairgrounds in Bloomington, Ind. Sunday, July 30, 2017. (Alex McIntyre | Herald-Times)

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2016 Miss Monroe County Fair Queen Livia Hillenburg, left, presents Bethany Stanger with flowers and a sash after Stanger was named Miss Congeniality during the 2017 Miss Monroe County Fair Queen Pageant in the Draper Earles A

2016 Miss Monroe County Fair Queen Livia Hillenburg, left, presents Bethany Stanger with flowers and a sash after Stanger was named Miss Congeniality during the 2017 Miss Monroe County Fair Queen Pageant in the Draper Earles Auditorium at the Monroe County Fairgrounds in Bloomington, Ind. Friday, July 28, 2017. Stanger was later named 2017 Miss Monroe County Fair Queen, becoming only the third Monroe County Fair Queen to simultaneously hold both titles. (Alex McIntyre | Herald-Times)

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2017 Miss Monroe County Fair Queen Bethany Stanger, center, and runner-up Hannah Allen, left, ride in the windows of a demolition derby car before the first day of the derby in the grandstand arena at the Monroe County Fairgro

2017 Miss Monroe County Fair Queen Bethany Stanger, center, and runner-up Hannah Allen, left, ride in the windows of a demolition derby car before the first day of the derby in the grandstand arena at the Monroe County Fairgrounds in Bloomington, Ind. Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. (Alex McIntyre | Herald-Times)

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2017 Miss Monroe County Fair Queen Bethany Stanger, second from right, organizes trophies and ribbons for her court to distribute to winners in a dairy show during the Monroe County Fair at the Monroe County Fairgrounds in Blo

2017 Miss Monroe County Fair Queen Bethany Stanger, second from right, organizes trophies and ribbons for her court to distribute to winners in a dairy show during the Monroe County Fair at the Monroe County Fairgrounds in Bloomington, Ind. Sunday, July 30, 2017. From left, her court is second runner-up H.D. Smith, first runner up Hannah Allen, and Fair Princess Emma Culbertson. (Alex McIntyre | Herald-Times)

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Ribbons for dairy show competitors lie in stacks for distribution by the fair queen and her court during the Monroe County Fair at the Monroe County Fairgrounds in Bloomington, Ind. Sunday, July 30, 2017.

Ribbons for dairy show competitors lie in stacks for distribution by the fair queen and her court during the Monroe County Fair at the Monroe County Fairgrounds in Bloomington, Ind. Sunday, July 30, 2017. (Alex McIntyre | Herald-Times)

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2017 Miss Monroe County Fair Queen Bethany Stanger, right, watches the beginning of a dairy show with her court, including second runner up H.D. Smith, left, and Fair Princess Emma Culbertson, center, during the Monroe County

2017 Miss Monroe County Fair Queen Bethany Stanger, right, watches the beginning of a dairy show with her court, including second runner up H.D. Smith, left, and Fair Princess Emma Culbertson, center, during the Monroe County Fair at the Monroe County Fairgrounds in Bloomington, Ind. Sunday, July 30, 2017. (Alex McIntyre | Herald-Times)

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Bethany Stanger, the 2017 Miss Monroe County Fair Queen, center, grins at Beth Conder Cline, one of the pageant directors and announcer for a dairy show, right, and Fair Princess Emma Culbertson, left, during the Monroe County

Bethany Stanger, the 2017 Miss Monroe County Fair Queen, center, grins at Beth Conder Cline, one of the pageant directors and announcer for a dairy show, right, and Fair Princess Emma Culbertson, left, during the Monroe County Fair at the Monroe County Fairgrounds in Bloomington, Ind. Sunday, July 30, 2017. (Alex McIntyre | Herald-Times)

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2017 Miss Monroe County Fair Queen Bethany Stanger, left, and Fair Princess runner-up Lacee Freeman chat between rounds of a dairy show during the Monroe County Fair at the Monroe County Fairgrounds in Bloomington, Ind. Sunday

2017 Miss Monroe County Fair Queen Bethany Stanger, left, and Fair Princess runner-up Lacee Freeman chat between rounds of a dairy show during the Monroe County Fair at the Monroe County Fairgrounds in Bloomington, Ind. Sunday, July 30, 2017. (Alex McIntyre | Herald-Times)

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2017 Miss Monroe County Fair Queen Bethany Stanger, left, makes her daily appearance on a morning radio show on WHCC 105.1FM, alongside Fair Princess second runner-up Taylor Koontz, center, and Fair Princess first runner-up La

2017 Miss Monroe County Fair Queen Bethany Stanger, left, makes her daily appearance on a morning radio show on WHCC 105.1FM, alongside Fair Princess second runner-up Taylor Koontz, center, and Fair Princess first runner-up Lacee Freeman during the Monroe County Fair at the Monroe County Fairgrounds in Bloomington, Ind. Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. (Alex McIntyre | Herald-Times)

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2017 Miss Monroe County Fair Queen Bethany Stanger, center, flanked by Fair Princess second runner-up Taylor Koontz, left, and Fair Princess runner-up Lacee Freeman, right, leave the studio of WHCC 105.1FM after their morning

2017 Miss Monroe County Fair Queen Bethany Stanger, center, flanked by Fair Princess second runner-up Taylor Koontz, left, and Fair Princess runner-up Lacee Freeman, right, leave the studio of WHCC 105.1FM after their morning interview with the station during the Monroe County Fair in Bloomington, Ind. Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. (Alex McIntyre | Herald-Times)

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2017 Miss Monroe County Fair Queen Bethany Stanger moves a bench out of the way while returning the queen car to the fairgrounds after her morning interview on WHCC 105.1FM during the Monroe County Fair in Bloomington, Ind. Th

2017 Miss Monroe County Fair Queen Bethany Stanger moves a bench out of the way while returning the queen car to the fairgrounds after her morning interview on WHCC 105.1FM during the Monroe County Fair in Bloomington, Ind. Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. Fair Queens are allowed to drive around a new car for the week of the fair. (Alex McIntyre | Herald-Times)

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